In the late nineteen eighties Paul McCartney set out to top his previous 1986 album Press To Play and started thinking really big. The next album would have to be something special because he planned to follow it up with a major worldwide tour – something he had not done since the Wings Over The [...]
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Welcome to The Beatles Rarity Of The Week. This time around I’m having a look at an often overlooked gem from John Lennon & Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy album. “Every Man Has A Woman Who Loves Him” was written and sung on the album by Yoko with background vocals throughout by John. It was recorded [...]
For over forty years the Glastonbury Festival, held each year in the southwest of England, has been a great source of good rock and roll entertainment. In the 1970′s you may have seen T.Rex or David Bowie there. In the 1980′s, there was The Cure, Elvis Costello and Jackson Browne. In the 1990′s it got [...]
Paul McCartney’s first studio CD of the 1990′s was Off The Ground. Continuing with the majority of the band from his previous Flowers In The Dirt album from 1989 and most recent world tour, Paul initiated sessions for Off The Ground in December of 1991 and had the tracks up to snuff by the following [...]
Back on New Year’s Day in 1956, rockabilly legend Carl Perkins released his single “Blue Suede Shoes” on the world famous Sun Records label. The B-side also went down in history as a classic that was covered by a long list of rock and rollers, including T.Rex, Ronnie Hawkins, Elvis Costello and, of course, The [...]
Welcome the the Beatles Rarity of the Week and happy Independence Day to all Americans far and wide! On this very special holiday in 1990, Paul McCartney was in the final month of his 100+ show World Tour which began in Drammen, Norway on September 26, 1989. Since Paul had not actually done a show [...]