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CK Retro Review: Flaming Pie by Paul McCartney

In many ways, 1997’s Flaming Pie set the template for what a late-period Paul McCartney album would sound like. With the singles charts no longer an option, McCartney could play directly to his fans and give them what they wanted: Some fun, feisty rockers, a handful of ballads, maybe a special guest or two, plenty of self-reflexive nods to the old days, and nothing that strayed too far from the brand (that’s what his side projects as The Fireman were for.) And… 985 more words

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1610 Hello, Goodbye – The Beatles (1967)

This song was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1967. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by George Martin.   155 more words


Today In Music History: 09/12/16

Lots of birthdays Today in Music History. We have Jennifer Hudson turning 35, Nina Blackwood, of MTV fame, is 61 and is also the subject of the song by John Waite called “Missing You.” Neil Peart, the drummer of Rush, is 64 today. 226 more words


Second Act

I’m going through a nostalgic phase, thanks to Amazon Prime and their free collection of Beatles music from the 1960s. I have the originals, of course, on vinyl and probably worth a mint by now. 1,266 more words


JAMES McCARTNEY - The Blackberry Train

The Blackberry Train
Label: Maybe Not
Released: May 6, 2016
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The Beatles Played Willy Street

Just as news reaches us of never-before-seen Beatles footage surfacing in Australia, we at Spoofing Willy are breaking a Beatles story of our own. It appears that the Beatles played a gig at the Chrystal Corner Bar on Willy Street in the early 1960s. 455 more words

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