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Paul McCartney to take part in rare signing for new picture book ‘Hey Grandude!’

Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney is going to be signing copies of his new picture book Hey Grandude! in London, it has been revealed. Read more: The wisdom of Macca: what Paul McCartney told students at the college he founded The Beatle will take part in a rare signing at the Piccadilly branch of London’s Waterstones alongside illustrator Kathryn Durst to celebrate his new children’s book...

Paul McCartney says he keeps forgetting how to play Beatles songs

Paul McCartney; outtakes
Sir Paul McCartney has admitted that he can't remember how to play all the Beatles songs, after penning some of the most celebrated songs in history. The music icon, 77, says he has to rely on bandmates and listen to some of the deeper cuts that he hasn't played in a while, with the Fab Four's back catalogue dating back...

Paul McCartney hints that a new album release of outtakes may be on the way

Paul McCartney; outtakes
Sir Paul McCartney has hinted that he may release an album of outtakes in the future after amassing "millions" of them during studio recordings. Read More: The Big Read – Paul McCartney Describing the outtakes as a "treasure trove" in an interview on his website, the 77-year-old said the material comes from various ab-libbed sound checks and rehearsals. On being asked...

With a little help from my friends: watch Paul McCartney bring out Ringo Starr for the final night of his US tour

Sir Paul McCartney brought out fellow Beatle Ringo Starr for his show in Los Angeles last night. You can watch some footage of the moment below. Read More: The Big Read - Paul McCartney In a crowd-pleasing move, the performance saw Ringo playing drums as the duo performed extended versions of 'White Album' classic 'Helter Skelter' and the more psychedelic 'Sgt...

Stella McCartney unveils new Beatles collection worn by Billie Eilish at Glastonbury

Billie Eilish at Glastonbury
Stella McCartney has designed a new fashion collection inspired by the iconic Beatles film Yellow Submarine. The 'All Together Now' range sees McCartney sampling the film starring father Paul to create clothing for men, women and children – featuring slogans, characters and colourful graphics inspired by the film. For men, highlights include shirts decorated with pop-art portraits of the Fab Four,...

Paul McCartney says he “cried for a year” when wife Linda died

Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney has talked about losing his wife Linda, who was a musician, photographer and animal rights activist. Linda McCartney died after a battle with breast cancer on April 17, 1998. She was 56 years old. Speaking ahead of a retrospective exhibition of the photographer’s work in Glasgow, McCartney told the BBC: “Both my mum and Linda died of...

Watch Paul McCartney and Steven Tyler cover The Beatles’ ‘Helter Skelter’

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Paul McCartney and Steven Tyler teamed up last night to perform a special rendition of The Beatles' 'Helter Skelter'. Read more: The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’: 10 perfect moments that give you goosebumps McCartney is currently on tour across North America in support of last year’s 'Egypt Station', and last night (June 28) he brought out the Aerosmith frontman in Las Vegas...

Sir Paul McCartney hits out at Texas university for “using dogs for experiments”

Sir Paul McCartney
Sir Paul McCartney has a hit out a university in Texas for allegedly experimenting on dogs. It comes after footage via PETA supposedly shows muscular dystrophy experiments on dogs at Texas A&M University (TAMU). The former Beatle is urging Texas A&M University (TAMU) President Michael K. Young to stop the alleged experimentation. "The video footage of golden retrievers in your university's dog laboratory is heartbreaking,"...

Paul McCartney slams the government after his Liverpool arts school loses funding

Sir Paul McCartney has slammed the UK government after Liverpool's Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA) reportedly lost £16 million in funding. The institution, which the former Beatle co-founded, claims a "series of errors, made in 2016, cost the institute in potential funding and a further £160,000 for the initial steps of a judicial review." The Office for Students (then the HEFCE) is...

Police log books from The Beatles’ first visit to the US have gone on display

Police log books for officers who protected The Beatles from screaming fans on their first trip to America have been unveiled. Read More: The NME Big Read with Paul McCartney - On Lennon, Manson, ageing and what's next The records, which have been donated to Liverpool's Magical Beatles Museum, list the names of the officers who guarded the band in New York as...