Post Tagged with: "Paul McCartney"

Gimme Five: Steve Gadd on "Aja," "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover," "Take It Away," others

Steve Gadd takes us inside mythical sessions with Paul Simon, Paul McCartney and Steely Dan in this special edition of our regular One Track Mind feature.

Books: Please, Please Me, by Alex Hendler (2012)

Something different was happening. Paul — (John’s) partner, friend, and, yes, sometime rival — whom John felt he knew as well as anybody, yet sometimes feel he didn’t know at all, was with him, on this magic carpet ride

Deep Beatles: "The Word" (1965)

1965 proved to be a busy year for the Beatles. Beatlemania continued to take over the globe, the group maintained a whirlwind touring schedule, they shot the film Help!, and they recorded two albums.

Reissues explore early Steve Miller collaborations with Boz Scaggs, Paul McCartney, Nicky Hopkins

Steve Miller’s seminal first five recordings will be reissued by Edsel Records, spanning a period from 1968-1970 and featuring appearances by Boz Scaggs, Nicky Hopkins and Paul McCartney, among others.

'A classic album with a young, hip edge': Paul McCartney reportedly working with Mark Ronson

From getting the plug pulled, to reportedly plugging in with celebrated producer Mark Ronson, it’s been a busy week for Paul McCartney.

Deep Beatles: “Eight Days A Week” (1964)

The year was 1985; the scene, Mr. Tantillo’s eighth-grade chorus class. On Fridays, students were allowed to bring in their own music so we could “experience” diverse tastes.

The Beatles – Yellow Submarine (1968; 2012 reissue)

If you were looking for the Beatles, or some terrific new music, or even something other than flatly featureless cartoon caricatures of the Fab Four, then 1968′s Yellow Submarine was a crashing disappointment.

Nick DeRiso’s Half-Year List of Top Albums for 2012: Live and Reissues

For the musical Indiana Joneses amongst us, 2012 has already yielded a number of artifacts for the ages — and we’re but half way done.

Paul McCartney plans reissue of Wings Over America, and a new album in 2013

Paul McCartney’s ongoing reissue series has already produced sparkling new archival takes on McCartney, Ram, Band on the Run and McCartney II. Up next: His sprawling triple-album Wings Over America

'You can't please everyone': Paul McCartney surveys a life still devoted to silly love songs

Though more recent fare has been well received, there was once little Paul McCartney could do to quell the tide of vitriol from rock critics when it came to his solo work.