Category Archives: Popular Music 1990s

Paul McCartney interviewed for NBC’s ‘Today’ show 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 24 1997)


Video: 'Paul McCartney Talks about Linda 1997'

(Tuesday, June 24, 1997) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney was interviewed today at his home in in Icklesham, England, by Matt Lauer of NBC’s Today for broadcast on July 7-9, 1997, to promote his new album, Flaming Pie. Continue reading Paul McCartney interviewed for NBC’s ‘Today’ show 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 24 1997)

Paul McCartney’s ‘Young Boy’ video (version 2) mastered 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 16 1997)


Video: 'Paul McCartney - Young Boy #2 (1997)'

(Monday, June 16, 1997) — The second version of Paul McCartney’s “Young Boy” video, the fifth track on his new album Flaming Pie, was mastered today. Continue reading Paul McCartney’s ‘Young Boy’ video (version 2) mastered 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 16 1997)

‘I’ll Be Missing You’ by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112 peaks at #1 in USA 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 14 1997)

(Saturday, June 14, 1997)“I’ll Be Missing You” by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112 peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for 11 consecutive weeks (June 14/21/28, July 5/12/19/26, Aug. 2/9/16/23, 1997). Continue reading ‘I’ll Be Missing You’ by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112 peaks at #1 in USA 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 14 1997)

Paul McCartney holds a live televised town hall in London 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 17 1997)


Video: '1997 The World Tonight' (10 videos)

(Saturday, May 17, 1997, 6:00 p.m. BST)Paul McCartney’s Town Hall Meeting, a question and answer event hosted by John Fugelsang featuring the former Beatle, was transmitted live tonight on VH-1 from Bishopsgate Memorial Hall, in Bishopsgate, East London. Continue reading Paul McCartney holds a live televised town hall in London 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 17 1997)

McCartney’s ‘In The World Tonight’ documentary debuts 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 16 1997)


Video: '1997 The World Tonight' (10 videos)

(Friday, May 16, 1997, 9:00 p.m. EDT)In the World Tonight, a documentary about the making of Paul McCartney’s Flaming Pie album, received it’s worldwide television premiere tonight on VH-1 in the United States. Continue reading McCartney’s ‘In The World Tonight’ documentary debuts 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 16 1997)

Harrison, Shankar interviewed at New York’s Plaza Hotel 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 16 1997)


Video: 'Ringo Starr George Harrison Paul McCartney Interview 5/24/1997 Access Hollywood' (May 16 1997, at 1:57 and 5:05 and 5:35)

(Friday, May 16, 1997) — Former Beatle George Harrison and Indian musician Ravi Shankar continued their promotional tour for Chants of India, a new album by Shankar and produced by Harrison, today at the Plaza Hotel in New York with a second of two days of interviews with various media outlets.