Paul McCartney

  • 50 years of The Beatles' 'Love Me Do': well, not exactly October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: It is said that the rocker quartet from the British dockside town of Liverpool, The Beatles, started their big-league journey exactly fifty years back when on September 4, 1962, they recorded their first single 'Love Me Do' at the iconic Abbey Road Studios of EMI in London. Accordingly,...
  • 'Live and Let Die' is best Bond theme of all time September 15, 2012

    London: 'Live and Let Die' by Paul McCartney has been named the best Bond theme of all time in a poll. McCartney recorded the track with his band Wings for the 1973 Bond film of the same name, starring Roger Moore as 007. The track pulled in more than a quarter...
  • Paul McCartney helps in rescuing a temple elephant July 26, 2012

    Mumbai: After hearing from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India about the plight of a young elephant who has been beaten and is kept in chains, former Beatle Paul McCartney broke from rehearsals for his performance at the London Olympics to send an urgent letter to Maharashtra...
  • Music has healing powers: Paul McCartney June 29, 2012

    London: Beatles legend Paul McCartney believes in the healing power of music and says an Elvis Presley song once cured his headache. The 70-year-old singer said songs have a powerful effect, reported Contactmusic. "The healing power of music is serious. I remember I had a mate called Ian James, just my...
  • Beatles' Sir Paul McCartney turns 70 June 19, 2012

    The Beatles' former bandmate, Sir Paul McCartney celebrates his 70th birthday on Monday. ...
  • After Thames pageant, a concert for Queen Elizabeth June 4, 2012

    London: After the deluge during the Thames pageant yesterday, a musical extravaganza featuring the great and the good is scheduled for Queen Elizabeth outside Buckingham Palace this evening as part of Diamond Jubilee events to celebrate 60 years of her reign. On the stage will be the pop royalty, such as...
  • Sneak Peek: Paul Mccartney's 'My Valentine' April 17, 2012

    Paul McCartney directs the music video for his latest single 'My Valentine', starring Natalie Portman and Johnny Depp. ...
  • David Gilmour dismisses Pink Floyd reunion reports January 4, 2012

    New Delhi: David Gilmour has dismissed reports suggesting the living members of Pink Floyd will reunite for a London Olympics. A representative for the rocker says, "David Gilmour can confirm that there is no truth in recent media speculation about Pink Floyd reuniting to perform for the 2012 London Olympics," reported...
  • Pink Floyd to reunite for London Olympics January 4, 2012

    London: English rock band Pink Floyd are reportedly set to reunite and perform at the London 2012 Olympics later this summer. The rockers last put their differences aside to play at a charity gig in 2005 - their first public appearance as a band in 20 years - and are tipped...
  • Beatles legend Harrison's sister plans tell-all book December 1, 2011

    London: Beatles legend George Harrison's sister Louise says she is writing a book about the guitarist and his famous bandmates. Louise Harrison is the older sister of the late guitarist - who died of lung cancer ten years ago on November 29 - at the age of 58. She said that...
  • McCartney immortalised on PETA Stamp November 29, 2011

    London: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have launched a new stamp range featuring the likes of the 20 most famous vegetarians of all-time, including veteran singer Sir Paul McCartney. McCartney along with Natalie Portman, Pamela Anderson and Morrissey have agreed to feature on the stamp which will be...
  • Ex-Beatle McCartney says 'I Do' for third time October 12, 2011

    London: Paul McCartney married for the third time on Sunday, exchanging vows with American heiress Nancy Shevell at the same London register office where the former Beatle wed his first wife Linda in 1969. The beaming couple emerged from the grey-stone Old Marylebone Town Hall to confetti and cheers from dozens...
  • Beatles barber turns shop into tribute to Fab 4 July 30, 2011

    Buenos Aires: Beatles fan Gerardo Weiss ran a typical Buenos Aires barber shop until he had a dream that the Fab Four dropped in for a haircut. Seven years later, Weiss has made Beatles-inspired cuts his specialty. "The dream got etched on my memory," he said at the modest salon, the walls...
  • 'Rolling Stones' envied 'The Beatles': Sir Paul May 24, 2011

    London: 'The Rolling Stones' envied 'The Beatles' as all four band members could sing whereas they were solely reliant on Mick Jagger, Sir Paul McCartney has claimed. In an interview published in the 'Radio Times', the 68-year-old Beatle musician said the Stones, formed in 1962, were jealous of his band, formed...
  • Unpublished Beatles photographs to be auctioned May 21, 2011

    New York: Fifty lots of unpublished photographs of The Beatles' first US concerts taken by a teenager in 1964 are expected to fetch about $100,000 when they are sold at auction, Christie's said on Friday. The pristine, black-and-white photographs, which had been stored in a box for 45 years, chronicle The...
  • Paul McCartney to wed for third time May 7, 2011

    Los Angeles: Paul McCartney is set to wed for the third time after proposing to his New York businesswoman girlfriend of four years, Nancy Shevell. The London-based spokesman for the former Beatle confirmed on Friday that McCartney and Shevell were engaged, but declined to give further details. "It's true!", said spokesman Stuart...
  • McCartney urges India to choose meat free day January 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Beatles legend Paul McCartney, who is a PETA activist, has written to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to chose a date to annually celebrate vegetarianism. The singer has suggested that the meat-free day could be Jan 12, the foundation day of People for Ethical Treatment of Animals...
  • Watch: The Beatles wax statues reach Delhi November 2, 2009

    Liverpool City's most popular boys, the Beatles have made it to Delhi in the form of wax statues! ...
  • Ent Wrap: Meet the politically correct Brangelina June 16, 2009

    Meet the politically correct first couple of Hollywood, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt and find out why comedian Sacha Baron Cohen is asking the Italian Prime Minister to sport heels. BRUNO PREMIERE Dressed in a yellow leotard, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen strutted his stuff on the yellow carpet for the Paris...
  • Ent Wrap: Sandra Bullock's The Proposal out soon June 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Mel Gibson gets off his high horse for Brad Pitt, The Beatles are now a videogame that you can play and find out what according to Sandra Bullock is the ideal way to propose marriage.. All that in CNN-IBN's Entertainment Wrap of the day. THE PROPOSAL Miss Congeniality Sandra Bullock...
  • Harrison faked Beatles' signatures for a dying fan May 4, 2009

    London: Beatles legend George Harrison once forged signatures of his band mates only to make a dying fan's wish come true. He faked the signatures of John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr on photos sent to a cancer victim Ann Bartlett, 16,...
  • Harrison inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame April 16, 2009

    New Delhi: Former Beatles member George Harrison may be long since dead he isn’t history. Hollywood Walk of Fame commemorated the legendary musician. George Harrisson’s journey from Abbey Road to Hollywood Boulevard is stuff legends are made of. The former Beatle posthumously received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame...
  • In Pics: Stars who went 'green' for a cause February 17, 2009

    Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor and cricket star S. Sreesanth have been crowned the winners of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (PETA) annual Sexiest Vegetarians Alive poll. Kareena captured the female title for the second year in succession. ...
  • Splitsvilla: World's most expensive divorces August 20, 2008

    New Delhi: If Celebrity weddings are fodder for tabloids then their divorces with their million dollar settlements are tailor-made for headlines. Musician Phil Collins' divorce finally came through this weekend with wife number three 35 year old Orianne Cevey. But the singer had to shell out $46 million in compensation...
  • McCartney, Nitish Sawhney team up for song on Heather August 5, 2008

    London: Former Beatle Paul McCartney is collaborating with Indian-origin musician Nitin Sawhney for a forthcoming song that speaks warmly of his ex-wife Heather Mills despite their bitter breakup. Composer-guitarist Sawhney said the acoustic ballad titled "My Soul" is part of his forthcoming album "Undersound", to be released in October. McCartney's marriage to...
  • Cyrus takes on Bardhan's horsetrading claims July 21, 2008

    Cyrus Broacha explains how the current state of Indian politics is one big joke. He also reveals why Paul McCartney is upset with Olympics organisers and why there's no point in Rahul Mahajan trying to find life on Mars. ...
  • Divorce drama: McCartney asked to pay up $48.7 mn March 18, 2008

    London: Former Beatle Paul McCartney was ordered on Monday to pay his estranged wife Heather Mills £24.3 million after an acrimonious divorce battle. McCartney, 65, married the former model and charity campaigner Mills, 40, in 2002 but they split four years later, blaming media intrusion into their private lives. They...
  • Maharishi taught Beatles to give peace a chance February 7, 2008

    Amsterdam: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the Indian mystic who taught meditation to the West, inspired the anti-materialism of the late sixties and the music of the Beatles, gaining a hold over the era's most influential stars. The Beatles - John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - recorded The...
  • McCartney divorce battle turns nasty October 19, 2006

    London: Former Beatle Paul McCartney vowed on Wednesday to defend himself in court against accusations published in a British newspaper that he physically attacked his estranged wife Heather during their four-year marriage. His 38-year-old second wife, Heather, claimed, in the apparently leaked papers that the ex-Beatle was "physically violent" towards her,...