2020 – The Beatles legend collaborated with his former bandmate on his 1997 solo album after the Electric Light Orchestra musician – who performed on and produced the record after previously contributing to ‘Beatles Anthology’ – suggested he got in touch. As quoted by The Sun newspaper, Paul said: “I’d been saying to Ringo for […]
2019 – Thousands of Beatles fans made a pilgrimage to London’s Abbey Road 50 years after the group walked over its zebra crossing for the cover of the last album the band recorded. Transport for London said two bus routes were briefly diverted as queues to cross the road blocked access.
2013 – Paul McCartney wins back song rights from Michael Jackson on This Day in Rock Music History! 30 years ago, Michael Jackson outbid secretly at auction Paul McCartney on his own songs from the Beatles Era. This, after Sir Paul had shown Jackson how to purchase song rights in this way. However, the 1976 […]
2013 – Elvis Presley and The Beatles top the list of most-forged celebrity signatures on This Day in Rock Music History! An Unprecedented less than half of their autographs for sale are certified as genuine at memorabilia authenticators PSA/DNA. Others on the list are, President John F. Kennedy, Astronaut Neil Armstrong and late pop star […]
2012 – Paul McCartney receives France’s highest public distinction on This Day in Rock Music History! Honored for his contributions in music from President Francois Hollande by making him an officer of the Legion of Honour at the presidential palace. McCartney, who turned 70. this year, joins the company of greats Clint Eastwood and Robert […]
2012 – Bruce Springsteen with Paul McCartney performs in London’s Hyde Park and gets plug pulled on This Day in Rock Music History! A concert which was turning out to be most epic, was shut down by organizers just as Beatle Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen were peaking the 3 hour mark. Bruce had worked […]
2012 – “Yellow Submarine” the animated Beatles movie was restored re-released today on This Day in Rock Music History! The iconic movie was carefully restored frame by frame for a May 28th DVD Release this year. The movie was originally released in 1968, and was a surreal story about a magical land called Pepperland which […]
2011 – BlueBeat.com settles lawsuit over selling Beatles songs illegally on This Day in Rock Music History! The UK site BlueBeat.com illegally sold Beatles, Coldplay and others for 25 cents US. They settled out of court for 1 million dollars to the relative record companies. The site had already streamed over 67,000 tracks.
2012 – “Yellow Submarine” the animated Beatles movie was restored completely today on This Day in Rock Music History! The iconic movie was carefully restored frame by frame for a May 28th DVD Release this year. The movie was originally released in 1968, and was a surreal story about a magical land called Pepperland which […]
2012 – Paul McCartney debuts his new songs live on an iTunes stream on This Day in Rock Music History! Paul McCartney will debut the songs at 10pm EST Thrusday. Songs will include selections from his new album “Kisses on the Bottom” in This free live performance on iTunes. The performce takes place at the […]
MUSICARES® TO HONOR PAUL MCCARTNEY AS 2012 PERSON OF THE YEAR Paul McCartney And Friends Will Perform At Sold Out Tribute In His Honor That Will Benefit MusiCares’ Emergency Financial Assistance And Addiction Recovery Programs WHO: Performances by 14-time GRAMMY®-winning artist Paul McCartney and other artists to be announced shortly.Attendees include Neil Portnow, President/CEO of […]
2011 – Paul McCartney to debut 2012 with awesome cover tunes album on This Day in Rock Music History. Inspired by songs that influenced John and Paul in the early days of the Beatles, the album will also have two new originals. “When I kind of got into songwriting, I realized how well structured these […]