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‘He didn’t have my number’: Paul McCartney laments missed telegram that halted work with Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis

Paul McCartney still wonders at what might have become of a musical collaboration with Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis — creating perhaps the unlikeliest of supergroups — but for a misplaced telegram.

‘He’d never seemed that interested’: Paul McCartney still marvels at George Harrison’s songwriting growth

‘He’d never seemed that interested’: Paul McCartney still marvels at George Harrison’s songwriting growth

For Paul McCartney, the decision to fill most of the Beatles’ albums with songs composed alongside John Lennon — rather than those of George Harrison and Ringo Starr — came down to productivity.

Paul McCartney – New (2013)

Paul McCartney – New (2013)

Amid a dizzying number of appearances on TV talk shows and several live performances, Paul McCartney finally releases his anticipated album New.

‘We plowed on’: The Beatles’ Paul McCartney remembers discarded initial work with John Lennon

‘We plowed on’: The Beatles’ Paul McCartney remembers discarded initial work with John Lennon

Several early songs from the writing collaboration between Paul McCartney and John Lennon eventually saw the light of day — save for their very first, a song called “Just Fun.”

New Music Monday: Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, Lonnie Smith, Soilwork, James Booker, Halestorm

New Music Monday: Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, Lonnie Smith, Soilwork, James Booker, Halestorm

Paul McCartney is sounding as Paul McCartney as ever, making for an infectious return to rock after years away. Lonnie Smith is also tracing his own roots, only in this case it’s soul-lifting organ jazz.

Something Else! sneak peek: Paul McCartney – New (2013)

Something Else! sneak peek: Paul McCartney – New (2013)

New might be the ultimate misnomer, so often does Paul McCartney reference his iconic musical past. Yet his long-awaited return to popcraft is not without its fresh intrigues.

‘I lost it, because it’s very emotional’: A Beach Boys cover song moves the Beatles’ Paul McCartney to tears

‘I lost it, because it’s very emotional’: A Beach Boys cover song moves the Beatles’ Paul McCartney to tears

Even Paul McCartney has his fanboy moments. Joining together with Brian Wilson to sing the Beach Boys’ legendary “God Only Knows,” it turns out, was one of them.

‘Everything is perfect’: Greg Lake on the timeless chemistry between the Beatles’ Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr

If Greg Lake didn’t already have an appreciation for the unique syncopations of the Beatles rhythm section, he certainly learned a thing or two while on tour with Ringo Starr and his All-Starr band.

‘Made the group’s sound what it was’: The Beatles’ Paul McCartney on Ringo Starr’s underrated role

‘Made the group’s sound what it was’: The Beatles’ Paul McCartney on Ringo Starr’s underrated role

So much of the modern history of the Beatles revolves around the twin songwriting genius of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, with George Harrison — and, particularly, Ringo Starr — often being all but ignored.

Deep Beatles: “You Never Give Me Your Money” from Abbey Road (1969)

Deep Beatles’ look at the Abbey Road medley continues with “You Never Give Me Your Money,” an obvious nod to the group’s legal and financial woes from their ill-fated venture Apple Corps.