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Eric Clapton – Old Sock (2013)

Eric Clapton – Old Sock (2013)

Like 461 Ocean Boulevard, but with better singing, Eric Clapton’s Old Sock is similarly thin on original songs, swerves into an amiable island-inflected vibe, and never gets too far outside of its super-mellow box.

‘We never fell out': Wings alum Denny Laine reunites with Paul McCartney for new book project

‘We never fell out': Wings alum Denny Laine reunites with Paul McCartney for new book project

Denny Laine, long-time former collaborator with Paul McCartney and Wings, is at work on a new memoir — and he says McCartney is lending a hand.

Books: Rock ‘n’ Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip, by Robert Landau (2013)

Books: Rock ‘n’ Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip, by Robert Landau (2013)

There’s something happening here … What it is clearly isn’t Burma-Shave, and it isn’t Wayne Newton at the Hollywood Bowl or Jerry Lewis in Las Vegas.

‘What’s happened is, I like them all': Paul McCartney talks about working with four producers on new album

‘What’s happened is, I like them all': Paul McCartney talks about working with four producers on new album

Paul McCartney is putting the finishing touches on a new studio album alongside a quartet of producers including Giles Martin, son of the Beatles’ legendary collaborator George Martin.

Deep Beatles: “I’ve Got A Feeling” from Let It Be (1970)

Volumes have been written on the Lennon/McCartney dynamic, after point/counterpoint exchanges graced “We Can Work It Out,” “Getting Better,” and “She’s Leaving Home.” One of their finest moments as a duo occurred during the troubled Get Back sessions.

‘He’s suffered some significant brain damage': A tragic update on ailing ex-Wings guitarist Henry McCullough

‘He’s suffered some significant brain damage': A tragic update on ailing ex-Wings guitarist Henry McCullough

Guitarist Henry McCullough is unlikely to make a meaningful recovery after suffering a heart attack last November, says Denny Seiwell, his former bandmate with Paul McCartney and Wings in the early 1970s.

‘The best songs happen that way': Dave Grohl on his thunderous jam session with the Beatles’ Paul McCartney

For Dave Grohl, working with Paul McCartney was a throwback to the days before labels brought in multiple songwriters and producers to finish tracks, before singers went on TV to try to make it big.

Gimme Five: Songs where the Beatles, well, sucked (again!)

Gimme Five: Songs where the Beatles, well, sucked (again!)

We called “All You Need Is Love” a pasted-together goof, “The Long and Winding Road” a devastatingly maudlin bore. And you ripped us to shreds. Now, we’re back for more.

Deep Beatles: Paul McCartney, “Little Willow” from Flaming Pie (1997)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmB0qo8f3vg&w=500&h=305] Since Christmas is right around the corner, I planned on writing about the Beatles’ Fan Club Christmas records. However, last week’s mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, has halted the usual festivities, teaching us that life is fragile.

Nirvana bassist says he’d tour with Van Halen’s David Lee Roth; Dave Grohl counters: Wait, what?

Nirvana bassist says he’d tour with Van Halen’s David Lee Roth; Dave Grohl counters: Wait, what?

Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, still apparently amped up about playing with Sir Paul McCartney during the 12-12-12 concert and on Saturday Night Live, has started thinking about other unlikely pairings. How about David Lee Roth?