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2019 LIPA graduation

Jul 26, 2019 • Posted in A day in the life

From The Irish News, July 26, 2019: Blackadder stars Rowan Atkinson and Stephen Fry were reunited when they were made Companions of the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) by Sir Paul McCartney. The accolade honours outstanding achievement and practical contribution to the higher education institution, which was founded by Sir Paul and Mark Featherstone-Witty

Announcement: Paul To Write His First Musical

Jul 18, 2019 • Posted in A day in the life

Like many of these things this all started with an email. Bill had asked if it was something I might be up for. Writing a musical is not something that had ever really appealed to me but Bill [Kenwright] and I met up with Lee Hall and had a chat and I found myself thinking

Paul McCartney receives The International Advocate for Peace Award

May 28, 2019 • Posted in A day in the life

I’m especially proud to receive this award from Cardozo which has been known for its work on behalf of peace and justice for many years. Paul McCartney From Benjamin N. Cardozo School Of Law: Each year, Cardozo’s Journal of Conflict Resolution presents the International Advocate for Peace Award toan individual who is exemplary in the field of

Paul McCartney’s school exercise book sells for £46800 Music

Mar 27, 2019 • Posted in A day in the life

From dailymail.co.uk, March 27, 2019: […] A school book Sir Paul McCartney used as a teenager has sold for £46,800 – nearly 10 times its estimate. The exercise book – which features a doodle of a man smoking and a teacher’s critical comments – sold at an auction of Beatles memorabilia in Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside. Sir

Paul Awarded Gold Blue Peter Badge

Feb 07, 2019 • Posted in A day in the life

From paulmccartney.com, February 5, 2019: Paul has sold over 700 million albums around the world as a solo artist with his band Wings and as a member of the legendary group, The Beatles but declared to Blue Peter that he’s ‘made it’ when the show presented him with a prestigious Gold Blue Peter Badge recently. When

‘The Bruce McMouse Show’ Playing In Select Cinemas Around The World

Jan 21, 2019 • Posted in A day in the life

From paulmccartney.com, January 10, 2019: Today Paul announced in partnership with Abramorama and MPL/Capitol/UMe to premiere The Bruce McMouse Show in select cinemas around the world on Monday 21st January. The Bruce McMouse Show is a previously never-before seen film that tells the story of how Paul and Wings came to meet the inimitable impresario Bruce McMouse. Part concert

Paul McCartney made Companion Of Honour

May 04, 2018 • Posted in A day in the life

From NME, May 4, 2018: Paul McCartney has been made a Companion Of Honour for his contribution to music. The Beatles star received the honour 21 years after he was knighted by the Queen. Until earlier this year, he was the only member of the influential band to be given a knighthood. Drummer Ringo Starr

Paul McCartney joins March for Our Lives Rally in New York

Mar 24, 2018 • Posted in A day in the life

From RollingStone, March 24, 2018: Paul McCartney attended a March for Our Lives sister protest in New York, one of the dozens of rallies taking place throughout the United States Saturday. In a brief interview with CNN at the rally, the Beatles legend said, “One of my best friends was killed in gun violence right

Early Days video shoot

Apr 05, 2014 • Posted in A day in the life

The “Early Days” video has been shot on April 5th 2014, and published on July 7th 2014, exclusively on RollingStone: […] Earlier this year, though, director Vincent Haycock sent over a video treatment for “Early Days” that caught his eye. “It’s a memory song for me, about me and John in the early days,” McCartney

Paul McCartney marries Nancy Shevell

Oct 09, 2011 • Posted in A day in the life

From telegraph.co.uk, October 9, 2011: Sir Paul returned to the same venue 42 years later to make US heiress Nancy Shevell his wife number three. There were no sobbing girls collapsing into the arms of policemen as when he wed Linda Eastman in 1969, although fans from as far afield as Japan turned out for