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Paul McCartney plays Chile: All You Need Is Love, but US$2,250 would help

Friday, April 8th 2011 - 23:52 UTC
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British music icon Paul McCartney has confirmed that he will play the Estadio Nacional in Santiago on May 11 this year. It will be the star’s second show in Chile; he played the same venue in December 1993. Read full article

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  • Martin_Fierro

    I hate this guy.

    Apr 09th, 2011 - 04:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    Why, angry man Martin?

    Apr 09th, 2011 - 09:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Duglas

    If he was playing in my front yard I'd lock the door and call the law about noise pollution. That is one of the richest no-talent people that ever lived. Him and the rest of those insects.
    Right up there with the Stones and The Wha.......I mean Who.
    Now if it was Trower or Jeff Beck or Jimmy Page. Different story.
    Ya know what they say about opinions !

    Apr 09th, 2011 - 12:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    I have to agree that Sir Paul has lost his singing voice. He was part of one of the greatest pop-writing duos of his time but whilst a good melody is timeless, performers are not.

    Kinda OT but when I first arrived in Argentina I was astonished at how often I heard The Beatles (and other bands I had not heard for years) being played on the radio, in bars and even clubs. I once went our for a 'quick' lunch with a group of twentysomething people - at the time I was unprepared for an Argentine 'quick' lunch which lasted 8 hours including 4 hours of travel - and the entire journey was accompanied by Beatles soundtracks. They asked me if I ever listened to The Beatles and I replied that of course I did but maybe not for the last couple of decades. It is like a music time-warp when I travel to SoAm which is just fine because I know all the words to sing along.

    Incidentally, I have seen many a young Argentine band play live and they produce some great and diverse music.

    Apr 09th, 2011 - 04:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zethee

    I met him when iwas working in camden when i was younger, didnt even know who he was lol, my mum went nuts when i told her i spoke to a band called “pink flod”

    Apr 09th, 2011 - 09:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Martin_Fierro

    The Beatles, one of the most overrated bands in the history of music, and I cannot fathom why they play it so much in SA, it's simply beyond stupid.

    And for those of you thinking 'He just hates all things British' ...Depeche Mode is one of my favorite bands.

    Apr 09th, 2011 - 09:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frase

    In my humble opinion:

    The Beatles < Depeche mode < King Crimson

    Apr 10th, 2011 - 12:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Martin_Fierro

    I never even heard of King Crimson

    Apr 10th, 2011 - 01:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zethee

    ^ Same. And i agree im not much of a Beatles fan but all the older people in family seem to love them.

    Apr 10th, 2011 - 11:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Be serious

    Another Great Briton. Has any other nation Earth contributed as much to World Heritage, Culture and the Arts. We are truly blessed.

    Apr 10th, 2011 - 12:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frase

    @ 8 & 9

    Philistines! ;)

    Apr 11th, 2011 - 02:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • PiotrChróściel

    I want to remind all Macca fans that during Paul McCartney's first visit to Chile in 1993 this artist received the Order of Merit which is the highest order the foreigner can be awarded with in this country. McCartney was the first ever rock musician to receive this Chilean order.

    Apr 11th, 2011 - 01:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Rectifying Madness

    The Beatles were indeed overrated but their influence on music was vast. They inspired so many other bands. And they inspired the whole Mod subculture.

    3) The Stones were amazing. If I could travel through time the first thing I would do would be a visit to an early Rolling Stones gig. The Stones inspired the Rocker subculture as well.

    Apr 12th, 2011 - 05:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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