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Paul McCartney emotional over George Harrison

By BANG Showbiz on October 3, 2011

Paul McCartney, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, newLOS ANGELES – Sir Paul McCartney found it "very emotional" watching a new documentary about George Harrison.

The Beatles musician was moved by Martin Scorsese's four-hour tribute to his former bandmate, 'Living in the Material World', as it reminded him of old times with his friend, who passed away from lung cancer in 2001.

Paul McCartney emotional over George Harrison

By BANG Showbiz on October 3, 2011

Paul McCartney, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, newLOS ANGELES – Sir Paul McCartney found it "very emotional" watching a new documentary about George Harrison.

The Beatles musician was moved by Martin Scorsese's four-hour tribute to his former bandmate, 'Living in the Material World', as it reminded him of old times with his friend, who passed away from lung cancer in 2001.

Stars come out for Paul McCartney's ballet

By BANG Showbiz on September 23, 2011

Paul McCartney, Nancy Shevell, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Sir Paul McCartney was joined by a host of stars for the premiere of his ballet 'Ocean's Kingdom' last night.

The former Beatles star was accompanied by his fiancee Nancy Shevell for the performance at the New York City Ballet Fall Gala at the David Koch Theatre at the Lincoln Center and numerous A-listers including Sarah Jessica Parker, Liv Tyler, Naomi Watts and Angelica Houston.

Paul McCartney, The Killers and The Cure Top 2009 Coachella Music Festival Lineup

By Rich King on January 30, 2009

INDIO, Calif. — Paul McCartney, The Killers and The Cure will be the top headliners at the 2009 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, organizers announced Friday.

McCartney, who will be making his first-ever U.S. festival appearance, will headline the opening day of the event on Friday, April 17. 

"I have heard that Coachella is one of the greatest festivals in the world. I'm really excited to get out there and rock! said the former Beatle in a statement.

Morrissey, Franz Ferdinand and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Leonard Cohen will be among the artists joining McCartney on the opening day of the festival.

The Killers will top the lineup on Saturday, where they will be joined by such acts as Amy Winehouse, Thievery Corporation and TV on the Radio.

Robert Smith and The Cure will headline the festival's final day, which will also feature performances by such artists as My Bloody Valentine and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

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2009 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Lineup

FRIDAY, APRIL 17: Paul McCartney, Morrissey, Franz Ferdinand, Leonard Cohen, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, Beirut, The Black Keys, Girl Talk, Silversun Pickups, The Ting Tings, The Crystal Method, Ghostland Observatory, Crystal Castles, The Airborne Toxic Event, We Are Scientists, N.A.S.A., Patton & Rahzel, M. Ward, The Presets, The Hold Steady, A Place to Bury Strangers, Felix da Housecat, Buraka Som Sistema, Ryan Bingham, Bajofondo, Peanut Butter Wolf, Noah & the Whale, White Lies, The Bug, Alberta Cross, Los Campesinos!, Craze & Klever, Molotov, Switch, Gui Boratto, Steve Aoki, The Aggrolites, People Under the Stairs, The Courteeners, Cage the Elephant, Dear and the Headlights.

SATURDAY, APRIL 18: The Killers, Amy Winehouse, Thievery Corporation, TV on the Radio, Band of Horses, Fleet Foxes, MSTRKRFT, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Atmosphere, Mastodon, TRAV$DJ-AM, Henry Rollins, Crookers, Turbonegro, Hercules and Love Affair, Superchunk, Glasvegas, Dr. Dog, Drive-By Truckers, Booker T & the DBT’s, Amanda Palmer, The Bloody Beetroots, Surkin, Para One (Live), Calexico, Liars, Bob Mould Band, Zane Lowe, Electric Touch, Blitzen Trapper, James Morrison, Drop the Lime, Glass Candy, Thenewno2, Gang Gang Dance, Billy Talent, Ida Maria, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Zizek, Cloud Cult, Tinariwen.

SUNDAY, APRIL 19: The Cure, My Bloody Valentine, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Throbbing Gristle, Lupe Fiasco, Paul Weller, Peter Bjorn and John, X, Antony & the Johnsons, Roni Size, Public Enemy, Jenny Lewis, Groove Armada, Paolo Nutini, Christopher Lawrence, Lykke Li, The Kills, Okkervil River, M.A.N.D.Y., Clipse, Sebastien Tellier, Fucked Up, Perry Farrell, The Horrors, Late of the Pier, K’naan, Junior Boys, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Supermayer, No Age, Vivian Girls, Shepard Fairey, Themselves, Gaslight Anthem, The Knux, Mexican Institute of Sound, The Night Marchers, Marshall Barnes.

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Record Label EMI Announces Changes, Up to 2000 Jobs Cut

By Rich King on January 14, 2008

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LONDON — EMI, which was taken over by a private equity firm last year, announced Tuesday it would cut about a third of the company's jobs in a restructuring plan aimed at reassuring its restless artists, countering plummeting CD revenue and saving $400 million a year.