Paul McCartney has been on a creative tear of late. But first he had to dispense with the overproduced dud ‘Press to Play,’ released on Aug. 25, 1986.
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Paul McCartney on the Beatles’ breakthrough with Revolver: ‘Me and John were starting to really cook’
‘Revolver,’ released in America on August 8, 1966, can be seen as the Beatles’ big-bang moment. Paul McCartney says he could see it coming.
Born on July 7, 1940, Ringo Starr solo career was (finally!) recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015. Let’s drill down a little further.
Bill DeYoung explored largely forgotten projects from 1971-1989 in search of 10 favorite little-known Paul McCartney songs.
The Beatles covered a few Motown cuts, but that doesn’t mean they fashioned themselves after Detroit’s hitmaking juggernaut. In fact, quite the opposite.
One of the Beatles’ least-known ‘Help!’ tracks, “Tell Me What You See” has even been dismissed by chief songwriter Paul McCartney. We make its case.
‘Back to the Egg,’ released on June 8, 1979, showed Paul McCartney could plug into the new wave zeitgeist. Well, when he wanted to, anyway.
Paul McCartney’s ‘Memory Almost Full,’ released on June 5, 2007, included a moment of pure, Wings-inspired pop – despite arriving amid crushing adversity.
“Love of the Loved” failed to secure a recording contract for the Beatles with Decca. But Brian Epstein didn’t give up the hope that it could still hit.
Released this week in May 1971, Paul McCartney’s ‘Ram’ was initially knocked for everything that makes it sound unexpectedly bold today.