Articles tagged paul mccartney

The Cathedral and the Shrink’s Office: ‘All Things Must Pass’ vs. ‘Plastic Ono Band’

All Things Must Pass and Plastic Ono Band are the best of the post-Beatles albums because they demonstrate the opposing modes in the ways we exist.

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Paul McCartney’s Ten Greatest Live Performances

With a career as illustrious as Sir McCartney's, it is no surprise that these ten performances hit it as far out of the park as they do.

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Counterbalance: Paul McCartney’s ‘Ram’

This week's Counterbalance takes on the 1,377th most acclaimed album of all time, Paul and Linda McCartney's 1971 joint effort. Have another look, have a cup of tea and a butter pie. (The butter wouldn't melt so we put it in a pie.)

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In ‘A Hard Day’s Night’, Trifle Becomes Transcendent

Silly plot aside, the real attraction to A Hard Day’s Night is the music and the way it is presented.

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The End of the Beach Boys’ Summer

Then and now, the ethical questions that arise here involve the choice to turn this troubled phase of Brian Wilson's life and career into entertainment.

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Alyn Shipton’s ‘Nilsson’ Is a Perfect Portrait of an Imperfect Man

For a story of this scope there’s neither a moment or word wasted, nor is there seemingly any stone unturned. Bravo to Shipton for not only giving us the first Nilsson biography, and maybe the only one we'll ever need.

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Paul McCartney and Wings - “Tomorrow”

When critics assail Paul McCartney for his lightweight material, it's songs like "Tomorrow" that they have in mind.

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Eleven Essential Paul McCartney Albums

In honor of his 71st birthday, let’s sample the best of his post-Beatles work.

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The Top Eight Songs About Other Famous People

You're so vain but this song is about you.

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Paul McCartney & Wings: Wings Over America

Released as a bootleg-beater at the time, and not even the most popular live album of 1976 (that would be Frampton Comes Alive), why does Wings Over America feel so monumental, if not musically essential, now?

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Seven of Paul McCartney’s Most Underrated Songs

In honor of his 70th birthday, here’s a look at seven McCartney songs that deserve more attention.

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‘Zona: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room’ Is a Departure for Geoff Dyer

Geoff Dyer casts a typically idiosyncratic eye over Tarkovsky's Stalker and ends up illuminating more about himself than about the film.

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Francis Plagne: Tenth Volume of Maps

Australian Francis Plagne makes most straightforward release to date.

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Paul McCartney / London Classical Orchestra: Paul McCartney’s Ocean’s Kingdom

"Ocean's Kingdom" is Paul McCartney's first stab at scoring a ballet, but it glows with the same energy and suffers from the same shortcomings of his other classical works.

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Celebrating John Lennon’s 71st Birthday With Seven Underrated Songs

Though we instantly identify him with such hits as “Help!”, “I Am the Walrus”, “Imagine”, “Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)”, and more, let’s look at seven of his lesser-known songs.

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CONTEST: Paul McCartney’s ‘Ocean’s Kingdom’ Orchestral Score Giveaway

Giveaway of Ocean's Kingdom just in time for its release on October 4th!

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Musical Auteurism: Recognizing Genius

An album is not an insulated document, but rather something that breathes and grows within an artist's discography. I challenge music fans to not simply find songs or albums that they like (though certainly that has a completely worthwhile place), but to find entire discographies (from acknowledged classics to forgotten albums) to grow with over time.

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Paul McCartney Discussing ‘Ocean’s Kingdom’; Premieres at NYC Ballet

World Premiere of Sir Paul McCartney's Ocean's Kingdom occurs tonight.

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Paul McCartney: 4 August 2011 - Cincinnati, OH

Even if McCartney YouTubed himself backing over a sackful of puppies in his SUV, thousands would still shell out hundreds to see the guy bang out "Hey Jude".

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27 Jul 2011 // 5:29 AM

Paul McCartney: Still on the run

DETROIT — There’s something reassuring, even quietly comforting, about a Paul McCartney concert. It’s not just his own perpetually cheery optimism. It’s just

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

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"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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