Paul McCartney will be the subject of a new, all-star tribute album, "The Art of Paul McCartney," due out later this year.
The two-disc set will feature 32 of McCartney's Beatles and solo songs covered by Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, the Who's Roger Daltrey, Brian Wilson, the Steve Miller Band, the Bee Gees' Barry Gibb and former ELO leader (and "Beatles Anthology" cohort) Jeff Lynne, among others.
The track list has not yet been revealed, but sources report that some of the songs included on the set will be "Hey Jude," "Drive My Car," "The Long and Winding Road," "Yesterday," "Let It Be," "Live and Let Die," "All My Loving," "when I'm Sixty Four," "Listen to What the Man Said" and "For No One."
Special deluxe editions of "The Art of Paul McCartney" are expected out this summer, while a standard two-CD set will be released this fall.
McCartney, meanwhile, is gearing up for the start of the 2014 edition of his Out There World Tour on April 19 in Uruguay; 10 dates have been announced so far in South America and Japan, with more expected to be announced soon
...In other news, McCartney's manager Scott Rodger was named Manager of the Year at the Artist and Manager Awards held Thursday (April 3) in London.