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2013 Reader Favorites: #7: Paul McCartney

Editor’s Note: At the end of each year, we tally up all the article and video views on No Treble to come up with a list of top 10 most popular bassists. This is entirely based on readership, not on opinions, polls or anything else. Just having some fun.

Paul McCartney

There’s no sign of Paul McCartney slowing down.

In 2013, Sir Paul released his new album, New, reissued Wings Over America, sat in with Eric Clapton on Old Sock, and announced the end to his fued with Yoko Ono.

And then there was his isolated bass on the Beatles tune, “Dear Prudence”. Oh yes.

Add it all up, and the bass legend makes it to the top 10 readers favorite list at #7.

The Beatles’ “Dear Prudence”: Paul McCartney’s Isolated Bass

The Beatles’ “Dear Prudence”: Paul McCartney’s Isolated Bass

Today we get a good listen to the bass line on the Beatles’ song, “Dear Prudence” from the 1968 album known as The White Album. Paul McCartney covered a lot more than just the bass on this one, but the bass is what we’re focused on…

Paul McCartney Ends Grudge With Yoko Ono

Paul McCartney Ends Grudge With Yoko Ono

One of rock’s longest standing feuds appears to be over after Paul McCartney told Rolling Stone that he’s over having hard feelings toward John Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono. The two figures, who often fought over songwriting credits, recently made up with Macca even referring to Ono as a “badass”…

Eric Clapton Releases “Old Sock”, Featuring Willie Weeks and Paul McCartney

Eric Clapton Releases “Old Sock”, Featuring Willie Weeks and Paul McCartney

For his 20th studio album – and first in three years – Eric Clapton decided to change things up a bit. The 67 year old guitarist switched labels, choosing his own Bushbranch imprint through the indie SurfDog label, and recorded an album with his longtime collaborators and friends, including Sir Paul…

Paul McCartney Reissues “Wings Over America”

Paul McCartney Reissues “Wings Over America”

While currently on his Out There Tour, Paul McCartney is continuing to reissue his classic material with a new version of Wings Over America. The release is a remastered take of the 1976 triple album that captured the band during their Wings Over America tour of the same year…

Paul McCartney Announces New Album, Releases First Single

Paul McCartney Announces New Album, Releases First Single

Paul McCartney released a teaser to his new album before the October release. New is Macca’s first album of brand new solo material in six years and features 12 songs created with four producers for a varied sound. We shared the first single back in September…

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