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Carpool Karaoke With Paul McCartney [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reports: Paul McCartney toured his teenage house, reminisced near Penny Lane and surprised Liverpool pub-goers with a mini-concert during his Tuesday appearance on The Late Late Show‘s Carpool Karaoke. Host James Corden picked up the singer and immediately launched into the Beatles’ “Drive My Car,” adding actual car honks in place of the song’s “beep beep”s. After noticing …

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Paul McCartney: We Stand With Orlando [VIDEO]

Many pop stars have expressed solidarity with Orlando this week. Now we hear from the man who is arguably the biggest living pop star of all. And then he sings Yesterday. From the Evening Standard: Sir Paul McCartney has paid tribute to the Orlando shooting victims on stage in Berlin. The former Beatle showed his support and solidarity for the …

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“Fifth Beatle” George Martin Dies At Age 90 [VIDEO]

Paul McCartney writes on his personal site: I’m so sad to hear the news of the passing of dear George Martin. I have so many wonderful memories of this great man that will be with me forever. He was a true gentleman and like a second father to me. He guided the career of The Beatles with such skill and …

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The Beatles: Now Streaming [VIDEO]

Long-awaited news for mop-top fans via Rolling Stone: The Beatles have announced they’ll activate their famous catalog on every on-demand streaming service, from Spotify to Apple Music, as of midnight on December 24th and the record business has one overwhelming reaction: What took them so long? “It’s surprising they didn’t do it this time last year,” says Terry McBride, manager …

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Paul McCartney – Meat Free Monday

Stereogum recaps: Meat Free Monday is a campaign to convince people who eat meat to skip eating it one day of the week to help reduce their carbon footprint. As any self-respecting Beatles fan knows (or Simpsons fan for that matter), Paul McCartney is a guy who skips eating meat seven days of the week. He once wrote a song …

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Released 50 Years Ago Today

The first Beatles album was released in the UK fifty years ago today.  The record hit #1 on the British album charts in May 1963 and stayed there for the next 30 weeks until it was dethroned by their followup UK release, With The Beatles. The first US releases came in January 1964 when competing labels issued Meet The Beatles …

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Ravi Shankar Dies At 92

Legendary sitar player and Beatles collaborator Ravi Shankar has died at the age of 92. Labeled “the godfather of world music” by George Harrison, Shankar helped millions of classical, jazz and rock lovers discover the centuries-old traditions of Indian music. He also pioneered the concept of the rock benefit with the 1971 Concert For Bangladesh. To later generations, he was …

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