It’s difficult to match the uniqueness of Paul McCartney’s 1979 holiday original, “Wonderful Christmastime,” so jolly old saint Macca isn’t even trying.
To celebrate the launch of McCartney’s “Kisses On The Bottom,” Macca streamed a live performance of the album in its entirety to the world. Titled “Live Kisses,” the performance will now be available on DVD, Blu-ray and digitally November 13th.
’90s ska-rockers No Doubt are back in the game with their brand new album “Push & Shove,” out on September 25th. Gwen and the boys recently spoke with Fresh 102.7′s Dylan about their past, present and bright future.
Now, thanks to VH1, VH1 Classic and Palladia, you’ll be able to hear both of the Springsteen/McCartney collaborations, “Twist And Shout,” as well as “I Saw Her Standing There.” And you’ll be able to hear the entire ending of “Twist And Shout,” even though people who were at the show didn’t get to hear it. As it turns out, the microphones were still on for the entire song, it was only the PA that was shut down.
Earlier this year, Paul McCartney released Kisses On The Bottom, a new album of pop standards that pre-date the rock and roll era (along with two new songs written in that style). And while he didn’t tour to promote it, he did perform the songs on the album at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles (where he recorded the album) on February 9.
Sir Paul McCartney may be Britain’s highest-paid performer, but he earned nearly nothing for his performance at the Olympic Opening Ceremony in London last Friday.
Like Great Britain itself, the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics this past weekend was full of musical variety. And for the first time ever, the ceremony’s soundtrack was available for purchase just minutes after it aired.
Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney were in the midst of making rock history Saturday night in London’s Hyde Park when their set was cut short by promoters in fear of curfew violation.
The former Beatle announced via Twitter on Saturday that he is creating new music with video game developer Bungie, of Halo fame.
Brian Wilson tips us off about what’s to come, if he has his way: Another new Beach Boys album that “gets the rock’n’roll going,” more tour dates, no more Grammy hullabaloo, and possibly even a Frank Sinatra tribute album.