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Background: Paul McCartney will forever live in the shadow of the Beatles -- every rock band lives in their shadow -- but he has still managed to amass a solid body of work over the years.
McCartney's solo work displays strong melodies and craftsmanship, but most of his lyrics can't match the sharp point of view he had on "Eleanor Rigby" or "Lady Madonna." During the '80s, his music started to sound too saccharine and bloated.
Released in 2001, Driving Rain was McCartney's first proper album of new songs since the death of Linda.
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  Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney was the first of the Beatles to work on an extracurricular recording project (the soundtrack to the 1966 film The Family Way) and also the first to release a bonafide solo album of songs (McCartney, which appeared as the Beatles were dissolving in 1970).
McCartney’s low-key solo debut belied the turmoil that attended the simultaneous breakup of the Beatles.
McCartney claimed to have been inspired by his involvement in the Beatles’; Anthology, the 1995 TV miniseries and three-volume retrospective of the Fab Four’s recorded work: “The Anthology was very good for me because it reminded me of the Beatles’; standards and the standards that we reached with the songs,” he said.
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Within a year after the Beatles' breakup, McCartney had formed Wings with his wife Linda, and the group remained active for the next ten years, racking up a string of hit albums, singles, and tours in the meantime.
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Paul McCartney will be performing classic Beatles, Wings, and solo songs in support of his newest album to be released later this year.
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Paul Mccartney tickets are available to catch the classic crooner perform classic songs, as well as, songs that haven’t been performed on U.S. soil in over 15 years will be played.
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  Paul McCartney Biography
Paul talks about the boy's Hamburg days and how some of the stories were blown out of proportion.
Paul and his wife became outspoken vegetarians and animal-rights activists after owning cattle and watching them outside the window as they cooked and ate meat; in 1991, Linda introduced her own line of vegetarian meals to the general market.
On March 11, 1997, Paul, suddenly Sir Paul McCartney, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and in 1999 was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist (he was inducted with the rest of the Beatles in 1988).
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  Paul McCartney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paul McCartney first met John Lennon at a church fête on July 6, 1957, and was invited to join Lennon's band The Quarrymen as a guitarist.
McCartney says their vegetarian instincts were realised when they happened to see lambs frolicking in a field as they ate a meal of lamb.
McCartney later noted that it was the first time he had performed at the Grammys and that 'I finally passed the audition', a clear reference to a statement made by John Lennon at the end of The Beatles' famous rooftop concert.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Paul McCartney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
McCartney on the cover of her 1998 album, Wide Prairie Linda, Lady McCartney (September 24, 1941 – April 17, 1998), born Linda Louise Eastman in New York, New York, to a Jewish family, was an American photographer, best known for her marriage to Sir Paul McCartney, of The Beatles.
The Paul Is Dead phenomenon began with a series of rumours in the 1960s that led some fans of the popular pop/rock group The Beatles to believe that bassist and singer Paul McCartney had died and been replaced by a look-alike in 1966.
Paul was also involved in a moped crash on December 26, 1965 which resulted in the scar on his lip that believers tend to attribute to plastic surgery "William Campbell" underwent to look like Paul.
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 Paul McCartney, 1967-1980
Paul had chosen not to issue any singles from his first LP, and this single--coming a good ten months later--would not be found on his second.
Paul had been tapped for a prestigious honor: writing and performing a theme song to one of the James Bond films--this one being "Live and Let Die." Paul proved that his style of writing could fit right in with Agent 007--the single was a smash.
Paul directly attacked their criticism that he wrote a bunch of "silly love songs." The song was so commercial that it hit #1 during the Wings tour, meaning that it was being played everywhere, a slap in the face to Paul's detractors.
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 AskMen.com - Paul McCartney
We assume everyone knows who and what Paul McCartney has done (and please, for our own carnal pleasure, please email us at idontknowhim@askmen.com if you don't know who he is so we can send in the proper authorities to rescue you from your bomb shelter).
Paul McCartney and John Lennon merged to become the most prolific songwriting duo of their time, and the Beatles, with no one even close, are the biggest musical band this planet has ever seen.
Paul McCartney was born June 18th, 1942, in Liverpool, England, to working-class parents Jim and Mary McCartney.
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 Top 20 Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Paul McCartney, as photographed by John Kelley for the 1968 LP The Beatles (aka 'The White Album').
McCartney and John Lennon were the main songwriters in The Beatles, and many of McCartney’s compositions of this period, including "Hey Jude", "Eleanor Rigby," "Yesterday" and "Let It Be", are frequently ranked among the best songs in popular music history.
James Paul McCartney was born at Walton Hospital, located in northern Liverpool, where his mother had worked as a nurse, and where his brother, Michael McCartney (also a musician, Michael's stage name is Mike McGear), was born a year later.
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 Great Performances . Paul McCartney: Chaos and Creation at Abbey Road | PBS
In this unique concert, the legendary Paul McCartney returns to Studio 2 at London's Abbey Road Studios (where most of the Beatles' recordings were made) for a fascinating journey through his songwriting career, from his very first Beatles song to the work for his new album, CHAOS AND CREATION IN THE BACKYARD.
McCartney reinterprets old songs and new songs, performs some terrific cover versions, and enlists the audience's help in a demonstration of "in the moment" songwriting and arranging.
McCartney was knighted by the Queen of England in 1997.
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 peta2 // Out There // Sir Paul McCartney's Adventures With PETA
Sir Paul McCartney is an undeniable legend—and we're not even referring to that whole Beatles thing.
Paul recently sat down with longtime friend and PETA Vice President Dan Mathews to reflect on their two decades of work in behalf of animals.
When Paul's wife, Heather Mills, who is also an animal rights advocate, watched the footage, she was equally horrified and issued a consumer alert about several top fashion retailers whose fur garments may be made of dog and cat fur.
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Paul's father James McCartney was a Protestant cotton salesman for A. Hannay Co., and led Jim Mac's Jazz Band at night.
In 1994, Paul, George, and Ringo reunited to release the first of the Beatles' Anthology albums, consisting of alternate takes and live recordings of Beatles songs; volumes two and three were released the next year.
By the year 1998 Paul was be honored with prestigious awards for his body of work with awards and tragedy struck yet again for the second time in his life.
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 Rock On The Net: Paul McCartney
Reports originally stated that Linda McCartney had passed away while on vacation with her family in Santa Barbara, California - later reports confirmed she had died in Arizona and was cremated with a private ceremony.
Paul and Linda had been married since 1969 and have 3 children together (and one additional child from Linda's previous marriage).
McCartney talked with CNN about his wife's death, and knowing that she didn't have long to live, but not wanting to tell her: "I knew a week or so before she died...
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 Paul McCartney Biography - Beatles Story - Beatles Story
April 9, 1970: Paul McCartney announces his "break with the Beatles" in a typed statement enclosed in copies of the solo album McCartney sent to the British press.
December 3, 1977: In the thick of the punk-rock blitzkrieg, Paul McCartney tops the U.K. charts for nine weeks with the pastoral waltz "Mull of Kintyre." It surpasses the Beatles' "She Loves You" as the best-selling U.K. single of all time; curiously, it is only a B-side (of the "Girls School" single) in America.
June 27, 1991: Paul McCartney's 'Liverpool Oratorio' is performed at the Liverpool Cathedral by the Liverpool Orchestra.
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 NPR : Paul McCartney Gets Back to the Beatles
Morning Edition, November 26, 2002 ·; After three decades of performing his post-Beatles pop, Paul McCartney today releases a new live recording filled with Beatles tunes.
Among the most poignant moments in the tour occured when McCartney stepped onstage strumming a ukulele and singing "Something," in honor of Harrison, who penned the tune.
In another tribute, McCartney performs "Here Today," a song he wrote for John Lennon after his murder in 1980.
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 Internet Beatles Album - Paul McCartney Portfolio
On June 18, 1942, James Paul McCartney was born at Walton General Hospital in, where his mother had previosly worked as a midwife.
Paul's friend Ivan Vaughan invited Paul to Woolton to see the Quarrymen play in Woolton on July 6, 1957, but not really to hear the Quarrymen, it was because Vaughan had promised Paul it would be a great place to pick up girls, which Paul was already very interested in at the age of 14.
Paul's first impression of John was that he was drunk.
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 SPACE.com -- ISS Astronauts Awake to Paul McCartney Soundtrack
Sir Paul McCartney roused ISS Expedition 12 commander Bill McArthur and flight engineer Valery Tokarev early Nov. 13, 2005 EST during live concert broadcast to the International Space Station.
The sounds of cheering crowds and former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney greeted the two astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) early Sunday morning during a live concert broadcast to the orbital laboratory.
McCartney also performed "Good Day Sunshine" for the ISS crew, a song that NASA used to rouse the seven astronauts aboard the space shuttle Discovery during the final day of their STS-114 return to flight mission.
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 Meet Paul McCartney!
Paul arrived solo, in time for the second half of the performance which was the "Garland." He sat behind Paul Simon and his wife, Edie Brickell and nursed a nagging cough.
Paul signed autographs and personally talked to the 100 lucky fans who lined up days before to meet their idol.
Paul obliged and was quickly ushered into the press conference by an entourage of security and publicists.
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 Paul McCartney Discography
However, that band's mantle proved too heavy for Paul, who favored light compositions that brought his facility with melody to focus on matters of the heart mostly.
By 1980, Paul McCartney was back to being a solo artist, reuniting with former Beatles producer George Martin for the critically acclaimed Tug of War.
While I'd admit that Paul McCartney's solo output is no closer to the original magic than his bandmates', I'd hate to think of a world without songs like "Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey," "Band on the Run," "Coming Up," "Silly Love Songs" -- well, you get the point.
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