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Crowded House- It’s Only Natural- Los Angeles July 2010

Ten years ago "It's Only Natural" that Aussie all-stars Crowded House would want to celebrate. It was the twenty-fifth anniversary of the brilliantly eclectic, melodic quartet and they had a new studio album, "Intriguer",  dropping as well...

Paul McCartney- Lady Madonna 6-27-07

Watching and listening to Paul McCartney, normally the effervescently sweet post-War embodiment of that "all is well" British sentiment, deliver his sober introduction to the song "Lady Madonna" during the Global At Home: Together telecast, was as powerful as the performance itself.
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Beatles- Social Distancing- Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney retraces the Beatles #1 with Redbeard from Liverpool to the stage of the Ed Sullivan Show, writing music history with every #1 song. Also you'll hear rare interviews with the late George Harrison.

Badfinger- Come and Get It: Best- Joey Molland,the late Mike Gibbins

It was fifty years ago that US audiences were introduced through a Paul McCartney song,"Come and Get It", to a little-known English band The Iveys, soon to be rechristened Badfinger and to become second only to The Beatles in sales on the Apple Records label.

Paul McCartney- Here Today (for John Lennon)

Every year when December 8 rolls around it is a challenge as to how to observe the violent, senseless gun murder of John Lennon that day in 1980, to chronicle the worldwide psychic blow to a generation, while paying tribute to what he gave us…

George Harrison- Best of Dark Horse

Part one of my interviews with the late George Harrison, who surprised everybody by becoming the most popular maker of solo music for the first five years after the Beatles called it a career.

Rolling Stones- Mixed Emotions- Toronto 9-3-89

When interviewing Keith Richards in early January 1989 ostensibly about his solo album Talk is Cheap,  I was repeatedly reminded by his delightful publicist Jane Rose not to ask about the 900 pound gorilla in the studio: the Rolling Stones,…
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Paul McCartney- Back in the US pt 2

Paul McCartney Back In the US pt 2 "Freshen Up" tour rolled across North America In Summer 2019. Was it unknowingly the last Macca Hurrah? Here is part 2 interview.
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Paul McCartney- Back in the US pt 1

... from Paul McCartney to The Pope, we couldn't help but both comment on the remarkable similarities in response that millions of attendees display at those two seemingly disparate gatherings. But as McCartney pulls into Dallas/ Ft.Worth this week to close yet another stadium erected by captains of industry to worship the twin towers of competition and capitalism, who dares try to convince the pilgrims filing in, ages eight to eighty with stars in their eyes and a song ( okay, three hundred songs ) in their hearts, that this isn't a religious experience?

Paul McCartney- Blackbird January 1991

This may have been one of the MTV Unplugged  series highlights, a live loose acoustic performance by the former Beatle and Wings leader in early 1991 with a crack band of veterans including Robbie McIntosh on lead guitar (ex-Pretenders) and…