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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 100 Greatest Rock Stars Since That Was A Thing

Three of the 100 are in this picture! The Rolling Stones, in 1964, from left to right: Bill Wyman, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts…
Bob Guccione Jr / July 6, 2021

The 50 Best Live Albums of the 1970s

The concert industry exploded in the 1970s, and the live album, a stopgap project once reserved for only the biggest artists, became a compulsory ritual…
Al Shipley / July 5, 2021

SPIN Daybreaker: 20 Songs to Kickstart Your Weekend

It’s been a minute since we last made put something out, but what a lovely week to kickstart a new and improved SPIN Daybreaker. We…
Eleni Rodriguez / May 7, 2021

Paul McCartney Recalls First Time Bob Dylan Got the Beatles High

For Bob Dylan's 80th birthday next month (May 24), Paul McCartney spoke to Uncut for a special series on the legendary songwriter called "Dylan Revisited." McCartney recounted the…
Sarah Grant / April 15, 2021

Radiohead Guitarist Ed O’Brien Remixes Paul McCartney’s ‘Slidin’’

The latest reimagining of a Paul McCartney tune comes courtesy of Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien, who shared his remix of  "Slidin.'" It will appear on the…
Katherine Turman / April 7, 2021

Beck Says That Paul McCartney’s Dance Moves Inspired Remix of ‘Find My Way’

Imagine walking into a West Hollywood club and seeing Paul McCartney and wife Nancy tearing it up on the dance floor while indie icon Beck watched?
Katherine Turman / March 25, 2021

Paul McCartney’s McCartney III Imagined to Feature Phoebe Bridgers, Damon Albarn, St Vincent, Josh Homme, Anderson .Paak

Paul McCartney ended up having quite a productive lockdown, or in his own words, "rockdown." He made an album by his lonesome, the aptly titled McCartney…
Daniel Kohn / March 11, 2021

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
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