Sir Paul McCartney

McCartney tempted to collaborate with rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West

McCartney tempted to collaborate with rappers Jay-Z and Kanye WestLondon, October 18 : Sir Paul McCartney has revealed that if a collaboration had taken place for his album 'New', it would have been with rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West.

During the 71-year-old Beatles legend said that he was tempted to make a rap collaboration for his track ' Appreciate' and added that he would have liked to team up with the rap royalties, the Mirror reported.


Paul McCartney to appear in final Dandy comic

Paul McCartney to appear in final Dandy comic	London, December 3 : Beatles legend Paul McCartney has finally achieved his dream of appearing in his favourite comic book nearly 50 years after he had declared it as his "personal ambition"

The former Beatle will appear alongside his favorite character Desperate Dan in the last-ever print edition of The Dandy.

According to publishers DC Thomson, Sir Paul got in touch after they announced the end of the comic in August.


Sir Paul McCartney’s Aston Martin sold for less than asking price

Sir Paul McCartney’s Aston Martin sold for less than asking priceWellington, Nov 1 : An Aston Martin once owned by Sir Paul McCartney has failed to meet estimates at an auction in England.

The Aston Martin DB5 coupe, custom-made for the former Beatle, has sold for 307,500 pounds in London, Stuff. co. nz reported.

The Sierra Blue 1964 DB5 coupe was specially modified for McCartney and is fitted with a Philips Auto-Mignon record player.


Paul McCartney’s ‘Live and Let Die’ tops Bond theme song poll

 Paul McCartney’s ‘Live and Let Die’ tops Bond theme song poll	London, September 15 : Sir Paul McCartney's `Live and Let Die' has been named as the greatest `James Bond' theme in a poll.

The track, recorded by the former `Beatles' member and his band `Wings', received more than a quarter of all the votes.

The 1973 film starred Sir Roger Moore opposite Bond girl Jane Seymour, the BBC reported.


Paul McCartney and Pamela Anderson win battle to free elephant in India

Paul McCartney and Pamela Anderson win battle to free elephant in IndiaLondon, Aug 24 : Sir Paul McCartney and Pamela Anderson are celebrating after their campaign to save an Indian elephant from a life of misery ended in triumph.


McCartney calls on Indian Government to free ‘distressed’ baby elephant held in Kerela

McCartney calls on Indian Government to free ‘distressed’ baby elephant held in Kerela London, July 31 : Sir Paul McCartney has joined an international battle to free a baby elephant that has been confined to a temple in Kerala, India, after being captured from a forest in the south-west part of the country.

The former Beatle reportedly wants the Indian Government to intervene, asking officials to step in and save the elephant after seeing few distressing images of his many injuries.


Paul McCartney performs at Olympic opening ceremony for £1

  Paul McCartney performs at Olympic opening ceremony for £1 London, July 31 : Sir Paul McCartney was paid just 1 pound to perform at the London 2012 opening ceremony, it has been revealed.

All "top talent" at Friday night's show received the nominal fee, including Dizzee Rascal, Arctic Monkeys, Emeli Sande and Mike Oldfield.

They had agreed to play for free but had to be charged a token amount in order to create a contract with London 2012 organisers, the Telegraph reported.


Ex-Beatle McCartney slams Team GB ‘idiots’ for not picking ‘Brit hero’ Beckham

Ex-Beatle McCartney slams Team GB ‘idiots’ for not picking ‘Brit hero’ Beckham London, July 25 : Former Beatle singer Sir Paul McCartney has expressed exasperation over football star David Beckham's non-inclusion in the Team GB football squad for the London Olympics, branding Team GB officials `idiots'.

McCartney, who will sing at the opening ceremony of the London Games, spoke out amid last gasp calls for Beckham's inclusion in the team.


Paul McCartney supports campaign to save Arctic region

Paul McCartney supports campaign to save Arctic regionLondon, June 23 : Sir Paul McCartney, actor Robert Redford and boy band One Direction are among celebrities who are backing the Greenpeace campaign which plans to have the Arctic region declared a sanctuary by the United Nations.

The group aims for a million signatures on a petition calling for an end to oil exploration and unsustainable fishing, which will be planted on the sea bed, the BBC reported.


Masseur to celebs cleared of sexually assaulting 18 women

Masseur to celebs cleared of sexually assaulting 18 women London, June 15: A masseur to the stars has said that he was relieved after he was dramatically cleared of sexually assaulting 18 women including a former employee of Sir Paul McCartney.


Paul McCartney quits drugs for daughter

Paul McCartney quits drugs for daughterLondon, Feb 16 : At 69, veteran singer Sir Paul McCartney has given up smoking cannabis for the sake of his eight-year-old daughter Beatrice.

"I did a lot, and it was enough. I smoked my share. When you're bringing up a youngster, your sense of responsibility does kick in. Enough's enough," McCartney told Rolling Stone magazine.

The singer, who wed heiress Nancy Shevell last year, has confessed to using drugs throughout his career.


Sir Paul Mccartney gets star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Sir Paul Mccartney gets star on Hollywood Walk Of FameWashington, Feb 10 : Sir Paul Mccartney has unveiled a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, almost 20 years after he was first nominated for in the honour.

He is the last solo Beatle to receive the honour, Contactmusic reported.

Mccartney was first selected for the honour in 1993 but never found the time to set a date for the unveiling, until now.


Now, Sir Paul McCartney joins artists abandoning streaming

 Now, Sir Paul McCartney joins artists abandoning streaming London, Feb 9 : Former Beatles legend sir Paul McCartney has become the latest artist to resist making full albums available via streaming services.

Sir Paul has pulled a number of his solo albums off all streaming services ahead of a performance of his latest album in Hollywood, which will be live-streamed for free via Apple iTunes.


Sir Paul Mccartney to receive Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Sir Paul Mccartney to receive Hollywood Walk of Fame starWashington, Feb 2 : Sir Paul Mccartney is to be honoured with the 2,460th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The former Beatle will unveil his latest accolade on 9 February (12) on Vine Street, outside the Capitol Records Building and alongside the stars of his former bandmates Ringo Starr, John Lennon and George Harrison, reported Contactmusic.


Sir Paul McCartney lashes out at pop stars lip-synching at live gigs

Sir Paul McCartney lashes out at pop stars lip-synching at live gigsLondon, Jan 1 : Sir Paul McCartney has hit out at some pop stars who don’t play live at their gigs.

The 69-year-old former The Beatles member accused some contemporaries of using tapes rather than their instruments on stage at concerts.

The musician stopped short of naming the fakers, however.

According to McCartney, his long-time friend and engineer Paul Pablo Boothroyd revealed that some artists rely on tapes for the majority of their shows.


Sir Paul Mccartney’s new album to include love song for Nancy Shevell

Sir Paul Mccartney’s new album to include love song for Nancy ShevellWashington, Dec 21 : Sir Paul Mccartney is all set to share the song he wrote for his new wife Nancy Shevell with fans by including the tune in his upcoming album.

The Beatles legend married the American heiress in London in October this year and serenaded his bride at the reception with a track written in her honour.


Paul McCartney announces first album in 5 years

 Paul McCartney announces first album in 5 years London, Dec 20 : Sir Paul McCartney will be releasing his first studio album in nearly five years which will include his favourite classic American songs.

The 69-year-old rocker sings duets with fellow legends Eric Clapton and Stevie Wonder on the as-yet untitled record.

Jazz star Diana Krall and her band will also be featured in the album.


Beatles invitation letter for drummer audition auctioned for £35k

 Beatles invitation letter for drummer audition auctioned for £35k London, Nov 16 : A letter written by Sir Paul McCartney asking an unknown drummer to audition for The Beatles was sold for 35,000 pounds at an auction held at Christie’s.

Dated 12 August 1960, the letter was discovered inside a book bought at a car boot sale in Liverpool by a coin collector.

Nothing is known about the identity of the person the letter was addressed to or if the person actually auditioned.


Sir Paul McCartney says he can’t read or write music!

Sir Paul McCartney says he can’t read or write music!Dubai, Nov 9 : Sir Paul McCartney, who is one of the greatest musicians of all time, has revealed that he cannot read or write music,


Sir Paul Mccartney launches first vegetarian cook book

Sir Paul Mccartney launches first vegetarian cook bookWashington, Oct 25 : Sir Paul Mccartney has asked his celebrity friends including Gwyneth Paltrow and Kevin Spacey to share their favourite vegetarian recipes for a new cook book.

The Beatles star, has co-written the Meat Free Monday Cookbook as part of his ongoing campaign urging fans to eat less meat.


McCartney, Shevell off to Caribbean honeymoon

McCartney, Shevell off to Caribbean honeymoonLondon, Oct 17 - Newlywed couple Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell have jetted off to the Caribbean island of Mustique for their honeymoon.

"Sir Paul is a regular visitor to Mustique and has stayed before at the home of Mr. (Mick) Jagger," mirror. co. uk quoted an islander as saying.


Sir Paul Mccartney remembers pal John Lennon at wedding reception

 Sir Paul Mccartney remembers pal John Lennon at wedding reception Washington, Oct 12 : Sir Paul Mccartney raised a toast to his friend and former bandmate John Lennon during his wedding reception and also dedicated a speech to the star.

The singer married American heiress Nancy Shevell on Lennon’s 71st birthday.

Shevell’s cousin, newswoman Barbara Walters, mentioned in her chat show that there was a toast that McCartney made to John.


Sir Paul McCartney’s wedding to Nancy Shevell ‘imminent’, say friends

Sir Paul McCartney’s wedding to Nancy Shevell ‘imminent’, say friendsLondon, Oct 11 : The volume at Sir Paul McCartney's wedding reception party had to be turned down after a complaint from neighbours in north-west London.

The ex-Beatles bassist had to keep it low after neighbours complained to authorities that the music was getting too loud, in the middle of the night.


McCartney to wed again

McCartney to wed againLondon, Oct 9 - Sir Paul McCartney is set to marry fiancee Nancy Shevell Sunday.

The Beatles legend will tie the knot at London's Marylebone register office, the same venue where he married late first wife Linda in 1969, reports femalefirst. co. uk.

Shevell's dress has been personally designed by his designer daughter, Stella, and after marrying, the newlyweds will celebrate with a party at the singer's home in Sussex, South East England, reports femalefirst. co. uk.


Sir Paul McCartney to tie knot for third time

 Sir Paul McCartney to tie knot for third time London, Oct 8 : Former legendary Beatles member Sir Paul McCartney is set to marry for the third time to US heiress Nancy Shevell in London.

The 69-year-old bass guitarist will tie the knot to the 51-year-old US resident after four years of relationship at London’s Marylebone Register Office, the same place where he married his late first wife Linda in 1969.


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