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Paul McCartney

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  • That time Bruno Mars played in front of 700 people at Bottom Lounge

    That time Bruno Mars played in front of 700 people at Bottom Lounge
    There will likely be over one hundred million viewers watching Sunday when pop star Bruno Mars follows in the footsteps of Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, U2 and Madonna and headlines the Super Bowl halftime show. The Super Bowl is expected to be the...
  • Review: Shrinking Super Bowl entertainment

    Review: Shrinking Super Bowl entertainment
    Call it the incredible shrinking Super Bowl halftime. In recent years, Beyonce, Madonna, Paul McCartney, Prince and Bruce Springsteen headlined the year’s biggest nationally televised mini-concert. But Sunday we got a one-man wedding band. Bruno...
  • Peter Asher: Eyewitness to the Birth of Beatlemania

    Before he embarked on a long career as a top-flight record exec, manager and producer, Peter Asher was in the vanguard of the British Invasion as a member of the vocal duo Peter & Gordon. Paul McCartney wrote four hits for Peter & Gordon, and he also...
  • 'Tonight Show' move evokes sense of loss for Burbank, Leno

    'Tonight Show' move evokes sense of loss for Burbank, Leno
    The sign advertising his show still looms over the NBC parking lot, and for a few more days throngs of fans will crowd the studio gates in Burbank before tapings. But Jay Leno says he's ready to leave — and this time, he says he really means it....
  • TV picks for February 3 to 9: Olympics, 'The Walking Dead'

    TV picks for February 3 to 9: Olympics, 'The Walking Dead'
    The Sochi Winter Olympics kick off Thursday with most of the networks airing repeats to avoid getting clobbered in the ratings. But alternative programming is out there. Here are some TV picks for Feb. 3-9. Monday, Feb. 3 Almost Human 7 p.m., Fox John...
  • Grammy finale offers Nine Inch Nails, Dave Grohl, Lindsey Buckingham

    Grammy finale offers Nine Inch Nails, Dave Grohl, Lindsey Buckingham
    The Grammy telecast will end with a huge rock number featuring Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Dave Grohl and Lindsey Buckingham. How do you like that news? The Grammy telecast begins at 8 p.m. Sunday on CBS and will run till 11:30 p.m....
  • Beatles special comes together with a little help from their friends

    Dave Grohl was on his way to rehearsals for a TV special marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" when the panic set in. "Suddenly it hit me: Maybe I ought to listen to the record again before...
  • The Beatles powered TV, and TV powered the Beatles

    Fifty years ago next Sunday, on Feb. 9, 1964, via "The Ed Sullivan Show," America met the Beatles. It was not the group's first appearance on American television. CBS News had reported, dismissively, on British "Beatlemania," and Jack Paar had aired...
  • Unseen Beatles photos from first U.S. concert on display Feb. 9

    Unseen Beatles photos from first U.S. concert on display Feb. 9
    Beatles fans who want to go the extra mile -- literally -- to mark the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s storming of America can hop on the 101 Freeway on Sunday and head to Camarillo for an exhibition of some rare and in some cases previously...
  • Change across the universe

    It's an odd thing. Sometimes, when I speak before high school or college students, someone in the audience, knowing I began my professional life as a pop music critic, will ask what I think of music today. I always demur that I don't listen to a lot of...
  • Grammys 2014: 'Maleficent,' Julia Roberts offer surprise film moments

    Grammys 2014: 'Maleficent,' Julia Roberts offer surprise film moments
    The Grammy Awards are first and foremost a celebration of pop music, but Sunday night's ceremony also had copious connections to the world of movies. Here's a look at some of the subtle and shameless film hyping, trailer dropping and Oscar campaigning....
  • Jazz picks: Brian Charette, Mark Dresser playing L.A.

    Jazz picks: Brian Charette, Mark Dresser playing L.A.
    A selection of shows coming up this week in and around L.A.: Brian Charette Trio: Maybe it's the burden of the equipment, but Hammond B-3 players can seem in short supply lately. Fortunately there's New York City keyboardist Charette, whose 2013 solo...