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Paul McCartney’s Wings Classic Gets A Classixx Spin With “What’s Wrong With That?”

It's a breezy chillhouse take on Wings' 1976 hit "Silly Love Songs." They even made a silly little vaporwave visualizer to go with it.
Kat Bein / February 12, 2020

Dave Grohl Joined Paul McCartney For a Performance of ‘I Saw Her Standing There’

Proving he's been up to more than just palling around with Kanye, Paul McCartney's getting ready to kick off a big U.S. tour. But before…
Colin Joyce / May 24, 2015

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Paul McCartney Calls for Meat to Be Optional in England School Meals

You'd think that people would have had enough of silly school meals? After asking fans to "ditch meat" for his birthday last week, Paul…
Brenton Blanchet / June 22, 2020

Watch Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney Play ‘When the Saints Go Marching In’

Dave Grohl and Paul McCartney teamed up as part of a sorta-Nirvana reunion in 2012, recording the rowdy hard-rock track "Cut Me Some Slack." Now the…
Ryan Reed / June 21, 2020

Paul McCartney Wants Fans to Stop Eating Meat for His Birthday

Next week, Paul McCartney will be celebrating his 78th birthday on June 18th. Ahead of the big day, Macca has a birthday wish for you…
Daniel Kohn / June 11, 2020

Paul McCartney on George Floyd Protests: ‘Saying Nothing Is Not an Option’

Always one to use his platform as far back as in the '60s, Paul McCartney has issued a statement in support of the George Floyd…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2020

Mick Jagger Says The Beatles ‘Doesn’t Exist’ Anymore in Response to Paul McCartney’s Stones Quip

For years, music fans have debated who was better -- The Beatles or Rolling Stones? Now it looks like Mick Jagger and Paul…
SPIN Staff / April 24, 2020

Eddie Vedder, Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Elton John Perform on One World: Together at Home

The much-anticipated One World: Together at Home livestream took over network and some cable TV channels on Saturday night. Eddie Vedder, The Rolling Stones, Lady Gaga,…
SPIN Staff / April 18, 2020

Paul McCartney Says Chinese Wet Markets Should Be Shut Down: ‘It Is a Little Bit Medieval’

Paul McCartney called Howard Stern to give him an update on what he's been up to since the coronavirus pandemic struck. And the former Beatle…
SPIN Staff / April 14, 2020

Eddie Vedder, Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney and More to Play ‘One World Together at Home’ Special

Eddie Vedder, Paul McCartney and Lady Gaga are just some of the stars who have teamed up with Global Citizen and the World Health Organization…
SPIN Staff / April 6, 2020

Paul McCartney’s New Children’s Movie Sounds Pretty Good

We have not read Paul McCartney's debut children's book High in the Clouds, but feel a responsibility to inform you that the illustrated novel is…
Tosten Burks / December 10, 2019

MTV Unplugged Turns 30: Here Are the 30 Best Performances

Long ago, in the days before there were multiple MTVs glutted with reality shows about sexually active teens, network producers came up with a concept…
Chris Harris / November 26, 2019

Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, Flea, More Pay Tribute to Ginger Baker

Ginger Baker, the longtime drummer for bands like Cream and Blind Faith, passed away on Sunday, October 6 following days of being "critically ill in…
Rob Arcand / October 6, 2019

Taped Conversation Reveals The Beatles Were Planning More Albums After Abbey Road

Conventional wisdom suggests the Beatles made 1969’s Abbey Road as a sort of goodbye present to their fans, that they set aside their considerable differences…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / September 11, 2019

XTC: Our 1989 Interview

This article originally appeared in the April 1989 issue of SPIN. XTC are sitting around the butcher block in Andy Partridge's eat-in kitchen,…
Rosemary Passantino / August 3, 2019

Paul McCartney Is Writing a Musical of It’s a Wonderful Life

Paul McCartney is contemplating adding a new wing to his money bin: indeed, the revered former Beatle is in the process of writing music and lyrics…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 18, 2019
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