Artists Pay Tribute to Paul McCartney in Compilation Album

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Paul McCartney is one of the best songwriters of all time.  The former Beatle has been touring and released an album “New” almost a year ago and now it’s time for artists to pay him tribute.  There of course are tons of Beatles tribute bands and the Grammy’s did a tribute this past year having artists like Jason Mraz and Katy Perry cover songs by the fabulous four.   This new compilation will be called “The Art of Paul McCartney” and will have artists cover songs in his Beatles career, Wings, and his solo work also.
The major artists will include:
1. Billy Joel – “Maybe I’m Amazed”
2. Bob Dylan – “Things We Said Today”
3. Heart – “Band on the Run”
4. Steve Miller – “Junior’s Farm”
5. Yusuf Islam – “The Long and Winding Road”
6. Harry Connick, Jr. – “My Love”
7. Brian Wilson – “Wanderlust”
8. Corinne Bailey Rae – “Bluebird”
9. Willie Nelson – “Yesterday”
10. Jeff Lynne – “Junk”
11. Barry Gibb – “When I’m 64”
12. Jamie Cullum – “Every Night”
13. Kiss – “Venus and Mars”/”Rock Show”
14. Paul Rodgers – “Let Me Roll It”
15. Roger Daltrey – “Helter Skelter”
16. Def Leppard – “Helen Wheels”
17. The Cure, featuring James McCartney – “Hello Goodbye”
18. Billy Joel – “Live and Let Die”
19. Chrissie Hynde – “Let It Be”
20. Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander and Rick Nielsen – “Jet”
21. Joe Elliott – “Hi Hi Hi”
22. Heart – “Letting Go”
23. Steve Miller – “Hey Jude”
24. Owl City – “Listen to What the Man Said”
25. Perry Farrell – “Got to Get You Into My Life”
26. Dion – “Drive My Car”
27. Allen Toussaint – “Lady Madonna”
28. Dr. John – “Let ‘Em In”
29. Smokey Robinson – “So Bad”
30. The Airborne Toxic Event – “No More Lonely Nights”
31. Alice Cooper – “Eleanor Rigby”
32. Toots Hibbert with Sly & Robbie – “Come and Get It”
33. B.B. King – “On the Way”
34. Sammy Hagar – “Birthday”
Bonus Tracks:
1. Robert Smith – C Moon”
2. Booker T. Jones – “Can’t Buy Me Love”
3. Ronnie Spector – “P.S. I Love You”
4. Darlene Love – “All My Loving”
5. Ian McCulloch – “For No One”
6. Peter, Bjorn and John – “Put It There”
7. Wanda Jackson – “Run Devil Run”
8. Alice Cooper – “Smile Away”
Rolling Stone released a video of The Cure performing Hello Goodbye and the video can be found here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDxDW9jEjHg
I will for sure be checking this out!! So many amazing artists performing songs by one of the best songwriters of all time!

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