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Paul McCartney faced a crowd of screaming teens in Queens again.
But unlike the first time — nearly 50 years ago, when 3,000 of them skipped school to greet The Beatles at John F. Kennedy Airport — Wednesday's event was part of the curriculum. McCartney was the special guest at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, as the school's founder Tony Bennett watched from the wings, for...Read more »
The concert documentary “12-12-12,” which offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Madison Square Garden benefit for victims of superstorm Sandy, will get a theatrical release on Nov. 1.
Featuring A-list performers including Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Billy Joel and The Who, the “12-12-12” concert raised more than $50 million in one night for the Robin Hood Foundation,...Read more »
Paul McCartney is always up for a challenge.
For his “Out There” tour, which stopped at Barclays Center Saturday night and returns again Monday, McCartney focused on streamlining his well-known arrangements and delivering them with the fire of a garage band playing, well, the world’s biggest garages.
Wings’ “What the Man Said” got faster. The Beatles’ “Paperback Writer” got tougher,...Read more »
Kanye West may reveal more of his mysterious “Yeezus” album when he headlines Governor’s Ball at Randall’s Island Sunday.
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Only Dave Grohl could pull this off.
The soundtrack to his documentary “Sound City: Real to Reel” (RCA), due out Tuesday, features a who's who of artists who recorded at the legendary Los Angeles studio writing and recording new songs together on the spot.
The results are surprising and, often, thrilling. Stevie Nicks sounds incredibly good on the haunting “You Can't Fix This,” backed...Read more »