The Paul McCartney tribute album we were the first to report on in 2010 is finally done and ready for release. Titled The Art of McCartney, it contains over 40 Beatles, Wings and McCartney solo songs done by the likes of Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, Billy Joel, Alice Cooper, Roger Daltrey, Paul Rodgers, Barry Gibb, Cat Stevens, Def Leppard, KISS, Cheap Trick and many others. McCartney gave his complete support to the project and had his touring band back many of the artists.

It will be out on November 18th on both CD and vinyl including a deluxe box set limited to one-thousand copies and packed with lots of extras including a DVD on the making of the album.

  1. Maybe I’m Amazed – Billy Joel
  2. Things We Said Today – Bob Dylan
  3. Band on the Run – Heart
  4. Junior’s Farm – Steve Miller
  5. The Long and Winding Road – Cat Stevens
  6. My Love – Harry Connick, Jr.
  7. Wanderlust – Brian Wilson
  8. Bluebird – Corinne Bailey Rae
  9. Yesterday – Willie Nelson
  10. Junk – Jeff Lynne
  11. When I’m 64 – Barry Gibb
  12. Every Night – Jamie Cullum
  13. Venus and Mars/ Rock Show – KISS
  14. Let Me Roll It – Paul Rodgers
  15. Helter Skelter – Roger Daltrey
  16. Helen Wheels – Def Leppard
  17. Hello Goodbye – The Cure featuring Paul‘s son, James McCartney
  18. Live and Let Die – Billy Joel
  19. Let It Be – Chrissie Hynde
  20. Jet – Robin Zander & Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick
  21. Hi Hi Hi – Joe Elliott
  22. Letting Go – Heart
  23. Hey Jude – Steve Miller
  24. Listen to What the Man Said – Owl City
  25. Got to Get You Into My Life – Perry Farrell
  26. Drive My Car – Dion
  27. Lady Madonna – Allen Toussaint
  28. Let ‘Em In – Dr. John
  29. So Bad – Smokey Robinson
  30. No More Lonely Nights – The Airborne Toxic Event
  31. Eleanor Rigby – Alice Cooper
  32. Come and Get It – Toots Hibbert with Sly & Robbie
  33. On the Way – B. B. King
  34. Birthday – Sammy Hagar

The limited edition vinyl boxset and deluxe boxset features the following eight extra tracks:

  1. C Moon – Robert Smith
  2. Can’t Buy Me Love – Booker T. Jones
  3. P.S. I Love You – Ronnie Spector
  4. All My Loving – Darlene Love
  5. For No One – Ian McCulloch
  6. Put It There – Peter, Bjorn & John
  7. Run Devil Run – Wanda Jackson
  8. Smile Away – Alice Cooper