DVD: Paul McCartney and friends make music

Paul McCartney

MusiCares Tribute to Paul McCartney

Sir Paul McCartney was honored as the 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year in 2012, and the new DVD shows the former Beatle and a bunch of famous friends performing many of his greatest hits. Included in the  collection are performances by Dave Grohl, Joe Walsh, Alicia Keys, Coldplay, Norah Jones, Neil Young with Crazy Horse, Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, James Taylor, Diana Krall, Duane Eddy, Sergio Mendes and The Beatles “Love” cast. MusiCares is a charity that helps musicians in need.

Also new on DVD this week:

  • WKRP in Cincinnati, Season 2: Fun with the crazy staff of a struggling radio station.
  • Top Five: Chris Rock as a comedian struggles to become a serious actor.
  • Ghost Whisperer, The Complete Series: Jennifer Love Hewitt stars as in a woman who can communicate with spirits.
  • A Cry From Within: Family’s new home turns out to be haunted.
  • Victory at Sea: An iconic documentary about some of the major battles of World War II.
  • Dexter: Most Shocking Episodes: Ten episodes of the TV series starring Michael C. Hall as a “good” serial killer.
  • Star Trek: The Original Series – Captain Kirk’s Boldest Missions: Eight of the best episodes from the original Star Trek TV series.
  • Caveman: Slightly off-kilter 1981 prehistoric comedy stars Ringo Starr, Shelley Lonf and Barbara Bach.