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  Sir Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney was born James Paul McCartney on 18 June 1942 in Allerton, Liverpool.
Paul McCartney was made a freeman of the city of Liverpool in 1984 and was knighted in 1997.
McCartney's album, Chaos and Creation in the Back Yard, released in September 2005 is set to be his twentieth studio album since The Beatles disbanded and was his first since Driving Rain (2001).
www.biogs.com /snippets/mccartney.html   (287 words)

 CNN - Beatle McCartney knighted Sir Paul by queen - Mar. 11, 1997
McCartney described his first visit to the palace, which attracted thousands of Beatles fans, in the typically iconoclastic tones of the 1960s.
Aides say he won't be calling himself "Sir Paul" -- the title conferred when the queen tapped him on each shoulder with a naked sword as he knelt on the investiture stool.
McCartney's knighthood is considered long overdue even by the conservative standards used in Britain, which sees most such honors going to judges, scientists and politicians.
www.cnn.com /SHOWBIZ/9703/11/mccartney   (656 words)

 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.
www.pbs.org /wnet/gperf/shows/mccartney/index.html   (304 words)

 Scotsman.com News - Sir Paul McCartney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
SIR Paul McCartney has insisted that he is optimistic about the future and does not bear grudges...
SIR Paul McCartney was named GQ man of the year last night.
SIR Paul McCartney has been named GQ Man of the Year at a glittering awards ceremony.
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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...
www.rockonthenet.com /artists-m/paulmccartney_main.htm   (604 words)

 You Say It’s My Birthday?
During their 29 years together, the couple rarely spent time apart—to the point that Paul enlisted his wife to play keyboards and sing background in his band Wings, even though she was a photographer by trade, not a musician.
McCartney then went on the sort of complex emotional journey that will be familiar to anyone who has once again sought romance after a beloved husband or wife has died.
McCartney was backed by a small group of mostly younger musicians who played as if they were in sweaty clubs rather than sold-out sports arenas.
www.aarpmagazine.org /entertainment/my_birthday.html   (1771 words)

 BBC - South Yorkshire Music - Interview with Sir Paul McCartney
From the Beatles to the palace, Sir Paul McCartney is one of the few who deserve the title, "Living Legend".
Sir Paul is currently performing on his 'Back in the World' tour.
Paul and Heather are looking forward to their first child together.
www.bbc.co.uk /southyorkshire/music/interviews/mccartney/index.shtml   (957 words)

 Paul McCartney
McCartney was on the phone from the United Center in Chicago Wednesday night, shortly before the second concert of his two-night stand in the Windy City, and a week before his debut appearance on stage in Des Moines — with or without the Beatles.
That McCartney still wields the voice and stamina to carry fans back down his long and winding road without sounding like an over-the-hill nostalgia act is a key to his massive success on tour.
McCartney gets pegged as the purveyor of "Silly Love Songs," but through the years he has simultaneously released more experimental albums under such pseudonyms as the Fireman, "just to get a bit of freedom" and dabble in other genres such as electronica.
www.animalliberationfront.com /Saints/Musicians/PMcCartney.htm   (2080 words)

 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.
www.peta2.com /OUTTHERE/o-paulmccartney.asp   (550 words)

 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.
www.beatlesagain.com /bpaul.html   (505 words)

 GMTV - Sir Paul McCartney's dirty divorc battle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Sir Paul McCartney and estranged wife Heather Mills have raised the stakes in their increasingly acrimonious divorce battle, hiring the same two lawyers who represented Prince Charles and Princess Diana when they split in 1996.
But Mills' spokesman Phil Hall confirmed on Tuesday that McCartney had frozen their joint bank account and sent a "legal letter" to his wife to complain after three bottles of cleaning fluid were taken from his Sussex home to clean Mills' nearby office.
McCartney cited Mills' "unreasonable behaviour" in the divorce papers and Mills responded by vowing to file counter-claims in Britain and the United States.
www.gm.tv /index.cfm?articleid=21981   (522 words)

 Sir Paul McCartney unveils heartfelt painting
Sir Paul McCartney has unveiled a painting dedicated to Heather Mills, who he is marrying this summer.
The painting, which is one of only a few works he has completed since meeting his fiancée, consists of a large red heart-shape containing the etched figure of a female nude.
Sir Paul recently completed a long US tour which saw him drawing on the whole of his prodigious catalogue, from the early Beatles period onwards.
www.pacosvillage.com /articles/archives/June2002/mccartny.htm   (322 words)

 Paul McCartney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
McCartney was awarded an MBE on 16 October 1965 by Queen Elizabeth II, and was knighted on 11 March 1997.
McCartney's father was interested in crosswords, and always invited the two young McCartneys (Paul and Michael) to solve them with him, so as to increase their "word power".
McCartney's attitude about cannabis was made public in the 1960s, when McCartney added his name to an advertisement in The Times, on 24 July 1967, which asked for the legalisation of cannabis, the release of all prisoners imprisoned because of possession, and research into marijuana's medical uses.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paul_McCartney   (7265 words)

 Paul McCartney
The new 13-track album is produced by Nigel Godrich (Radiohead, Travis and Beck) and was recorded in London and Los Angeles over the course of the past two years.
In fact, McCartney is credited with playing the majority of the instruments on the album, which is somewhat reminiscent of McCartney (1970) when he was credited with playing all of the instruments.
The songs are sonically robust, the instrumentation and orchestration first rate and the chemistry between Paul and Nigel apparent.
www.paulmccartney.us   (506 words)

 Sir Paul McCartney
James Paul McCartney was born in Liverpool on June 18, 1942.
Pauls mother, Mary died in 1956 of breast cancer..
Paul met John in 1957 at St. Peters church in Liverpool, where John's band The Quarry Men were performing, And as they say..............
www.angelfire.com /band/beatlecrazy/paul.html   (173 words)

 Welcome to McCartney.com
Paul was also joined later in the hour by Heather Mills to discuss their campaign against land mines.
Paul McCartney's Liverpool Sound Collage, featuring unreleased Beatles material remixed by Welsh pop-rockers Super Furry Animals, will be issued Aug. 21 in the UK, with a U.S. release following shortly after.
Maven and Potter Heather McCartney talks about her passion for Mexico and the Huilchol tribe.
www.mccartney.com /welcome.html   (502 words)

 Sir Paul McCartney wants a dignified divorce
Sir Paul McCartney, 64, was speaking to BBC Radio 4's Today programme at London's Royal Albert Hall, where his classical album Ecce Cor Meum received its world premiere.
The McCartneys had announced their separation in May after four years of marriage, however, much of the couple's divorce has been gossiped about out in the press long before it gets to the courts, and damaging allegations about both Sir Paul and wife Heather have been made.
Sir Paul said he was hopeful that the situation over the divorce would eventually get better and he added that music had helped him to stay optimistic.
www.enjoyfrance.com /content/view/620/31   (164 words)

 Sir James Paul McCartney
This document of evidence, called 60IF (meaning Paul would have been 60 if he were still alive when it was written) was allegedly dictated by George Harrison and recorded in an eastern language, Napalese, to keep it from the scrutiny of the western press until after George had passed on.
I happen to be convinced that Sir James Paul McCartney is quite alive and well, but I will be the first to admit to you all that I am no expert in forensics, nor am I an investigative journalist.
Paul and John still reach the same approximate apex in their bounce, but if you'll watch Paul's feet you will see that he is getting more height then the rest because he is hopping high enough that both of his feet leave the floor.
www.tlcgraphic.com /paul.html   (1536 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Paul McCartney: Standing Stone: Music: Sir Paul McCartney,Lawrence Foster,London Symphony Chorus,London ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Standing Stone is to be commended as a learning exercise for Sir Paul, albeit an indulgent and extravagant one, but as a listening experience, it disappoints.
One can almost see McCartney up to his elbows in adjectives, throwing them into a bubbling pot on the stove with glee in his eye, and serving the resulting dish to his guests with several flourishes.
McCartney has always been naive in the best sense of the word--neither ignorant nor cynical, but open to experience, willing to be affected.
www.amazon.co.uk /Paul-McCartney-Standing-Stone-Sir/dp/B000002RZ7   (905 words)

 Paul McCartney - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
James Paul McCartney is born in Liverpool on June 18th.
Paul meets John Lennon at St. Peter's Church Fete, Woolton, Liverpool.
A daughter, Mary, is born to Paul and Linda.
www.mplcommunications.com /mccartney/paul_biography.htm   (389 words)

 Sir Paul McCartney's first guitar to be auctioned
Sir Paul McCartney's first guitar is going to be offered for sale by auction later this month and the Rex acoustic guitar is expected to fetch more than £100,000.
Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney learned his first chords on the guitar, which was owned by his best school friend in Liverpool, Ian James.
Paul McCartney mentioned Mr James in "The Beatles", a biography by Hunter Davies.
www.enjoyfrance.com /content/view/465/31   (239 words)

 Paul McCartney: Blackbird Singing: Introduction
Paul was interested that I was a published poet and novelist, so I came to know him best.
One of the highlights of my life was performing four of my poems backed by Paul, Linda, and their band on the Southend leg of his world tour in 1991.
Paul is not in the line of academic or modernist poets.
www.wwnorton.com /mccartney/intro.htm   (1638 words)

 Sir Paul McCartney
* Paul McCartney is born in Liverpool on 18 June, 1942.
I say if there was a way to make Sir Paul happier he would tell us.
We tell Paul eveyday that we love him and he makes us very happy just by listening to his music.
www.angelfire.com /planet/ravishakahr2   (682 words)

 EMI Classics | Biographies | SIR PAUL McCARTNEY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Paul McCartney was born in Liverpool on 18th June 1942.
Paul McCartney was commissioned by EMI Records in 1996 to compose a major orchestral work to mark EMI's 100
Paul McCartney's third album on EMI Classics Working Classical was released in October 1999 and features three new short orchestral works, A Leaf, Spiral and Tuesday in addition to string quartet arrangements of songs written for his late wife, Linda.
www.emiclassics.com /artists/biogs/paulmc.html   (566 words)

 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.
www.space.com /missionlaunches/051113_exp12_mccartney.html   (597 words)

 Amazon.com: Paul McCartney: Ecce Cor Meum: Music: Paul McCartney,Gavin Greenaway,David Theodore,Academy of St. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Paul McCartney's new "classical" oratorio is called Ecce Cor Meum, which translates as "Behold My Heart." The idealistic texts, also by McCartney, are meditations on goodness, spirituality, peace, and love, and are well served by the pretty, Romantic melodies; the long choral and orchestral sections flow one into the next.
Without a doubt, Paul is at the top of his game right now, and the man truly is the greatest living composer of music.
McCartney does not and cannot write counterpoint, which is the essence of choral music; instead, Ecce Cor Meum utilizes a sort of a lead singer/backup singers construction, like what you'd expect to find in a pop song.
www.amazon.com /SIR-PAUL-McCARTNEY-Cambridge-Greenaway/dp/B000HC2NL0   (1654 words)

 CD Baby: VARIOUS ARTISTS: Love in Song: An Atlanta Tribute to Sir Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney is one of the most recognized and celebrated musical artists in the world.
The only McCartney tribute I was aware of before this was the one by Studio 99 but here its more a labor of love as 20 Indie bands from Atlanta Georgia do their versions.Most are as he did them there's no reconstructions with altered chords.
Covers of McCartney songs have previously existed on singles by the Drifters,the Faces,Phoebe Snow,Noosha Fox and Toni van Duyne to name but 5 though this collections doesn't go for the obvious but the B sides and album tracks.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/loveinsong   (1279 words)

 Paul McCartney "04 Summer Tour"
Paul's bass appears large on the side screens but now in a horizontal form and the large backdrop splits open and is pulled from each side to reveal Paul and the band.
McCartney demanded that the Rock in Rio organization's logo and logos of festival sponsors be covered during his performance because he only wanted to be associated with the show and not it's advertisers.
Paul took off his jacket before he went to the piano to play "Maybe I'm Amazed." Paul sang his heart out on the song and it was much appreciated by the audience.
homepage.mac.com /paul_mccartney/2004_tour/2004.htm   (6104 words)

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