Tag Archives: Hey Jude

McCartney, Van Halen, Flack, Fray and Bentley

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Paul McCartney‘s wonderful “Kisses on the Bottom” is not the only Beatles-eque CD of the day. Roberta Flack is delivering her long-awaited “Let it Be Roberta,” a stunning reimagining of Beatles songs like “We Can Work it Out,” “In My Life,” “Come Together,” George Harrison’s “Isn’t[...]

Paul McCartney sings for Obama – and guests join in for backup vocals on ‘Hey Jude’

HollywoodNews.com: President Barack Obama had a sing-a-long with Sir Paul McCartney at the White House after presenting the former Beatle with America’s highest musical award. The stellar concert to present Paul with the ‘Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song’ was held in Washington last month and was screened[...]

‘Dinner for Schmucks’ forks out $1.5M for Beatles song

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: The Beatles rarely if ever give permission for their records to be used in movies. Sometimes they allow the songs to be covered by other artists. But it’s a given that the answer is ‘no’ when a film producer asks for a Beatles record to be[...]