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Paul McCartney signs to label that rejected the Beatles

6/12/2014
Paul McCartney signs to label that rejected the Beatles © AP/ Paul McCartney Paul McCartney signs to label that rejected the Beatles

By Matthew Perpetua
Rollingstone.com

Paul McCartney has been signed to Decca Records nearly 50 years after the label famously rejected the Beatles, claiming that the group had "no future in show business."

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Decca has partnered with McCartney to release the score of "Ocean's Kingdom," his first ballet. The production will make its debut at the New York City Ballet's fall gala on September 22nd. The record is set to hit stores in England on October 3.

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In an interview with the New York Times earlier this year, McCartney said that the work is "basically a romantic story" about a couple from opposite worlds -- an ocean kingdom, which represents purity, and an earth kingdom, which represents darkness and evil.

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