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Paul McCartney ‘Wishes’ He Was More Like ‘Legendary’ Bob Dylan

In a cover story in the UK magazine Uncut, Paul McCartney admitted "Sometimes I wish I was a bit more like Bob Dylan...He’s legendary… and doesn’t give a…
SPIN Staff / November 11, 2020

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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The 50 Best Albums of 1971

It's become a cliché, even for post-Baby Boomers, to look back wistfully on the early '70s as some kind of untouchable golden age for popular…
SPIN Staff / January 26, 2021

Paul McCartney Pays Tribute to His ‘Biggest’ Rival Gerry Marsden

After news of Gerry Marsden's death broke on Sunday, Paul McCartney took to Twitter to pay tribute to the Gerry and the Pacemakers frontman.
Katrina Nattress / January 3, 2021

Paul McCartney to People Who Think Masks Infringe on Civil Liberties: ‘That Is Stupid’

On Friday, Paul McCartney finished his McCartney album trilogy with the release of McCartney III. He visited CBS Sunday Morning to chat about making the record at home during "rockdown,"
Katrina Nattress / December 20, 2020

Paul McCartney and Rick Rubin Team for Six-Part Documentary Series

Paul McCartney's new album, McCartney III, will release this Friday, and it was announced today that McCartney and Rick Rubin are joining forces for a six-part…
Daniel Kohn / December 16, 2020

Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr Remember John Lennon on the 40th Anniversary of His Murder

The Beatles' Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, along with Sean and Julian Lennon, remember their bandmate and father on the day when, 40 years ago, John…
Katherine Turman / December 8, 2020

Paul McCartney Says the Beatles Struggled With Mental Health Issues

Paul McCartney recently revealed that The Beatles were most likely struggling with mental illness at the height of their fame. Instead of…
Danielle Chelosky / December 7, 2020

Paul McCartney Announces New Album McCartney III

Nearly 40 years after the release of McCartney II (and five decades after his solo debut), Paul McCartney announced his latest album, McCartney III. The record is out Dec.
Daniel Kohn / October 21, 2020

Paul McCartney, the Who, the Cure, More Sharing Unseen Live Footage

The Who's Roger Daltrey is tasked each year with putting on the Teenage Cancer Trust's annual concert series at London's Royal Albert Hall. But when the pandemic halted…
Brenton Blanchet / September 28, 2020

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
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