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Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions [1969-2013], by Luca Perasi: Books

Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions [1969-2013], by Luca Perasi: Books

Here’s a thorough and essential song-by-song guide to Paul McCartney’s post-Beatles career, from 1970’s ‘McCartney’ to 2013’s ‘New.’

Allen Toussaint, “Lady Madonna” from The Art of McCartney (2014): One Track Mind

Allen Toussaint, “Lady Madonna” from The Art of McCartney (2014): One Track Mind

Allen Toussaint explores a Paul McCartney connection from long before their time together around the newly reissued ‘Venus and Mars.’

Dr. John, “Let ‘Em In” from The Art of McCartney (2014): One Track Mind

Dr. John, “Let ‘Em In” from The Art of McCartney (2014): One Track Mind

One part revelry and one part reverie, Dr. John’s update of Paul McCartney’s “Let ‘Em In” is a highlight on the forthcoming ‘Art of McCartney.’

Paul McCartney and Wings – Venus and Mars; At the Speed of Sound (1975-76; 2014 reissues)

Paul McCartney and Wings – Venus and Mars; At the Speed of Sound (1975-76; 2014 reissues)

Whatever their faults, these two Wings albums remain amiable artifacts from a moment of deep domesticity for Paul McCartney.

Brian Wilson, “Wanderlust” from The Art of McCartney: Something Else! sneak peek

Brian Wilson, “Wanderlust” from The Art of McCartney: Something Else! sneak peek

Brian Wilson’s take on “Wanderlust” always seemed like it would be the jewel of the forthcoming ‘Art of McCartney’ tribute album. And it is.

Deep Beatles: “Things We Said Today” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “Things We Said Today” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

We hear hints of their impending musical evolution into Beatles 2.0.

One Track Mind: Paul McCartney, “Hope” from Destiny (2014)

One Track Mind: Paul McCartney, “Hope” from Destiny (2014)

Another shamelessly corny moment – but this time oddly placed.

One Track Mind: The Cure, “Hello Goodbye” from The Art of McCartney (2014)

One Track Mind: The Cure, “Hello Goodbye” from The Art of McCartney (2014)

This multi-artist tribute promises some very intriguing intersections.

‘Kind of an emotional one for me': Paul McCartney (reluctantly) selects his favorite Paul McCartney songs

‘Kind of an emotional one for me': Paul McCartney (reluctantly) selects his favorite Paul McCartney songs

After choosing, McCartney hastily adds: “That’s my three – for today.”

‘Me and John were starting to really cook': Paul McCartney on the Beatles’ breakthrough with Revolver

‘Me and John were starting to really cook': Paul McCartney on the Beatles’ breakthrough with Revolver

They consolidated everything they’d mastered, while hinting at triumphs to come.