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Paul McCartney

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  • SXSW 2014: Musicians to salute new Jimi Hendrix stamp in free concert

    SXSW 2014: Musicians to salute new Jimi Hendrix stamp in free concert
    The man who turned the National Anthem inside out with his performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Woodstock will become the latest musician to be honored by the U.S. Postal Service. A Jimi Hendrix Forever stamp will be introduced March...
  • 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...
  • Beatles' 'Revolver,' 'Abbey Road' live for autism benefit Saturday

    Beatles' 'Revolver,' 'Abbey Road' live for autism benefit Saturday
    The ante is upped measurably for the latest all-star benefit show staged by the Wild Honey Foundation: a varied assemblage of singers and musicians, mostly Los Angeles-based, who will perform two of the Beatles’ most highly regarded albums, “...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • How Beatles manager Brian Epstein made the Rock Hall of Fame

    How Beatles manager Brian Epstein made the Rock Hall of Fame
    The bulk of the attention surrounding this year’s class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame zeroes in on the musicians: KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Hall & Oates and Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band. Plus whatever...
  • Live like a royal foodie

    Live like a royal foodie
    Sink your teeth into a rich chocolate truffle at a tiny shop in Piccadilly and you begin to understand why the royal coat of arms appears on each box. These chocolates are of such high quality that Queen Elizabeth II herself indulges in them, perhaps...
  • A more upscale Coachella still has some fun ragged edges

    A more upscale Coachella still has some fun ragged edges
    INDIO — The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been referred to by some as Bro-chella since at least 2008, when the annual desert gathering featured such dude-friendly headliners as Jack Johnson and Roger Waters. The latest edition,...
  • Concert Review: Webb, McGovern play spirited show

    Concert Review: Webb, McGovern play spirited show
    Last summer in the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Summer at the Center program, which provides musical training for at-risk teenagers, the instructor taught the class a medley of songs with wordless choruses: "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye," "Gettin'...
  • Reader of the Week: Alane Repa

    Reader of the Week: Alane Repa
    Who I am Lakeview resident Alane Repa. One unique thing about me If I am reading a new book that I just purchased, and I want to preserve that book, I can handle the book so carefully that it does not look like it has been read. It still looks...
  • 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...
  • The Beatles' Liverpool

    The Beatles' Liverpool
    It's the same barber shop where John Lennon got haircuts as a kid, the place immortalized in the Beatles song "Penny Lane." But instead of "a barber showing photographs" and "a banker sitting waiting for a trim," on this afternoon proprietor Adele Allan...