Watch Paul McCartney Performance Live (for Free) via iTunes on Feb 9th

Paul McCartney’s latest album Kisses On the Bottom released 2 days ago, and to celebrate, the iconic singer-songwriter will be giving a free Live Performance via iTunes on Thursday, Feb 9 at 7pm PST. From Guitar World:

Paul McCartney will commemorate the release of his new album, Kisses On The Bottom, with a free streaming performance that takes place 7 p.m. PST Thursday, February 9, from Capitol Studios in Los Angeles, where much of the new album was recorded.

Fans can watch the show for free through iTunes.

Kisses On The Bottom, which comes out Tuesday, February 7, via Hear Music/Concord, is a collection of standards McCartney grew up listening to, plus two new McCartney compositions — “My Valentine” and “Only Our Hearts” (which feature guest turns, respectively, from Eric Clapton and Stevie Wonder).

Recorded with the aid of Tommy LiPuma and Diana Krall and her band — who will back McCartney for the Capitol live-stream event —Kisses On The Bottom is a personal journey through songs that, in some cases, a young McCartney first heard his father perform on the family piano.

Come 7pm PST tomorrow, you can catch the live stream on your computer (on iTunes) with this link, or if you have an Apple TV, you can enjoy the performance right from the comforts on your big screen TV. Watch Paul McCartney talk about Kisses on the Bottom in more detail below.

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The Beatles finally available on iTunes

Yesterday, Apple boldly posted the announcement “Tomorrow is just another day. That you’ll never forget.” on their website. This prompted many to believe that Apple was gearing up for the launch of the hotly rumored iTunes Live Streaming service. Alas, that will have to wait. After years of trademark lawsuits and various delays, the entire Beatles catalog is now at long last available on iTunes.

“We’re really excited to bring the Beatles’ music to iTunes,” said Sir Paul McCartney. “It’s fantastic to see the songs we originally released on vinyl receive as much love in the digital world as they did the first time around.”

“I am particularly glad to no longer be asked when the Beatles are coming to iTunes,” said Ringo Starr. “At last, if you want it—you can get it now—The Beatles from Liverpool to now! Peace and Love, Ringo.”

“We love the Beatles and are honored and thrilled to welcome them to iTunes,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “It has been a long and winding road to get here. Thanks to the Beatles and EMI, we are now realizing a dream we’ve had since we launched iTunes ten years ago.”

All 13 of the Beatles’ original albums can be purchased for $12.99 a pop, include A Hard Day’s Night, Let It Be, Help! and Yellow Submarine. Or, you can simply pick up the entire Beatles Box Set for $149.99. With the holidays quickly approaching, this should make for a nice iTunes gift, especially for those who grew up listening to the iconic band.

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