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Los Angeles Times
February 9, 2012
Paul McCartney gets his star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
There's no shortage of stars, real and imagined, visible along Hollywood's Walk of Fame, but even by Tinseltown standards, Paul McCartney ramped up the quotient Thursday in getting his own belated star.The former Beatle drew several hundred fans who packed a cordoned-off section of Vine Street outside Capitol Records for the ceremony.He brought several Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member pals along for the ride, including Neil Young, who gave McCartney a cheery introduction, Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh and pop music power couple Elvis Costello and Diana Krall. Jazz great Herbie Hancock was there as well as musician-producer Don Was and former Electric Light Orchestra leader/Traveling Wilburys member Jeff Lynne. McCartney's wife, Nancy, and son, James, also attended the ceremony.http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2012/02/paul-mccartney-star-hollywood-walk-of-fame.html
February 10. 2012
Paul McCartney: 'Criticism for 'Kisses On The Bottom' title reminds me of The Beatles'
Singer says he isn't worried because people mocked the Fab Fours' name, too
Paul McCartney says he's ignoring criticism of the title of his new album 'Kisses On The Bottom' because it's no different to how people used to mock the name of his old band, The Beatles.
McCartney, who released the LP earlier this week (February 6), told BBC Radio 2 that he stood by the LP's cheeky name even though it had proved unpopular with some fans.
"I remembered people really sort of cringing when we told them we were called The Beatles. Everyone went 'Ughh, creepy-crawly insects," he said, before adding:http://www.nme.com/news/nme/61955
February 7, 2012
Polygon Signs Sir Paul McCartney Biog
Polygon is delighted to announce the signing of Man on the Run by Tom Doyle from Kevin Pocklington at Jenny Brown Associates. The book covers McCartney's life after the Beatles during the 1970s, a period often thought of as McCartney 'in the wilderness' and which featured his time with Wings, his retreat to the Mull of Kintyre and his post-Beatles-split nervous breakdown and multiple drug busts.Polygon Publishing Director, Neville Moir said, "Tom's new book on Paul McCartney in the 70s, Man on the Run, will be the highlight of our autumn 2013 programme.http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/38738
Paul McCartney launches Valentines Day Facebook app
February 10, 2012
PaulMcCartney.com today announced the launch of a brand new Facebook app called "Share The Love." With the app, Paul invites you to create your own themed greeting for friends and family. Fans can choose from a special selection of photographs, personalize the message and add a clip from Paul's new album, Kisses on the Bottom.http://www.paulmccartney.com/web/guest/blogs-home
Paul McCartney has officially announced his first live show dates for 2012.
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They are March 24 in Rotterdam, Holland, March 26 in Zurich, Switzerland and March 28 in Antwerp, Belgium. Paul first played in Holland, Switzerland and Belgium.http://www.paulmccartney.com/web/guest/news/-/blogs/paul-gets-back-out-on-the-run?_33_redirect=http%3a%2f%2fwww.paulmccartney.com%2fweb%2fguest%2fblogs-home%3fp_p_id%3d115_INSTANCE_cA00%26p_p_lifecycle%3d0%26p_p_state%3dnormal%26p_p_mode%3dview%26p_p_col_id%3dcolumn-2%26p_p_col_count%3d1%26%23p_115_INSTANCE_cA00&#p_33#top