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Paul McCartney Stories

18 Artists Performing 18 Different Chuck Berry Songs

Chuck Berry passed away on Saturday at age 90.  It may be easier for him to stake the claim as the "inventor of rock and roll" than any other musician.Look no further than the artists who have adopted his songs into their own repertoire.  And it's not just one tune.  Sure there...

WATCH: Bob Weir, Rob Gronkowski Join Paul McCartney For Fenway Encore

Bob Weir's been a huge Beatles fan since forever, but as far as I know has never performed on stage with one.So of course, when he got his chance to stand side-by-side with Paul McCartney during a Boston gig on Sunday, he took it Dead & Company had played the same venue, Fenway...

Review / Setlist / Videos | Paul McCartney @ Summerfest 7/8/16

By: Alex WoodExpectations from a Paul McCartney concert should be high.With endless money, a fanbase spanning every living generation and a catalog that includes hundreds of timeless classics, how could the Beatles bassist address the eternal demand for his live performances with a show that meets, if not exceeds, the hype?At Milwaukees Summerfest,...

Watch Paul McCartney Play Live Debut Of "Temporary Secretary" and "I Saw Her Standing There" With Dave Grohl

It should come as no surprise that Paul McCartneys London shows would be particularly eventful sets, but the singers first of two shows at Londons The O2 proved to be packed with unforeseeable surprises.First, McCartney opened with a live debut of Temporary Secretary, the goofy electronic single from McCartney II that has since taken...

Hear Kurt Cobain Cover The Beatles' "And I Love Her"

Shortly before the Kurt Cobain documentary Montage Of Heck is to be released, a slew of new videos and audio clips have arisen. Amongst the newly discovered material from the late singer is this somber cover of the Beatles And I Love Her.The raw home recording finds Cobain fitting the McCartney-penned pop song to...

Lollapalooza Announces Lineup, Sells Out Almost Immediately

Lollapalooza's 2015 lineup was announced via The Chicago Tribune this morning. The festival, which will take place July 31 through August 2 at Grant Park, will feature headliner Paul McCartney, the singer's first appearance at the festival. Other headliners include Metallica, Florence & The Machine, Sam Smith, Bassnectar and The Weeknd.Of course that was the DAY AFTER...

The Barn's Top Ten Shows Of 2014

In years past, I've done my yearly round ups as a mixture of best "things" -- shows, albums, concepts -- that made in impact that year.In 2014, I had such a diversity of show experience that I would consider in the top echelon, that I decided to go shows only. It also gives me a...

Paul McCartney Hologram Appears in Promotional Video for Destiny Video Game

Sir Paul McCartney recently scored the soundtrack for the video game Destiny, which contains the single Hope For The Future.In a strange new video supporting the song, the Beatles singer wanders the virtual world of the video game as a hologram, singing amongst the games characters and war-filled, extraterrestrial settings.To say the least,...

Hanging With Shakey: Photos Of Neil Young Shmoozing With Rock Legends

I recently finished Neil Young's autobiography Waging Heavy Peace -- and while I'll save all my thoughts on that tome for another post, one of the things that did stand out was how much he values the friendships in his life, whether they be musical, business or otherwise. At around the same time, I came...

Setlist, Audio Download & Video: Paul McCartney @ Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL 8/1/2011

Here's the play list for Macca's second of two shows and the Friendly confines. Lots of highlights from the first night are still here, but managed to mix it up enough for the hardcores who came two nights in a row, including Magical Mystery Tour, Got To Get You Into My Life, and Birthday.Paul...