Paul McCartney was on a roll when he entered Abbey Road Studios in early 1977 to begin work on Wings’ sixth album. But he found it difficult to continue that winning streak with 'London Town,' which fell a little bit short despite a few good songs.
Paul McCartney's inventive bass playing has influenced countless artists, but he has musical heroes of his own, and he revealed one of them during the latest round of the ongoing Q&A session he's having with fans at his website.
Tommy Chong has built an entire comedy career out of pot, and Paul McCartney is one of classic rock's most noted connoisseurs of the stuff -- so how is it that the two of them have never indulged together?
Mark Ronson had worked with Paul McCartney before, but only as a DJ at the former Beatles legend's 2011 wedding to Nancy Shevell. Their relationship actually goes back to when Ronson was a boy, and McCartney even saved his life once.
Paul McCartney announced the first two dates of what is expected to be a significant touring schedule in 2013. The singer revealed plans for the Out There World Tour on his website this morning (March 20). His goal is to play cities and venues he and his band have never been.
On March 11, 1997, at the age of 54, former Beatles and Wings member Paul McCartney received one of Britain's highest honors when he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. The centuries-old ceremony, officially bestows the title of "Sir" upon all fortunate enough to receive the designation.
Paul McCartney really is "mother nature's son," and he's got the arrest record to prove it. In early March of 1973, Scottish police made a discovery on the McCartney farm. It seems Sir Paul was growing marijuana plants on his property. An arrest was made, which would lead to a conviction for "illegal cultivation" and with it, a £100 fine (about $240 at the time).
Another classic rocker has thrown his proverbial hat into the vinyl ring known as Record Store Day. On April 20, Paul McCartney will release a limited edition 12-inch EP of the live version of 'Maybe I'm Amazed' that was originally released on 1976's 'Wings Over America.'
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