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  • Ringo Starr Recruits Paul McCartney and All-Star Bassists For “Give More Love”

    Ringo Starr Recruits Paul McCartney and All-Star Bassists For “Give More Love”

    It’s safe to say that in the 60 years he’s been playing drums, Ringo Starr has made a few friends. So for his new release, Give More Love, he’s getting by with a little help from them – including a few of the top bass players in the world. The former Beatle’s 19th solo album... »

  • Paul McCartney Announces New U.S. “One on One” Tour Dates

    Paul McCartney Announces New U.S. “One on One” Tour Dates

    Paul McCartney fans rejoice: the former Beatle has announced a new 14-show leg of his “One on One” tour. The trek will kick off with a string of dates in July forcusing on the South and Midwest before covering New Jersey, New York, and Michigan in September and October. It will include McCartney’s first visit... »

  • Remastered Beatles “Live at The Hollywood Bowl” Released

    Remastered Beatles “Live at The Hollywood Bowl” Released

    A taste of Beatlemania has arrived in a familiar, remastered form. The 1977 album, The Beatles: Live at The Hollywood Bowl, has been spruced up by the Giles Martin, the son of the band’s late, legendary producer, Sir George Martin. The album features performances from three sold-out Hollywood Bowl concerts in 1964 and 1965, when... »

  • “The Bass Book” Published in Revised Third Edition

    “The Bass Book” Published in Revised Third Edition

    A classic bass book is back in a revised edition. The Bass Book: A Complete Illustrated History of Bass Guitars, covers everything from the introduction of the electric bass guitar in the early 1950s up through today. Written by by music journalist Tony Bacon and UK bass retailer and distributor Barry Moorhouse, the book includes... »

  • Paul McCartney Releases 67-Song Set

    Paul McCartney Releases 67-Song Set

    Just a little before his 74th birthday, rock/pop icon Paul McCartney has released a retrospective set called simply, Pure McCartney. The set, in its deluxe form, includes 67 songs from all eras of the post-Beatles career of the bassist, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and singer, featuring his work as a solo artist, member of Wings, and... »

  • Beatles Bass Transcriptions Series Available

    Beatles Bass Transcriptions Series Available

    Longtime bass transcriptionist Peter Croppier has created the mother lode of bass transcriptions for The Beatles, in his “The Beatles — The Definitive Bass Collection” series. The series covers all Paul McCartney’s famed bass lines with the band, as found on both studio and compilation albums, with a book available for each record through Guitar... »

  • 2015 Reader Favorites – #2: Paul McCartney

    2015 Reader Favorites – #2: Paul McCartney

    Paul McCartney is still going strong, with a tour this year and some album reissues from The Beatles and his solo efforts. But it was largely the popularity of one of his isolated bass tracks that really got readers’ attention – to the tune of about 60,000 listens – propelling him to the #2 slot... »

  • Beatles Hits Compilation Remastered & Restored

    Beatles Hits Compilation Remastered & Restored

    Some of The Beatles’ most significant number one hits both sound and look better than ever in a remastered edition of the 1 collection on one CD and two DVD/Blu-Ray discs. The limited edition set, called 1+, not only features remastered music, but also painstakingly restored videos for each of the album’s 27 songs, as... »

  • Paul McCartney Remixes, Remasters, Rarities Appear in “Tug of War” and “Pipes of Peace” Reissues

    Paul McCartney Remixes, Remasters, Rarities Appear in “Tug of War” and “Pipes of Peace” Reissues

    The Paul McCartney Archive Collection album series is going strong, with the dual release of deluxe editions of the famed bassist/multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter’s 1982 Tug of War and 1983 Pipes of Peace. Tug of War, which featured the hits “Take It Away” and “Ebony and Ivory” as well as “Here Today” – McCartney’s song... »

  • Paul McCartney Offers Free Music Download

    Paul McCartney Offers Free Music Download

    Want some free music? Paul McCartney is getting ready to continue reissuing his solo catalog with remastered versions of Tug of War and Pipes of Peace on October 2nd. To celebrate, the legendary bassist is giving away a free download of the 1982 single “Take It Away.” Though “Take It Away” appears on Tug of... »