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Julian Lennon posts video tribute to mother, Cynthia

Written by admin on April 2, 2015 – 5:47 pm -

Cynthia Lennon, the former wife of John Lennon, passed away yesterday after a short battle with cancer. The 75-year-old died at her home in Mallorca, Spain, with her son Julian by her side.

Cynthia met John Lennon when she was 18 and the pair were both students at the Liverpool College of Art. They were married in 1962, just before the Beatles hit it big, and would remain married for six years. Their son, Julian Lennon, posted a moving video tribute to his mother on YouTube today titled “In Loving Memory”:

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Paul McCartney records with the Hollywood Vampires

Written by admin on March 6, 2015 – 1:51 pm -

Paul McCartney has recorded a song with the Hollywood Vampires, a supergroup featuring Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp. McCartney joined the group on a version of “Come and Get It,” which is a track he wrote for Badfinger in 1969.

The session took place last year in Los Angeles last year, with McCartney and Cooper sharing lead vocals. Joe Perry told Rolling Stone:

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Paul McCartney announces European tour dates

Written by admin on March 6, 2015 – 10:55 am -

Paul McCartney has announced that he is bringing his “Out There” tour to the UK and Europe in May, including stops in Liverpool, London and Birmingham.

Paul McCartney Out There European tour

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Paul McCartney and Paul Simon to appear on Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary

Written by admin on February 3, 2015 – 6:51 am -

Paul McCartney and Paul Simon will be present to help “Saturday Night Live” celebrate its 40th anniversary on February 15th.

The three-hour “SNL 40” show will also feature musicians Kanye West and Justin Timberlake, actors such as Alec Baldwin and Tom Hanks, and returns for some of the show’s most famous alumni, including Eddie Murphy.

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Paul McCartney promotes “Venus and Mars” reissue with free “Letting Go” download

Written by admin on October 30, 2014 – 10:29 am -

Paul McCartney has offered a free download of a previously unheard version of the song “Letting Go” ahead of the deluxe reissues of “Venus and Mars” and “Wings at the Speed of Sound”.

“Letting Go” closed side one of “Venus and Mars,” which was released in May 1975, and was also released as a single several months later. The free download is an extended version of the track, without backing vocals or horns, and it does not appear on either the standard or deluxe reissues which are released on November 4.

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