Ecuador to Award Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney
March 29 2014
Quito, March 29 (Prensa Latina) The British singer and song-writer Paul McCartney will be awarded by the Ecuadorian government next month during a visit to this South American country, informed secretary of Public Administration Vinicio Alvarado.
According to the official, the decision of President Rafael Correa to award the former member of The Beatles was taken due to his contribution to the universal culture.
The multi-instrumentalist from Liverpool will perform for the first time in Ecuador as part of the tour Out There that includes a musical retrospective of his songs.
Organized by Jorge Ferrand and Prosonido, the three-hour concert will take place in the Liga de Quito Stadium on April 28.
McCartney is in the Guinness Book of Records as the most successful musician and composer within the popular music, with 60 Gold records and 100 millions of singles sold in the United Kingdom.
The also painter and music producer has composed sound tracks for movies, besides classical and electronic music.