I had an overwhelming desire to have a poem published in the school magazine. In 1997, he said that Lennon's death made the remaining ex-Beatles nervous that they might also be murdered. [91] Music professor and author Vincent Benitez described the track as "symphonic rock at its best". Dichiarò McCartney: «È il mio modo di ringraziare per gli anni felici che ho trascorso lì». Il 5 giugno 1991, durante il corso del tour per l'album Unplugged, si ritrova a Napoli per assistere a un concerto al teatro Tenda Palapartenope; il promoter di quella serata, tal Mimmo D'Alessandro, pensando di fargli cosa gradita gli regala la maglia numero 10 di Diego Armando Maradona, oggetto di culto per i tifosi napoletani ma non tanto per gli inglesi, vista la beffa ricevuta durante i mondiali di calcio di Messico '86 proprio per mano del Pibe de Oro, ma si conferma sir quando la indossa con malcelato disagio.[63]. [435], "Yesterday" is one of the most covered songs in history with more than 2,200 recorded versions, and according to the BBC, "the track is the only one by a UK writer to have been aired more than seven million times on American TV and radio and is third in the all-time list ... [and] is the most played song by a British writer [last] century in the US". L'8 settembre 2012 è stato decorato con la Legion d'Onore nel salone dell'Eliseo, a Parigi, dal Capo dello Stato francese François Hollande «per l'intera sua opera», ha dichiarato l'Eliseo in una breve nota. Critical reception was unfavourable, and McCartney expressed disappointment with the album. The show, titled The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to The Beatles, featured 22 classic Beatles songs as performed by various artists, including McCartney and Starr. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)" and "Helter Skelter". Subito dopo McCartney scioglie il gruppo. Nello stesso anno collabora con Kanye West al singolo Only One, pubblicato il 31 dicembre. La canzone scelta per il lato A è il vecchio inno beat Ferry 'Cross The Mersey, di Gerry and the Pacemakers, che torna così al primo posto della classifica inglese ventiquattro anni dopo la versione originale. Beyond music, he has taken part in projects to promote international charities related to such subjects as animal rights, seal hunting, land mines, vegetarianism, poverty, and music education. Though critics admired the film for its visual style, humour and music, the soundtrack album issued six months later received a less enthusiastic response. McCartney ha riproposto buona parte del repertorio dei Beatles e degli Wings, nonché della sua carriera da solista. Sharing a title with one of Paul’s own paintings, Egypt Station is the first full album of all-new McCartney music since 2013’s international chart-topping NEW . Il 26 febbraio 2014, presso la 02 Academy Brixton di Londra, McCartney è stato nominato Songwriter's Songwriter, premio speciale istituito dall'NME. Da quell'episodio è tratto il film Two of Us di Michael Lindsay-Hogg, già regista di Let It Be. [327] In 2007, McCartney signed with Hear Music, becoming the label's first artist. [294] Heavily influenced by American avant-garde musician John Cage, McCartney made tape loops by recording voices, guitars and bongos on a Brenell tape recorder and splicing the various loops. Try and capture one bloody moment please. Theatrical Release Date: 09/16/2016 Street Date: 11/18/2016 Box Office: $2.6 Million Cast: Paul McCartney | Ringo Starr | John Lennon | George Harrison | The Beatles | Larry Kane | Whoopi Goldberg | Elvis Costello | Eddie Izzard | Sigourney Weaver | Neil Aspinall | Richard Lester | Kitty Oliver | Howard Goodall | Jon Savage Under US copyright law, for works published before 1978 the author can reclaim copyrights assigned to a publisher after 56 years. [357] In a 2003 meeting at the Kremlin with Vladimir Putin, ahead of a concert in Red Square, McCartney and Mills urged Russia to join the anti-landmine campaign. [350] In 1995, he narrated the documentary Devour the Earth, written by Tony Wardle. [142] Performed around the world after its London premiere, the Liverpool Oratorio reached number one on the UK classical chart, Music Week. [71] McCartney agreed, but Lennon did not. "[79][80], In 1970, McCartney continued his musical career with his first solo release, McCartney, a US number-one album. [417] He also performed "For You Blue" and "All Things Must Pass", and played the piano on Eric Clapton's rendition of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps". "[232] McCartney stated that for his bassline for "I Saw Her Standing There", he directly quoted Berry's "I'm Talking About You". The Beatles Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years. [214] McCartney shared lead vocals on the Alice Cooper-led Hollywood Vampires supergroup's cover of his song "Come and Get It", which appears on their debut album, released on 11 September 2015. [73] He filed a suit for the band's formal dissolution on 31 December 1970, and in March 1971 the court appointed a receiver to oversee Apple's finances. The Beatles released twenty-two UK singles and twelve LPs, of which seventeen singles and eleven LPs reached number one on various charts. There were a lot of tracks, though, where I played bass ... because what Paul would do—if he'd written a song, he'd learn all the parts for Paul and then come in the studio and say (sometimes he was very difficult): 'Do this'. [37] "Yesterday" became one of the most covered songs in popular music history. «Questo è l'uomo che ha inventato il mio lavoro», ha detto Bono, leader degli U2, presentando McCartney e dando risalto al suo fondamentale apporto alla musica contemporanea. [4] After the group disbanded in 1970, he pursued a solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine. His bluff was all on the surface. He often chose clothes and makeup for her, encouraging her to grow her hair out like Brigitte Bardot's, and at least once insisting she have it restyled, to disappointing effect. [337] Introduced to cocaine by Robert Fraser, McCartney used the drug regularly during the recording of Sgt. Il 26 gennaio 2014 ha vinto un Grammy Award per la "miglior canzone rock" con il pezzo Cut Me Some Slack, suonato con i membri rimanenti dei Nirvana. In 1963, Dick James established Northern Songs to publish the songs of Lennon–McCartney. "[410] He said that he went home that night, watched the news on television with his children and cried most of the evening. [53] Questo determinerà un disaccordo con Denny Laine, il quale, al contrario, desiderava continuare le esibizioni e che nell'aprile 1981[54] lascerà i Wings. McCartney and Yoko Ono attempted to purchase the Northern Songs catalogue in 1981, but Grade declined their offer. His father, James ("Jim") McCartney, was absent from his son's birth due to his work as a volunteer firefighter during World War II. "[228] McCartney likened his approach to "the primitive cave artists, who drew without training". The type of people that I came from, I never saw better! Questa pagina è stata modificata per l'ultima volta il 20 dic 2020 alle 14:22. Durante il biennio ritornano a Liverpool periodicamente, e suonano al Cavern Club. [392] After Linda died, Paul said, "I got a counsellor because I knew that I would need some help. Il videoclip di quest'ultimo, diretto da Michel Gondry, e in cui appare l'attrice Natalie Portman, è utilizzato dalla Apple nello spot del nuovo iPod, che vede lo stesso McCartney protagonista. [26] The Quarrymen played a mix of rock and roll and skiffle, a type of popular music with jazz, blues and folk influences. Nelle sue apparizioni cinematografiche come attore, McCartney è sempre stato doppiato (anche nel film d'animazione) dal doppiatore italiano Massimo Turci, altri doppiatori sono: Formazione del gruppo e periodo amburghese, Il successo mondiale e l'evoluzione musicale del gruppo, Anni ottanta: collaborazioni, concerti benefici e ritorno alle origini, Vita privata, interessi e relazioni personali, The Lennon-McCartney Songwriting Partnership, Inside The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, (DVD) Catalogue number: CRP1848, 22 August 2005, Ex-Beatle arrested for possession of pot in Japan, Tug of War - Graham Calkin's Beatles' Pages, “No more Lonely Nights” chart position in US, Paul McCartney goes back to the hard sound, Untimely deaths haunt extended Beatles family pubblicazione=US Magazine Company, McCartney seeks chorus of approval for Latin piece, Liverpool Oratorio, Paul McCartney (with Carl Davis) 30 September 1996, Cat. Salt of the earth. Soon after, Scottish police found marijuana plants growing on his farm, leading to his 1973 conviction for illegal cultivation and a £100 fine. [18], Il quindicenne McCartney conosce John Lennon e i Quarrymen, il gruppo che Lennon e alcuni amici di scuola avevano formato, il 6 luglio 1957, a una festa a Woolton, nella St. Peter's Church Hall. [35][nb 4] Based on an ink drawing by McCartney, the LP's cover included a collage designed by pop artists Peter Blake and Jann Haworth, featuring the Beatles in costume as the Sgt. In November, on the first anniversary of George Harrison's death, McCartney performed at the Concert for George. He collaborated with composer Carl Davis, producing Liverpool Oratorio. [405] VH1 fictionalised this event in the 2000 television film Two of Us. 18 giugno 1942: Quanti anni ha Paul McCartney nel 2020? "[403] In an effort to avoid talking only about business, they often spoke of cats, babies, or baking bread. Passavano un paio di secondi e poi lui sollevava un po' gli occhiali e diceva "è solo che sono fatto così...". [404], On 24 April 1976, McCartney and Lennon were watching an episode of Saturday Night Live at Lennon's home in the Dakota when Lorne Michaels made a $3,000 cash offer for the Beatles to reunite. James Paul McCartney, nato a Liverpool il 18 giugno 1942, divenuto il leggendario musicista dei Beatles e uno dei migliori compositori di tutti i tempi, con Ringo Starr … [315] In 2004, they worked together on the animated short film Tropic Island Hum. Il lavoro ha ripreso alcune delle atmosfere già sperimentate nei precedenti lavori dei Fireman, elaborate però con una vena maggiormente melodica e con l'aggiunta di parole alla musica. [130] In 1989, he joined forces with fellow Merseysiders Gerry Marsden and Holly Johnson to record an updated version of "Ferry Cross the Mersey", for the Hillsborough disaster appeal fund. I diritti delle canzoni che McCartney aveva scritto con John Lennon per i Beatles furono acquistati per il 25% del totale da Michael Jackson nel 1985. The Beatles in the U.S.A. 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Sir James Paul McCartney (Liverpool, 18 giugno 1942) è un cantautore, polistrumentista, compositore, produttore discografico e cinematografico, sceneggiatore, attore, pittore, poeta, scrittore e attivista britannico. Sebbene promuovesse l'album Flowers in the Dirt, nei 104 concerti tenuti in Europa (tra cui alcune date in Italia), America e Giappone, incluse numerose canzoni dei Beatles, per la prima volta dall'avvio della sua carriera solista. In November, the Wings song "Mull of Kintyre", co-written with Laine, was quickly becoming one of the best-selling singles in UK chart history. "[42] Recording engineer Norman Smith stated that the Rubber Soul sessions exposed indications of increasing contention within the band: "the clash between John and Paul was becoming obvious ... [and] as far as Paul was concerned, George [Harrison] could do no right—Paul was absolutely finicky. [9] La perdita prematura della madre (Paul era allora quattordicenne) avrebbe in seguito avvicinato McCartney a John Lennon, la cui madre Julia muore quando Lennon aveva solo 17 anni. [125][nb 21] McCartney participated in Live Aid, performing "Let it Be", but technical difficulties rendered his vocals and piano barely audible for the first two verses, punctuated by squeals of feedback. [11] Jim possedeva un pianoforte verticale che aveva acquistato nel negozio di Harry Epstein, padre di Brian Epstein. [61] Nonostante ciò, l'album, pur ricevendo le migliori critiche degli ultimi anni per McCartney, è il meno venduto della sua carriera da solista, arrivando all'ottavo posto in Gran Bretagna, ma non oltre il 30º negli Stati Uniti. He pressed them to start a new project, which became Sgt. [67] La prima assoluta dell'Oratorio è tenuta nella Cattedrale di Liverpool[68] (dal cui coro McCartney era stato respinto all'età di undici anni) e in seguito è eseguita alla Carnegie Hall di New York.[69]. As with his first album, he composed and performed it alone. [252] Examples of his acoustic guitar playing on Beatles tracks include "Yesterday", "I'm Looking Through You", "Michelle", "Blackbird", "I Will", "Mother Nature's Son" and "Rocky Raccoon". Il disco, suonato interamente dal solo McCartney coadiuvato per i cori dalla moglie Linda, è accolto molto bene dal pubblico ma tiepidamente dalla critica, che apprezzerà invece di più i singoli pubblicati l'anno successivo: Another Day e Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey che arriva in prima posizione nella Billboard Hot 100, ma non l'album Ram, accreditato alla coppia Paul & Linda McCartney e tacciato anch'esso di non essere all'altezza del passato come autore di Paul. McCartney then joined the choir at St Barnabas' Church, Mossley Hill. [22][23] È, appunto, Paul a convincere Lennon ad ammettere anche George Harrison al gruppo, seguito da un amico di Lennon, Stuart Sutcliffe, al basso, e da Pete Best alla batteria. [40] Considered a high point in the Beatles catalogue, both Lennon and McCartney said they had written the music for the song "In My Life". [287], McCartney played drums on the Beatles' songs "Back in the U.S.S.R.", "Dear Prudence", "Martha My Dear", "Wild Honey Pie" and "The Ballad of John and Yoko". [254] He played an Epiphone Texan on many of his acoustic recordings, but also used a Martin D-28. "[367] During the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, McCartney called for Chinese wet markets (which sell live animals including wild ones) to be banned. Dopo il Tour del 1993 McCartney si impegna con Harrison e Starr nel progetto Anthology dei Beatles, che porterà a una serie di documentari e a tre album doppi di registrazioni inedite sia di studio sia live. While typically using Vox amplifiers, by 1967, he had also begun using a Fender Bassman for amplification. 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È tutto molto All You Need Is Love o Give Peace a Chance di John. Penso che questa frase si adattasse bene ai Beatles. [362], In 2009, McCartney wrote to Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, asking him why he was not a vegetarian. She commented, "It was John who interested me at the start. Il 4 giugno viene pubblicato il suo nuovo album, Memory Almost Full, anticipato dal singolo Dance Tonight. Con la musica, la pittura... cercate di catturare anche un solo attimo maledetto, vi prego!», Ex membro dei Beatles (1960-1970) e dei Wings (1971-1979), McCartney ha in seguito avuto una brillante carriera sia da solista sia partecipando a varie collaborazioni artistiche (ad esempio con Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Elvis Costello e Youth per il duo The Fireman) ed è considerato uno dei compositori di maggior successo nella storia della musica pop e rock.[76][77]. I am just going to support them both because it's all Liverpool. [247], Bacon and Morgan described his bassline for the Beatles song "Rain" as "an astonishing piece of playing ... [McCartney] thinking in terms of both rhythm and 'lead bass' ... [choosing] the area of the neck ... he correctly perceives will give him clarity for melody without rendering his sound too thin for groove. [320] In addition to an interest in Apple Corps and MPL Communications, an umbrella company for his business interests, he owns a significant music publishing catalogue, with access to over 25,000 copyrights, including the publishing rights to the musicals Guys and Dolls, A Chorus Line, Annie and Grease. "[252] He employed a similar technique for "Jenny Wren". "[384] At times, she played hooky to see artists such as Fabian, Bobby Darin and Chuck Berry. Il 28 luglio 2012 si è esibito allo Stadio Olimpico di Londra chiudendo la cerimonia di apertura dei Giochi della XXX Olimpiade, suonando Hey Jude. Il 2013 è un anno che vede il baronetto girare nuovamente il mondo insieme con la sua collaudata band, con una nuova tournée: l'Out There! [183][nb 41] Also in 2008, he performed at a concert in Liverpool to celebrate the city's year as European Capital of Culture. Il 24 febbraio 1988 è ospite al Festival di Sanremo.mw-parser-output .chiarimento{background:#ffeaea;color:#444444}.mw-parser-output .chiarimento-apice{color:red}[senza fonte]. I wrote something deep and meaningful—which was promptly rejected—and I suppose I have been trying to get my own back ever since". [153] Also in 1995, Prince Charles presented him with an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Music—"kind of amazing for somebody who doesn't read a note of music", commented McCartney. During one call, Lennon told him, "You're all pizza and fairytales! [244], MacDonald identified "She's a Woman" as the turning point when McCartney's bass playing began to evolve dramatically, and Beatles biographer Chris Ingham singled out Rubber Soul as the moment when McCartney's playing exhibited significant progress, particularly on "The Word". We really hated that fucking four little mop-top approach. Era un'armatura splendida; ma era davvero straordinario quando sollevava la visiera e lasciava intravedere quel John Lennon che aveva paura di rivelare al mondo», La zia di Lennon, Mimi Stanley, disapprovava la sua amicizia con Paul per via delle sue origini popolari,[21] mentre il padre di Paul riteneva che Lennon lo avrebbe "messo nei pasticci", sebbene poi acconsentisse ai Quarrymen di provare in casa sua. As a result of his drug convictions, the US government repeatedly denied him a visa until December 1973. The soundtrack failed to chart, but it won McCartney an Ivor Novello Award for Best Instrumental Theme. Le persone che credono a questa teoria, sono identificate con l’acronimo PID, che significa “Paul is Dead”.Ora racconteremo la storia di McCartney secondo le tesi sostenute dai PID. We were just a boyfriend and girlfriend having babies. Per l'occasione è stato coinvolto nella celebrazione del 50º anniversario dello sbarco dei Beatles in America: si è consumata infatti in quell'occasione la riunione tra i due membri superstiti della storica band di Liverpool, Paul McCartney e Ringo Starr; i due hanno duettato in Queenie Eye, ultimo singolo di Paul. [24][25], Dal 1956 al 1960, scelgono svariati nomi per il gruppo, tra i quali "The Silver Beetles", e nella primavera del 1960 intraprendono una tournée in Scozia con il cantante Johnny Gentle. He composed and recorded the track in four days, with Phil Ramone co-producing. [83] Later that year, ex-Moody Blues guitarist Denny Laine joined the McCartneys and Seiwell to form the band Wings. [231] When asked why the Beatles did not include Presley on the Sgt. His Beatles songs "And I Love Her" (1964), "Yesterday" (1965), "Eleanor Rigby" (1966) and "Blackbird" (1968) rank among the most covered songs in history.[5][6]. [51], Upon the end of the Beatles' performing career, McCartney sensed unease in the band and wanted them to maintain creative productivity. Durante l'estate Seiwell e McCullough lasciano il gruppo. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Paul e Ringo sono sempre stati in buoni rapporti, sia ai tempi dei Beatles sia dopo lo scioglimento del gruppo. [110], In 1980, McCartney released his second solo LP, the self-produced McCartney II, which peaked at number one in the UK and number three in the US. [289] His other drumming contributions include Paul Jones' rendition of "And the Sun Will Shine" (1968),[290] Steve Miller Band's 1969 tracks "Celebration Song" and "My Dark Hour",[291][292] and "Sunday Rain" from the Foo Fighters' 2017 album Concrete and Gold. È giusto festeggiare lo straordinario talento di Paul, e sono onoratissimo che l'NME gli stia per dare questo speciale premio Songwriter's Songwriter". [147][nb 28] The subsequent New World Tour followed, which led to the release of the Paul Is Live album later that year. McCartney wanted the tour to avoid large venues; most of the small halls they played had capacities of fewer than 3,000 people. Segue una lista degli strumenti suonati nel corso degli anni da Paul McCartney: «Penso che ci sia l'urgenza di fermare la terribile fugacità del tempo. Per parte del 1977 i Wings hanno una pausa discografica, dopo l'abbandono di Jimmy McCulloch e di Joe English, ma il successivo singolo Mull of Kintyre, canzone ispirata alla tradizione folk scozzese, diviene il singolo di maggior successo del Regno Unito, arrivando a superare, con oltre due milioni di copie vendute, il precedente record di She Loves You dei Beatles. A settembre, Paul McCartney le telefonò e le chiese di raggiungerlo a Londra. [358] In 2006, the McCartneys travelled to Prince Edward Island to raise international awareness of seal hunting. [202], In May 2014, McCartney canceled a sold-out tour of Japan and postponed a US tour to October due to begin that month after he contracted a virus. "[386] Linda said this about their meeting: "I was quite shameless really. He'd never give you the opportunity to come out with something. [400], Though McCartney had a strained relationship with Lennon, they briefly became close again in early 1974, and played music together on one occasion. Il gruppo è battezzato Wings in occasione della pubblicazione di Wild Life (1971). La Trackist, Guinness World Records - News - Guinness World Records Launches 2009 Edition. [318] In 1995, he made a guest appearance on the Simpsons episode "Lisa the Vegetarian" and directed a short documentary about the Grateful Dead. "[410] He described his first exchange with Ono after the murder, and his last conversation with Lennon: I talked to Yoko the day after he was killed, and the first thing she said was, "John was really fond of you." [237] He was strongly influenced by Motown artists, in particular James Jamerson, whom McCartney called a hero for his melodic style. Il videoclip del brano vede protagonisti due importanti attori come Natalie Portman, come in Dance Tonight del 2007, e Johnny Depp. [33] Ringo Starr replaced Best in August, and the band had their first hit, "Love Me Do", in October, becoming popular in the UK in 1963, and in the US a year later. [31] Questa registrazione in seguito attirerà l'attenzione di una figura chiave nella storia dei Beatles soprattutto per il loro successo commerciale: Brian Epstein, che diventerà il loro manager. [97], Al termine, il giudice, accordando 24.3 milioni di sterline alla Mills, definì la testimonianza di McCartney "coerente, accurata e onesta", mentre quella della Mills per gran parte "incoerente, inaccurata" e "meno che candida". [84], McCartney conobbe l'attrice britannica Jane Asher il 18 aprile 1963, quando un fotografo le chiese di posare con lui a un'esibizione dei Beatles alla Royal Albert Hall di Londra.