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Set for a 2019 release, the former Beatle said his book about a magical grandfather is written ‘for grandparents everywhere’. Following in the footsteps of fellow children’s book luminaries Bob Dylan, Keith Richards and Madonna, Paul McCartney is to write his own picture book. Hey Grandude follows an elderly, magical gentleman called Grandude and his adventures with   Read More …

#FreshenUpTour November 30th: Copenhagen, Denmark – Royal Arena  “I first toured in Copenhagen with The Beatles, then later with Wings and then again as a solo artist but my last concert there was unbelievably 15 years ago. We’ve been back to Denmark several times since and we’ve always had such fun experiences. We’ve freshened up   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles

The newest single from the forthcoming record is now available on all digital/streaming platforms. Egypt Station’s estimated time of arrival is September 7, 2018 by way of Capitol Records. Sharing a title with one of Paul’s own paintings, Egypt Station is the first full album of all-new McCartney music since 2013’s international chart-topping NEW. Preceded by two of its   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles

Candy Leonard is a sociologist, Beatles scholar and author of Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World. She has spent years studying the effects of popular culture on human development, gender relations and family life, and is a qualitative research consultant to the healthcare and entertainment industries, with a focus on boomer issues. The   Read More …

Categories: Interviews, The Beatles

THE ‘FRESHEN UP’ TOUR 2018 – AUSTRIA CONCERT  Wednesday 5th December – Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria NEW ALBUM EGYPT STATION OUT SEPTEMBER 7th ON CAPITOL RECORDS “I can’t believe it’s been five years since our last concert in Austria.  We are really excited to be returning for what should be an extra special night.  We’ve got so many great memories of   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles, Then and Now

December 12th: Liverpool, UK – Echo Arena December 14th: Glasgow, UK – SSE Hydro December 16th: London, UK – O2 Arena New album Egypt Station out September 7th on Capitol Records “There’s nothing like performing in front of your home crowd, especially when it’s been a while. I can’t wait to finish the year on such a   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles

Sharing a title with one of Paul’s own paintings, Egypt Station is the first full album of all-new McCartney music since 2013’s international chart-topping NEW. Preceded by two of its tracks just released as double A-sides – plaintive ballad ‘I Don’t Know‘ and raucous stomper ‘Come On To Me‘ – Egypt Station was recorded between Los Angeles, London and Sussex,   Read More …

“Liverpool is the city where the River Mersey meets the Irish Sea. Because it is a seaport and the gateway to the Atlantic Ocean, it was a target and repeatedly pounded with bombs from Nazi war planes during World War II. As a result, more than ten thousand homes were destroyed. It was during an   Read More …

Categories: Reviews, The Beatles

The Beatles arrived in the United States on February 7, 1964, and immediately became a constant, compelling presence in fans’ lives. For the next six years, the band presented a nonstop deluge of sounds, words, images, and ideas, transforming the childhood and adolescence of millions of baby boomers. “Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade   Read More …

Categories: Reviews, The Beatles

Joe Goodden is a second-generation Beatles fan, a journalist, a blogger and paperback writer living in Cardiff, Wales. Formerly a senior online producer at the BBC, he is a music lover and founder of the Beatles Bible website. “Riding So High: The Beatles and Drugs” is Joe Goodden’s first book: “The Beatles’ extraordinary odyssey from teenage   Read More …

Categories: Reviews, The Beatles
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