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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kanye West, Paul McCartney cut New Year's single

Jan 2, 2015

Kanye West, Paul McCartney cut New Year's single

Musical powerhouses Kanye West and Paul McCartney have teamed up in a surprise collaboration to produce a new single released Thursday, “Only One.” The soft ballad, which West said was inspired by his daughter, features the vocals of the world-famous rapper, and former Beatle ...

McCartney returns to stage after hospitalization

Jul 7, 2014

McCartney returns to stage after hospitalization

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Paul McCartney returned to a concert stage Saturday after being sidelined for two months because of a virus, spinning out songs from the Beatles, Wings and a solo career that has spanned more than 50 years of rock ‘n’ roll. McCartney, who turned 72 ...

May 27, 2014

McCartney leaves hospital and Japan

Music legend Paul McCartney has recovered from an illness that forced the cancelation of his Asian tour and has left Japan, a concert organizer said Tuesday. McCartney “has recovered well enough to travel on an airplane,” said an official from Kyodo Tokyo, the organizer ...