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Sixties Sounds Celebrated in the 21st Century

A slew of the Sixties’ most enduring and celebrated rock artists are highlighted via outstanding recent releases, while singer-actress Doris Day’s wonderful 1967 collection “Love Album” has been reissued as a deluxe edition with bonus tracks. Artist: The Monkees. Title: Good Times! (Rhino) You might like if you enjoy: The Monkees, Weezer, Fountains of Wayne, XTC. Tell me more: The magic that…
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George A. Paul’s Last Minute Music CD Gift Guide

If you’ve been procrastinating and still need some help on what to get the music enthusiast on your Christmas shopping list, read below for some suggestions. They can probably be found at many major retailers. For fans of The Beatles and their solo work: Artist: Paul McCartney. Titles: “Tug of War,” “Pipes of Peace” – Deluxe Editions (Concord)…
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George A Paul’s Last Minute Music DVD Gift Guide

With only a handful of days left to buy gifts for the music enthusiast on your Christmas list, here are some rock, pop and country DVD title suggestions to help speed up the process. Check Best Buy, Target and Walmart for ship-to-store options. Artist: Lady Antebellum. Title: Wheels Up Tour (Eagle Rock Entertainment). The lowdown: Filmed this past summer at Irvine…
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New Music DVD Titles Are First Rate

A number of new DVDs (several also available on Blu-ray) celebrate the far-flung corners of the musical universe in essential, bonus material-loaded packages. Artist: Kansas. Title: Miracles Out of Nowhere (Epic Records / Legacy Recordings). You might like if you enjoy: Kansas, Rush, Queen. Tell me more: Phil Ehart, Dave Hope, Kerry Livgren, Robby…
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The Art of McCartney – A Celebration of the Music of Sir Paul McCartney – Set for Nov. 18 Release

The Art Of McCartney is a long awaited and very special project celebrating one of the most universally acclaimed songwriters of all time, Sir Paul McCartney. With backing provided by McCartney’s long time band, classic tracks such as Maybe I’m …
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Paul McCartney to Present Suzahn Fiering ‘Honored Friend Award’

When it comes to success in the arts, Nashville singer/songwriter/educator Suzahn Fiering has done it all — performing on stages around the world, landing songs on popular TV shows, and working with legendary artists such as Vince Gill, Larry Gatlin, …
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On Tonight’s CMT’s Raiders of Rock: Rare finds from Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd

In Monday night’s airing of one of the new seasons most intriguing new television programs, the Raiders of Rock (Grammy nominated Robert Reynolds of hip country group The Mavericks and longtime Music Row historian Stephen Shutts) uncover a rare, one—of—a—kind recording by The Beatles’ Paul McCartney, inflate an …
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Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr To Perform Together on Beatles Special This Sunday Feb 9th

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will perform together on “The Beatles: The Night That Changed America – A GRAMMY® Salute,” airing this Sunday, Feb. 9, 8 – 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on the CBS Television Network. The primetime entertainment special — …
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Paul McCartney’s “Live Kisses” DVD Receives Two Grammys

Eagle Rock Entertainment is proud to celebrate two Grammy wins at Sunday night’s Grammy Award Ceremony (January 26, 2014). Paul McCartney’s Live Kisses, which was released on DVD and Blu-ray on November 13, 2012, received “Best Surround Sound Album” and …
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Take Flight Again In 2013 With Wings

This Spring will see another chapter unfold in the life of Wings, the UK rock group formed by Paul McCartney after the break-up of The Beatles – and one of the most successful bands the UK has ever produced. Wings …
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James McCartney, Son of Sir Paul McCartney, Gives A Coachella Preview

There are a number of groundbreaking acts that will be featured at the upcoming Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, CA this month including The Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix, Social Distortion, Dead Can Dance and Grizzly Bear. But many of modern music’s most exciting new names are also part of the two-weekend mix (April 12-14, 19-21). James McCartney, the son of legendary Paul McCartney…
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Still Fab! The 10 Greatest Solo Albums By Former Beatles

Sure, The Beatles revolutionized music and created a body of work that will stand for centuries. That doesn’t mean, however, that the members of group didn’t go on to produce music that in some instances was just as timeless. Below are 10 solo albums made by Fab Four alumni that should be part of every record collection. Plastic Ono Band – John Lennon (1970). Few Beatles fans were prepared for the searing introspection John Lennon unleashed with his first solo album. Having recently undergone primal …
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Musicians Turn Out For 12-12-12 Sandy Benefit Concert Last Night

Call the “12-12-12” benefit show “The Concert for New York City” 2.0. Eleven years after the benefit concert in response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was held at Madison Square Garden, many of the same top musicians came together …
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DVDs and Blu-Rays Make the Perfect Gift With Paul McCartney, Queen and More

In 1986, Queen journeyed to perform in Budapest, Hungary as part of the “Magic Tour.” That historic concert – the first Western rock concert ever staged in a stadium behind the Iron Curtain – was seen as so important that many of the nation’s top film makers were brought together to document the event. More than 25 years later, “Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live In Budapest” (Eagle Rock…
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Holiday Music Celebrated on New Christmas Collections

Orange County Register music writer Robert Kinsler reviews some new Christmas albums by various artists including The Shins, Paul McCartney, The Civil Wars, Colby Caillat, Mandisa and Smash Mouth.
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Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Kanye West To Perform At MSG Concert For Sandy Aid

Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band and Kanye West will hit the
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Rdio Adds Paul McCartney Classics and the Century Media Records Catalog To Its Selection of Over 18 Million Songs

Rdio, the on-demand music streaming ser
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Left-Handed Guitarists: the Famous and the Facts

Around 10-15% of the world’s people are left-handed. Why so few? No-one knows. Yet studies show that mathematicians, musicians, architects, and artists are more commonly left-handers than would be expected. When it comes to guitarists, that certainly seems to be true. Let’s look at guitar’s left-handers… some obvious, but others you’d never even know. The obvious biggies first – Jimi Hendrix, Tony Iommi, Kurt Cobain, Paul McCartney and many more play left-handed. But it wasn’t always easy for some of them…
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Paul McCartney’s ‘Live Kisses’ set for release on November 13

November 13, 2012 will see the release of Live Kisses – a stunning 13-song film, directed by Jonas Åkerlund, that captures the magic of an extraordinary evening in February of this year. In the intimate surroundings of Capitol Studios in …
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Paul McCartney – Live Kisses

Relive The Magic Of One Of Paul’s Most Intimate Concerts Ever As He Performs
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