Music Gear News
Alan McGee: Paul McCartney should retire
Paul McCartney should hang up his electric guitar for good, music mogul Alan McGee has claimed.
Speaking to the Daily Record, the former Creation record label chief, who helped the likes of Oasis, Primal Scream and Glasvegas shoot to fame, said music was a young person's game.
"McCartney should retire," he claimed. "Just give in, Paul. Can't he and people like him retire?
"Music should be like football. You don't have 66-year-old football players. There's a reason for that."
McGee said that he believed as rock stars get older, they lose perspective and don't produce the same calibre of music.
However, it seems fans of the former Beatle are unlikely to agree with McGee's assessment.
Last month, tickets for one of the electric guitar player's shows at the 02 Arena in London sold out within just four seconds of going on sale as fans jammed phone lines and websites, reported BBC6 Music.
Save money on Electric Guitars today
Posted on 28 Jan 2010 13:55 to category : Band / Celebrity News
Related Music News
At the 2018 Brit Awards Ed Sheeran teamed up with Ashton Miranda and the Roland LX-17 Digital Piano. Now Roland is giving away the same piano - worth £4399 and signed by Ed and Ashton!
Through a collaboration with Martin, Sheeran's latest signature model features artwork from his latest album '÷' and has been built to his exact specifications.
An icon who helped propel the rock 'n' roll movement to new and unprecedented heights. Chucky Berry is praised by many as a founding father of modern music.
Founding guitarist of legendary LA band Y and T Joey Alves passes away due to complications relating to Ulcerative Colitis. Documentary on soon to follow.
Destroyer Cola is to be the latest release in rock veterans Kiss' long line of merchandise currently available to the general public for purchase
In a recent unconfirmed report, frontman of famous rock and roll outfit Guns N' Roses is said to be heading into the studio with Australian rock veterans AC/DC
Recent Music News
Here at Gear4music we have a great relationship with Zildjian Cymbals and this year we were lucky enough to be invited to the factory and headquarters over in Norwell, Massachusetts, USA.
Happy Valentine's Day! But firstly, we're very sorry...
The best starter guitar? The one that makes you want to play it. The one that sounds like the music you love, that lets you create exactly what you want. And this article is going to help you find that guitar.
The new Mackie DRM Series offers best-in-class power, fidelity, and control. Incorporating Advanced Impulse DSP and the DRM Control Dashboard, the new DRM Series is the new flagship line from Mackie.
Warm Audio's latest small diaphragm microphone is here to bring a touch of vintage class to your recordings.
Buy a Softube Console 1 between 01.01.19 - 29.04.19 and claim a FREE British Class A plugin. Now you can get instant access to the warm analog sound of the '60s/'70s, as well as the included SSL 4000 E console plugin. Find out more here...