Paul McCartney

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‘It was John who wanted a divorce’: Paul McCartney sets the record straight on Beatles split
Rock history has painted Paul McCartney as the man who broke up the band. Now he reveals that it was Lennon who was first to look for a way out

Vanessa Thorpe

10, Oct, 2021 @7:45 AM

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John le Carré, Daisy May Cooper and Paul McCartney expected to boost book sales at Christmas
The annual event known as ‘Super Thursday’, when most of the hardbacks aimed at the Christmas market are published, promises big names and a boon for the industry

Alison Flood

08, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Beatles on the brink: the truth about the Fab Four’s final days
The director’s new documentary weaves together hours of unseen footage to dispel many myths about the band’s final weeks

John Harris

26, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Rewriting extinction: Ricky Gervais joins celebrities creating comics to save species
Peter Gabriel and Cara Delevingne also collaborate on picture stories to highlight species and ecosystem loss and fund projects

Anna Turns

14, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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‘I’m a one in a billion’ – how Diane Warren penned windswept power ballads for Cher, Gaga and Dion
She’s the queen of the power ballad mega hit – and has even written songs for Biden, Harris and Ringo Starr. Now the world’s most successful female songwriter is finally releasing her own album

Dorian Lynskey

26, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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McCartney 3, 2, 1 review – the Fab Four as you’ve never heard them before
This bounteous feast for Beatles fans sees Paul McCartney dive into the back catalogue with producer Rick Rubin – who then does something truly amazing

Stuart Jeffries

25, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Paul McCartney to reveal unseen Beatles lyrics in new book
The Lyrics will feature a ‘self-portrait’ in 154 songs, including the unrecorded Tell Me Who He Is

Alison Flood

23, Aug, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Harmony, melancholy and the Everly Brothers’ indelible influence
From Neil Young to Keith Richards, a generation of musicians revered Phil and Don’s haunting music

Alexis Petridis

22, Aug, 2021 @2:26 PM

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Peter Zinovieff, British composer and synth pioneer, dies aged 88
The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Kraftwerk all used Zinovieff’s EMS synthesisers

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

26, Jun, 2021 @11:13 AM

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UK pop pilgrimages: from Paul McCartney’s Kintyre to Giggs’s Peckham
With festivals looking thin on the ground, why not visit the places that have inspired some of our best songs and greatest bands, including Pulp, the Undertones and … Cliff Richard

Malcolm Jack, Eamonn Forde, Sam Davies, Laura Snapes, Ian Gittins, Daniel Dylan Wray

25, Jun, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Investors boost musicians’ wealth with back catalogue buys
Calvin Harris, Scottish DJ and producer, saw biggest increase in net worth of any musician, up £40m to £220m

Jasper Jolly

21, May, 2021 @3:41 PM

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Lloyd Price obituary
American singer best known for his 1950s hits Lawdy Miss Clawdy and Personality who set up his own music publishing business

Adam Sweeting

09, May, 2021 @7:00 PM

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