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What It's Like To Hear Paul McCartney In Liverpool

Saturday, June 01, 2019

Lucia Benavides and her mother, Ida, both say that listening to the music of the Beatles at home in Buenos Aires was formative for them.

Paul McCartney's in the middle of a world tour, unaccompanied by BJ Leiderman, who writes our theme music. The original Beatle is in Lexington, Ky., tonight and was just in South America. And it's there, in Buenos Aires, where Lucia Benavides first became a fan of McCartney's and the rest of the Fab Four - a fandom she shares with her mother, Ida.

LUCIA BENAVIDES, BYLINE: To this day, my mother can recall the moment the Beatles' music reached her home country of Argentina.

IDA BENAVIDES: I remember the night - and that was the beginning of all this - when my dad arrived home from work with an album.

Source: Lucia Benavides/npr.org

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