Paul McCartney Breaks Down His Most Iconic Songs

While promoting his new album Egypt Station, Sir Paul McCartney shared with GQ a number of wonderful stories about writing some of the most iconic songs recorded by The Beatles, Wings and for his solo career. 

McCartney spoke about the writing process, how they got ideas for songs and how some of characters in the songs were named. Among his 60 years of songs, McCartney spoke most in detail about “I Lost My Little Girl”, “Yesterday”, “I Saw Her Standing There”, “And I Love Her”, “A Day in the Life”, “Hey Jude”, “Helter Skelter”, “Blackbird”, “Let It Be”, “Hi Hi Hi”, “Here Today”, Jet and “I Don’t Know”. One if his best stories had to do with naming the vicar in “Eleanor Rigby”.

Published by Larry Fire

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