Colossal 42-song McCartney tribute coming

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You’re gonna need an oversized Christmas stocking this year.

Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney will be lauded in a colossal, 42-song tribute CD will be unveiled Nov. 18.

Some of the artists to take part include Bob Dylan, Billy Joel and Willie Nelson, according to a story by the Associated Press.

The CD, “The Art of McCartney” will be a two-CD deal and as a box set. According to the AP, LA producer Ralph Sall’s labor of love has been in progress since 2003.

McCartney’s backing band will also appear on the CD.

Covering “Hello Goodbye” on keyboard will be son, James McCartney along with the Cure. Dylan will perform “Things We Said Today,” while Nelson will play “Yesterday.”

Bill Joel is snagging two songs: “Maybe I’m Amazed” and “Live and Let Die.”Let the Paul-mania ensue.

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