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Stop Press! On Sept. 23, Paul McCartney will play his first show ever in Syracuse, New York.

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On Sept. 23, Paul McCartney will play his first show ever in Syracuse, New York, when he brings his all-new One On One Tour to the Carrier Dome.  Tickets go

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Paul McCartney Starts Short Tour of Japan

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Paul McCartney has opened his short tour of Japan at the Budokan in Tokyo. This is of course the historic venue the Beatles played in 1966. The setlist was similar to

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Paul McCartney to Announce New Tour Dates?

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It seems Paul McCartney is set to announce a new series of concerts tomorrow (April 25th). There are many rumours online already about gigs in North and South America. At

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Giles Martin Speaks Out over International Record Store Day Controversy

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For International Record Store Day, a special 7 inch vinyl single was released of Strawberry Fields Forever/Penny Lane. Only 7000 were released for the world, sparking long queues at participating

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Happy Birthday Ken Scott!

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Happy 70th Birthday today (20th April) to Ken Scott. Ken was an engineer on many Beatles records, and later worked with David Bowie, Supertramp, Pink Floyd and Elton John. I

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Special ‘Sgt Pepper’ issue of Mojo Coming Soon.

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MOJO magazine celebrates the 50th Birthday of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – rebooted in 2017 with a thrilling new stereo mix. Paul McCartney tells us how

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Remembering Linda McCartney

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Today, we remember Linda McCartney, who passed away on April 17th, 1998. Here is a photo I took of Paul and Linda in 1983.  

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The Beatles’ Liverpool and London Featured on TF1 France

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A feature on Beatles places and people was shown today on TF1 in France. It includes an interview with your blogger, Richard Porter and wife Irina, and shows a selection

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Memorabilia Day: event coming to London

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Following on from the success of the Liverpool memorabilia call out day in October 2016, The Beatles Story and Julien’s Auctions will be teaming up once again to bring ‘Memorabilia

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Strawberry Fields Forever/Penny Lane Single for International Record Store Day

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For Record Store Day 2017, an exclusive, limited edition 7″ single of The Beatles’ “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “Penny Lane”, among the first songs recorded during the Sgt. Pepper sessions,

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