He's 71, content and wealthy beyond most people's wildest dreams, but that doesn't mean Paul McCartney is going to slow down any time soon. In a new interview, he says that he isn't going to hang up his rock n' roll shoes.
The last time Paul McCartney released a new song (not counting the two originals that showed up on 2012's standards collection 'Kisses on the Bottom'), he was getting all reflective. Even the title of his last album of all original songs, 'Memory Almost Full,' mused on the passing of time and growing old.
On Aug. 9, 1968, the Beatles were in the middle of the recording sessions that would yield 'The Beatles,' the double LP better known as 'The White Album.' One song that got finished that day was Paul McCartney's 'Mother Nature's Son.'
At this stage of his illustrious career, Paul McCartney has seen and done pretty much everything. Now that he's in his 70s, he's officially at an age when most artists start to think about slowing down. But Paul McCartney is not most artists.
It's been years since Kurt Cobain's death ended Nirvana's promising career, but the group's music is still closely identified with Seattle. So it only makes sense that when Paul McCartney played his first-ever concert in the city's Safeco Stadium, he invited the surviving members of Nirvana to join him.
A copy of Wings' 1972 single 'Hi, Hi, Hi' / 'C Moon' signed by both Paul McCartney and his wife Linda has sold for $1,205 after 16 bids on eBay. The late Linda added "Happy New Year" to her inscription.
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