Paul McCartney Says He Was 'Flattered' And 'Lucky' To Work With Kanye

Paul McCartney has gushed about the opportunity to work alongside Kanye West, calling himself "lucky" and "flattered" to have had the chance. "I'm lucky that someone like Kanye would go, 'Yes I would like to work with Paul McCartney," he told Evening Standard. "I was quite flattered - I thought, 'Why does he want to work with me?'"

Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Set For Life Is Beautiful Fest

Stevie Wonder and Kendrick Lamar have both signed on to appear at this year's upcoming Life Is Beautiful Festival. The event is set to take place in downtown Las Vegas between September 25 and 27 and will also feature headlining sets from Imagine Dragons and Duran Duran. "Having Insomniac on board as a partner and curating an entire stage is going to enhance . . ."

Yes Bassist Chris Squire Undergoing Leukemia Treatment

Yes bass player Chris Squire has been diagnosed with leukemia and is undergoing treatment, meaning he has to excuse himself from the band's current tour. Billy Sherwood, who has played with the band for several years, will fill in for Squire. "This will be the first time since the band formed in 1968 that Yes will have performed live without me," said Squire in a presser.

Pete Townshend Releases New Track 'Guantanamo'

Pete Townshend has released "Guantanamo," one of two new cuts to feature on the upcoming comp Truancy: The Very Best of Pete Townshend, due to land on June 30. "Down in Guantanamo, guilty with no charge," Townshend sings on the politically charged track. "I hope it offers a selection that works to introduce new fans to my solo work," he says of the new tune.

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