2009 – Paul McCartney appeared on the Colbert Report on This Day in Rock Music! <embed style=”display:block” src=”http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:cms:video:colbertnation.com:217077″ width=”288″ height=”247″ type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” wmode=”window” allowFullscreen=”true” flashvars=”autoPlay=false” allowscriptaccess=”always” allownetworking=”all” bgcolor=”#000000″></embed>
2009 – Road Chef, the Watford Gap UK Motorway services operator, paid £1,000 at an auction for a collection of celebrity signatures, which were collected by former employee, Beatrice England. The book included signatures of Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, The Eagles and Dusty Springfield. The Blue Boar services as […]
2008 – Some homeless man claimed a £2,000(about $3800 US) reward for returning a waxwork head of Paul McCartney on This Day in Rock!
2008 – Some homeless man claimed a £2,000(about $3800 US) reward for returning a waxwork head of Paul McCartney on This Day in Rock! Anthony Silva found the item at Reading station after auctioneer Joby Carter left it under a seat at Maidenhead station. Thinking it was a Halloween mask, Anthony used it as a […]
2007 – Sir Paul McCartney said he left EMI, his record label of 45 years, as it had become “boring” and he had “dreaded going to sea” its executives. McCartney told The Times that the company’s handling of his music had become “symbolic of the treadmill”. The ex-Beatle went on to sign a deal with […]
2007 – At McCartney’s Sussex estate, a middle aged man breaks thru his security patrols on This Day in Rock.
2007 – At McCartney’s Sussex estate, a middle aged man breaks thru his security patrols on This Day in Rock. He was screaming, ” I must get him”. He was stopped yards from Paul’s Peasmarsh home.
2005 – The John Lennon song Imagine was voted the nations favourite song a quarter of a century after his death. A UK radio station conducted the poll of 7,000 listeners. The Beatles were voted into second and third place with ‘Hey Jude’ and ‘Let It Be.’
2005 – Paul McCartney performs a 12-minute set of Beatles classics (and “Drive My Car”), as well as his own “Live and Let Die,” during the halftime show at the Super Bowl.
2003 – in this years Sunday Times Rich List, Paul McCartney was confirmed as the world’s richest musician with a fortune worth over £760m. Madonna was 4th in the list with £227m, Mick Jagger 6th with £175m and Elton John 7th with £170m. Ozzy Osbourne became the 24th richest musician after earning an estimated £42m from […]
2003 – Paul McCartney played his first Manchester show in 24 years when he appeared at the MEN Arena as part of the UK leg on the ‘Back In The World Tour 2003.’
2003 – Paul McCartney buys the late rockabilly star Carl Perkins’ song catalog. Although he’s best known for “Blue Suede Shoes,” The Beatles recorded covers of Perkins’ “Matchbox,” “Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby” and “Honey Don’t.”
2003 – Paul McCartney kicked off the UK leg of his ‘Back In The World Tour’ at Hallam FM Arena a year after it began in America. The set included 22 Beatles songs.