Archive for ‘Paul McCartney’

May 19, 2012

A Love For You

Paul McCartney wrote and recorded the song “A Love for You” during the sessions for his 1971 album Ram. The song was not included on the album, and has remained unreleased until now.

“A Love for You” is one of the bonus tracks to be included on the remastered version of Ram, part of McCartney’s Archive Collection.

Listen to “A Love for You” after the jump!

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May 13, 2012

Hope of Deliverance

Paul McCartney’s “Hope of Deliverance” appeared on his 1993 solo album Off the Ground and was released as a single that same year. It became a hit in the UK, reaching #18 on the charts, and a staple in his live shows.

McCartney revived the song during his 2012 concert tour of South America. Watch the original promotional video and a recent live concert performance after the jump!

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May 6, 2012

Flaming Pie

Paul McCartney’s solo album Flaming Pie was released 15 years ago on May 5th, 1997. The album, which was released following the massive Beatles Anthology project, had a definitive ‘Beatles’ sound to it, prompting many to believe it was a return to form for McCartney. The album was a critical and commercial success.

April 27, 2012

Tug of War 30th Anniversary

Happy 30th Anniversary to Paul McCartney’s solo album Tug of War, originally released on April 26th, 1982! The album was McCartney’s first after the passing of fellow former Beatle John Lennon, and contained the hit singles “Ebony and Ivory,” “Take It Away” and “Tug of War”. It also commemorated the year of McCartney’s 40th birthday.

April 27, 2012

Paul McCartney on ’30 Rock’

Paul McCartney made a surprise appearance on the special live episode of NBC’s 30 Rock that aired on April 26th, 2012. McCartney’s cameo included a hunt for Jack Donaghy’s secret bathroom and a slap on the face for actor Alec Baldwin.

Watch the full episode on NBC.com!

April 19, 2012

Ram Remastered Tracklistings

The tracklistings for the new special editions of Paul and Linda McCartney’s Ram has officially been announced.

See the tracklistings and the video trailer after the jump!

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April 18, 2012

RIP Linda McCartney

Linda McCartney, wife of Paul and mother to 4 of his children, died on April 17th, 1998. Linda had suffered from breast cancer for several years before passing away peacefully at her family home in Arizona.

RIP Linda Eastman / McCartney, 1941-1998.

April 17, 2012

My Valentine Video

Paul McCartney has directed new videos for his single “My Valentine” from his recent album Kisses on the Bottom. The videos feature actors Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman performing sign language, and a third combines the 2 performances.

Watch the video for “My Valentine” after the jump!

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April 11, 2012

Paul McCartney Quits The Beatles

On April 10th, 1970, Paul McCartney announced he was leaving The Beatles, publicly ending the band. McCartney made the announcement as part of a press release promoting his first solo album McCartney, which was printed as a fake interview. The fact that McCartney was the member of The Beatles to go public with its breakup was ironic, as he was the one attempting to keep the band together for so many years.

March 27, 2012

Eat At Home

Paul McCartney’s “Eat at Home” was a track on his 1971 album Ram. The song was released as a single in Europe only, and reached #7 in the Netherlands. Many believe it was written in the style of Buddy Holly, one of McCartney’s idols.

Listen to “Eat at Home” after the jump!

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