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Paul McCartney

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  • Beatles' road to rock history started before 'Ed Sullivan Show'

    Beatles' road to rock history started before 'Ed Sullivan Show'
    It was the pop culture equivalent of the Big Bang, a televised moment that changed music for decades to come. Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" as 73 million people tuned in, the...
  • L.A., N.Y. events mark Beatles' 50th on 'Ed Sullivan Show'

    L.A., N.Y. events mark Beatles' 50th on 'Ed Sullivan Show'
    As the countdown continues toward Sunday’s 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show” on Feb. 9, 1964, more activities are on tap to mark the occasion. Capitol Records will project a photo of...
  • Meet the Beatles -- in books

    Meet the Beatles -- in books
    On Feb.. 7, 1964 -- 50 years ago today -- John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr arrived in the United States and in so doing turned Beatlemania worldwide. “It is now 6:30 a.m., Beatle time,” enthused a WMCA radio DJ....
  • Unseen Beatles photos from first U.S. concert on display Feb. 9

    Unseen Beatles photos from first U.S. concert on display Feb. 9
    Beatles fans who want to go the extra mile -- literally -- to mark the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s storming of America can hop on the 101 Freeway on Sunday and head to Camarillo for an exhibition of some rare and in some cases previously...
  • A sense of loss as NBC's 'Tonight Show' ends its Leno and Burbank eras

    A sense of loss as NBC's 'Tonight Show' ends its Leno and Burbank eras
    The sign advertising his show still looms over the NBC parking lot, and for a few more days throngs of fans will crowd the studio gates in Burbank before tapings. But Jay Leno says he's ready to leave — and this time, he says he really means it....
  • The Beatles powered TV, and TV powered the Beatles

    The Beatles powered TV, and TV powered the Beatles
    Fifty years ago next Sunday, on Feb. 9, 1964, via "The Ed Sullivan Show," America met the Beatles. It was not the group's first appearance on American television. CBS News had reported, dismissively, on British "Beatlemania," and Jack Paar had aired...
  • Beatles special comes together with a little help from their friends

    Beatles special comes together with a little help from their friends
    Dave Grohl was on his way to rehearsals for a TV special marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" when the panic set in. "Suddenly it hit me: Maybe I ought to listen to the record again before...
  • Jazz picks: Brian Charette, Mark Dresser playing L.A.

    Jazz picks: Brian Charette, Mark Dresser playing L.A.
    A selection of shows coming up this week in and around L.A.: Brian Charette Trio: Maybe it's the burden of the equipment, but Hammond B-3 players can seem in short supply lately. Fortunately there's New York City keyboardist Charette, whose 2013 solo...
  • Pete Seeger: Musicians, activists and Obama remember an icon

    Pete Seeger: Musicians, activists and Obama remember an icon
    Pete Seeger's death at 94 leaves a huge hole in America's moral conscience. The folk singer was a fixture in music, politics and American life for the latter half of the 20th century, and he continued performing and speaking in public -- including at...
  • Pete Seeger dies: Watch him team with Johnny Cash and June Carter

    Pete Seeger dies: Watch him team with Johnny Cash and June Carter
    Pete Seeger, folk singer, activist, song archivist and one of the most important American musical voices of the 20th century, has died at age 94, his grandson Kitama Cahill-Jackson told the Associated Press. The singer, who lost his wife, Toshi, last...
  • Daft Punk: Inside the helmets

    Daft Punk: Inside the helmets
    To the pop cognoscenti, the French dance-music duo Daft Punk exists as an ideal, modern musicdom's most consistent, influential, enigmatic trailblazer, in addition to being crowned the major winner of the 2014 Grammy Awards by scoring record of the year...