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While we open up the spaces Album) try to break some chains. And if the truth is told they will never come again. Welcome to my evening, the closing of the day, you know I could try a million times and never find a better way to tell you that I love you and all the songs I played are to thank you for allowing me in that lovely day you made.
All of her days have gone soft and cloudy, all of her dreams have gone dry. Fly away, fly away, fly away. Life in the city can make you crazy Choice - Hey (2) - Fire (CD sounds of the sand and the sea. She listens for laughter and sounds of dancing, she listens for any old thing. Fly away, fly away, fly away, fly away. So many different places, a million smiling faces, life is so incredible to me. Especially to be near you and how it is to touch you, oh, paradise was made for you and me.
I know that life goes on just perfectly and everything is just the way that it should be. To have someone to share with and someone I can care with and that is why I wanted you to know. Sometimes I wish that I could fly away. I get lost in the sadness and the screams. On the road of experience, join in the living day. Well, a simple kind of life never did me no harm, raising me a family and working on the farm. Well, I got me a fine wife, I got me old fiddle. My Daddy taught me young how to hunt and how to whittle, he taught me how to work and play a tune on the fiddle.
It was nine feet wide, and six feet high, soft as a downy chick It was made from the feathers of forty-eleven geese, took a whole bolt of cloth for the tick.
Sometimes this old farm feels like a long lost friend. Oh, the time that I can lay this tired old body down, and feel your fingers feather soft upon me. Hello Bonjour. Michael Franti. One Steop Closer to You. Hey Now Now. Everybody Ona Move. See You in the Light. Light Up Ya Lighter. What I've Seen. Is Love Enough?
Spotify Amazon. East to the West J. Hello Bonjour Michael Franti. See You in the Light Michael Franti. What I've Seen J. In Augustthe Beatles released the McCartney composition " Yesterday ", featuring a string quartet.
Included on the Help! LP, the song was the group's first recorded use of classical music elements and their first recording that involved only a single band member. Musicologist Ian MacDonald wrote, "from  Inthe Beatles released the album Revolver.
Featuring sophisticated lyrics, studio experimentation, and an expanded repertoire of musical genres ranging from innovative string arrangements to psychedelic rockthe album marked an artistic leap for the Beatles. According to Gould, the song is "a neoclassical tour de force The band gave their final commercial concert at the end of their US tour.
The score was a collaboration with Martin, who used two McCartney themes to write thirteen variations. Upon the end of the Beatles' performing career, McCartney sensed unease in the band and wanted them to maintain creative productivity. He pressed them to start a new project, which became Sgt.
Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Bandwidely regarded as rock's first concept album. He invented the fictional band of the album's title track. We really hated that fucking four little mop-top approach. We were not boys we were men Starting in Novemberthe band adopted an experimental attitude during recording sessions for the album. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Bandstanding with a host of celebrities.
After Brian died Paul took over and supposedly led us you know We broke up then. That was the disintegration. I thought, 'we've fuckin' had it. Epstein's death in August created a void, which left the Beatles perplexed and concerned about their future.
According to Beatles historian Mark Lewisohnthe project was "an administrative nightmare throughout". It was released in the UK as a six-track double extended play disc EPand as an identically titled LP in the US, filled out with five songs from the band's recent singles.
The Beatles' animated film Yellow Submarineloosely based on the imaginary world evoked by McCartney's compositionpremiered in July Though critics admired the film for its visual style, humour and music, the soundtrack album issued six months later received a less enthusiastic response.
The tension grew during the recording of their eponymous double album, also known as the " White Album ". Epstein passed away In MarchMcCartney married his first wife, Linda Eastmanand in August, the couple had their first child, Marynamed after his late mother. They eventually compromised, agreeing to McCartney's suggestion: an LP featuring individual songs on side one, and a long medley on side two. McCartney was in the midst of business disagreements with his bandmates, largely concerning Allen Klein 's management of the group, when he announced his departure from the group on 10 April An English court legally dissolved the Beatles' partnership on 9 Januarythough sporadic lawsuits against their record company EMIKlein, and each other persisted until I didn't really want to keep going as a solo artist Linda and I talked it through and it was like, 'Yeah, but let's not put together a supergroup, let's go back to square one.
As the Beatles were breaking up in —70, McCartney fell into a depression. His wife helped him pull out of that condition by praising his work as a songwriter and convincing him to continue writing and recording. In her honour, he wrote " Maybe I'm Amazed ", explaining that with the Beatles breaking up, "that was my feeling: Maybe I'm amazed at what's going on Maybe I'm a man and maybe you're the only woman who could ever help me; Baby won't you help me understand Maybe I'm amazed at the way you pulled me out of time, hung me on the line, Maybe I'm amazed at the way I really need you.
Apart from some vocal contributions from Linda, McCartney is a one-man album, with McCartney providing compositions, instrumentation and vocals. McCartney had this to say on the group's formation: "Wings were always a difficult idea I found myself in that very position.
However, it was a choice between going on or finishing, and I loved music too much to think of stopping. Following the addition of guitarist Henry McCulloughWings' first concert tour began in with a debut performance in front of an audience of seven hundred at the University of Nottingham. Ten more gigs followed as they travelled across the UK in a van during an unannounced tour of universitiesduring which the band stayed in modest accommodation and received pay in coinage collected from students, while avoiding Beatles songs during their performances.
McCartney wanted the tour to avoid large venues; most of the small halls they played had capacities of fewer than 3, people. It also earned Martin a Grammy for his orchestral arrangement. The album was the first of seven platinum Wings LPs. One of the best-selling releases of the decade, it remained on the UK charts for weeks. Britton subsequently quit during recording sessions in and was replaced by Joe English.
In Septemberthe McCartneys had a third child, a son they named James. In November, the Wings song " Mull of Kintyre ", co-written with Laine, was quickly becoming one of the best-selling singles in UK chart history. Critical reception was unfavourable, and McCartney expressed disappointment with the album.
Though certified platinum, critics panned the album. As with his first album, he composed and performed it alone. The group discontinued in April after Laine quit following disagreements over royalties and salaries.
InMcCartney starred in the musical Give My Regards to Broad Streeta feature film he also wrote and produced which included Starr in an acting role.
It was disparaged by critics: Variety described the film as "characterless, bloodless, and pointless";  while Roger Ebert awarded it a single star, writing, "you can safely skip the movie and proceed directly to the soundtrack ". He composed and recorded the track in four days, with Phil Ramone co-producing. McCartney ventured into orchestral music in when the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society commissioned a musical piece by him to celebrate its sesquicentennial. He collaborated with composer Carl Davisproducing Liverpool Oratorio.
The Guardian was especially critical, describing the music as "afraid of anything approaching a fast tempo", and adding that the piece has "little awareness of the need for recurrent ideas that will bind the work into a whole". The two released their first electronica album together, Strawberries Oceans Ships Forestin He recorded a radio series called Oobu Joobu in for the American network Westwood Onewhich he described as "widescreen radio".
InMcCartney released the rock album Flaming Pie. Starr appeared on drums and backing vocals in " Beautiful Night ". He had been planning such Choice - Hey (2) - Fire (CD album for years, having been previously encouraged to do so by Linda, who had died of cancer in April McCartney did an unannounced performance at the benefit tribute, " Concert for Linda ," his wife of 29 years who died a year earlier.
Also duringhe continued his experimentation with orchestral music on Working Classical. His studio album release in November that year, Driving Rainincluded the song " Freedom ", written in response to the attacks. The tour resulted in the double live album Back in the USreleased internationally in as Back in the World.
His crest, featuring a Liver bird holding an acoustic guitar in its claw, reflects his background in Liverpool and his musical career.
The shield includes four curved emblems which resemble beetles ' backs. Inafter a four-year break, he returned to touring and has since performed over 80 shows. McCartney's enduring fame has made him a popular choice to open new venues. Inhe performed three sold-out concerts at the newly built Citi Fielda venue constructed to replace Shea Stadium in QueensNew York. A New York Times review of the first concert reported that McCartney was "not saying goodbye but touring stadiums and playing marathon concerts".
McCartney remains one of the world's top draws. On 12 DecemberMcCartney performed with three former members of Nirvana Krist NovoselicDave Grohland guest member Pat Smear during the closing act of The Concert for Sandy Reliefseen by approximately two billion people worldwide. In MayMcCartney canceled a sold-out tour of Japan and postponed a US tour to October due to begin that month after he contracted a virus. It was the same venue that the Beatles played their final concert in The 4-CD version includes 67 tracks, most of which were top hits.
Under US copyright law, for works published before the author can reclaim copyrights assigned to a publisher after 56 years. The book is described as a "self-portrait in songs". McCartney is a largely self-taught musician, and his approach was described by musicologist Ian MacDonald as "by nature drawn to music's formal aspects yet wholly untutored The Messiah has arrived! Pepper cover, McCartney replied, "Elvis was too important and too far above the rest even to mention McCartney called Little Richard an idol, whose falsetto vocalisations inspired McCartney's own vocal technique.
The festival has included guest performances by famous musicians, songwriting competitions, drawing contests and special events featuring performances by the Crickets. Best known for primarily using a plectrum or pickMcCartney occasionally plays fingerstyle.
He was also influenced by Brian Wilsonas he commented: "because he went to very unusual places". Paul is one of the most innovative bass players He's an egomaniac about everything else, but his bass playing he'd always been a bit coy about.
While typically using Vox amplifiersbyhe had also begun using a Fender Bassman for amplification. MacDonald identified " She's a Woman " as the turning point when McCartney's bass playing began to evolve dramatically, and Beatles biographer Chris Ingham singled out Rubber Soul as the moment when McCartney's playing exhibited significant progress, particularly on " The Word ".
Bacon and Morgan described his bassline for the Beatles song "Rain" as "an astonishing piece of playing Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band as containing his strongest and most inventive bass playing, particularly on " Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds ". If I couldn't have any other instrument, I would have to have an acoustic guitar. McCartney primarily flatpicks while playing acoustic guitar, though he also uses elements of fingerpicking.
I'm actually sort of pulling two strings at a time I was trying to emulate those folk players. Linda was a big fan of my guitar playing, whereas I've got my doubts. I think there are proper guitar players and then there are guys like me who love playing it. McCartney played lead guitar on several Beatles recordings, including what MacDonald described as a "fiercely angular slide guitar solo" on " Drive My Car ", which McCartney played on an Epiphone Casino.
McCartney said of the instrument: "if I had to pick one electric guitar it would be this. He has retained that original guitar to the present day. During his years with Wings, McCartney tended to leave electric guitar work to other group members,  though he played most of the lead guitar on Band on the Run.
In addition to these guitars, McCartney is known to use and own a range of other electric guitars, usually favouring the Fender Esquire and its subsequent incarnation, the Fender Telecasterusing the latter with a sunburst finish on Wings' tours in the s. He also owns a rare Ampeg Dan Armstrong Plexi guitar, the only left handed one known to be in existence, which appeared in the Wings video for " Helen Wheels ". McCartney is known for his belting power, versatility and wide tenor vocal range, spanning over four octaves.
McCartney's vocals have crossed several music genres throughout his career. McCartney also teasingly tried out classical singing, namely singing various renditions of "Besame Mucho" with the Beatles. He continued experimenting with various musical and vocal styles throughout his post-Beatles career.
McCartney played drums on the Beatles' songs "Back in the U. In the mids, when visiting artist friend John Dunbar 's flat in London, McCartney brought tapes he had compiled at then-girlfriend Jane Asher 's home.
They included mixes of various songs, musical pieces and comments made by McCartney that Dick James made into a demo for him. He referred to the finished product as "electronic symphonies". While at school during the s, McCartney thrived at art assignments, often earning top accolades for his visual work. However, his lack of discipline negatively affected his academic grades, preventing him from earning admission to art college. His first contact with the London avant-garde scene was through artist John Dunbarwho introduced McCartney to art dealer Robert Fraser.
Miles also co-founded International Timesan underground paper that McCartney helped to start with direct financial support and by providing interviews to attract advertiser income. McCartney became interested in painting after watching artist Willem de Kooning work in de Kooning's Long Island studio. So I'm really excited about it. I didn't tell anybody I painted for 15 years but now I'm out of the closet". When McCartney was a child, his mother read him poems and encouraged him to read books.
His father invited Paul and his brother Michael to solve crosswords with him, to increase their "word power", as McCartney said. I had an overwhelming desire to have a poem published in the school magazine.
I wrote something deep and meaningful—which was promptly rejected—and I suppose I have been trying to get my own back ever since". Featuring a squirrel whose woodland home is razed by developers, it had been scripted and sketched by McCartney and Dunbar over several years, as an animated film.
The Observer labelled it an "anti-capitalist children's book". The book is about a grandpa and his three grandchildren with a magic compass on an adventure. I think there's an urge in us to stop the terrible fleetingness of time.
Try and capture one bloody moment please. InMcCartney asked Geoff Dunbar to direct a short animated film called Rupert and the Frog Song ; McCartney was the writer and producer, and he also added some of the character voices. The Beatles re-signed with EMI for another nine years in After forming their own record label, Apple Recordsinthe Beatles' recordings would be released through Apple although the masters were still owned by EMI.
InMcCartney signed with Columbia Records in the US and Canada—reportedly receiving the industry's most lucrative recording contract to date, while remaining with EMI for distribution throughout the rest of the world. He remains there as of [update] 's Kisses on the Bottom. McCartney has criticised Jackson's purchase and handling of Northern Songs over the years. McCartney first used drugs in the Beatles' Hamburg days when they often used Preludin to maintain their energy while performing for long periods.
Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Bandand for about a year in total but stopped because of his dislike of the unpleasant melancholy he felt afterwards. Pepper studio session. As a result of his drug convictions, the US government repeatedly denied him a visa until December In Januarywhen Wings flew to Tokyo for a tour of Japan, customs officials found approximately 8 ounces g of cannabis in his luggage. They arrested McCartney and brought him to a local jail while the Japanese Album) decided what to do.
After ten days, they released and deported him without charge. SinceMcCartney has been a vegetarian. They decided to stop consuming meat after Paul saw lambs in a field as they were eating a meal of lamb. Soon after, the couple became outspoken animal rights activists. He has appeared in the group's campaigns, and inMcCartney narrated a video for them titled "Glass Walls", which was harshly critical of slaughterhousesthe meat industryand their effect on animal welfare.
Following McCartney's marriage to Mills, he joined her in a campaign against land minesbecoming a patron of Adopt-A-Minefield. The couple debated with Danny WilliamsNewfoundland's then Premier, on Larry King Livestating that fishermen should stop hunting seals and start seal-watching businesses instead.
Inhe donated a song to Aid Still Required 's CD, organised as an effort to raise funds to assist with the recovery from the devastation caused in Southeast Asia by the tsunami. As McCartney explained, "He wrote back very kindly, saying, 'my doctors tell me that I must eat meat'.
And I wrote back again, saying, you know, I don't think that's right I think he's now being told It just doesn't seem right—the Dalai Lama, on the one hand, saying, 'Hey guys, don't harm sentient beings Oh, and by the way, I'm having a steak. It is cruel and unnecessary and will lose them support from ordinary people and animal lovers like myself. He expressed concern over both the health impacts of the practice as well as its cruelty to animals.
I find it soothing. McCartney has publicly professed support for Everton F. But after a concert at Wembley Arena I got a bit of a friendship with Kenny Dalglishwho had been to the gig and I thought 'You know what? I am just going to support them both because it's all Liverpool. He often chose clothes and makeup for her, encouraging her to grow her blonde hair to simulate Brigitte Bardot 's hairstyle,  and at least once insisting she have her hair restyled, to disappointing effect.
According to Spitz, McCartney, now "free of obligation", ended the engagement. John's Wood in March She met McCartney and he invited her to move into his London house, where events ensued that possibly broke up him and Asher. Linda Eastman was a music fan who once commented, "all my teen years were spent with an ear to the radio.
She commented, "It was John who interested me at the start. He was my Beatle hero. But when I met him the fascination faded fast, and I found it was Paul I liked. Pushiness worked for me that night! I was with somebody else [that night] He looked so beautiful that I made up my mind I would have to pick him up. About their relationship, Paul said, "We had a lot of fun together And Linda's very big on just following the moment. We Choice - Hey (2) - Fire (CD a big argument the night before we got married, and it was nearly called off But we did.
After the break-up of the Beatles, the two collaborated musically and formed Wings in She was nervous about performing with Paul, who explained, "she conquered those nerves, got on with it and was really gutsy.
She took a couple of lessons and learned some bluesy Album) The critics would say, 'She's not really playing' or 'Look at her—she's playing with one finger. It was monophonic. We didn't have to justify ourselves. They had four children—Linda's daughter Heather legally adopted by PaulMaryStella and James —and remained married until Linda's death from breast cancer at age 56 in He was great, particularly in helping me get rid of my guilt [about wishing I'd been] perfect all the time But then I thought, hang on a minute.
We're just human. That was the beautiful thing about our marriage. We were just a boyfriend and girlfriend having babies. InMcCartney married Heather Millsa former model and anti- landmine campaigner. I married [Linda], a New York divorcee with a child, and at the time they didn't like that". The wedding was a modest event attended by a group of about 30 relatives and friends.
Though McCartney had a strained relationship with Lennon, they briefly became close again in earlyand played music together on one occasion.
During one call, Lennon told him, "You're all pizza and fairytales! While they seriously considered going to the SNL studio a few blocks away, they decided it was too late. This was their last time together. But fortunately for me, the last phone conversation I ever had with him was really great, and we didn't have any kind of blow-up", he said. John is kinda like a constant On 9 DecemberMcCartney followed the news that Lennon had been murdered the previous night; Lennon's death created a media frenzy around the surviving members of the band.
The press quickly criticised him for what appeared to be a superficial response. When you put that in print it says, 'McCartney in London today when asked for a comment on his dead friend said, "It's a drag". I talked to Yoko the day after he was killed, and the first thing she said was, "John was really fond of you. He was always a very warm guy, John. His bluff was all on the surface. He used to take his glasses down, those granny glasses, and say, "it's only me.
A shield. Those are the moments I treasure. InMcCartney said: "I would not have been as typically human and standoffish as I was if I knew John was going to die. I would have made more of an effort to try and get behind his 'mask' and have a better relationship with him. Inhe said that Lennon's death made the remaining ex-Beatles nervous that they might also be murdered.
Discussing his relationship with McCartney, Harrison said: "Paul would always help along when you'd done his ten songs—then when he got 'round to doing one of my songs, he would help. It was silly. It was very selfish, actually There were a lot of tracks, though, where I played bass He'd never give you the opportunity to come out with something.
After Harrison's death in NovemberMcCartney said he was "a lovely guy and a very brave man who had a wonderful sense of humour". He went on to say: "We grew up together and we just had so many beautiful times together — that's what I am going to remember. I'll always love him, he's my baby brother.
During a recording session for The Beatles inthe two got into an argument over McCartney's critique of Starr's drum part for "Back in the U. But he is also very determined The pair collaborated again inon Starr's Vertical Manwhich featured McCartney's backing vocals on three songs, and instrumentation on one. After the encores, McCartney made a surprise appearance, performing the Beatles' song " Birthday " with Starr's band.
McCartney was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in as a member of the Beatles and again as a solo artist in Inthe Guinness Book of World Records recognised McCartney as the "most honored composer and performer in music", with 60 gold discs 43 with the Beatles, 17 with Wings and, as a member of the Beatles, sales of over million singles and million albums, and as the "most successful song writer", he wrote jointly or solo 43 songs which sold one million or more records between and McCartney has written, or co-written, 32 number-one singles on the Billboard Hot twenty with the Beatles; seven solo or with Wings; one as a co-writer of " A World Without Love ", a number-one single for Peter and Gordon ; one as a co-writer on Elton John 's cover of "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds"; one as a co-writer on Stars on 45 's "Medley"; one as a co-writer with Michael Jackson on "Say Say Say"; and one as writer on "Ebony and Ivory" performed with Stevie Wonder.
It was also the longest single released by the band and, at seven minutes eleven seconds, was at that time the longest number one. In JulyMcCartney's performance of "Sgt. Available within forty-five minutes of its recording, hours later it had achieved number one on the UK Official Download Chart. In Decemberthe release of his album McCartney III and its subsequent charting at number 2 on the US Billboard earned McCartney the feat of being the first artist to have a new album in the top two chart positions in each of the last six decades.
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