McCartney posted an open letter to his website today (Nov. 14) assuring Putin that the 28 activists from Greenpeace that were placed in jail last month after they staged a protest at a Russian oil-drilling platform in the Arctic Ocean are neither anti-Russia nor working on behalf of the western governments.
The Beatles made “Sgt. Pepper’s” partially as inspiration from the Beach Boys’ “Pet Sounds”. But in a little-known detail before now, they included a sound that only dogs can hear on one of the songs.
Hear My Train A Comin’ is the brand new Jimi Henrix documentary released by PBS as part of the American Masters series in honor Hendrix’s 70th birthday! This documentary includes interviews with friends, family and other musicians as well as rare footage of Hendrix in his youth taken by drummer, Mitch Mitchell.
The new doc isn’t so insider-y that it would alienate people who haven’t studied Hendrix’s life and music. As Smeaton says, “It gives a good overview, it touches on each of the albums. If this makes kids who have a Jimi t-shirt go out and get the records, then we’ve done our job.”
“I thought, ‘If John loved her, there’s got to be something,” he said of Ono, whom he also called a “badass.” “He’s not stupid. It’s like, what are you going to do? Are you going to hold a grudge you never really had?”
The clip for “Queenie Eye” was filmed at Abbey Road Studios earlier this month and sees him recording the track in what he thinks is an empty studio (Studio 2). As the video progresses, hijinks ensue in the form of surprising celebrity cameos including Jude Law, Meryl Streep, Tracy Ullman, Jeremy Irons, Tom Ford, Chris Pine, Alice Eve and–much to the delight of the paparazzi–former paramours Johnny Depp and Kate Moss.
Paul McCartney is getting fans in the spirit with a new rendition of his original holiday song, “Wonderful Christmas Time.”
While pundits and artists alike have lined up to take pot shots at the young pop heroine, none less than the biggest rock star in the world has stood up and defended Cyrus’ right to twerk to her heart’s desire.
The Beatles’ final recording work for “The White Album” took place on this day 45 years ago. Here’s a list of three things to know about the marathon sessions.
Times Square is a place New Yorkers tend to avoid, but Sir Paul McCartney made the tourist spot a must-see for even the most jaded natives this afternoon (October 10). Five days ahead of the release of […]