Washington, August 22 - Sir Paul Mccartney has been named the richest bassist in the world.
According to therichest. com, the former Beatles legend is worth 1.2 billion dollars approximately, placing him at the top of the 'Richest Bassists in the World' list, Contactmusic reported.
Sting and Gene Simmons came in second with a net worth of 300 million dollars each, followed by Roger Waters, U2's Adam Clayton and Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. (ANI)
London, Aug 11 - The Beatles rare picture including John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Pete Best and excluding Ringo Starr is up for sale that could fetch around 1,000 pounds.
The picture, taken at Liverpool's Cavern Club 1961 was clicked a year before Pete Best was replaced by Ringo Starr, the Mirror reported.
Washington, June 26 : Paul McCartney posted a short YouTube video recently stating that he has redeemed his health and is ready to tour.
According to Fox News, the former Beatle band member thanked his fans for their concern and announced that his U. S. tour 'Out There' is set for July 2014.
The 72-year-old singer was hospitalized in Tokyo due to a virus in May which had lead to cancellation of his shows in Japan and South Korea. (ANI)
London: Former Beatles star Paul McCartney has released a video message to assure fans that he feels "great".
A recent viral infection left the 72-year-old singer hospitalised last month and caused him to postpone a number of dates on his `Out There` tour, reported Digital Spy.
The singer insisted that he is now "feeling great, rocking and rolling" in the video.
London, May 27 - Sir Paul McCartney has been finally been discharged from St Luke's International Hospital in Tokyo following treatment for a serious viral infection, it has been revealed.
A friend of Brit musician said that McCartney had been really through the mill and he was desperately sad that he had to cancel those shows, and that he was on the mend which was great news, the Mirror reported.
Tokyo, May 25 - Musician Paul McCartney's wife Nancy Shevell never left the singer's side during his recent stay in a hospital.
The musician was hit by a mystery virus Tuesday and he was admitted to St Luke's International Hospital here.
"Nancy has been brilliant and has never left his (Paul) side. Paul is getting better and better by the day," contactmusic. com quoted a source as saying.
London, May 23 : Sir Paul Cartney, who is being treated for a viral infection in a Japanese hospital, is expected to make a full recovery and is scheduled to resume his ongoing world tour in three weeks' time.
London, May 15 : Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell have been officially named UK and Ireland's richest musical power couple, with a worth of 710million pounds.
The latest Sunday Times Rich List revealed that the 71-year-old musician added 30 million pounds to the wealth he shared with his wife Nancy, 53, in the past year, Daily Express reported.
London, April 19 - Beyonce and Sir Paul McCartney have been working out together at the Four Seasons Hotel where they both are staying for the Coachella Festival.
According to the Sun, the music legends have been going through their paces at an LA gym where they both did some Pilates before heading off for a run after their workout.
Los Angeles, Jan 27 - "Cut me some slack", written and sung by Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Kris Novoselic and Pat Smear, won the best rock song trophy at the 56TH Annual Grammy Awards.
The ceremony was held Sunday at the Los Angeles Staples Center.
The other songs nominated in the category were "God is dead?" By Black Sabbath and "Panic station" by Matthew Bellamy from the British band Muse. (IANS)
, December 31 : Sir Paul Mccartney is reportedly in talks to perform the final show at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.
The Beatles had performed their final Stateside concert at the park in 1966, which is going to be demolished soon, and the venue bosses are hoping that the 71-year-old English musician will return for one final, historic show, Contactmusic reported.
The 53-year-old park will be demolished in early 2015. (ANI)
London, December 27 - Paul McCartney has said that he is still hungry for success even after 50 years of being at the top of music industry.
The former Beatles star told US Radio that it seems to him that no matter how famous, accomplished or how many awards one gets, stars are always thinking about somebody who might be better than them, the Mirror reported.
London, Dec 5 : Singer Paul McCartney recently organised a band to perform at a surprise 54th birthday party for wife Nancy Shevell in Tokyo.
He later joined the band onstage. McCartney was in Japan on his Out There world tour to promote his album "New".
The Parrots, Japan’s copycat act, helped McCartney to relive his former band’s happy days. The 71-year-old also joined them for the Beatles’ 1964 hit “I saw her standing there”.
Los Angeles, Oct 25 - Musician Paul McCartney says that he is resisting writing new songs as he already has plenty of them now.
The 71-year-old recently released his latest album "New".
"I'm resisting writing any more songs as I've got so many. I got everything off my chest with 'New', and next I need to go through my pile of demo ideas," dailystar. co. uk quoted McCartney as saying.
London, Oct 11 - Paul McCartney has confessed his secret of keeping the romance alive with his wife Nancy, who is living thousands of miles away in New York.
Los Angeles, Oct 4 : Former Beatles singer Paul McCartney says if he decides to go on tour, he would not like it to be old fashioned at all.
"If I'm gonna do a tour, I like to go and see what other people are doing. I don't wanna bring my tour out and be amazingly old fashioned," NME magazine quoted McCartney as saying.
The 71-year-old wants to outdo the current lot of performers, reports contactmusic. com.
London, June 28 : Late singer-songwriter John Lennon was reportedly obsessed with composing a song better than his former bandmate Paul McCartney's "Yesterday". He hoped his song "Imagine" would turn out to be as good as the latter's 1965 hit number.
Lennon wished to pen a better song than "Yesterday" as many fans mistakenly thought it was composed by him along with McCartney, reports dailystar. co. uk.
New York, Dec 12 : Singer Paul McCartney will take the place of late singer Kurt Cobain as the lead vocalist for Nirvana band for a concert.
Nirvana, which consisted of Cobain, singer Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic initially, will perform together after 20 years, but with McCartney leading the band this time.
McCartney, 70, has been secretly working with Grohl and Novoselic to perform at concert for a charity event here.
London, November 23 : Paul McCartney has revealed how a rainy day inspired him to composed a song about wife Nancy Shevell in an upcoming television documentary.
The pair tied the knot in a lavish ceremony in October last year.
In the documentary, titled `Live Kisses', the 70-year-old musician is seen singing the track, called My Valentine, recorded for his album `Kisses On The Bottom'.
London, November 23 : The Beatles' audition tape that was infamously rejected by a record company boss - because he thought guitar groups were `on the way out'
- is set to go under the hammer after 50 years.
The group - once known as The Silver Beatles - were also told `they had no future in showbusiness' following the 1962 audition, during which they recorded a ten-track demo tape.
New York, Nov 16 : Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen will be joining a horde of other stars to perform at next month's Sandy benefit concert, at New York's Madison Square Garden.
London, October 29 : Beatles legend Paul McCartney has said that bandmate John Lennon''s wife Yoko Ono did not break up the band.
He has tried to quell decades of anger directed at John Lennon’s Japanese widow, 79, by telling fans to “let it be”.
"She certainly didn''t break the group up," the 70-year-old told Sir David Frost in an interview.
London, Oct 8 : Sir Paul McCartney is planning to return to the studio with producer Jeff Lynne and complete work on another John Lennon tune, which he and his Beatles bandmates gave up on while recording ‘Free As A Bird’ for the group’s Anthology project.
Washington, September 14 : Sir Paul Mccartney has beaten Bono to be named the world’s richest lead singer with an estimated personal fortune of 795.2 million dollars.
The 70-year-old ‘Beatles’ legend landed first place in the CelebrityNetWorth. com poll, with ‘U2’ frontman Bono trailing at number two with 595.2 million dollars.
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