* Paul McCartney has added spring and early shows in Brazil, Poland, Italy and Austria to his Out There! World Tour itinerary. A performance at Boston's Fenway Park is rumored for July, with more North American dates expected to be announced soon.
* Stella McCartney, Paul's fashion designer daughter, has received an Order of the British Empire honor "for excellence and service to the fashion industry." Her father, of course, is a full-fledged Knight.
* The West Hollywood house where George Harrison wrote the Beatles' "Blue Jay Way" has sold for $3.8 million, shy of the asking price of $4.6 million when it went on the market last April.
* John Fogerty and Carole King are among the new presenters and performers announced for this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Los Angeles. Check out more at http://bit.ly/Yd6U5m
* Lou Reed has canceled his upcoming U.S. tour dates, including the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, "due to unavoidable complications."
* Kinks guitarist Dave Davies will release a new solo album, "I Will Be Me," this spring. It's his first since "Fractured Mindz" in 2007. -- by Gary Graff, WCSX Classic Rock Insider