Post Tagged with: "Paul McCartney"

Gimme Five: Stanley Clarke, Steve Gadd, Steve Lukather, Dave Mason + Brian Ray celebrate Paul McCartney

Gimme Five: Stanley Clarke, Steve Gadd, Steve Lukather, Dave Mason + Brian Ray celebrate Paul McCartney

Collaborators from across his solo career talk about what McCartney has meant to them.

More Perfect Playlists: The Next Beatles Album (All Things Must Pass, McCartney, Plastic Ono Band, 1970)

More Perfect Playlists: The Next Beatles Album (All Things Must Pass, McCartney, Plastic Ono Band, 1970)

This time, we’re combining tracks from the group’s immediate post-breakup solo albums.

Books: Guitar With Wings: A Photographic Memoir, by Laurence Juber (2014)

Books: Guitar With Wings: A Photographic Memoir, by Laurence Juber (2014)

Juber, with Wings from 1978-81, always had a keen sense of what this opportunity meant.

‘He seemed to have fallen in a rut': Foreigner’s Mick Jones on a Paul McCartney collaboration that never happened

‘He seemed to have fallen in a rut': Foreigner’s Mick Jones on a Paul McCartney collaboration that never happened

Long before he co-founded Foreigner, Mick Jones palled around with the Fab Four during the heady days of Beatlemania in 1964. Fast forward a decade, and he could be found working as a sideman on George Harrison’s Dark Horse album. Hopes to collaborate with Paul McCartney, however, have yet to work out.

Deep Beatles: “Hold Me Tight” from With the Beatles (1963)

Deep Beatles: “Hold Me Tight” from With the Beatles (1963)

Some Beatles tracks forged new sonic territory, and others just rocked hard. “Hold Me Tight,” a track off 1963’s With the Beatles, harkens back to their beginnings in Hamburg and Liverpool

‘He is definitely alive': Yoko Ono denies long-held rumor about death of Beatles’ Paul McCartney

Each week, Yoko Ono opens the floor for fan questions of any stripe, from her philosophy on art and outlook on life, to her music career and that of her husband John Lennon — both solo and with the Beatles. This week, she confirmed something that’s long been perculating among conspiracy theorists

Deep Beatles: “The Night Before” from Help (1965)

Deep Beatles: “The Night Before” from Help (1965)

Was “The Night Before” the Beatles’ response to the Shirelles’ 1960 hit “Will You Love Me Tomorrow”? The 1965 Help! track could be seen that way, as it deals with a common topic: what happens the morning after intimacy?

‘That’s never come up': Wings’ Denny Laine on the idea of working with Paul McCartney again

‘That’s never come up': Wings’ Denny Laine on the idea of working with Paul McCartney again

Denny Laine has repaired whatever tore him apart from Wings in the early 1980s, adding that he and ex-bandmate Paul McCartney talk often — though not about collaborating.

‘We just love playing together': Paul McCartney’s current band has outlasted the Beatles, Wings

‘We just love playing together': Paul McCartney’s current band has outlasted the Beatles, Wings

He was in the Beatles and Wings for roughly a decade a piece. But Paul McCartney has been collaborating with his current band for far longer, and he says that longevity has helped him to some of the most celebrated outings of his storied career on stage.

Deep Beatles: “Wait,” from Rubber Soul (1965)

Deep Beatles: “Wait,” from Rubber Soul (1965)

The Beatles’ 1965 album Rubber Soul is an embarrassment of riches. In addition to its stellar material, it signaled the final days of Beatlemania and a transition into more experimental sounds and sophisticated songwriting.