Paul McCartney in His Own Words

Paul McCartney in His Own Words

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This title is presented on 2CDs. In interviews ranging from 1968 to 2009, Paul McCartney talks about touring the UK with Wings (which was then a new band); a mid-70s offer to re-form the Beatles; the early days of the Beatles, and their final break-up. He also discusses his solo albums; receiving the freedom of the City of Liverpool; Christmas with his family; his love of music, and his career since the break-up of the Beatles up to 2009. "BBC Archive Voices": shining a light on the icons of our time. "BBC Archive Voices" features interviews with some of the key figures from the fields of entertainment, sport, politics and literature - many of which haven't been heard since their original transmission. This is a unique window into the past and is a chance for us to hear those who contributed to the richness of our cultural heritage. With access to the entire archive of BBC Radio and television, we can now witness some of the most lively, entertaining and informative encounters in BBC broadcasting. Due to the age and nature of this archive material, the sound quality may vary.

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  • CD-Audio | 1 pages
  • 124 x 140 x 10mm | 58.97g
  • BBC Audio A Division Of Random House
  • BBC Physical Audio
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1445846586
  • 9781445846583
  • 232,348

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Paul McCartney is one of the most successful and best-known musicians in the world. He came to fame as one of the Beatles, and his partnership with John Lennon is among the most celebrated musical collaborations of the 20th Century. When the Beatles broke up, he formed Wings with his then wife Linda and Denny Laine. Since Wings disbanded in 1981, McCartney has released many songs as a solo artist and collaborated with numerous other songwriters and musicians. He has sold over 100 million albums, and a similar number of singles, been awarded 60 gold discs and written or co-written 32 songs that have gone to Number One in the American 'Billboard Hot 100' charts. His Wings single 'Mull of Kintyre' (co-written with Denny Laine) is one of the bestselling singles of all time in the UK. McCartney was knighted in 1997 for services to music, and in 2012 he received the Legion d'Honneur."

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