My new book “Midlife Solo” will be published by Mosaic Press later this year. Stay tuned!

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from the Montreal Gazette about Sir Paul’s concert last night

“… McCartney is, let’s face it, the sole carrier of the Fab legacy now – fun though Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band can be. And his every live note suggests he feels a responsibility to honour that body of work. In Thursday night’s masterful marathon performance, with more than half its songs coming from the Beatles era, he lived up to that responsibility over and over again, assisted by the stellar band that has played more than 200 shows with him.

It was a wonderfully generous, perfectly-paced and relentlessly energetic night of classics, delivered with 100 per-cent loud rock muscle as required – special credit goes to powerhouse drummer Abe Laboriel, Jr. – and melodic sensitivity at every turn. It was a show with no flab and no missteps.

… In the end, what sticks in the mind – apart, obviously, from the strongest body of work in pop history – is the sight of an arena full of people, young and old, with smiles stuck on their faces as they sang along for three hours. You can’t find that kind of positive energy in too many places anymore.”

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