New #1

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EDITORIAL The very start of 2015 brought us new music by Macca with the release of Only One, he song he composed ‘on the spot’ with rapper Kanye West. The song with words by Kanye and music by Paul is a tribute to West’s daughter North and is sung from the perspective of his late mother. The song became available …

McCartney #2

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EDITORIAL   This is part two of the McCartney album special!   In this special, you will find a special timeline for 1969 – 1970,  a period when The Beatles were breaking up and Paul recorded and released his first solo record, McCartney. - Edward Eikelenboom - Chief Editor

McCartney #1

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EDITORIAL   Paul McCartney’s debut solo album McCartney is included in the book “1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die”. Although the album sold very well at the time of release, the reviews by the critics were not positive – to say the least. After all, didn’t Paul use this homemade record to tell the world that the Beatles ...

Paul is live 2011

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EDITORIAL In this Maccazine you can find all shows part of the Up And Coming Tour that started in Phoenix on March 28, 2010, and ended in Las Vegas on June 10, 2011. As space is limited in these Maccazine specials, you will not find full concert reviews for each show but instead, we bring highlights like soundchecks, setlists and ...

Watsos

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EDITORIAL   For three months, I have lived with “Wings At The Speed Of Sound” and I must admit I have grown to like and appreciate the album much more. No, don’t get me wrong, it still does not make my list of All-Time Top 10 Macca Albums, but it is certainly worth ‘The McCartney Catalogue’. “Speed Of Sound” became ...

Paul is Live 2009 #2

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EDITORIAL   Part 2 of “Paul is Live in 2009”. This special is mainly about the Good Evening Europe tour.  Starting with the Children In Need charity performance at the Royal Albert Hall on November 12. There is a detailed story about the Good Evening Europe tour with stops in Germany, Holland, France, Ireland and England. For each show, we ...

Paul is Live 2009 #1

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EDITORIAL   We started out this special with the idea to cover all Paul McCartney’s live appearances in 2009 starting with the Grammy performance in February and ending with the show in London just before Christmas. The plan was not only to include all regular McCartney concerts but also to include one-off performances like playing with Neil Young in Hyde ...

Fireman

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EDITORIAL   “We decided we would go in the studio and have fun. We’d have the track going, have a groove going, and I just stood up at the mic and started throwing things at it. I’d hear a bit of a lyric or we’d look at a poetry book …we just started to concoct it and put it together ...

Wild Life

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EDITORIAL In this special, we take you back to the early Seventies, to what Paul & Linda called their ‘funky period’. After the homemade “McCartney” album in 1970, Paul felt he had to take his other fellow Beatles to court to dissolve their partnership. During that time he also recorded “Ram” as a duet with Linda in America. McCartney took ...

McCartney II

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EDITORIAL   We are going back through the mists of time… to a time they call the Eighties!   1980 wasn’t the best of years for the ex-Beatles: It started with an arrest in Tokyo and ended with a murder in New York. This special focuses on the album “McCartney II”, Paul’s second all-solo LP. It features all background information ...