Art of McCartney (Discontinued) - Vinyl Record
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- Arctic Poppy
- Vinyl LP - 3 LPs Sealed
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The Art Of McCartney is a very special project celebrating the songs of Sir Paul McCartney. It features McCartney classics such as Maybe I’m Amazed, My, Love, The Long And Winding Road, When I’m 64, Let It Be, Helter Skelter, Eleanor Rigby, Live And Let Die and many more, recorded by some of the world’s greatest artists and all backed by McCartney’s long time band.
The caliber of artists showing their respect to Paul’s songwriting genius on The Art of McCartney is simply staggering, with likes of Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, The Cure, The Who’s Roger Daltrey, Brian Wilson, Alice Cooper, Dr. John, Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Barry Gibb, Jamie Cullum, Kiss, Chrissie Hynde, ELO legend producer Jeff Lynne among many more lending their talents exclusively for this album.
The Art Of McCartney is the brainchild of Los Angeles producer Ralph Sall, who had the pleasure of working with Sir Paul in 2003 to revive a song from the 1971 Ram sessions for a movie soundtrack. Once Ralph had the idea of an album to honor Paul, he recruited McCartney’s gifted backing band guitarists, Rusty Anderson and Brian Ray, keyboard player Paul “Wix” Wickens, and drummer, Abe Laboriel, Jr. to play the backing tracks of all the songs.
All aspects of Paul’s peerless back catalogue have been explored from The Beatles to his experimental early solo work, to Wings and his latter solo output. Whether it is The Cure’s Robert Smith, Corrine Bailey Rae, Smokey Robinson, Bob Dylan, Billy Joel or Kiss singing, Paul’s timeless songs are re-interpreted in a way that is both new and classic at the same time.
The Art Of McCartney is an audiophile’s dream being available in a beautifully packaged format for the McCartney fan in your life.
2. Junk - Jeff Lynne
3. When Im 64 - Barry Gibb
4. Every Night - Jamie Cullum
5. Venus and Mars/ Rock Show - Paul Stanley & Gene Simmons
6. Let Me Roll It- Paul Rodgers
7. Helter Skelter - Roger Daltrey
8. Helen Wheels - Def Leppard
9. Hello Goodbye - The Cure ft James McCartney
10. Live And Let Die- Billy Joel
11. Let It Be - Chrissie Hynde
12. Things We Said Today - Bob Dylan
13. Jet - Robin Zander & Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick
14. Hi Hi Hi - Joe Elliott
15. Letting Go - Heart
16. Hey Jude - Steve Miller
17. Listen To What The Man Said - Owl City
18. Got To Get You Into My Life - Perry Farrell
19. Drive My Car - Dion
20. Lady Madonna - Allen Toussaint
21. Let Em In - Dr. John
22. So Bad - Smokey Robinson
23. Band On The Run - Heart
24. No More Lonely Nights - The Airborne Toxic Event
25. Eleanor Rigby - Alice Cooper
26. Come And Get It - Toots Hibbert with Sly & Robbie
27. On The Way - B. B. King
28. Birthday - Sammy Hagar
29. Juniors Farm - Steve Miller
30. The Long and Winding Road - Yusuf / Cat Stevens
31. My Love - Harry Connick, Jr.
32. Wanderlust - Brian Wilson
33. Bluebird - Corinne Bailey Rae
34. Yesterday - Willie Nelson
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