Paul McCartney sues Sony/ATV to reclaim rights to Beatles music

Jan 19, 2017

Paul McCartney sues Sony/ATV to reclaim rights to Beatles music

Former Beatle Paul McCartney sued Sony Corp.’s music publishing arm on Wednesday in a federal court in New York, seeking to get back the copyrights to music of his former band, court records show.Starting in October 2008, McCartney sent notices to Sony/ATV Music Publishing ...

When it comes to the Beatles, we'll never let it be

Sep 28, 2016

When it comes to the Beatles, we'll never let it be

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The Beatles’ career as a live band came to a — literally — screeching halt in August 1966, when on their final American tour, the howling of frenzied female fans became so deafening they could no longer hear themselves play. Author Tom Wolfe, describing ...

The Stones, Dylan, McCartney in line-up for mega concert

May 4, 2016

The Stones, Dylan, McCartney in line-up for mega concert

The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and The Who will perform at a mega festival in October, organizers said Tuesday.The iconic artists have been confirmed for the Oct. 7-9 concert at the Empire Polo field in Indio, in the ...

Paul McCartney pens pithy sounds to accompany emoji

/ Feb 11, 2016

Paul McCartney pens pithy sounds to accompany emoji

The Beatles were masters of concise yet catchy songs, and now Paul McCartney is writing tunes that are even more succinct — to accompany emoji.The former Beatle announced Wednesday that he has written a series of sounds to go with emoji on video chat ...

Paul McCartney returns to Tokyo, surprises fans with rare Beatles song

Apr 29, 2015

Paul McCartney returns to Tokyo, surprises fans with rare Beatles song

Almost 50 years after the Beatles delivered memorable performances at Tokyo’s Nippon Budokan arena, former band member Paul McCartney returned to the venue on Tuesday with a special treat for his fans.McCartney, 72, surprised the audience by singing the Beatles’ “Another Girl,” the first ...

Orpheus descends on Japan

Apr 28, 2015

Orpheus descends on Japan

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Of all U.S. playwright Tennessee Williams’s many major works — including “A Streetcar Named Desire” and “The Glass Menagerie” — “Orpheus Descending,” which opens in Tokyo next week with a star-studded Japanese cast and multi-award-winning English director Phillip Breen at the helm, is among ...