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Christy Turlington Burns Seeks To Reduce Maternal Mortality Rates With Music


Supermodel and activist Christy Turlington Burns is once again teaming up with Starbucks to raise money for her organization Every Mother Counts!

Starting next month, Starbucks stores across the US and Canada will be selling Every Mother Counts 2012, a compilation CD featuring some of the biggest names in the music biz and even some unheard tracks.

$8 of every CD sold will go to benefit maternal mortality reduction programs globally.

An amazing cause and great music? It doesn't get any better than that!

Check out the complete track listing (after the jump)!

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Paul McCartney's Grammy Valentine!

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So sweet! And he wrote this song for his wife Nancy Shevell!

Check out Paul McCartney's first performance of the evening at the 54th Grammy Awards, new single My Valentine, with Diana Krall backing him on the piano (above)!

Just lovely!

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New Paul McCartney Album Coming Out THIS FEBRUARY!

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New wife….new tour…..and now a NEW ALBUM!!!!

Paul McCartney has JUST announced plans for his next album, which comes out this February, and will feature "two new original tracks and several covers." Coolio!

The covers will be of American songs that inspired Paul

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Paul McCartney To Release Pop Standards Album


This is…um, different!

Paul McCartney has just finished recording an album that's devoted to covers of pop standards from the pre-rock years.

He worked with an orchestra to record nearly a dozen songs, including some with Diana Krall and her band.

Explaining the album, Paul says:

"It’s my dad’s style of music. I’ve wanted to do that kind of thing forever, since the Beatle days. But then Rod [Stewart] went mad on it. I thought, 'I have to wait so it doesn’t look like I’m trying to do a Rod.'

They’re just songs I admire, I’m trying to steer away from the obvious ones It’s get-home-from-work music. You put it on and get a glass of wine."

Paul also plans on going in the opposite direction and will begin work on another album that will feature "heavier rock." And he hopes to work with Dave Grohl on the new tracks. Paul says:

"It sounds quite wacky, but it keeps it fresh. I love that – you get a crazy idea and go with it. You never know – I may run into a garage to make this other album.

But it won't be in Dave's garage."

Wow, the man is in his late 60s and he still knows how to make great music and stay current. We applaud Paul and can't wait to hear his new albums!

[Image via WENN.]

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