Paul McCartney in Israel - 24-26 Sept, 2008

 

 
Here are links to the latest Beatles-related articles available online:
 
Madonna, Paul McCartney scrap Aussie tour dates in
wake of recession
ANI
30 November, 2008
Owing to the global credit crunch, superstars including Madonna,
Paul McCartney and Neil Diamond have scrapped Australian tour
plans.
Also: Percy Thrillington, Magritte & me
 
The lost innocence of the Beatles lochnroll years
By Allan Brown, The Sunday Times
30 November, 2008
A new book about the Fab Fours early tours gives fresh insight
into the world of pop's golden boys
 
George Harrison 1943-2001, The Undercover Interview
By Paul Cashmere, Undercover Music News
29 November, 2008
The highlight if my media career was definitely having the chance
to interview George Harrison.
 
Turn veggie to save planet, says Sir Paul
By Steve Connor, The Independent (thanks Yardena)
29 November, 2008
Sir Paul McCartney has teamed up with a Nobel Prize-winning
scientist to urge people to become vegetarian to save the planet
from the greenhouse gases created by rearing livestock.
 
Paul McCartney: I love birds
By Simon Cosyns, The Sun
28 November, 2008
Its official. Paul McCartney likes birds.
Also: McCartney's recipe for perfect Christmas dinner; Sir Paul
McCartney back to the future; Sir Paul McCartney gives boost
to 1066 Specials FC; Paul McCartney: Why I experiment; Paul
McCartney ist 'The Fireman' (video - thanks Carsten); Sir Paul
McCartney on a diet to please girlfriend
 
Eleanor Rigby document fetches $177,000
Reuters
27 November, 2008
A 97-year-old document that contains clues to the identity of
Eleanor Rigby, the subject of one of the Beatles' best-loved songs,
sold for 115,000 pounds ($177,000) at auction on Thursday.
 
John Lennon's Artwork Coming To Chicago
Associated Press
26 November, 2008
Yoko Ono Talks About Exhibition
Also: John Lennon's sense of humour shows in his art, says Yoko
Ono
 
Author: The Beatles were a 'spiritual force'
CNN
25 November, 2008
When John Lennon remarked in 1966 that the Beatles were then
"more popular than Jesus" his comments prompted outrage in the
U.S.
Also: Beatles lyrics often based on real people
 
Macca Guitar To Be Auctioned To Fight Global Poverty
paulmccartney.com
25 November, 2008
A guitar which was specially hand-made for Paul McCartney in
the 1990s has been signed and donated to the charity ActionAid
to help it's work fighting poverty worldwide.
Also: Paul McCartney's poem to Spike Milligan sells for £6,000
 
Sir Paul McCartney On The Fireman, The Beatles
And The Future
By Jason Gregory, Gigwise (thanks Yardena)
24 November, 2008
Even at 66, no one quite wears a multi-coloured spotted silk scarf
like Paul McCartney.
Also: McCartney laments snags in Beatles' iTunes talks;
McCartney finds spark as Fireman; Sir Paul McCartney slates
reality TV; A star Kay's night, Paul?; Electric Arguments Out
Today / Paul Q&A; Paul McCartney 'doesn't mind' illegal
downloading; Negotiations to put Beatles on iTunes stalled
 
George Harrison composed famous song in Appleton
By Jeremy Craddock, Warrington Guardian
24 November, 2008
While Beatles fans celebrate the 40th anniversary of The White
Album, Warrington can lay claim to a small part in the making of
the legendary record.
Also: Rare Beatles White Album sold; La transparencia del mal
(Thanks Federico); Closeup White Album (video - thanks Carsten)
 
Pete Best: I feel Im the luckiest out of all The Beatles
By Jade Wright, Liverpool Echo
24 November, 2008
For Pete Best, the glass is definitely half full.
 
Sir Paul McCartney confronts the ghosts of his past
The Sunday Times
23 November, 2008
Sir Paul McCartney is sitting outside his dressing room, a tent
actually, which he shares with his new American girlfriend, Nancy
Shevell.
Also: McCartney fires up MySpace, burns NPR (thanks Yardena);
The Fireman - MySpace.com; Paul McCartney Changes His Name
To Gladys Jenkins (thanks Yardena)
 
Beatles bigger than Jesus? Just a Lennon joke: Vatican
paper
AFP
21 November, 2008
The Vatican's daily newspaper marked the 40th anniversary of the
"White Album" on Friday by dismissing as a "quip" John Lennon's
notorious claim that the Beatles were bigger than Jesus Christ.
Also: Beatles: il White Album fa 40 anni (video - thanks Carsten)
 
Revealing archive interview with George Harrison
unearthed
By Georgie Rogers, BBC 6music
21 November, 2008
A woman who worked as a journalist back in the 60's and 70's has
been sitting on an interview with the Beatles guitarist George
Harrison.
Also: Harrison's widow 'torn' over decision to release track
 
Sir Paul To Launch Album On Web
Sky News
20 November, 2008
A side project by the former Beatle's band The Fireman, titled
"Electric Arguments", will be unveiled on social network site
MySpace.
Also: Exclusive First Listen: Paul McCartney (inc. audio - thanks
Yardena); Interview: Sir Paul McCartney and Youth (aka The
Fireman) (inc. video - thanks Yardena); Paul McCartney: 'I Still
Think Of John Lennon When Recording'
 
Visit with former Beatles drummer Pete Best at this
weekend's Super Megafest
By Kerry Keene, Daily News Tribune
20 November, 2008
For decades he has been referred to by many as the unluckiest
man in the history of rock 'n' roll.
 
Something in the way he lived
By Robert Kahn, Newsday
20 November, 2008
Hofstra prof's tribute traces spiritual path of George Harrison
 
New Book, The Lennon Prophecy, Asks The Question -
Did John Lennon Sell His Soul To The Devil?
PRWeb
18 November, 2008
Did John Lennon sell his soul to the devil in exchange for his worldly
musical success with The Beatles and beyond?
 
The Macca Lad: Paul McCartney On Being A Punk And
Avoiding The Credit Crunch
The Quietus
18 November, 2008
Speaking to our friends at the Stool Pigeon newspaper this week,
Paul McCartney revealed that he is a fan of the Sex Pistols and
that even he worried about the credit crunch.
Also: Video: Paul McCartney and Youth Talk 'The Fireman'
(thanks Yardena); Sir Paul McCartneys five-year-old daughter
Beatrice appears on his new album with The Fireman, Electric
Arguments (thanks Yardena): ATO Records signs Paul McCartney
(thanks Yardena)
 
An Irishman's Diary
By Karl Whitney, The Irish Times
18 November, 2008
For Philip Larkin, 1963 was the year when sexual intercourse began,
"'Between the end of the Chatterley ban / And the Beatles' first LP".
 
Could you play a Beatle?
By Catherine Jones, Liverpool Echo
18 November, 2008
Young actors from Merseyside are being offered the chance to play
two of the Fab Four on the big screen.
 
Birthday: The White Album Turns 40
By Zeth Lundy and Bill Gibron, PopMatters
17 November, 2008
The Beatles' White Album 40th Anniversary
Also: The White Album at 40 (inc, audio); None More White: The
Beatles White Album; The White Album: Side One
 
Sir Paul McCartney's poem to Spike Milligan to go under
hammer
By Stephen Adams, Telegraph (thanks Yardena)
17 November, 2008
A poem handwritten by Sir Paul McCartney for his friend Spike
Milligan is to be sold at auction next week.
 
Forty years on, McCartney wants the world to hear 'lost'
Beatles epic
By Vanessa Thorpe, Guardian
16 November, 2008
For Beatles fans across the world it has gained near mythical status.
Also: Lonely Heart McCartney; Sir Paul McCartney says he wants
to perform in China; 'Lost' Beatles song may bring Fab Four to Net
sales (thanks Yardena); Paul McCartney Admits He Washed Before
Collecting Knighthood (thanks Yardena); Beatle describes
unreleased track (inc. audio - thanks Yardena)
 
Rarest Record Ever (Beatles White Album) Up For
Grabs
By Brock Thiessen, Exclaim!
14 November, 2008
If you have a couple extra grand in your pocket and consider
yourself quite the Beatlemaniac, you may want to head over to
eBay.
 
Southport antiques dealer returns rare Beatles
photographs and bubblegum card found in desk to
original owner
By Gillian Stratton, Southport Visiter
14 November, 2008
Rare Beatles photographs have been found in an antique chest of
drawers.
 
Screen Scene: Monty Python set diary brings back 'Life
of Brian' laughs
By Robert K. Elder, Chicago Tribune
14 November, 2008
Like a lost religious scroll, Illinois native Kim "Howard" Johnson's
set diary from "Monty Python's Life of Brian" has surfaced after
30 years.
 
Royal composer honours Sir Paul: You're fabulatoris
By Mike Wade, The Times
13 November, 2008
Already anointed by royalty for his services to music, Sir Paul
McCartney has been honoured by the Master of the Queen's
Music, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, the Orcadian composer who
has dedicated his latest composition to the former Beatle.
 
Burglars loot shop but miss a gem: John Lennon's old
spectacles
By Jim Staats, Marin Independent-Journal
13 November, 2008
His eyewear store in the Northgate mall was ransacked and some
$200,000 in cash and merchandise stolen, but optometrist Hermann
Dungs was upbeat: Burglars missed his most valuable item - a pair
of John Lennon's eyeglasses.
 
Memory lane: Loved-up Paul McCartney takes a stroll
down Abbey Road with Nancy
By Phil Boucher, Daily Mail
13 November, 2008
Abbey Road has been the sight of countless happy memories for
Paul McCartney.
 
Ken Mansfields Long and Winding Roadwith The
Beatles
Sierra Mountain Times
12 November, 2008
Everyones path is different.
 
McCartney buries Eleanor Rigby claim
AFP (thanks Yardena)
12 November, 2008
Paul McCartney on Wednesday shot down suggestions that his
Beatles song "Eleanor Rigby" was inspired by a hospital
scullery maid after a woman claimed the star had sent her a
pay slip signed with that name.
Also: Revealed: The real Eleanor Rigby; Eleanor Rigby
signature auctioned
 
Paul McCartney's daughter duet
BANG Media International (thanks Yardena)
11 November, 2008
Sir Paul McCartney's five-year-old daughter is to sing in the
new 'Shrek' movie.
Also: Listen Again To Paul McCartney On Xfm (inc. audio -
thanks Yardena)
 
Unseen Beatles Photos Unveiled After Four Decades
(inc. video)
PRWeb (thanks Yardena)
11 November, 2008
A new book reveals over 200 never-published photos of the
Beatles in the recording studio.
 
Diamond geezer
By Tina Miles, Liverpool Echo
10 November, 2008
Ringo Starr was in Monaco to accept a major award on behalf of
the Beatles.
Also: pics; one more pic; Beatle Legend Ringo Starr Shouted
Obscenity At A Fan
 
The Beatles in Scotland: Stuart Sutcliffe's story
By Ken Mcnab, Glasgow Sunday Mail
9 November, 2008
The legendary cover of Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club
Band is a who's who of humanity, a jigsaw puzzle of pop art and
the ultimate expression of hero worship.
 
Pop review: The Fireman, Electric Arguments
By Neil Spencer, Guardian (thanks Yardena)
9 November, 2008
Paul McCartney likes to remind the world that he hasn't just been
cute, he's also been cutting edge, the Beatle who dabbled with
Stockhausen.
 
City Hall Salutes "Breakfast with the Beatles"
All About Jazz
8 November, 2008
You say you want a resolution?
 
Talk Of The Town: The more you listen to George
Harrison's solo work the more you hear the line
back to the Sixties
By Dylan Jones, The Independent
8 November, 2008
Having seen the Beatles' Love show in Vegas this summer
and it is unremittingly fabulous the release of a DVD
documentary about its creation was always going to find a
permanent home in the Jones household.
Also: Tom Petty Opens up About George Harrison
 
Shrekord deal for Macca
The Sun (thanks Yardena)
8 November, 2008
Paul McCartney isnt shy of getting involved in animated
adventures who could forget The Frog Chorus?
 
Tucson Time Capsule : McCartney visited local resort
Arizona Daily Star
8 November, 2008
Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his family staged a hasty
retreat on Nov. 8, 1978.
Also: Linda McCartney's Meat Loaf Recipe
 
Photos: A day in the life of Sgt. Pepper (inc. audio)
By Neal Augenstein, WTOP
7 November, 2008
"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is one of the most
revered, dissected and talked about albums of all time.
 
Paul McCartney steals show at MTV Europe awards
By Mike Collett-White, Reuters (thanks Yardena)
6 November, 2008
Former Beatle Paul McCartney stole the show at the MTV Europe
Music Awards on Thursday, accepting a one-off prize from the pop
channel in his home city of Liverpool to deafening applause.
Also: MTV Europe Music Awards focus on America (inc. video -
thanks Yardena); pics
 
Beatles videogame: Yoko Ono speaks, insiders mull
band's digital future
By Shirley Halperin, Entertainment Weekly
5 November, 2008
After 17 months of negotiations and signoffs with Paul McCartney,
Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono, and George Harrisons widow, Olivia, it
was announced last week that the Beatles will star in a videogame
that has been authorized for a Christmas 2009 release.
Also: All Together Now DVD Review
 
MTV 'legend' award for Sir Paul McCartney
Liverpool Echo
5 November, 2008
Sir Paul McCartney is being honoured at tomorrows MTV Europe
Awards.
Also: Paul McCartney To Win An MTV EMA; Macca's Legend
And McCartney Gong; Paul McCartney exclusive: Macca to get
gong from U2's Bono
 
Yoko Ono: The Six-Pack Q&A
Altsounds.com
4 November, 2008
Rolling Stone asked artist/musician/legend Yoko Ono six questions.
 
The Killers meet Paul McCartney - exclusive backstage
snap
NME (thanks Yardena)
4 November, 2008
The Beatle greets Las Vegas band after Royal Albert Hall gig
 
When we were Beatlemaniacs
By Virginia Rohan, The Record
3 November, 2008
When Paul McCartney wrote When Im 64 half a century ago, he
was a 16-year-old lad who couldnt possibly have imagined how
incredibly famous hed become.
 
Music Review: Wings - Band On The Run
By Jeff Perkins, Blogcritics.org
2 November, 2008
Thirty five years ago the final touches were being made to the latest
Wings album.
 
The Beatles in Scotland: Paul McCartney's story
Glasgow Sunday Mail (thanks Yardena)
2 November, 2008
Paul McCartney stared out over the stunning landscape of the Mull
of Kintyre and took a decision that would change the course of pop
history - he was going to break up The Beatles.
Also: The Beatles in Scotland: John Lennon's story; John Lennon
almost became Scottish laird; The Beatles in Scotland: George
Harrison's story; The Beatles in Scotland: Ringo Starr's story
 
We loved them Yeah, Yeah, Yeah!
Irish Independent
1 November, 2008
Colm Keane, author of 'The Beatles Irish Concerts', recalls
Beatlemania Irish-style when the group played the Adelphi 45 years
ago next Friday
 
1967 The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
By Jade Wright, Liverpool Echo
1 November, 2008
The Beatles eighth studio album has been rated the greatest album
of all time.
 
 
 
 
 
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