Paul McCartney

12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief

Money from Sandy relief concert being put to work

NEW YORK (AP) — The charity in charge of distributing donations from the nationally televised Superstorm Sandy relief concert has been thinking small when it comes to doling out more than $50 million.

12/31/2012

Queen Elizabeth II

McCartney, ‘God particle’ scientist get honors

LONDON (AP) — Stella McCartney, who designed the uniforms worn by Britain’s record-smashing Olympic team, and physicist Peter Higgs, who gave his name to the so-called “God particle,” are among the hundreds being honored by Queen Elizabeth II this New Year.

12/28/2012

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A year for enduring pop culture icons to shine

NEW YORK (AP) — Marilyn Monroe. The Rolling Stones. And Bond — James Bond. What do they have in common? Sure, one’s long gone, and one’s fictional. But all three marked a golden anniversary in 2012.

12/20/2012

12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief

Music royalty ready to rock Sandy benefit concert

NEW YORK (AP) – Music royalty from the Rolling Stones to Kanye West, including several artists with direct ties to the New York metropolitan area hit by Superstorm Sandy, will perform a benefit concert to help storm victims at 4:30 p.m. Pacific today.

12/12/2012

12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief

Rolling Stones added to Sandy benefit concert

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones will join the artists already booked for next week’s televised Superstorm Sandy benefit show in New York City, which producers said Friday would be the most widely available live concert ever.

12/07/2012

12-12-12 Sandy benefit to be aired on 34 outlets

NEW YORK (AP) – The 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit concert will be broadcast across 34 U.S. and international television, radio and Internet across six continents.

Producers said in a Monday news release the concert will be available to 1 billion people across six continents.

12/03/2012

Aimee Mann turns to AM radio hit for inspiration

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) – The musical inspiration for Aimee Mann’s latest disc may come as a surprise. It certainly did for Larry Lee. Mann’s “Charmer” hearkens back to the pop-rock structures of her 1990s discs […]

11/20/2012

Springsteen, McCartney, Kanye set for Sandy show

NEW YORK (AP) – Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band and Kanye West will hit the stage at a Superstorm Sandy benefit concert next month at Madison Square Garden in New York […]

11/15/2012

McCartney has Motown Museum's 1877 Steinway restored

DETROIT (AP) – In town for a concert last summer, Paul McCartney made his first-ever visit to Detroit’s Motown Museum, the legendary two-story “Hitsville USA” building where a generation’s worth of musical gems were created. […]

08/30/2012

Yoko Ono launches anti-fracking artists coalition

NEW YORK (AP) – Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon are launching a coalition of artists, musicians and filmmakers who oppose hydraulic fracturing in New York state. Ono, Lennon and Mark Ruffalo announced the formation of […]

08/29/2012

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