Paul McCartney

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    25 Richest Musicians of 2013

    Some people feel bad for the music industry, but we don't. There may be more illegal downloads than ever. But there are still plenty of super-rich musicians sitting on golden thrones, dining on the hopes and dreams of others and little sandwiches with no crust. OK, just because they're wealthy, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Neil Young Swears Off Reefer! Top Ten Musical Potheads Who Came to Abstain

    In the lead up to the release of his autobiography, Neil Young sat down with the New York Times Magazine for a meaty, tell-all interview. Our favorite morsel? According to the rock 'n' roll legend, he's quit smoking marijuana once and for all! Neil isn't the first celebrity musician to give up the ... More >>

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    May 18, 2012

    Bono's 2.3-Percent Stake in Facebook Makes Him Richest Musician in the World

    See also "The 15 Richest Musicians: From Jay-Z to Rihanna, Justin Bieber, and Dr. Dre." At 11 a.m., you can buy a piece of Facebook. That's when the social networking giant will start trading publicly on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol FB. According to Bloomberg News, "the average ... More >>

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    May 14, 2012

    Paul McCartney Rescues Mark Ronson From Drowning! And Five Other Life-Saving Pop Stars

    He's one-fourth of the Beatles and he's arguably one of the most influential musicians of all time. But in Mark Ronson's eyes, Sir Paul McCartney is a goddamn hero. When Ronson was a child, he and his family spent a lot of time at a beach in Long Island. Coincidently, McCartney and first wife, Lin ... More >>

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    April 19, 2012
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    April 18, 2012

    Tupac Hologram? Boring! Top Five Dead Musicians That Should Be Digitally Resurrected

    We tried to warn you people back in January: Coachella Music Festival Totally Sucks. But, no ... You refused to heed our warning, shelled out the dough, plopped on your Spirit Hood, and spent the weekend getting ripped off by hippie dealers peddling research chemicals. And then you had to sit thro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Nadia G's Bitchin' Christmas (Video)

    Nadia G. FacebookIt's Christmas me your ding dong!​Everyone loves to get into the act for Christmas.  For some reason, snowmen and brightly lit trees make everyone want to record a song. Adam Sandler, Paul McCartney, and David Bowie among those who have felt the need to share the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Paul McCartney's Vegan Wedding

    ​Paul McCartney, once member of the most famous rock band in history, has taken a wife for the third time.The ex-Beatle turned vegan is a known animal-rights activist. His first wife Linda McCartney started a line of meat-free foods. The line, Linda McCartney Foods, was purchased in 2006 by Hain F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Ten Songs About Beer, Our Favorite Drink

    ​Beer. It's been the go-to beverage for getting a buzz since the ancient Egyptian pharaohs had their first kegger at the paws of the Sphinx.Since Oktoberfest is upon us, we figured we'd put together a collection of our favorite drinking songs. Some are classics, some are weird, but all have one th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Chef Giovanni Arias, Artichoke Fries, and Paul McCartney?

    Photo by Riki AltmanChef Arias loves his mango!Last week we chatted with Giovanni Arias, the executive chef at Canyon Ranch in Miami Beach. If you missed it, click here.New Times: Your artichoke fries are delish, too. How do you make them?Chef Giovanni Arias: We buy the artichokes bottoms, blanch th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Jacuzzi Boys vs. Frank Zappa and Three Other Fantasy Covers for 2011

    Fantasy covers sonic cage match requests!​How awesome would it be if the Jacuzzi Boys met Frank Zappa in a sonic cage match and they all emerged after three minutes, hugging each other, laughing at little private jokes, and humming beautiful music? Well, even if it's impossible, that's a battle (o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Five Super Bowl Halftime Moments That Didn't Suck

    Get Back, Sir Paul.​Once again, it's that magical time of year ... Super Bowl! Hell, even people who could give a damn seem to get into the spirit. Like Jews shopping for Christmas gifts at Aventura Mall in mid-December, they'll gather 'round the TV somewhere this Sunday with friends and loved o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Top Ten Worst Christmas Songs of All Time

    Turn that shit off! You're making Santa sad!​Shitty Christmas music makes Santa mad. Hey, the guy's gotta drive 'round the whole world and the last thing he wants on such a long road trip is crappy tunes. And that means all the CDs he throws out of his sleigh end up falling down your chimney. Whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2010

    Cox Radio Kills 93 Rock and Institutes 24/7 Holiday Music

    Kermit says: "Cox Radio killed 93 Rock for Christmas!"​The suits at Cox Radio finally replied! Read what they had to say about killing 93 Rock for Christmas. (Then take Crossfade's 93 Rock "Radio Sucks" poll.) Whenever Crossfade wants to flood the interior of our automobiles with a non-stop stream ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Top Five Beatles Albums You Should Buy on iTunes Right Now

    Courtesy of​Great news! The Beatles entire catalog of songs is finally on iTunes. Yes, for years Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr kept their former band's songs off the media download service. Why? Well, the Fab Four's Apple Records and Apple Computer Inc. had major beef. After an a ... More >>

  • Music

    July 29, 2010
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    May 11, 2010

    Mario Joins Meatless Monday Movement

    Lee KleinCome Monday, just say no.​It's not quite as dramatic a step as it sounds: Every Monday, each of Batali's establishments will proffer at least two vegetarian options, be it entrees, pastas, pizzas, or whatnot (and we hear he makes an incredible vegan whatnot).These dishes will be designate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Concert Review: Funky Meters at Revolution on Friday, April 16

    It was a Funky Friday at Revolution​The Funky MetersWith King BeeRevolution Live, Fort LauderdaleFriday, April 16, 2010There was something in the air outside Revolution Live on Friday night. A steady drizzle mixed with the aroma of boiled crawfish provided by Fort Lauderdale's Shuck 'n Dive re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    South Florida Getting Its Second Beatle of 2010: Ringo Starr's Coming July 15

    Mind the drooling, knaves​On the heels of Crossfade's semi-positive (possibly drool-inducing) review yesterday of Paul McCartney's performance Saturday at SunLife Stadium, it is the ideal time to report that the other ex-Beatle, Ringo Starr, is booked for a July 15 show at Hard Rock Live at the Se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Miami Free Times: Dancing, Guantananmo Talk, Show and Tell, and Siren & Sealions

    Whether you got whacked in the head with a pillow this weekend or saw Sir Paul McCartney rock an arena, we're guessing you still don't want to spend a lot of dough this week. Monday: Miami's gonna make you sweat again. Temperatures are back in 80s so if you have today off, hit the beach. Tuesday: Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Concert Review and Set List: Paul McCartney at Sun Life Stadium, April 3

    photo by Sayre Berman​To view a full slideshow of photos from the event, click here.Paul McCartneySun Life Stadium, Miami GardensSaturday, April 3, 2010Better Than: Everything, ever.The Review:I'll drop all pretense of "criticism" here and will preface this by saying it's written from the perspect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Paul McCartney Concert Videos on YouTube

    Countless videos of the Paul McCartney show went up on YouTube almost immediately after the concert. Most of the best come from user dsmpaul, who seems to have been sitting somewhere in the first few rows, and who seems to have uploaded damn near the entire concert in song-by-song clips. Here's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Around Town This Weekend: Instruments of Torture, Venus Williams, and DIY Soundtracks

    Friday​As if five days of torture, we mean work, weren't enough, today is the opening day of the "Instruments of Torture Through the Ages" exhibit at the Freedom Tower (oh, the irony!). One look at the spiked collars, knee splitters, and genital mutilators, and you'll realize you don't have it so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    The Top 10 Surprisingly Hip Paul McCartney Projects of the Last 10 Years

    via​Paul McCartney's appearance this Saturday at the Sun Life Stadium marks the last of just four North American shows in his current, cheekily named "Up and Coming" tour. And while fans should, of course, expect him to perform any number of megahits by the Beatles and even Wings, h ... More >>

  • Music

    April 1, 2010
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    March 31, 2010

    Music In This Week's Print Edition of Miami New Times

    photo courtesy of Mischa RichterGil Scott-Heron​While we update Crossfade a bunch of times a day, the Miami New Times still features a fresh crop of music news weekly, including features that go into more depth than the usual blog post.This week, Steve Almond talks with legendary poet / spoken-wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Backstage in South Florida: My Meeting With Macca

    The fella on the far right is Lee Zimmerman​Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares stories of memorable rock 'n' roll encounters that took place in our local environs. This week, a daytripping tale about catching Paul McCartney and his band on the run at American Airlines Arena.It was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    Notes From the Soundboard: Something Blue

    ​To read past installments of Notes from the Soundboard, click here. One constant theme of this column is a fixation on bands and artists that somehow fell through the cracks that occur within pop music's lengthy trajectory. That's one hazard of rock's rich repertoire -- so many artists, but so li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2008

    Another Craigslist Musician Ad Roundup

    It's time for another roundup of the fruits of lurking on Craigslist's South Florida musician ads. As always, bands, if you're looking to fill up a lineup and want an extra shout-out for your ad, e-mail me here. -- Arielle Castillo *Whoa, yet another sludge metal band seems to be starting.... This ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2008

    When Your Voice Is a Sinking Ship

    Bust out your best karaoke at Titanic.

  • Music

    April 3, 2008

    Nito Mestre Does Macarena

    The rock en español pioneer says he's everybody's cousin.

  • Music

    December 20, 2007
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    May 31, 2007

    When He’s Sixty-Five

    Celebrate Sir Paul with coffee and music

  • Music

    February 15, 2007

    Ron Sexsmith

    Time Being (Ironworks)

  • News

    February 8, 2007

    Letters from the Issue of February 8, 2007

    "It seems rational. Wanna bet?"

  • Music

    February 1, 2007

    Super Bored

    How the world's biggest game spawned the world's worst halftime show

  • Music

    January 18, 2007


    Love (Capitol)

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    March 2, 2006
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    September 15, 2005
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    May 12, 2005
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    May 16, 2002


    Here in My Car

    Mad Cat Productions

    Miami Light Project's Light Box Theatre

  • Culture

    July 19, 2001

    Real-Time Car Talk

    Here in My Car

  • Music

    November 9, 2000

    Baby, Get Back

    Autobiography and a bootleg box prove that when it comes to the Beatles, you can never just let it be

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    March 19, 1998
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    January 22, 1998
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    August 14, 1997
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    July 24, 1997
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    April 20, 1995

    Don't Wanna Hold Your Hand

    Who in his right mind would have passed up the chance to join the Beatles? Rock-and-raving pianist Roy Young did. Regrets? Don't get him started.

  • Music

    August 18, 1993

    Be My Guest

    The music biz mixes and matches to line its coffers

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