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It's no time to vote for your 2 favorite songs off of Paul McCartney's 1984 major motion blockbuster movie 'Give My Regards to Broad Street'!

The top song will make it to The Ultimate McCartney Album and the 2nd choice will be added to The Expanded Edition of the Ultimate McCartney Album!

The videos for every song are located on the Voting page so you can hear them all before you vote!

Please click on this link to vote:http://rwbarnes67.wix.com/ultimatemccartney and join our FaceBook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/UltimateMcCartneyAlbum/

The polls will remain open until midnight on Saturday night, so get your votes in.
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‪#‎Beatles‬ ‪#‎PaulMcCartney‬ ‪#‎GiveMyRegardsToBroadStreet #LindaMcCartney ‪#‎UltimateMcCartneyAlbum‬
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HELP! I need somebody and I want to invite everyone to HELP us make The Ultimate McCartney Album!

The Official voting page for the phenomenal 1975 Wings album 'Venus And Mars' is now LIVE, so come on down and let us know which song is your favorite!

The videos for every song are located on the Voting page so you can hear them all before you vote!

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Please click on this link to vote: http://rwbarnes67.wix.com/ultimatemccartney and join the group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/UltimateMcCartneyAlbum/

The polls will remain open until midnight on Saturday night, so get your votes in.

‪#‎Beatles‬ ‪#‎PaulMcCartney‬ ‪#‎Wings‬ ‪#‎VenusAndMars‬ ‪#‎LindaMcCartney‬ ‪#‎DennyLaine‬ ‪#‎UltimateMcCartneyAlbum‬
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The Official voting page for the phenomenal 1973 Wings album 'Band On The Run' is now LIVE, so come on down and let us know which song is your favorite!

I've got the videos for every song on the Voting page so you can hear them all before you vote!

Please click on this link to vote: http://rwbarnes67.wix.com/ultimatemccartney
and join our FaceBook Group page here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/UltimateMcCartneyAlbum/

The polls will remain open until midnight on Saturday night, so get your votes in.

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Beatles and Paul McCartney fans!

Come here and vote for your favorite songs off Paul McCartney's 1970 solo album 'McCartney'.
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On this day in 1964, tickets for The Beatles' first, live Ed Sullivan Show broadcast in New York City sold out.  The next day, the band would fly across the Atlantic in hopes of cracking the USA - something no British band had yet managed to do. By the time the third and final Beatles Ed Sullivan broadcast aired a little more than two weeks later, the boys would be back home, their first US visit a phenomenal and unprecedented success. 

From now until 23rd February, we'll be posting here about the significant events that led to Beatlemania spreading across the States. Check-in daily for photos and video from the tour, and the story of how The Beatles managed to accomplish what then had seemed impossible to do - making it in the USA.

Today, read here about the story behind the tour and click through to the US Albums site to see pics and read more: http://gnikn.us/Mv28wS

In Autumn 1963, Ed Sullivan had landed at Heathrow Airport at the same time as the boys were arriving back from Sweden. He saw all the fans that had gathered for The Beatles' arrival and booked the boys on the spot. Up till then, the Beatles had put out records in the States under a few different labels. Now, Capitol Records wanted them exclusively. Brian Epstein told them that they could have The Beatles - so long as they spent $50,000 on advertising them:

Paul: "I think the money was mainly spent in LA getting people like Janet Leigh to wear Beatle wigs and be photographed in them, which started it all. Once a film star did that, it could get syndicated all across America. (...) And so the whole 'moptop' thing started there, and it did get us noticed."

Still, despite their efforts, the boys were circumspect about their chances of cracking the U.S.. No British band before them had managed it and their own prior attempts had failed, too:

Ringo: "George was the only one of us who'd been (to the U.S.) before and he'd been into record shops there and asked, 'Have you got The Beatles records?' We had three out, on Vee-Jay and Swan, but nobody had them, or had even heard of us. He came back and said, 'They don't know us. It's going to be hard.' We were used to being famous by then, so we were worried about that."

Paul: "'From Me To You' was released - a flop in America. 'She Loves You' - a big hit in England, big Number One in England - a flop in the USA. 'Please Please Me' released over there - flop. Nothing until 'I Want To Hold Your Hand'."

With this in mind, they decided they'd enjoy the trip, no matter what happened...   

John: "When we came over the first time, we were only coming over to buy LPs. I know our manager had plans for Ed Sullivan shows but we thought at least we could hear the sounds when we came over. It was just out of the dark. That's the truth, it was so out of the dark, we were knocked out."
 
Later on, John said that it wasn't purely lack of confidence that kept their expectations low. It wasn't themselves they didn't believe in - it was the logistics of cracking the American market...

John: "The thing is, in America, it just seemed ridiculous - I mean, the idea of having a hit record over there. It was just something you could never do. That's what I thought, anyhow. But then I realised that kids everywhere all go for the same stuff; and seeing we'd done it in England, there's no reason why we couldn't do it in America, too. But the American disc jockeys didn't know about British records; they didn't play them, nobody promoted them, so you didn't have hits." 

So, they boarded their Kennedy Airport-bound plane at Heathrow with the attitude of just giving it a go.

Click through to the US Albums site to see pics and read more: http://gnikn.us/Mv28wS
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London Town - Day 5 Voting Results

108 Votes so far.

#1 'With A Little Luck' with 34 votes
#2 'I've Had Enough'  with 33 Votes

If you have not voted yet http://rwbarnes67.wix.com/ultimatemccartney to go and vote now and join our FaceBook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/UltimateMcCartneyAlbum/
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I would like to invite any of my Google+ friends who are Beatles fans to  join 'The Ultimate McCartney Album' Facebook Group!

This group with go through the Paul McCartney studio discography, album by album.

We will vote for the best or favorite song on each album chronologically until we find the 'best' Paul McCartney Solo songs to put on 'The Ultimate McCartney Album'.

We will include ALL McCartney and Wings studio albums including those recorded under pseudonyms and collaborations AND all officially singles and B-sides.

Feel free to invite your Beatles and Paul McCartney fan friends to participate in this group and share, share, share!

We start on Monday February 24th with the 1970 'McCartney' album.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/UltimateMcCartneyAlbum/
Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, post links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.
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Reason #11 to not go to work today.

Feel free to use this one and let me know how it works out for you. 
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Great way to help support local musicians and businesses!! It's all about helping the little guys!!!
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Professional Manager (I manage, I'm the Manager)
Employment
  • Our City Radio
    Director of Audio Branding & Imaging, 2013 - present
  • Beatles-A-Rama
    On-Air Host, 2012 - present
  • Target Corporation
    Guest Service Team Lead, 2011 - 2013
  • BeatlesRadio.com
    Social Networking Admin & Radio Show Host, 2009 - 2012
  • RadioShack (Target Mobile)
    Store Manager, 2010 - 2011
  • GameStop
    Store Manager, 2007 - 2010
  • Skate Junction
    Manager, 1986 - 2001
  • Sam's Club
    Photo/Wireless Manager, 2001 - 2007
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RW Barnes 'The Nowhere Man' on www.BeatlesARama.com
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When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace - Jimi Hendrix
Introduction
Born and raised in So Cal, I'm a proud husband and father of 3 humans, 3 canines, 2+ felines and some other animals too.
I have been a  BIG Beatles fan and collector for most of my life and I met Paul McCartney in 2005.
I am the overnight On-Air personality on Beatles-A-Rama (www.BeatlesARama.com) and can be heard from Midnight to 5am PST or 3am to 8am EST.
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I met Paul McCartney once.
Education
  • DeVry University
    Computer Information Systems, 1985 - 1988