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2001-Jun-10Have the Irish Relatives Been Found?
Several weeks ago Sir Paul was in Ireland searching in vain for some Irish relatives (see June 3 below).  Now it seems a British newspaper may have found one.  "Second cousin" Peter Mohan from County Monaghan says: "We... (more)
2001-Jun-09Tribute to Guitar Innovator Les Paul
Even though Les Paul revered as one of America's great guitarists and recording innovators turns 86 today he continues to play with his trio every Monday night at New York City's Iridium jazz club.  Paul McCartney has recognized the... (more)
2001-Jun-07The L.A. Performance
According to Heather Mills Sir Paul will perform "some of his new stuff probably" at the June 14 Adopt-a-Minefield benefit to be held at the Los Angeles Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Paul Simon will be on stage that evening as... (more)
2001-Jun-06Book Signing Session in New York on June 11th
PAUL McCARTNEY TO STAGE HIS FIRST-EVER USA IN-STORE SIGNING New York - Monday June 11th - 12.30 pm PAUL McCARTNEY has agreed to host his first-ever USA in-store signing session - in the centre of New York at lunchtime on Monday June 11th... (more)
2001-Jun-05Wingspan Goes Double Platinum
Just one month after its release Wingspan has been certified double Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America!  Entering the Billboard chart at No. 2 the album is the fastest-selling McCartney release of the post-Bea... (more)
2001-Jun-05Wingspan, the postcard
Wingspan is now the subject of a new series of officially authorized full-color hard-copy (not virtual) postcards which can be selected on-line and sent worldwide.   One may select three free postcards after which there is a no... (more)
2001-Jun-04The Adopt-A-Minefield (UK) Press Conference
Sir Paul paid tribute to the courage of Heather Mills today during a London press conference held to announce the launching of a UK branch of the Adopt-A-Minefield campaign:  "She's a very brave girl.  She will go into earth... (more)
2001-Jun-04The Adopt-A-Minefield UK Documentary
photosToday Sir Paul and Heather Mills hosted an Adopt-A-Minefield UK event at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts headquarters in central London.  Among the 160 guests at the reception were the young winners of a nationwide poster co... (more)
2001-Jun-03Tracing His Irish Roots
During his visit to Ireland last week Sir Paul paid a visit to his mother's birthplace in Glaslough County Monaghan.  He had hoped some of her relatives might still living   in the village.  This was Sir Paul's first visit to Ire... (more)
2001-Jun-03Carnival of Light
Britain's Sunday Express reports the disappointing news that EMI has ruled out releasing "Carnival of Light" a Beatles track that they have had locked away  in their vaults for the last 30 years.   Sir Paul howev... (more)
2001-Jun-02Chocolate Sunset
photosNestled quietly in a corner of this year's Royal Academy Summer Exhibition hangs entry No 62 Chocolate Sunset by Sir Paul McCartney: Not for sale. An abstract oil painting signed and dated 1991. Never before seen in public "... (more)
2001-May-30Two Standing Ovations in Wales
Today in the sweltering heat Sir Paul the poet read to his largest audience to date at the Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival.  He even wrote a special poem to mark the occasion: "On hearing I was reading at Hay-on... (more)
2001-May-29Vindicating Linda
In a interview with Mojo magazine to be published later this week Sir Paul states that a major motivation behind the entire Wingspan project was to exorcise the humiliation and hurt caused by the circulation of a tape that has been circulating f... (more)
2001-May-29An Evening with Stella McCartney
Tomorrow evening The Sunday Times Style & the Costume Society annual lecture will be delivered by Stella McCartney at the BP Lecture Theater at the British Museum London.  During the hour and a half "Evening with Stella McCartney... (more)
2001-May-27He Danced an Irish Jig
As noted earlier (see May 23 below) Sir Paul flew to Ireland last week to attend a dinner marking the opening of artist Francis Bacon's 7 Reece Mews studio which has been moved brick by brick from South Kensington London and reconstructed i... (more)
2001-May-26The Night of a Thousand Dinners
On November 30 Sir Paul will join world figures diplomats and celebrities in an international Night of a Thousand Dinners event in support of the anti-land mine campaign.  Although the event is still in the early stages of organiza... (more)
2001-May-25Farm Aid
Since March reports have been circulating that Sir Paul has agreed to headline dairy farmer Michael Eavis's Farm Aid event being planned to assist Britain's crisis-hit farmers.  Now plans have reached a stage where a date has been set a... (more)
2001-May-23Wingspan, the Book
Sir Paul announced today that he will follow this Wingspan album and documentary with a book featuring some of Linda's never-before-seen rock photos.  The pictures will be accompanied by text written by Sir Paul himself containing stories wh... (more)
2001-May-23Stealing the Show in Ireland
Last evening as guests such as Bill Clinton Bono Bob Geldof and Richard Harris gathered at a Dublin gala to raise money for the Northern Ireland Fund for Reconciliation it was Sir Paul who stole the show when he also arrived at Dublin Castle... (more)
2001-May-21George's Cheer Up Visit
Back on Tuesday May 8 Sir Paul flew to Milan Italy to pay a visit to his old friend George Harrison who is recovering from lung cancer surgery.  They spent an hour together chatting and catching up on gossip.  According to a friend... (more)


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