Video: Paul McCartney – “Come On To Me” From Egypt Station, due September 7 on Capitol Records. Ram is by far and away my favorite solo McCartney album. The notoriously perfectionist ex-Beatle’s second album is loose, goofy and–dare I say it?–fun! The screaming, utter nonsense of “Monkberry Moon Delight” and the adolescent knuckleheadedness of “Smile … Continue reading New Paul McCartney video: Come On To Me
Video: The Dandy Warhols – “Thick Girls Knock Me Out (Richard Starkey)” Gotta love the Dandies. It’s been twenty years since they released The Dandy Warhols Come Down on Capitol Records, and ten years since Capitol dumped them, and they’re still at it. Still pounding away at chuggy, psychedelic garage rock. This one’s pretty fun, … Continue reading New Dandy Warhols video: Thick Girls Knock Me Out
How many times have you watch a bar band cover The Beatles? How many times has that band actually included a Beatle? On his way to Desert Trip, AKA Oldchella, Paul McCartney and band stopped off to play a quick set at Pappy and Harriet’s, a high desert bar with a capacity of 300 people. … Continue reading Paul McCartney at Pappy and Harriet’s Looks as Amazing As You’d Imagine
Apropos of nothing, here’s a list of all the Beatles + solo releases from November 1968 through 1970.
Remember when Lollapalooza was alternative? You’re forgiven if you don’t. They gave up on that idea by 1996 when they first booked Metallica as a headliner. Remember when fests had their own identities? Bonnaroo was a rootsy jam band festival, etc. These days bands just rotate through the major summer music festivals, year by year. … Continue reading Lollapalooza 2015: I Don’t Care, I Love It
Concord Music Group’s reissue campaign of the Paul McCartney catalog continues on May 28 with 1976’s triple live album, Wings Over America. This will be the fifth release in this series following Band On The Run (2010), McCartney and McCartney II (both 2011), and Ram (2012). All of those have featured excellent remastering and presentation. … Continue reading Wings Over America gets deluxe reissue treatment
In the end, I guess we’re all just vapor. We dissipate and vanish over time. Some of us linger for a while, like a scent in old clothes, but ultimately we go away. Even the people and things we love the most. Even The Beatles. It was within a couple of hours of his win … Continue reading Who The Fuck Is Anyone?
The Abbey Road team offers hi-rez (24bit 96kHz) downloads without peak limiting.
Remastered by the same team that did the 2009 Beatles reissues.
Macca gets heat for “Bush is Dumb” joke at the White House.