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Beatles Paul McCartney Still Loved at 74; Rocks NJ Concert (Video!)

Paul McCartney still knows how to put on a show at 74-years-old. The ex-Beatle played for almost three hours to a packed Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, running the gamut of his musical repertoire from Beatles classics to Wings hits and some interesting new material. McCartney also played up his New Jersey roots, namely his wife Nancy Shevell, who was born and raised in the Garden state....

Paul McCartney Ever Young at 71 With New Single ‘New’ (listen!)

As soon as the new Paul McCartney single, “New,” broke, I listened to it straight away. At 71, McCartney is pushing it more than ever: world tours, videos, re-mastered early works; rather amazing I’d say. As big as The Beatles became, they are just a chapter in his long storied career. The new song is miraculously more ’70s and ’80s than anything else–think “Penny Lane” or “My Brave Face.” “We can do as we want; we can live as we choose” is the one lyric that will jump out at you, and rather charming at that. ...

Paul McCartney Hires Big Guns for My Valentine Video (watch!)

Paul McCartney’s bluesy “My Valentine,” which he wrote and dedicated to his new wife, Nancy Schevell is out on video. Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman are the only characters. The ex-Beatle debuted the video in Los Angeles last night (Apr. 13). Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister (“Dark Knight,” “Inception”), Susanne Preissler and Paul Martinez produced and edited the minimalist, black and white clip, which runs just over three minutes....

Adele Heralds a Second British Invasion Equal to First

Are you as jazzed as I am about the fact that Adele went six-for-six at the Grammys? With all the fantastic Brit singers who have hit these shores in the last few years, we are going through a British invasion that rivals the 1960s. Back then, led by the Beatles, the UK produced a wave of top bands from the Rolling Stones to Chad & Jeremy, Peter and Gordon, The Animals, Manfred Mann, Petula Clark, Freddie and the Dreamers, Dusty Springfield and Herman's Hermits, just to name a few....