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Beatle's legacy released
By Brendan Kelly, Montreal Gazette
31 October, 2002
George Harrison's guitar is gently weeping once again.
Martin to Conduct Cuban Orchestra
Associated Press
31 October, 2002
George Martin, who produced most of the Beatles' music, will conduct a local orchestra
alongside famed Cuban composer Leo Brower during his visit to the Caribbean island
this week.
Also: Photos - 1, 2, 3
McCartney family feud brewing?
By Jeannette Walls, MSNBC
31 October, 2002
Evidence is mounting that Heather Mills is shaping up to be Paul McCartney’s Yoko.
Pick a guitar sculpture, make a bid
By Linda Fite, Middletown Times Herald Record
31 October, 2002
WOODSTOCK: An art auction continues the village's centennial celebration, with
bidding on Tinker Street and the Internet.
Not the magical history tour
By David Brearley, The Australian
31 October, 2002
I Knew John Lennon
Heather Mills shows Larry King her false leg
31 October, 2002
Heather Mills has appeared on US chat show Larry King Live to discuss her marriage
to Sir Paul McCartney.
Also: Heather goes out on a limb; Transcript (thanks, Diane); Entertainment Photos
Just like 'Yesterday'
By Glenn Whipp, San Bernardino County Sun
31 October, 2002
"HELLO, LOS ANGELES,' Paul McCartney shouted in the opening moments of his
sold-out concert at Staples Center Monday night. "When I said I would be back, I had no
idea it would be this soon.'
Harrison's guitar not weepy
By Vit Wagner, The Toronto Star
30 October, 2002
Parting album by ex-Beatle mostly buoyant, spiritual
Also: George Harrison delivers plenty of that guitar; Harrison single hits the airwaves
(Thanks to Doug Selky); Listen to George Harrison online
The Blues White Album
By Adrien Begrand, PopMatters
30 October, 2002
The idea behind Telarc's Beatles tribute The Blues White Album was a pretty good one.
McCartney time machine hypnotizes Phoenix
By Larry Rodgers, The Arizona Republic
30 October, 2002
As Paul McCartney's magical, mystical time machine blew through Phoenix on Tuesday
night at warp speed, one question could not be denied:
Is this guy really 60?
Also: Entertainment Photos - 1, 2; McCartney shows his love
Liverpool helped me to succeed
By Paddy Shennan, Liverpool Echo
30 October, 2002
was beaten at school. He was once a bouncer for The Beatles. He persuaded The National
Trust to buy one of Paul McCartney's old Liverpool homes. He gave us Blind Date.
On CNN TV - Larry King Live
30 October, 2002
Wednesday, October 30, 2002
Her fairy-tale wedding to a former Beatle set off a wave of tabloid gossip, but she has her
own inspiring story. Heather Mills McCartney shares her tale of triumph over a
devastating accident.
Heather's 3-Day Kidnap Ordeal With Paedos
By John Dingwall, Glasgow Daily Record
30 October, 2002
Sir Paul McCartney's new bride has revealed she was abducted by a paedophile as a child
and almost murdered by a love- struck lesbian years later.
Also: Zany world of Heather Mills
Yoko Ono pushes peace at Bard
By John W. Barry, Poughkeepsie Journal
30 October, 2002
With the stage presence of an artist and the authority of a woman whose husband was shot
dead with a gun, Yoko Ono on Tuesday pitched a message of peace that was as applicable in
the halls of Washington as it was on the streets of Manhattan.
Tom Shields Diary
By Tom Shields, Daily Record
29 October, 2002
There is a kiss-and-tell moment involving Paul McCartney in Lulu's auto- biography, I Don't
Want to Fight.
Lennon Jacket Goes To Auction
World Entertainment News Network
29 October, 2002
A leather jacket belonging to tragic Beatle John Lennon is going under the hammer in
December (02).
McCartney backs anti-fur fashion
29 October, 2002
The revival of fur on the catwalks for winter 2002 shows that animal rights activists are
having difficulty converting the fashion industry.
Yesterday's fans turn to Macca attackers
By Noel Mengel, The Courier Mail
29 October, 2002
It was billed as "The Beatles concert we never got to to see".
Also: Paul McCartney postpones Australian concert; McCartney cancels gig; McCartney
delays Australia finale; Full refund for cancelled McCartney concert; Pleas fail as Sir
Paul pulls the pin; Bracks defends public funding of McCartney concert; McCartney puts
off show (thanks, Diane); How family advised Paul to let time heal (thanks again, Diane);
Slow McCartney ticket sales denied
Pot, Porsches, and Madonna's pet put-down (last item)
By Amy Reiter,
29 October, 2002
Juicy bits
A surefire way to Madonna's heart? Tell her she has a humongous caboose.
A Single Step (including video) (thanks, David)
28 October, 2002
Beatle wife Heather Mills McCartney on her life after losing a limb
New George Harrison tracks appear online
28 October, 2002
Excerpts of five tracks from George Harrison's final album have been posted on his official
Big names at postcard art sale
28 October, 2002
Artist Damien Hirst and musician Sir Paul McCartney are among stars who have donated
original works to the ninth Secret Postcard exhibition and sale at the Royal College of Art
Review: McCartney brings his trip back to the Strip
By Spencer Patterson, Las Vegas
28 October, 2002
For 15 minutes, Paul McCartney's Saturday-night Las Vegas appearance looked
frighteningly as if it were set to become one of the year's most overblown affairs.
McCartney aide watches star handle fame's highs, life's lows
By Larry Rodgers, The Arizona Republic
27 October, 2002
Paul McCartney's triumphant tour of America, which ends Tuesday in Phoenix, is a key
part of the rebirth of a man who has enjoyed fame's rewards but also has suffered "loads
of tragedy," according to his longtime publicist, who has become a close friend.
Cleveland, Seattle museums let out a rebel yell
By Tom Wharton, The Salt Lake Tribune
27 October, 2002
Cleveland, the classic Rust Belt city, and Seattle, home of Microsoft and Starbucks, could
not be more different.
A pleasing, if implausible dance tribute to George Harrison
By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
27 October, 2002
Nearly 40 years after teenagers stood and screamed for the Beatles on "The Ed Sullivan
Show," an even younger crowd sat happily and murmured just a few blocks from the old
Sullivan theater for a dance tribute to the music of George Harrison.
Sir Macca Is On The Beat-le With NYPD
Sunday People
27 October, 2002
Sir Paul McCartney could be collaring crooks - after being made a detective with the
New York Police Department.
You can meet Macca
Herald Sun
27 October, 2002
Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney will be invited to the Federation Square complex
when he visits Melbourne for the last concert of his world tour.
Lennon Tapes Sale
Sunday People
27 October, 2002
Lost tapes of John Lennon singing to his stepdaughter are expected to fetch £80,000 at
a London auction of memorabilia of the dead Beatle next month.
McCartney makes a welcome visit to Anaheim
By Ben Wener, The Orange County Register
26 October, 2002
Round 2 of Sir Paul at the Pond playing mostly Beatles songs – what's not to like?
First Member Of Ringo Starr's 2003 All-Starr Band Set
By Bruce Simon, Launch
26 October, 2002
Ringo Starr has sent out invitations to the musicians he'd like to take part in the 2003
edition of his All-Starr Band.
Fab Four Join Chris For Trip Down Memory Lane
Plymouth Evening Herald
26 October, 2002
Plymouth went back to the 1960s - when author Chris Robinson launched his latest book.
Yoko's exhibit in Dade a tribute
By Nicholas Spangler, The Miami Herald
26 October, 2002
The possibly apocryphal, oft-repeated and frankly irresistible story about how Yoko Ono
and John Lennon met and fell in love turns around art.
Also: On her Ono
Paul McCartney rocks Arco Arena
By Meigs Meier, Oroville Mercury Register
26 October, 2002
Paul McCartney performed for more than two hours to a full house at ARCO Arena on
Monday night.
Snafu over tickets silences night out
By Peter Lewis, The Seattle Times
26 October, 2002
A Seattle couple's long-anticipated plans to see Paul McCartney ended in disbelief and
disappointment when they showed up at the Tacoma Dome's will-call window an hour
before the concert Saturday night and learned that Ticketmaster had canceled tickets they
had purchased in July.
Sir Paul `Too Busy' For Linda Memorial
Glasgow Daily Record
26 October, 2002
Newlywed Sir Paul McCartney will snub the unveiling of a statue of his late wife, Linda
- even though he commissioned it.
Black widow
By Colin Paterson, The Guardian
26 October, 2002
Courtney Love has spent the last eight years abusing the Nirvana legacy for her own gains
Beatles' passion out of mothballs
By Jo-Marie Brown, The New Zealand Herald
26 October, 2002
Brett Nelson's obsession with the Beatles began when he bought John Lennon's Double
Fantasy album. He was 18.
Win a Paul McCartney dream
Melbourne Herald Sun
26 October, 2002
Peter Martin had always been told he looked like Paul McCartney.
McCartney has Apple change DVD specs
Mac News Network
25 October, 2002
MacNN reader Bob Stobener has noted that Paul McCartney made a reference to Apple
in a locally taped radio interview.
Also: Paul Mac-cartney
Sir Paul still stands tall
By Chuck Myers, Arizona Daily Star
25 October, 2002
Former Beatle juiced for more than perfect pop songs - the knight fights for animals, too
Also: Paul McCartney facts (he's 60!) and figures
More Liz
25 October, 2002
BEATLEMANIA! "She can be a bit bossy, because she's so single-minded. I sometimes say,
'wait a minute, I'm here too!' ... Wait a minute, you're bossing me around."
Also: Fractured Fairy Tale?; Heather Mills on '20/20'
Beatles back on air at hospital
By Matt Slater, Liverpool Echo
25 October, 2002
A hospital radio station is to relive its greatest scoop - the first broadcast interview with the
Different scene for Beatles in 1964
By Spencer Patterson, Las Vegas Sun
25 October, 2002
It sounds like a match made in heaven -- The Beatles in Las Vegas -- but the band's 1964
visit to town barely created a stir for the Fab Four themselves.
Also: McCartney tour offers a rare glimpse at rock history
Almost 40 years ago today, Allan gave the Beatles away
By Lew Baxter, Daily Post
25 October, 2002
Staggering as it seems, 33 years since they bust up the Beatles' popularity grows more
potent with several national radio programmes even in the last few days devoting hours to
the phenomenon.
Oh, 'YES'! Ono on display
By Elisa Turner, The Miami Herald
25 October, 2002
Yoko Ono has South Florida's number, and she might be calling you.
Also: Yoko and disco: Ono, you say? It's true -- and it's oddly pleasant, too
Sir Paul says let there be labeling
Associated Press
25 October, 2002
Sir Paul McCartney has given his endorsement to a ballot measure that would require
labeling of genetically modified foods.
Also: Paul McCartney chimes in for food labeling idea; McCartney's help welcomed by
campaign (thanks, David)
Paul's tribute to our victims
By Nui Te Koha, Herald Sun (thanks, Diane)
25 October, 2002
Paul McCartney will include a stirring tribute to the Australian victims of the Bali bombing
in his Melbourne concert.
Prize fab for fan
By Mandi Zonneveldt, Melbourne Herald Sun
25 October, 2002
Beatles fan Graeme Dickenson has so much memorabilia that he has had to extend his
house to hold it all.
ABT Let George Do It
By Clive Barnes, New York Post
25 October, 2002
American Ballet Theater has a humongous hit on its hands - and it owes it all to the late
George Harrison and a dance team of superlative style, shimmer and zest.
By Rich Kane, Orange County Weekly
25 October, 2002
Mike LeFebvre hopes you enjoy the show
Baby, we're amazed
By Larry Rodgers, The Arizona Republic
24 October, 2002
Asking concertgoers to pay large amounts of money to hear 35-year-old rock songs is tricky
business, to which several "classic" bands relegated to playing free shows on the casino circuit
can attest.
Life of Linda
Chester Chronicle
24 October, 2002
Photographs charting more than 30 years of the life of the late Linda McCartney has gone on
show to the public at the Richard Goodall Gallery in Manchester.
By Crystal Caviness, United Press International
24 October, 2002
The title of Bonnie Bramlett's new CD is as much a proclamation as an affirmation.
Film honour for Harrison
24 October, 2002
The late Beatle George Harrison is to receive a posthumous honour for his film work at an
awards ceremony in London next week.
Also: Handmade Honour
Got to get him back in our lives
By Leslie Katz, San Francisco Examiner
24 October, 2002
One of the many things that makes Paul McCartney extraordinary is that he seems ordinary.
Could Sir Paul be heading for North Wales?
By Hugo Duncan, Daily Post
24 October, 2002
Rock legend Sir Paul McCartney is considering a series of gigs in North Wales next year.
Celebrities drink tea for charity
24 October, 2002
Claudia Schiffer, Kylie Minogue, Stella McCartney and Minnie Driver have all paid homage
to the humble cup of tea.
'Lost Lennon tapes' to be auctioned next month
23 October, 2002
Two never before heard tapes of John Lennon are to be auctioned next month.
Sir Paul linked to Brighton move
23 October, 2002
Sir Paul McCartney is reported to be the latest star planning to move to Brighton's seafront.
Also: Macca heads to Brighton (thanks, David); Beatle turns beach boy; A Hollywood-On-Sea
Hideaway For Macca And Heather
Fans still love McCartney at 60 -- and $250
By Chris Macias, Sacramento Bee
23 October, 2002
On Monday night, the long and winding road finally led to Sacramento.
Also: McCartney concert long, winding, satisfying; Paul takes Arco stage, brings back
Local News (2nd item)
By Jean Godden, The Seattle Times
23 October, 2002
Love, Paul: Music great Paul McCartney, in town for Saturday's Tacoma Dome concert,
left two Seattleites on Cloud Nine.
McCartney tickets a mystery
By Nui Te Koha, Melbourne Herald Sun
23 October, 2002
Former Beatle Paul McCartney's Melbourne show went on sale yesterday - but there
was no official word on ticket sales.
The Captain answers reader mail
By Andrew A. Smith, Henderson Gleaner
22 October, 2002
Dear Cap: I'm a 15-year-old musician and Beatle fanatic.
Ed Sullivan DVD Set Revisits Golden Age of Rock
By Steve Gorman, Reuters
22 October, 2002
Nearly 40 years after Ed Sullivan introduced the Beatles to America on live national television,
middle-aged baby boomers who shrieked and swooned over the Fab Four can relive that
moment again and again -- and with better reception.
Also: DVD release for Beatles' US debut
New Book From The Pen Of Heather Mills McCartney
22 October, 2002
You may not recognize the name Heather Mills McCartney.
Ob-la-deed: Ozarks’ piece of Beatles on auction block
By Paul Flemming, The Springfield News-Leader
21 October, 2002
Paul is spoken for (again). John and George are dead. Music publishing rights are in the hands
of Michael Jackson, and not on the market. Abbey Road is not for sale.
Rui Da Silva 'Feels The Love'
Resident Advisor (Australia)
21 October, 2002
Portuguese DJ and producer Rui Da Silva is set to release another monster tune in the same
vein as 'Touch Me'.
Hope and Lyric Rock From the Gentle Beatle
By Anna Kisselgoff, New York Times
21 October, 2002
American Ballet Theater's latest instant hit, "Within You Without You: A Tribute to
George Harrison," is the tribute set to music by a rock idol that its title proclaims.
Also: Ballet pays tribute to George Harrison
Beatles' Magical Tour Celebrated By Resort
By Paul Berger, Western Morning News
21 October, 2002
The arrival of the world's most famous pop group in a Westcountry seaside town 35 years
ago has been marked by a weekend of celebrations.
Capitol Records 60th Anniversary to Be Commemorated With Limited-Edition
6-CD Boxed Sets and Stunning Photo Book
Business Wire
21 October, 2002
Capitol Records, whose inaugural batch of 78 rpm shellac records was released by its
founding partners Johnny Mercer, Glenn Wallichs and Buddy DeSylva in the summer of
1942, will celebrate its 60th anniversary with the release of CAPITOL RECORDS:
1942-2002, hitting stores in October.
Lessons from Sir Paul McCartney
By Barbara Bartlein, The Business Journal of Milwaukee
21 October, 2002
We made it to the Paul McCartney concert a few weeks ago.
Mary Sits Down with Absolut Stella! (inc. a video link)
21 October, 2002
Fab fashion designer Stella McCartney has made a name for herself on the high-fashion
runways of the world with her unique, inspired designs.
Also: I'm really boring; Stella's Vodka Face; Absolute Stella
The Sagebrush Saloon
By Henrietta Bowman, The Sierra Times
21 October , 2002
As regards music, he made a rather straightforward statement like, "Music will get worse."
BOXSCORE™ Concert Grosses
Top concert grosses reported the week ending 10-26-02
Lennon sucks, but am I just a jealous guy?
Euan Ferguson, The Observer
20 October, 2002
No comedians. No novelists. No artists. No healers. I was going to add no musicians, but
technically they have included that whining fraud John Lennon, so if you accept his main
business was music, rather than psychotic self-obsession and hypocrisy of such toxicity that he
should rightly have worn not flowers in his hair but a placard saying 'Hazchem', then on you go.
At 60, Paul's fans still need, feed him
By Ernest A. Jasmin, Tacoma News Tribune
20 October, 2002
Sure, Paul McCartney turned 60 this year. But at times during his Saturday night Tacoma
Dome concert, he seemed as young and vibrant as he was back when he wore a shaggy mane
and the Beatles first took over the world.
Also: McCartney concert a celebration; McCartney evokes Beatles with Tacoma concert;
concert photos
Paul McCartney's "Back in the U.S." tour: Polished musicianship leads
nostalgia-driven Portland show
By Bob Keefer, The Register-Guard
20 October, 2002
Sir Paul McCartney may be one of the richest men in England, but he showed a packed house in
Portland on Friday night that he still likes to work for a living.
Absolutely Stella
The Province
20 October, 2002
The Chateau Marmont opened up its lobby, garden and guest rooms to throw a party celebrating
last week's launch of Stella McCartney's new ad campaign, Absolut Stella.
Also: Launch Of Stella's Ad Campaign An 'Absolut' Success
Give 'em enough dope...
By Rachel Cooke, The Observer
20 October, 2002
Barry Miles's diaries, In the Sixties, has got the lot: Paul and Jane, Mick and Marianne,
Leary... and 50ft spliffs
'This Is Lifelong Work'
By Kevin Reece, KOMO4 News
20 October, 2002
A fashion show on the second floor of the Bon Marche in downtown Seattle is a world a way from
a hospital in Vietnam for amputees and land mine victims.
Yesterday, bifocals seemed so far away
By Jeff Mullin, Enid News
20 October, 2002
The scene looked more like an AARP convention than a rock concert, with more gray hair and
wrinkles than lip rings and punk pink hair.
Back in '64, who could ask for more?
The Age
20 October, 2002
It's 1964, you are a 12-year-old girl in love with Paul McCartney, one of the Beatles, the
biggest act in the world.
It's Macca ticket time
By Paul Stewart, Melbourne Herald Sun
20 October, 2002
It's ticket time on Tuesday when the box office opens for the concert of the year -- Sir Paul
McCartney's blockbuster show at the Telstra Dome.
Celebrities help build funds for charity
Edinburgh Evening News
19 October, 2002
Exclusive art work by a string of famous celebrities including Phil Collins, Ringo Starr and
John McEnroe will be on show in Edinburgh from next week.
Yoko Ono's art to go on display at MoCA
By John Tanasychuk, Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel
19 October, 2002
Yes Yoko Ono, a retrospective of works by the avant-garde artist, opens Friday at the
Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami with a member preview from 8 to 10 p.m.
This McCartney takes a different stage
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
19 October, 2002
Dear, departed Linda McCartney used to occupy herself by playing keyboards and singing
with the band when her husband hit the road.
George Harrison (audio clip)
18 October, 2002
Music of the quiet Beatle has inspired the The American Ballet Theater.
Paul McCartney in Oklahoma - (short) video coverage
McCartney tour landing
By Eric R. Danton, The Hartford Courant
18 October, 2002
There are musicians who love life on tour, rolling from city to city like air-conditioned gypsies
(to borrow a phrase), spending hours on stage in front of an audience and soaking up the whole
ethos of rock stars.
Sir Paul's visit could upstage painful memory
By Bill McDonald, The Portland Tribune
18 October, 2002
Hey, Sir Paul McCartney is in town.
Also: Paul McCartney to rock the Rose Garden tonight
Revealed - the Greatest Britons of All Time>&aamp;aamp;aamp;aamp;<
By Anthony Barnes, The Scotsman
18 October, 2002
The top 10 greatest Britons of all time – chosen by the public – were finally revealed today.
Where is Paul McCartney?
By Jeannie Beker, National Post
18 October, 2002
Bette Midler's in the front row dissing the designers and Penelope Cruz is showing off her new
hair, but ...
Entertainment Photos
18 October, 2002
Fashion designer Stella McCartney poses for photographers as she arrives at the Chateau
Marmont October 17, 2002 in Hollywood, California.
Also: More photos - 1, 2, 3
Shot by Linda
Manchester Evening News
18 October, 2002
In her lifetime, Linda McCartney's reputation had a rollercoaster ride - initially condemned
as an up-market groupie and latterly worshipped for her ecological and moral stances.
Old Beatle's appeal shows no sign of aging
By Gene Stout, Seattle Post Intelligencer
18 October, 2002
Silly love songs aside, former Beatle Paul McCartney is a giant among rock composers.
Also: Paul McCartney, always a class act, rocks on; If McCartney took requests -- Here's 10
more songs Sandi wanted to hear
The Sampling of Sir Paul
By Spence D., Meteoactive
17 October, 2002
Alt-rock darlings and hip-hop impresarios have long twisted up McCartney's music
Paul McCartney online sales start Friday
By Paul Cashmere, Undercover
17 October, 2002
Tickets for Paul McCartney's Melbourne show go on sale online tomorrow (Friday October
18) but if you don't have Internet access, you will have to wait until Tuesday.
A model example of caring
By Julie Cush, Newcastle Evening Chronicle
17 October, 2002
Caring Heather Mills McCartney has backed our Lifesavers drive.
Get your ticket to ride for MSO, Beatlemania
By Sherry Lucas, The Clarion-Ledger
17 October, 2002
Take a Classical Mystery Tour with the Fab Four, sort of
Something in the way they move
By Howard Kissel, New York Daily News
17 October, 2002
American Ballet Theatre's gala Tuesday night was a kind of trailer for its season at City
Center, ending Oct. 27, promising two weeks of solid dancing - occasionally adventurous,
seldom viscerally exciting.
Also: 'Something' clicked with ABT & George; Seeking a Synergy Of Ballet and Beatle
A stellar knight for Sir Paul
By Brittanie Hoofard, Edmond Sun
16 October, 2002
Nothing can drive adults crazy like a reminder of their past.
Also: Sir Paul pleases Ford Center fans; McCartney fans make up for lost time at city concert;
Berklee Press Chronicles Music History Curriculum Through Hit Songs From John
Lennon and Other Music Greats
16 October, 2002
Berklee Press, the publishing division of Berklee College of Music, has recently released several
in-depth analyses of some of the greatest songs ever written.
McCartney fans invited to give to Adopt-A-Minefield program
Ernest A. Jasmin, The News Tribune
16 October, 2002
As fans warm up for Paul McCartney's performance 8 p.m. Saturday at the Tacoma Dome,
they can contribute to one of his favorite causes.
Sir Paul puts in a hard day's night in Big Easy
By Keith Spera, The Times-Picayune
16 October, 2002
McCartney pulls out stops on latest tour
$250 for McCartney? It's enough to send fans on the run
By Susan Paynter, Seattle Post Intelligencer
16 October, 2002
Ticket sales are "good" for the surcharge concert of elegantly aging Beatle emeritus Sir Paul
McCartney this Saturday at the Tacoma Dome.
Net the ticket for Paul
Herald Sun
16 October, 2002
Tickets to see Paul McCartney will be available exclusively on the Internet from midday Friday.
Holidaymakers urged to donate leftover currency
16 October, 2002
Age Concern is calling on people to donate the £95 million of foreign currency they have lying
around at home to help elderly people this winter.
Style - Out on her own
16 October, 2002
As Stella McCartney prepared for her Paris catwalk show last Tuesday, she must have wondered
if Wednesday's headlines would concentrate more on the absence of her normally supportive
father than on the merits of her latest designs.
Also: Subversive Stella; In Manhattan, fashionable stars are circling this block; Raging Bulls
Meet the Beatle
By Chris Rose, The Times-Picayune
15 October, 2002
New Orleans trumpeter Jeremy Davenport won't soon forget his impromptu duet with Paul
Analysis: Beatles forever?
By Pat Nason, UPI
15 October, 2002
Nearly 40 years after "A Hard Day's Night" popularized a visual style that is still being used
in music videos, a new two-DVD collector's edition recalls a lost time -- when the Beatles were
still astonishingly fresh and unrelenting commercialism had not yet captured the soul of the pop
Gear up for HarvestFest at Pensacola Beach
The Islander
14 October, 2002
HarvestFest celebrates the coming of autumn with a four-day carnival, free candy, face painting,
a costume contest and music every night from October 24th through 27th on Quietwater
Boardwalk at Pensacola Beach.
'Pet Sounds' LP Signed By McCartney, 'Sgt. Pepper' Signed By Wilson In Online
By Sue Falco, Launch music
14 October, 2002
An original copy of the Beach Boys' seminal Pet Sounds album autographed by Paul McCartney
and a copy of the Beatles's Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band signed by Brian Wilson
represent one of three lots offered in an online auction on Wilson's website.
Oklahoman dances in McCartney tour
By Gene Triplett,
14 October, 2002
A Carl Albert High School graduate who grew up in Choctaw is on a magical mystery tour of the
world with Paul McCartney.
McCartney brings mixture of old, new to N.O. concert
By John Wirt, Baton Rouge Advocate
14 October, 2002
A parade of costumed characters representing many lands and eras -- some seemed dressed for
a Mardi Gras ball -- ambled through the aisles of the New Orleans Arena.
Paul McCartney delivers night of legendary rock
By Michael D. Clark, Houston Chronicle
13 October, 2002
Five months ago when Paul McCartney brought his Driving USA tour to Dallas it was conceivable
it would be the last arena-size concert the former Beatle would ever play in Texas.
Meet a Beatle
Sacramento Bee
13 October, 2002
Paul McCartney's finest rockers, love songs, lyrics, collaborations and more
John, Paul, George, Ringo and Pilchard
By Sue Arnold, The Observer
13 October, 2002
Think again if you thought everything that needed to be said about the Beatles has been said: it
Macca's Victorian break
By Nui Te Koha, Herald Sun
12 October, 2002
Sir Paul McCartney will be spoiled for a week in Melbourne before his concert on November 23.
Bruce captures Beatle beat on new CD
By Stephen Cooke, The Halifax Herald
12 October, 2002
Halifax singer Hal Bruce's musical career has been a long and winding road judging by the photos
on the booklet to his new CD, In My Life.
Rock legend brings all his lovin' to Columbus crowd
By Aaron Beck, The Columbus Dispatch (thanks, David)
11 October, 2002
For Beatles' diehards, hearing and watching Paul McCartney's concert last night in Value City
Arena must have provided the same inner-glow payoff that snake-handling born-agains feel when
the spirit moves them to speak in tongues: pure, involuntary, oxygen-rich ecstasy.
This Just In... (last item)
By Lloyd Grove, Washington Post
11 October, 2002
Animal rights activist and vegetarian Paul McCartney has a beef with the World Wildlife Fund
over its support of animal testing,
Paul McCartney's appeal is timeless
By Gene Triplett, The Oklahoman
11 October, 2002
I almost blew my chance to meet and interview Paul McCartney back in 1984.
Imagine: Lennon's drawings for sale
By Bill Laitner, Detroit Free Press
11 October, 2002
Royal Oak theater to hold weekend event
Also: Lennon art rekindles memories (thanks, David)
Review (2nd item)
By Elisabeth Mahoney, The Guardian
11 October, 2002
I'd hoped that The Beatles - Across the Universe (Radio 2) might be on a par with the recent
Radio 2 series of essays on Elvis.
Call him Sir Paul
By Grayson Currin, Technician
10 October, 2002
Sir Paul McCartney will never know where in the world Mullins, S.C., is, much less the tiny
neighborhood of Norton Court in that sleepy Carolina town.
Also: Fischer's Fab Five
Paul McCartney
By Kevin C. Johnson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
10 October, 2002
Sir Paul McCartney, rock royalty literally and figuratively, graced St. Louis with one of the
year's most highly anticipated tours, his almost all-hits, near-three-hour blowout that played to
about 15,000 fans Wednesday night at the Savvis Center.
Also: They still love Paul
Beatle parks in Melbourne
The Age
10 October, 2002
Rocker Sir Paul McCartney will make Melbourne the last stop on his Driving Tour in November.
Also: Silence over subsidy for 'Poll' McCartney; Sir Paul's pledge; Bracks bags a Beattle
Liverpool named top musical city
10 October, 2002
Liverpool has been named as Britain's top musical city in a new survey.
Pop art star knighted
10 October, 2002
Sir Peter Blake, one of the UK's best known artists and a leading light of the pop art movement,
has officially received his knighthood.
'I Love Art' brings treasures out of hiding
Juliet Rowan, Daily Yomiuri
10 October, 2002
Watari-um gallery in Jingumae, Tokyo, has dusted off crates holding its extensive collection of
contemporary art to offer some rare treats at I Love Art Part 6, the latest in its I Love Art series
of exhibitions, which began in 1990.
Paul McCartney
Seattle Weekly
Enter to win a pair of tickets to see Paul McCartney at the Tacoma Dome Saturday October 19th.
Paul McCartney's Back In The U.S. Airs On ABC Nov. 27
By Carrie Borzillo-Vrenna, Allstar
9 October, 2002
Paul McCartney's "rock and road movie" Back in the U.S. will now air as a two-hour film on ABC
Nov. 27 at 9-11 p.m. ET.
Paul McCartney: Top 5 collaborations with John Lennon
By Bruce Dancis, Sacramento Bee
9 October, 2002
In honor of Paul McCartney's curren U.S. tour, here is a list of Paul's five greatest collaborations
with John Lennon
Also: Top 5 sad or angry love songs; His top 5 Beatles rockers; Top 5 happy love songs; 5 most
obscure lyrics
It's John Lennon's 62nd Birthday
9 October, 2002
Today would have been the 62nd birthday of Beatle John Lennon who was murdered outside his
home in New York in December 1980.
Yoko Ono Honors Israeli, Palestinian Artists
By Evelyn Leopold, Reuters
9 October, 2002
To commemorate the late John Lennon's 62nd birthday, Yoko Ono on Wednesday inaugurated a
new peace award for those who "imagine" while bullets fly by, giving $50,000 prizes to Israeli and
Palestinian artists.
Also: On John Lennon's birthday, Yoko Ono initiates new peace prize; Top Stories Photos
Yoko: Happiness Is a Warm Royalty (2nd item)
By Roger Friedman, Fox News
9 October, 2002
Today would have been John Lennon's 62nd birthday. And on Friday, his widow is giving a little
gift to filmmaker Michael Moore.
One Night Only
By Brad Schreiber,
9 October, 2002
Beyond the beauty, honesty, wit, rawness, and eloquence of John Lennon's music was the
character of a man whose Liverpudlian roots allowed him to recognize his own foibles--and by
extension our own.
Parole denied -- again -- for Lennon killer Chapman
9 October, 2002
John Lennon's killer has been denied parole a second time, the New York State Division of Parole
announced Wednesday.
Also: Lennon's killer loses freedom bid; On John Lennon's birthday, his killer is denied parole;
Yoko's thanks over killer; The Smoking Gun; Lennon's killer says he's sorry, learned lesson
Look at the sleeve notes!
Liverpool Echo
9 October, 2002
John Lennon's famous black velvet jacket has been loaned to Liverpool's Beatles museum to
celebrate what would have been his 62nd birthday.
McCartney gives heartfelt performance
By Jim Washington, The Fayetteville Observer
9 October, 2002
Maybe he sang the song you fell in love to.
Also: Sir Paul, as you wish
Model-activist shares crusade
By Julienne Gage, The Miami Herald (thanks, Diane)
8 October, 2002
The tiniest mascara smudge can be deadly for Vivian Martins' career.
Picture Gallery: Fab Four in focus
8 October, 2002
Previously unseen pictures of the Beatles have been discovered in the archives of Dundee
Also: Magical history tour: 500 lost Beatles photos found; BBC Scotland's Kate Fawcett
The man who taught John Lennon harp
CNN (Thanks to Doug Selky)
8 October, 2002
Delbert McClinton is singin' the blues -- very successfully
Hoosier in Space Gets Special Wake Up
8 October, 2002
Indiana native Dr. David Wolf received a special wake up call in space earlier today.
Paul Girls
By Cynthia Billhartz And Ellen Futterman, St. Louis Post Dispatch
8 October, 2002
Some loves never die. Like the one for Paul McCartney. Just ask Linda Dana.
Asher joins revamped Crossroads
8 October, 2002
Jane Asher, the actress known for her cake-baking abilities, is to be transformed into a
"superbitch" as the main character in TV soap Crossroads.
The chart that changed the world
By David Charters, Daily Post
It had a simple tune, schoolboy rhymes, a bluesy feel and some energetic harmonica blowing '
borrowed' from another song.
A Hard Day's Night: Collector's Edition DVD
By Dominique Leone, Pitchfork
7 October, 2002
During an interview included on the freshly issued and expanded DVD version of A Hard Day's
Night, director Richard Lester discusses how, in the almost 40 years since the film was made,
he has never spoken about it with any member of the Beatles.
Lennon's killer seeks parole
Daily Post
7 October, 2002
The man who killed John Lennon will appear before US parole officials tomorrow in a bid to
secure his freedom.
Also: Help me keep Lennon's murderer behind bars; The BBC's Ian Hyams reports from New
Ravi Shankar embodies spirit of Indian music
By Marke Andrews, Vancouver Sun
7 October, 2002
In 1967, Indian sitarist Ravi Shankar performed at the Monterey Pop Festival.
Beatle's attacker finds a new life
By Philip Fielding, Daily Post
7 October, 2002
The man who broke into George Harrison's home three years ago and nearly killed him has changed
beyond recognition.
McCartney mania
By Debbie Cafazzo, Tacoma News Tribune
7 October, 2002
These days, when we twist, we sometimes shout. Our hair, once Twiggy short or Beatles long, has
grayed. We have traded our skin-tight hip huggers for relaxed-fit Levi's.
McCartney Puts Focus on Clothes with Low-Key Show
By Joelle Diderich, Reuters
7 October, 2002
British designer Stella McCartney let her clothes speak for themselves on Monday, cutting back
her celebrity guest list to shine the spotlight on sharp tailoring and intricate fabrics.
Also: Stella a hit in Paris; Cheers all round as Stella delivers foxy femininity; Sign Of A Stela
Perfomance; Paris salutes McCartney; McCartney makes her name at last; Stella McCartney;
Stella McCartney#2
The Fab Tour
By Nicole Villalpando, The Austin American-Statesman
6 October, 2002
Even if you don't know all the words to 'Penny Lane,' you can't help but catch Beatlemania in
Also: 'Magical Mystery Tour' is a stroll through popular music history
Paul pays his respects to then, an eye on now
By David Lindquist, The Indianapolis Star
6 October, 2002
As memories cascaded Saturday night at Conseco Fieldhouse, one had to wonder if Paul
McCartney will ever pass this way again.
Critical Mass
By Corrie Perkin, The Age
6 October, 2002
On Melbourne radio last week, British record producer, Sir George Martin, declared that
Maybe I'm Amazed (1977) is his preferred post-Beatles Paul McCartney song.
Sir Paul brings his tour back to Gund
By Malcolm X Abram, The Beacon Journal
5 October, 2002
Sir Paul McCartney brought his ``Back in the USA'' tour to the Gund arena Friday for the
second time this year, giving the same thing he gave them back in the spring -- nearly three
hours of some of the best rock 'n' roll songs ever written.
Also: Ex-Beatle gets back to where he once belonged for another 3-hour concert
McCartney lyrics go for a song
5 October, 2002
A hand-written quotation from a Beatles song penned by Paul McCartney has sold at auction
for £1,350.
Where Are They Now?
Daily Record
5 October, 2002
Exactly 40 years ago today, The Beatles released their first single and changed the world
Beatles anniversary marked in Italy
5 October, 2002
The 40th anniversary of The Beatles' debut single, Love Me Do, was celebrated on Saturday
- in Rome.
Also: First Beatles Single Issued 40 Years Ago Today
Lennon's lover says affair lasted until death
By Fiona Stewart, The Scotsman
5 October, 2002
The mistress of former Beatle John Lennon has claimed they had carried on a secret affair
right up until his untimely death in 1980.
Beatles Reunite for Harrison Tribute
By Josh Grossberg, E! (Thanks to Doug Selky)
4 October, 2002
George Harrison's legacy is getting by with a lot of help from the late Beatle's friends.
Top of the rock
By By Kevin C. Johnson, St. Louis Post Dispatch
4 October, 2002
There's no doubt you could find plenty to do with $250.
Holding on to identity in a time of change
By Bridget Galton, Ham and High
4 October, 2002
The relatively humble origins of Beatles manager Brian Epstein in the Liverpool Jewish
community has inspired a new musical
Long time coming
By David Menconi,
4 October, 2002
Paul McCartney doesn't tour the United States all that often, so opportunities to see him in
America have been relatively scarce since the mid-'70s.
Also: What would Paul eat?
'Beauty and the Beast' and delightful Beatles lead mix
By Howard Cohen, The Miami Herald
4 October, 2002
A HARD DAY'S NIGHT (2nd item)
The restored version of the Beatles' A Hard Day's Night, which had a limited release in
theaters last year, finally makes its way to DVD (Miramax Home Entertainment, $29.99
list), replacing the original version released on DVD and VHS a couple of years ago.
Fab Four beat Robbie in auction
CNN Asia
4 October, 2002
Singer Robbie Williams may have signed a huge record deal but one of his suits failed
to reach its estimated price at an auction of pop memorabilia.
McCartney here – at a cost
By Nui Te Koha, The Herald Sun (Australia)
4 October, 2002
Paul McCartney will perform at Telstra Dome on November 22. But ticket prices are
expected to be among the most expensive Melbourne has ever seen.
McCartney's 'Back in the U.S.' tour heads to Raleigh
By Jim Washington, The Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer
4 October, 2002
In 1962 the Beatles released their first single "Love Me Do.''
Also: Let Him Be
Linda's Statue Sparks Fears Of Feud
Mike Merritt, Sunday Mail (thanks, Diane)
A sculpture of Sir Paul McCartney's late wife Linda has been sent to Scotland for an
emotional unveiling.
McCartney, Starr Lead Harrison Tribute Concert
By Jonathan Cohen, Billboard
3 October, 2002
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will make a rare appearance together as part of a London
concert commemorating the one-year anniversary of the death of Beatles guitarist George
The all-purpose Paul
By David Lindquist, The Indianapolis Star
3 October, 2002
McCartney's third visit to Indianapolis shows his durability and versatility.
Also: Stories behind Paul's Beatles tunes told; McCartney songs stir memories
Rare Fab Four film for sale
By Matt Slater, Liverpool Echo
3 October, 2002
A rare roll of film featuring the Beatles without Ringo Starr was the centre of attention at a
pop music auction.
A quiet audience with Sir George
By Steve Waldon, The Age
2 October, 2002
George Martin was known as the fifth Beatle. Now, the legendary producer has released his
Also: Yesterday, by the Beatles-maker; Honorary Beatle recalls yesterday
Harrison 'Brainwashed'
1 October, 2002
George Harrison's eagerly anticipated new album, 'Brainwashed', is to be released in the UK
on November 18, dotmusic can confirm.
Also: Full George Harrison Album Tracklist Revealed
More Cindy
By Cindy Adams,
1 October, 2002
Stella McCartney asked David Bowie to attend her wedding and sing with papa, Sir Paul ...
1 October, 2002
. . . Paul McCartney serenading his new wife, Heather Mills, with "I Only Have Eyes for You"
at Shelly's . . .
Fans of McCartney, Beatles get real treat at FleetCenter
By Dean Johnson, Boston Herald
1 October, 2002
Paul McCartney, at the FleetCenter, last night. Second show tonight.
Also: Another classic from McCartney; pics
McCartney leaves little at home in AC concert
By Ed Condran, Bucks County Courier Times
1 October, 2002
The 60-year-old ex-Beatle added one song, but it was a track worth trekking to Atlantic City
to experience.
Items from Beatles, Stones, go on display ahead of auction
Associated Press (thanks, Diane)
1 October, 2002
Lyrics handwritten by Paul McCartney to the hit "Goodbye," John Lennon's exam results and
a guitar signed by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards went on display at auction house Christie's
on Tuesday.
Video Log: 'A Hard Day's Night' Is As Fab As Ever
Los Angeles Times
1 October, 2002
It took 16 weeks to complete the Beatles' seminal 1964 movie "A Hard Day's Night."
Boss sets Xcel crowd record, but Paul gets biggest bucks
By Chris Riemenschneider, Star Tribune
1 October, 2002
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have long set the standard for audience fervor at
their concerts.
Beatles tribute band returns to Bundy Auditorium
By Rex Van Zant, New Castle Courier Times
1 October, 2002
To borrow from an old song from the 1960s, "It Won't Be Long, Yeah" until the number one
Beatles tribute act in the world returns to the stage of New Castle's Bundy Auditorium.
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