Paul McCartney http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26577/all en Paul McCartney re-records song for animated YouTube clip http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/mccartney-re-records-song-animated-youtube-clip Former Beatle Paul McCartney did not say why he re-recorded the song, but people who posted comments on YouTube speculated that the clip and accompanying music would be used for a new advertisement for Linda McCartney's line of vegetarian food products.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/mccartney-re-records-song-animated-youtube-clip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Heart of the Country Knights Bachelor Linda McCartney MusiCares Person of the Year Paul McCartney Paul McCartney Entertainment United Kingdom Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:30:00 +0000 5735811 at http://www.globalpost.com Tony Sheridan, early Beatles supporter, dies aged 72 - media http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/tony-sheridan-early-beatles-supporter-dies-aged-72-media <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BERLIN, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Singer-songwriter Tony Sheridan, an early supporter of the Beatles, has died in Hamburg aged 72 following a long illness, German media reported.</p> <p>Sheridan used the Beatles, then known as the Silver Beatles, as his back-up band when they played in seedy nightclubs in Hamburg's red light district in the 1960s well before numerous No. 1 hits made the British band famous.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/tony-sheridan-early-beatles-supporter-dies-aged-72-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Paul McCartney Technology The Beatles Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:30:30 +0000 5759449 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-Stella McCartney pinstripes dominate Paris runway for winter http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/corrected-stella-mccartney-pinstripes-dominate-paris-runway-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects 4th graf to specify brand partially owned by PPR)</p> <p>* Volume, boxy shapes for Fall/Winter at Paris show</p> <p>* Pinstripes turn up on coats, skirts, pants</p> <p>* Guests include Bono, Jessica Alba, Paul McCartney</p> <p>By Alexandria Sage</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/corrected-stella-mccartney-pinstripes-dominate-paris-runway-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people English people Entertainment Paul McCartney Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Mar 2013 17:03:52 +0000 5772963 at http://www.globalpost.com Paul McCartney's life focus of new comic book http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130305/paul-mccartneys-life-focus-new-comic-book <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, March 5 (Reuters) - Singer Paul McCartney's decision to leave the Beatles and embark on a solo career is the subject of a new comic book that aims to give fans a new perspective on the breakup of the Fab Four, its publisher said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The 24-page "Paul McCartney: Carry that Weight" is the third comic book by U.S. publisher Bluewater Productions about the iconic British band, which spilt-up in 1970.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130305/paul-mccartneys-life-focus-new-comic-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Music Paul McCartney Paul McCartney The Beatles Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Mar 2013 23:46:40 +0000 5774442 at http://www.globalpost.com Paul McCartney to kick off world tour in Poland http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/paul-mccartney-kick-world-tour-poland <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Paul McCartney will kick off a world tour in Warsaw on June 22, four days after he turns 71, the former Beatle's official website annouced Wednesday.</p> <p>McCartney's appearance at the National Stadium will be his first-ever show in Poland, said <a href="http://www.paulmccartney.com" title="www.paulmccartney.com">www.paulmccartney.com</a>, adding that his "Out There!" tour would feature music from his entire career.</p> <p>McCartney will also perform in Vienna on June 27, the website said, with confirmed dates for concerts in other cities to be announced "in the coming weeks."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/paul-mccartney-kick-world-tour-poland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English singers Music Paul McCartney Paul McCartney Technology AFP Wed, 20 Mar 2013 21:45:48 +0000 5789252 at http://www.globalpost.com McCartney tops UK music rich list, Adele richest youngster http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130411/mccartney-tops-uk-music-rich-list-adele-richest-youngster <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - Former Beatle Paul McCartney's 680-million-pound ($1.04 billion) fortune put him at the top of a list ranking the UK and Ireland's richest musicians that also highlighted Adele as the wealthiest young music millionaire.</p> <p>McCartney was followed closely by music and stage impresario Andrew Lloyd-Webber at 620 million pounds, Irish rock band U2 and singer Elton John in the Sunday Times Rich List 2013 to be published on April 21, an emailed statement from the paper said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130411/mccartney-tops-uk-music-rich-list-adele-richest-youngster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people English singers Human Interest Paul McCartney Thomson Reuters Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:18:00 +0000 5811587 at http://www.globalpost.com Paul McCartney remains Britain's wealthiest musician http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130411/paul-mccartney-remains-britains-wealthiest-musician <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>London, Apr 11 (EFE).- Former Beatle Paul McCartney is still Britain's wealthiest musical artist, according to the latest edition of the Sunday Times Rich List.</p> <p>The newspaper estimates that McCartney and his third wife, U.S. trucking industry heiress Nancy Shevell, have a combined fortune of 680 million pounds ($1.05 billion).</p> <p>In second place is composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, with 620 million pounds.</p> <p>McCartney, 71, has headed the musicians portion of the rich list since it was first established in 1989, when his holdings were valued at 80 million pounds.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130411/paul-mccartney-remains-britains-wealthiest-musician" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Music Paul McCartney Agencia EFE Thu, 11 Apr 2013 17:33:05 +0000 5811851 at http://www.globalpost.com McCartney named Britain's richest musician for 25th year http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130412/mccartney-named-britains-richest-musician-25th-year <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former Beatle Paul McCartney has been named Britain's wealthiest musician for a 25th year running in an annual "rich list" compiled by The Sunday Times newspaper.</p> <p>McCartney shares an estimated £680 million ($1.0 billion, 798-million-euro) fortune with his third wife Nancy Shevell, an American heiress who is worth around £150 million alone, according to the broadsheet.</p> <p>McCartney, 70, has topped The Sunday Times' list of richest British and Irish musicians every year since it was created in 1989, when he was worth an estimated £80 million.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130412/mccartney-named-britains-richest-musician-25th-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English singers Human Interest Music Paul McCartney AFP Fri, 12 Apr 2013 18:32:03 +0000 5813953 at http://www.globalpost.com Vienna's Kunst Haus hosts exhibition of Linda McCartney's work http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130606/viennas-kunst-haus-hosts-exhibition-linda-mccartneys-work <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Vienna, Jun 6 (EFE).- Vienna's Kunst Haus is hosting an exhibition of the work of Linda McCartney, the late wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney, who was known for her photographs of the world of rock 'n' roll.</p> <p>"The exhibition, which is the first comprehensive retrospective of McCartney's works worldwide, presents 190 of her iconic photographs of sixties rock and roll, her family life and nature," the museum said in a statement.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130606/viennas-kunst-haus-hosts-exhibition-linda-mccartneys-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English singers Human Interest Music Paul McCartney Agencia EFE Thu, 06 Jun 2013 22:45:11 +0000 5852067 at http://www.globalpost.com Paul McCartney performs with special guests: Lac-Megantic survivors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130723/paul-mccartney-performs-show-tonight-special-guests-lac-mega <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hearing music icon Paul McCartney play Tuesday night on Quebec City’s historic Plains of Abraham was a little more special for Caroline Tremblay than the average rock fan.</p> <p>Her husband was a big admirer of the former Beatle.</p> <p>Tremblay’s husband, Guy Bolduc, was among the dozens killed when fireballs from an exploding train devastated Lac-Megantic’s downtown and engulfed the bar where he was performing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130814/crew-paul-mccartney-show-regina-put-vegetarian-diet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rights Music Paul McCartney Paul McCartney The Canadian Press Wed, 14 Aug 2013 05:46:09 +0000 5909501 at http://www.globalpost.com If You Never See Paul McCartney Live, That's on You: Sir Macca Joins Yet Another Festival http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130814/if-you-never-see-paul-mccartney-live-thats-you-sir-macca-joins- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tim Molloy</p> <p>NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - If you never see Sir Paul McCartney live, don't blame him.</p> <p>The 71-year-old singer-songwriter, one of the best people on the planet, has signed on for the iHeartRadio Music Festival next month in Las Vegas. That's in addition to his performance at the Outside Lands Festival last week, and his current "Out There" world tour, and last year's "On the Run" tour.</p> <p>He may want to retire someday, and if he does, don't even complain. You've had plenty of chances.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130814/if-you-never-see-paul-mccartney-live-thats-you-sir-macca-joins-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English singers Music Paul McCartney Paul McCartney Thomson Reuters Thu, 15 Aug 2013 01:16:43 +0000 5910249 at http://www.globalpost.com Paul McCartney plays for first time in Regina, wrapping up leg of tour http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130814/paul-mccartney-plays-first-time-regina-wrapping-leg-tour <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>REGINA - Rock legend Paul McCartney says he's "excited" to play in Regina for the first time in his long and storied career, calling it a chance "to meet a new bunch of people."</p> <p>The former Beatle is wrapping up the North America leg of his "Out There" tour in Saskatchewan's capital before resuming shows in Japan in November.</p> <p>McCartney told radio station CJME he managed to get out for a bike ride around Regina's Wascana Lake before Wednesday's show.</p> <p>McCartney, who is 71, says he enjoyed the exercise, adding that Regina is a beautiful city.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130814/paul-mccartney-plays-first-time-regina-wrapping-leg-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English singers Music Paul McCartney Paul McCartney The Canadian Press Thu, 15 Aug 2013 03:47:00 +0000 5910317 at http://www.globalpost.com Consulting firm says McCartney concert brought big bucks to City of Regina http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130912/consulting-firm-says-mccartney-concert-brought-big-bucks-cit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>REGINA - A Regina consulting firm says Paul McCartney's concert last month wasn't just a fun night of memories and music, it delivered a big boost to the city's economy.</p> <p>McNair Business Development Inc. estimates the Aug. 14 show brought $9.4 million to the city's Gross Domestic Product.</p> <p>About $2 million of that was from tourism, as about half of the 41,000 people at the concert were from out of town.</p> <p>Not including the price of the ticket, the company estimated each visitor spent $120 on things like food and hotel rooms.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130912/consulting-firm-says-mccartney-concert-brought-big-bucks-cit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English singers Music Paul McCartney Technology The Canadian Press Thu, 12 Sep 2013 08:35:53 +0000 5931846 at http://www.globalpost.com Daisies, roses and lace at Stella McCartney's Paris fashion show http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130930/daisies-roses-and-lace-at-stella-mccartneys-paris-fashion-show <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alexandria Sage</p> <p>PARIS (Reuters) - Transparent fabrics, fluid shapes and a smattering of daisies took to the runway at Stella McCartney's ready-to-wear fashion show in Paris on Monday, as the British designer sought inspiration in easy, airy looks for summer.</p> <p>McCartney is known for an understated approach, and her Spring/Summer 2014 collection unveiled in the ornate setting of the Opera Garnier for Paris Fashion Week did not waver from familiar terrain.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130930/daisies-roses-and-lace-at-stella-mccartneys-paris-fashion-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people English people Paul McCartney Stella McCartney Thomson Reuters Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:49:25 +0000 5948859 at http://www.globalpost.com