The Lyrics 1956 to the Present Vol Two Volume Set

The Lyrics  1956 to the Present  Vol  Two Volume Set
Author: Paul McCartney
Release: 2021-11-02
Editor: Liveright Publishing
Pages: 960
ISBN: 9781324091134
Language: en
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A work of unparalleled candor and splendorous beauty, The Lyrics celebrates the creative life and the musical genius of Paul McCartney through 154 of his most meaningful songs. From his early Liverpool days, through the historic decade of The Beatles, to Wings and his long solo career, The Lyrics pairs the definitive texts of 154 Paul McCartney songs with first-person commentaries on his life and music. Spanning two alphabetically arranged volumes, these commentaries reveal how the songs came to be and the people who inspired them: his devoted parents, Mary and Jim; his songwriting partner, John Lennon; his “Golden Earth Girl,” Linda Eastman; his wife, Nancy McCartney; and even Queen Elizabeth, among many others. Here are the origins of “Let It Be,” “Lovely Rita,” “Yesterday,” and “Mull of Kintyre,” as well as McCartney’s literary influences, including Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, and Alan Durband, his high-school English teacher. With images from McCartney’s personal archives—handwritten texts, paintings, and photographs, hundreds previously unseen—The Lyrics, spanning sixty-four years, becomes the definitive literary and visual record of one of the greatest songwriters of all time.

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney
Author: Peter Ames Carlin
Release: 2009-11-03
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 384
ISBN: 1416562230
Language: en
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From the acclaimed biographer who brought you the rock biography of Bruce Springsteen comes the life of musician Paul McCartney—from his groundbreaking years with the Beatles to Wings to his work as a solo artist and activist. More than a rock star, more than a celebrity, Paul McCartney is a cultural touchstone who helped transform popular music as one half of the legendary Lennon-McCartney songwriting duo. In this definitive biography, Peter Ames Carlin examines McCartney’s entire life, casting new light not just on the Beatles era but also on his years with Wings and his thirty-year relationship with his first wife, Linda McCartney. He takes us on a journey through a tumultuous couple of decades in which Paul struck out on his own as a solo artist, reached the top of the charts with a new band, and once again drew hundreds of thousands of screaming fans to his concerts. Carlin presents McCartney as a musical visionary but also as a layered and conflicted figure as haunted by his own legacy—and particularly his relationship with John Lennon—as he was inspired by it. Built on years of research and fresh, revealing interviews with friends, bandmates, and collaborators spanning McCartney’s entire life, Carlin’s lively biography captures the many faces of the living legend.

Paul McCartney The Stories Behind 50 Classic Songs 1970 2020

Paul McCartney  The Stories Behind 50 Classic Songs  1970 2020
Author: Mike Evans
Release: 2021-09-02
Editor: Welbeck Publishing Group
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781787399624
Language: en
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Paul McCartney's songwriting output as a member of the Beatles, mainly with his co-writer John Lennon, has been exhaustively documented over the years. Now, taking 50 key songs from his five-decade career since the break-up of the Fab Four, Paul McCartney: The Stories Behind 50 Classic Songs takes an in-depth look at the post-Sixties work of one of popular music's most versatile and prolific composers and performers. Paul McCartney has been a genuine pop idol, a cutting-edge experimenter, and in later years recognized as an international musical treasure. The 50 selections from his vast songwriting catalogue highlighted in Paul McCartney: The Stories Behind 50 Classic Songs mark half a century of musical creativity by a true icon of popular music. Each song includes full session details, personnel lists and chart data and is described in detail, from original inspiration to the final release. Quotes from session musicians and studio personnel – and star guests such as Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello and Kanye West – bring the making of every song to life, alongside a wealth of related photographs in and out of the studio.

Paul McCartney Pure McCartney Songbook

Paul McCartney   Pure McCartney Songbook
Author: Paul McCartney
Release: 2017-05-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781495098307
Language: en
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(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook). This fourth compilation album from Sir Paul features nearly 40 songs from throughout the icon's unrivaled career, and our matching songbook features all in arrangements for piano, voice and guitar. Songs include: Another Day * Band on the Run * Dance Tonight * Ebony and Ivory * Goodnight Tonight * Jet * Let 'Em In * Let Me Roll It * Listen to What the Man Said * Live and Let Die * Maybe I'm Amazed * My Love * No More Lonely Nights * Say Say Say * Silly Love Songs * Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey * With a Little Luck * and many more.

Grandude s Green Submarine

Grandude s Green Submarine
Author: Paul McCartney
Release: 2021
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780593372432
Language: en
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"Companion to ... Hey Grandude!"--Jacket.

Hey Grandude

Hey Grandude
Author: Paul McCartney
Release: 2019-09-05
Editor: Penguin UK
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780241375686
Language: en
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From the legendary Paul McCartney - an action-packed picture-book adventure celebrating the fun grandparents and grandchildren can have when their imaginations run wild. See the compass needle spin - let the magic fun begin! Grandude is a one-of-a-kind adventurer - a Mary Poppins for the modern day! With his magic compass he whisks his four grandkids off on whirlwind adventures, taking them all around the globe . . . Join them as they ride flying fish, dodge stampedes in the Wild West, and escape snowy avalanches! Brought to life in a riot of colour by talented children's illustrator Kathryn Durst, it's the perfect story for little explorers.

Man on the Run

Man on the Run
Author: Tom Doyle
Release: 2014
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 257
ISBN: 9780804179140
Language: en
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Based on exclusive first-hand interviews, a chronicle of Paul McCartney's struggles in the first decade after the Beatles' breakup discusses his reclusive life, substance abuses, arrests, and efforts to launch his band Wings.

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney
Author: Tony Barrow,Robin Bextor
Release: 2004
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9780634069192
Language: en
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In this book, Paul McCartney - the most prolific member of the Beatles, founder of Wings and enduring solo artist - speaks in his own words of his private life, his life as a singer, musician, composer, and businessman, of how the greatest band in the world came to be, and how and why they broke up. Paul McCartney Now and Then is the inside story from the man himself. Includes commentary from Sir George Martin, Steve Miller, Pete Best, Brian Wilson, Peter Asher, and others. Complemented throughout by rare, many previously unseen photos shot over a career spanning more than four decades. Robin Bextor is a well-known documentary film maker and writer who has formed a close relationship with Paul McCartney over the years. Tony Barrow, who coined the phrase "Fab Four," was head of the Beatles' Press Office from 1962-1968.

The Words and Music of Paul McCartney

The Words and Music of Paul McCartney
Author: Vincent Perez Benitez
Release: 2010
Editor: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780313349690
Language: en
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"The Words and Music of Paul McCartney: The Solo Years" examines the large and varied oeuvre of this deeply personal artist, showing how McCartney's stint as a Beatle continues to inform his solo music, as well as how he has transcended his days as a member of the Fab Four. After a biographical introduction, chronologically arranged chapters explore McCartney's music in the immediate aftermath of the breakup of the Beatles, his work with Wings during the 1970s, his collaborations with other artists during the 1980s, and his compositions of the 1990s, including his first forays into classical music. The examination also covers McCartney's critically acclaimed work in the first decade of the 21st century, including "Memory Almost Full" and "Ecce Cor Meum," a composition written in the style of sacred English choral music. Throughout, the book supplies analytical insights and historical background to a repertoire that, surprisingly, has not previously been covered in detail.

Fab

Fab
Author: Howard Sounes
Release: 2010-10-26
Editor: Doubleday Canada
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780307367969
Language: en
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He is one of the most famous, most wealthy people on the planet, and yet he remains little-known and understood as a personality. At long last, Paul McCartney is the subject of a major, deeply researched, psychologically acute biography. It tells a story that will illuminate and surprise. The publication finds McCartney - who turns 70 in 2012 - revitalized as a performer (touring with a set of mostly Beatles songs) and a man buffeted by profound changes in recent years: the death of his first wife, Linda; the death of George Harrison; a second marriage, to Heather Mills, and its spectacular failure, the fall-out from which is still crashing around him.

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney
Author: Mike Evans
Release: 2021-09-07
Editor: Welbeck Publishing Group
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781802791563
Language: en
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Paul McCartney's songwriting output as a member of the Beatles, mainly with co-writer John Lennon, has been exhaustively documented over the years. Now, taking 50 key songs from his six-decade career since the break-up of the Fab Four, Paul McCartney: The Stories Behind the Songs takes an in-depth look at the solo work of one of popular music's most versatile and prolific composers and performers. Paul McCartney has been a genuine pop idol, a cutting-edge experimenter, and in later years recognized as an international musical treasure. The 50 selections from his vast songwriting catalogue highlighted in this book mark more than half a century of musical creativity by a true icon of popular music.

The Paul McCartney Catalog

The Paul McCartney Catalog
Author: Ted Montgomery
Release: 2020-01-27
Editor: McFarland
Pages: 216
ISBN: 9781476676449
Language: en
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Winner, ARSC Award for Excellence This complete discography of Paul McCartney's solo and other post-Beatles work examines his entire catalog. It covers his studio and live albums and compilations, including the trance, electronic, classical and cover albums and selected bootleg recordings; all of the singles; videos and DVDs; and the 15 radio shows he made as Oobu Joobu. Each song is reviewed in depth, providing a wealth of information for both dedicated McCartney fans and those just discovering his music.

The Unknown Paul McCartney

The Unknown Paul McCartney
Author: Ian Peel
Release: 2013-04-02
Editor: Titan Books (US, CA)
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781781162750
Language: en
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Internationally acclaimed, knighted and immortalised in music's pantheon, Paul McCartney nevertheless remains one of the least fully appreciated of modern icons. Throughout his career, McCartney has initiated and participated in projects that have taken him very far away from the kind of music associated with his career in The Beatles, in Wings, and as a solo artist. From as far back as the 1960s there have been experimental solo projects, both under his own name and incognito. These include the legendary 'Carnival of Light' sixties freak-out, the Percy Thrillington diversion in the 70s, techno, ambient and chill-out releases as The Fireman, pure noise performance art as well as less-publicised activity, much of which Ian Peel now reveals in depth in print for the first time. What emerges is a unique, critical insight into an apparently over-familiar public figure - Paul McCartney, avant-garde musician. Undertaking extensive research for this book, Ian Peel interviewed many of McCartney's intimate musical associates from this less-familiar side of his career, including: Super Furry Animals - on their carrot chewing percussion and electronic sound collage collaborations. Youth - the three-times BRIT-nominated producer speaks in depth for the first time ever on his two albums of techno ambient and chill-out recorded with McCartney as The Fireman. Nitin Sawhney - on McCartney's first tentative steps into drum & bass, holed up in Sawhney's London bedsit. Richard Hewson - breaks a 20-year silence on the Thrillington project and pseudonym. David Vaughan - the renowned psychedelic artist and organiser of 60s 'happenings' airs his strong views on Carnival of Light, The Beatles' most legendary unreleased track. Other interviewees include Yoko Ono, bassist Herbie Flowers, Gong's Daevid Allen, Frank Zappa's guitarist Mike Keneally, JJ Jeczalik (Art of Noise) and members of Wings.

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney
Author: Philip Norman
Release: 2016-05-03
Editor: Little, Brown
Pages: 864
ISBN: 9780316327992
Language: en
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The definitive Paul McCartney biography, written with his approval by bestselling biographer Philip Norman. Since the age of twenty-one, Paul McCartney has lived one of the ultimate rock-n-roll lives played out on the most public of stages. Now, Paul's story is told by rock music's foremost biographer, with McCartney's consent and access to family members and close friends who have never spoken on the record before. PAUL McCARTNEY reveals the complex character behind the façade and sheds new light on his childhood--blighted by his mother's death but redeemed by the father who introduced him to music. This is the first definitive account of Paul's often troubled partnership with John Lennon, his personal trauma after the Beatles' breakup, and his subsequent struggle to get back to the top with Wings--which nearly got him murdered in Africa and brought him nine days in a Tokyo jail. Readers will learn about his marriage to Linda, including their much-criticized musical collaboration, and a moving account of her death. Packed with new information and critical insights, PAUL MCCARTNEY will be the definitive biography of a musical legend.

Paul McCartney and His Creative Practice

Paul McCartney and His Creative Practice
Author: Phillip McIntyre,Paul Thompson
Release: 2021-08-10
Editor: Springer Nature
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9783030791001
Language: en
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This book provides fresh insight into the creative practice developed by Paul McCartney over his extended career as a songwriter, record producer and performing musician. It frames its examination of McCartney’s work through the lens of the systems model of creativity developed by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and combines this with the research work of Pierre Bourdieu. This systems approach is built around the basic structures of idiosyncratic agents, like McCartney himself, and the choices he has made as a creative individual. It also locates his work within social fields and cultural domains, all crucial aspects of the creative system that McCartney continues to be immersed in. Using this tripartite system, the book includes analysis of McCartney’s creative collaborations with musicians, producers, artists and filmmakers and provides a critical analysis of the Romantic myth which forms a central tenet of popular music. This engaging work will have interdisciplinary appeal to students and scholars of the psychology of creativity, popular music, sociology and cultural studies.

Paul McCartney A Short Unauthorized Biography

Paul McCartney A Short Unauthorized Biography
Author: Fame Life Bios
Release: 2022-02-18
Editor: Fame Life Bios
Pages: 30
ISBN: 9781634976145
Language: en
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Paul McCartney: A Short Unauthorized Biography is a short unauthorized biography produced from electronic resources researched that includes significant events and career milestones. Ideal for fans of Paul McCartney and general readers looking for a quick insight about one of today's most intriguing celebrities. This must-read short unauthorized biography chronicles: Who is Paul McCartney Things People Have Said about Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney is BornGrowing Up with Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney Personal RelationshipsThe Rise of Paul McCartneySignificant Career MilestonesPaul McCartney Friends and FoesFun Facts About Paul McCartneyHow The World Sees Paul McCartney Paul McCartney A Short Unauthorized Biography is one of the latest short unauthorized biographies from Fame Life Bios. Check it out now!

How to Analyze the Music of Paul McCartney

How to Analyze the Music of Paul McCartney
Author: Miles Raymer
Release: 2011
Editor: ABDO
Pages: 118
ISBN: 161613531X
Language: en
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This title explores the creative works of famous musician Paul McCartney. Music analyzed includes Beatles' music, 1970s-era music, 1908s- and 1990s-era music, and Electric Arguments (2008). Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of McCartney. “You Critique It” feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Essential Critiques is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Paul McCartney After the Beatles A Musical Appreciation

Paul McCartney After the Beatles  A Musical Appreciation
Author: Adrian Allan
Release: 2019-08-11
Editor: Lulu.com
Pages: 326
ISBN: 9780244478544
Language: en
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This is a musical analysis of Paul McCartney from 1970 to today. It is aimed at students of popular music theory; educators; musicians; and aspiring songwriters. It will also appeal to the general Beatles and McCartney fan who wishes to understand music on a deeper level - A beginner's guide to music theory and glossary are provided. Eighty of McCartney's post-Beatles songs are discussed in the format of short, but accessible essays. For each song, full details are provided concerning date of release; place of recording; instrumentation; and key signature. The description for each song details the musical techniques that McCartney uses, such as chord patterns; structure; use of instruments; vocal harmony; tonality; and key changes. In addition, every chapter details his life and work in each decade. A conclusion identifies the main characteristics of McCartney's style. The appendix details every recording location used. An invaluable guide to the music of the world's most successful songwriter.

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney
Author: Barry Miles
Release: 1998-10-15
Editor: Macmillan
Pages: 696
ISBN: 0805052496
Language: en
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An authorized portrait of one of the world's most famous musicians draws on exclusive interviews and access to personal archives to chronicle his private life and successful career

In My Life

In My Life
Author: John Lennon,Paul McCartney
Release: 2021-02-02
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9781534465862
Language: en
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With three generations of one family we share moments that are meant to be savored in this special book that beautifully illustrates the words John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s world-renowned song “In My Life.” There are places I’ll remember, in my life, though some have changed... One gift with a bright bow starts a young girl on a path…one her mother follows with her as she explores, grows, and rides off on her own, only to return again with her own daughter in tow. This hauntingly beautiful book shares the small moments of that journey that are meant to be remembered and savored in the lyrics of this classic song.