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2015 Reader Favorites – #2: Paul McCartney
2015 Reader Favorites

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 in the top 10 reader...

Beatles Hits Compilation Remastered & Restored
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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 well as for 23 other...

Paul McCartney Remixes, Remasters, Rarities Appear in “Tug of War” and “Pipes of Peace” Reissues
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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 for his former bandmate in...

Paul McCartney Offers Free Music Download
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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 War, the remastered single edit...

Paul McCartney Adds “Out There” 2015 U.S. Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Paul McCartney Adds “Out There” 2015 U.S. Tour Dates

Paul McCartney has plotted more U.S. Tour Dates as part of his continuing “Out There” trek, including two festival appearances. The former Beatles bassist, who is currently making his way through Japan and South Korea, will be heading back to the States starting June 19th at the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware. He then heads to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania before...

Superstar-Packed Charity Tribute to Paul McCartney Released on Video
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Superstar-Packed Charity Tribute to Paul McCartney Released on Video

The MusiCares Tribute to Paul McCartney occurred back in February 2012, but now many of the performances from the concert are available on DVD and Blu-ray. The tribute concert film not only features artists like Alicia Keys, Duane Eddy, Coldplay and James Taylor covering legendary singer/songwriter/bassist/multi-instrumentalist’s work from his tenures in The Beatles and Wings, as well as from his...

The Beatles: Something (Paul McCartney’s Isolated Bass)
Bass Videos

The Beatles: Something (Paul McCartney’s Isolated Bass)

For today’s isolated bass track, we’re treated to some great bass by Paul McCartney on the George Harrison tune, “Something”. The tune appeared on the Beatles’ “Abbey Road,” and was “the only song written by him to top the US charts while he was in the band.”

2014 Reader Favorites – #10: Paul McCartney
2014 Reader Favorites

2014 Reader Favorites – #10: Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney kicks off our top 10 reader favorite countdown this year, thanks in large part to the isolated bass videos we’ve shared over the course of 2014. There was also a health scare for Sir Paul last year, which thankfully turned out to be just a temporary set back. Here are some of the most watched videos and most...

“The Art of McCartney” Tribute Album Draws a Star-Studded Lineup
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“The Art of McCartney” Tribute Album Draws a Star-Studded Lineup

The Art of McCartney may be the most spectacular tribute album ever assembled for a bassist. McCartney, a legendary singer/songwriter/bassist (The Beatles, Wings and solo), has one of the most enviable catalogs of songs in popular music and a host of his musical contemporaries and descendants signed to sing on the collection of his work. Compiled over more than a...

Wings’ “Venus and Mars” and “At the Speed of Sound” Reissued in McCartney Archive Collection Editions
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Wings’ “Venus and Mars” and “At the Speed of Sound” Reissued in McCartney Archive Collection Editions

As part of the Paul McCartney Archive Collection, two more Wings albums are getting the deluxe box set treatment, with reissues featuring bonus audio and video and booklets with previously unreleased photos and new interviews with Paul McCartney. Wings was legendary singer/songwriter/bassist Paul McCartney’s band throughout the 1970s. The band racked up hits throughout the decade, and these mid-1970s albums,...

Paul McCartney’s “New” Gets a New Collector’s Edition
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Paul McCartney’s “New” Gets a New Collector’s Edition

If you enjoyed Paul McCartney’s album, New last year, then you may be up for the collector’s edition of the record from the legendary singer/ songwriter/ bassist. The includes not only the original album, but also a disc featuring unreleased tracks as well as live versions of several songs, including “Queenie Eye” and “Save Us.” Don Letts’ documentary about the...

The Beatles Reissue Vinyl Albums in Painstakingly Created Mono Set
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The Beatles Reissue Vinyl Albums in Painstakingly Created Mono Set

Finding Beatles albums in mono on vinyl is kind of like getting a copy of the original version of Star Wars on VHS — it’s something that allows you to relive a great experience, just the way you remember it. But, finding both has been extremely difficult for years. Although a CD set of mono mixes of The Beatles’ albums...