Paul McCartney is ready to release a Beatles song that's been in the archives for more than 35 years. The Times of London reports McCartney will use a track called "Carnival of Light" as the soundtrac
Paul McCartney is ready to release a Beatles song that's been in the archives for more than 35 years. The Times of London reports McCartney will use a track called "Carnival of Light" as the soundtrack to a movie montage of his wife Linda's photographs of the band. The track is about 14 minutes long and mostly instrumental. It features church organ, the sound of gargling, and John Lennon shouting "Barcelona." The song was recorded during sessions for the Beatles' landmark 1967 album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."
McCartney had wanted to include the track on the Beatles' three-volume "Anthology" CD series, released in 1995 and 1996 via Capitol, but George Harrison vetoed it because it was "too far out."
As previously reported, McCartney will join former Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson tomorrow (Sept. 18) at the second annual Open Hearts. Clear Minds event in Los Angeles. Organized by McCartney's new bride Heather Mills, the event will be hosted by comedian Jay Leno, and also feature the Wondermints, who have been backing Wilson on his recent tours.
The second leg of McCartney's Driving USA tour will kick off Saturday at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. A documentary home video release featuring footage from the tour is also planned.
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