Paul McCartney is a legendary musician who was so concerned with the history of world music. Evidence, former bassist of The Beatles were working hard to save one of the historic club. That is The 100 Club, located at 100 Oxford Street, London. A number of legendary musicians such as Louis Armstrong, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Sex Pistols, Oasis, and Metallica never did a concert at the club.
The club capacity of 300 spectators were opened since October 24, 1942. However, after popping the clubs that serve modern music, the club began to empty. September 2010 Finally yesterday the manager of The 100 Club decided to close later this year. Many musicians who deplored the policy.
Thus a number of musicians such as Ronnie Wood and Liam Gallagher held a small campaign to jazz up the club again. Paul McCartney is at the forefront.
Paul will hold a concert at the club this weekend. And hundreds of tickets had been sold. The concert will be the smallest concert Paul after appearing at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England 1999.
Former Beatle, Paul McCartney get Gershwin Prize, the highest award in the category of pop music in the United States (U.S.). The song ‘Michelle’ sung by Paul in concert award by President Barack Obama.
The award at the White House, Washington DC, lively Wednesday (06/02/2010) evening local time. Obama was joking and Paul responded with a compliment. Gershwin Prize awarded by the Library of Congress. The award was named for U.S. songwriter duo of brothers, George and Ira Gershwin (The Gershwin Brother), whose collections are stored in the library.
The Gershwin Prize was created and first awarded by the Library of Congress under the leadership of James H. Billington in 2007. The award is in recognition of the positive and profound impact on popular music culture of the world. As well as part of the mission Librabry Congress to recognize and celebrate creativity.
Paul is the third musician to receive this award. Received the first Award in 2007 Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder in 2009. Paul was the first person outside the U.S. who receive the award. Obama makes it as one ingredient in Paul’s expense. In the submission of the award, Paul had to sing a few songs of The Beatles. One of the songs the band from Liverpool, ‘Michelle’ Paul is dedicated to Obama’s wife, Michelle Obama.
In addition, ‘Eleanor Rigby’, and ‘Got to Get You Into My Life’ is also a song that get a rousing welcome at the White House. At that time, Obama called Paul as the most proficient musician who writes songs in the history of world music.