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4 Feb 2011 // 8:00 AM

Guessing the Grammys

Predictions on who will win what in the biggest categories, based on industry hype and a little guessing about the academy’s voters.

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3 Feb 2011 // 10:55 AM

The Year In Music: June 2010

June 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a month of successful releases and summer concerts.

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30 Nov 2010 // 5:00 AM

The Year in Music: January 2010

Let’s single out the biggest events that happened in the world of music one month at a time, starting with January 2010.

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‘Band on the Run’s’ Best New Bonus Feature

Band on the Run was re-released last week in multiple formats, including digital downloads, a vinyl LP, and three different CD sets. Make sure you

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Erland & The Carnival: Trouble in Mind EP

Erland Cooper teams up with musicians associated with the Verve, Gorillaz, and Paul McCartney's the Fireman, to produce something... different.

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Paul McCartney & Wings: Band on the Run (Special Edition)

The 2010 Band on the Run reissue is the first release in the Paul McCartney Archive Collection, and the remastered sound is superb.

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Potential Grammy Nominees for Song of the Year?

This is a look at likely contenders for the Song of the Year, which is a composer/songwriter’s award.

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Celebrating 70 Years of John Lennon

This October 9th marks quite a milestone.

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The Continuing Legacy of Buddy Holly

Earlier this month (September 7th) would’ve been Buddy Holly’s 74th birthday. Despite his short life and career, his music influenced many different artists.

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Paul McCartney’s “Goodbye”

When you are 1/4 of the greatest band of all time, not all of your quality tracks earn entry into your group’s repertoire. In early 1969,

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Paul & Linda McCartney - “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey”

Sound Affects' Between the Grooves look at the solo career of Paul McCartney concludes for now with a peek at his second album Ram (1971), courtesy of that album's first single.

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Paul & Linda McCartney - “Another Day” and “Oh Woman, Oh Why”

Bridging the gap between 'McCartney' and 'Ram', Jessy Krupa takes a look at the first single collaboration between Paul McCartney and his wife Linda.

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Paul McCartney - “Kreen Akrore”

“Kreen Akrore” is the final track on the McCartney album. After watching a TV documentary about Brazil’s indigenous Kreen-Akrore tribe, McCartney was inspired to

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Paul McCartney - “Maybe I’m Amazed”

Every artist has a signature song, which becomes the symbol of their entire career. For better or worse, it sums up how the public views

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Prince’s ‘20Ten’ and the Cheapening Effect of the Newspaper Release

Using a newspaper promotion to get an album out to the masses might be a mutually beneficial arrangement for artist and publication, but what happens to the listener's perception of the music?

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On TV This Week: Paul McCartney and the PBS Special with a Long Title

As a fan of both Paul McCartney and the Beatles, I heard quite a bit about this special, and had low expectations. The event seemed focus too much on itself and its guests instead of the real reason they were there.

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26 Jul 2010 // 11:45 AM

Paul McCartney - “Teddy Boy”

“Teddy Boy” is the simple acoustic tale of a boy named Ted with serious mother issues. Ted’s mother cries when talking about his soldier

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Paul McCartney - “Momma Miss America”

“Momma Miss America” is another instrumental track on the McCartney album, as the only voice heard is that of an engineer announcing that this is

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14 Jul 2010 // 2:32 AM

Paul McCartney - “Oo You”

“Oo You” opens side B of the McCartney album, and despite the fact that it is such a great, bluesy little rocker, it isn’t

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Side A of McCartney closes with “Man We Was Lonely”, which was the first song that both Paul and his wife, Linda, wrote together and

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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

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"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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