Mighty Mac: Paul McCartney

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

One of the most highly regarded musicians of all time, Paul was part of some small band called The Beatles (we’d never heard of them before either), but he will of course be best known for his work with Wings.

McCartney, who turns 71 today, was born in Liverpool and met John Lennon when he was 15 years old, with the two eventually playing together in a band called The Quarrymen. McCartney actually played rhythm guitar, before one of Lennon’s friends left the band and he became the bass player, all be it reluctantly.

From there, they added Ringo Starr, became known as The Beatles, and recorded ‘Love Me Do’ which was their first big hit.

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Source: Joe.IE

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