As part of a well-choreographed promotional campaign for his upcoming studio album, Egypt Station, and accompanying “Freshen Up” tour, Paul McCartney returned to Liverpool for an interview at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.
When Paul McCartney announced the initial dates of his 2018 “Freshen Up” tour, the 76-year-old expressed interest in playing some club dates, to get back to the intimacy of performing before a few hundred fans.
In the summer of '68 The Beatles were in the midst of recording 'The Beatles' (The White Album). To produce a new set of more contemporary publicity images, Don McCullin, predominantly a photographer of war zones, was commissioned for a day-long shoot around various locations in London.
Paul McCartney announced his first U.K. dates since 2015 including his first concert in Scotland in almost a decade. He announced his return to the concert stage, with his new “Freshen Up” tour, when he revealed four Canadian dates on July 3.
In an interview with DIY Magazine, Paul McCartney confirms that a deluxe edition of the The Beatles “The White Album,” is on its way. McCartney says, “It’s all in place. I’ve just got a couple of essays to approve. It’s all lined up and it’s really good.”
On Saturday, June 9, Paul McCartney was in his hometown of Liverpool, touring several Beatles-related spots with TV host James Corden, reportedly for an episode of Carpool Karaoke. The visit also featured a performance for a select few at Philharmonic Pub.
Picture it...it's 1976 and you’re watching the fledgling Saturday Night Live. All of a sudden there’s a commotion, some gasps and screams. Is this really happening? John Lennon and Paul McCartney have just walked onto the set. It never did, but it could have, and nearly did.