PAUL McCARTNEY REVEALS the often-conflicted man behind the Fab Macca mask as his new album, Egypt Station, sees him re-scale the peak of his powers. Plus: fantastic intimate photo portfolio of McCartney At Home by his daughter, Mary McCartney (you HAVE to see his wallpaper!). MOJO's covermount CD is Macca-inspired, as we collect 14 classics of Liverpudlian pop and rock, including tracks by Deaf School, The Coral, OMD, The La's and The Liverpool Scene. Also in the issue: Nile Rodgers counts his blessings; celebrating The Band's Music From Big Pink; inside Marianne Faithfull's extraordinary new album; Primal Scream seek redemption in Memphis; David Crosby stirs it up. Plus: Joe Strummer; Cat Power; Graham Parker; Pearl Jam; Fatoumata Diawarra; Billy Gibbons; Dinosaur Jr; unheard Tom Petty; Hawkwind meet Mike Batt and? all back to Nana Mouskouri's!