Paul Mccartney

On New Dreams, the imprint of Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, Todd Rundgren and other heroes of pop craft from long before bandleader Ian Ash’s birth can be heard writ large. The 10 songs are replete with vintage instrumentation and hooks eno... more

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Coming off of a 2015 that saw them host The Rolling Stones, Summerfest's promoters have another prestigious feather to stick in their cap: Paul McCartney will headline the festival's Marcus Amphitheater on Friday, July 8. It'll mark the Beatles le.. more

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The Chicago Yestet is a 13-piece heartland jazz band that strives to bridge America’s huge political divide by universalizing the group’s social values. more

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John is usually credited as the avant-garde Beatle, but this documentary argues persuasively for Paul. In the mid-’60s, when Lennon retreated to suburbia, McCartney lived in London and circulated in a milieu of Beat writing and Op Art. Much... more

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If Paul McCartney is worried about death, he doesn’t show it. Where many of his contemporaries have turned somber on their late-career works, earning easy five stars from Rolling Stone with grayscal,Concert Reviews more

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With the 1976 “Wings Over America” tour, Paul McCartney reached the pinnacle of post-Beatles commercial success. Rockshow, the tour documentary, is finally out on DVD and Blu-ray. The still youthful McCartney opens the performance with “... more

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It took him 12 years, but Paul McCartney will finally get around to checking out Milwaukee's new ballpark this summer. Twenty years after he played County Stadium in 1993, the former Beatle will headline the Brewers' home park on Tuesday, July 16 .. more

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While mentoring Martine (Olivia Thirlby), a New York video artist visiting Los Angeles, Peter (John Krasinski), an “edgy” Hollywood filmmaker, develops more than a professional interest in her. more

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Here it comes, starting Friday night: A quadrennial quest for gold by the world's top competitors—Coca-Cola, Visa, McDonald's, GE, Procter & Gamble... And then there are the Summer Olympic Games in London... more

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The rising country trio Lady Antebellum is riding high on the charts with its second studio album, propelled by the group’s most recent crossover hit, “Need You Now,” and the earlier smash “I Run to You.” The trio, fronted by more

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A man stands on the seventh-story ledge of an apartment building. If the man decided to walk off the ledge, the laws of physics state that he would plummet to the sidewalk below, accelerating at a rate of roughly 9.8 meters per second squar... more

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