Tag Archives: Paul McCartney

You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go ….Who Will You Miss Most ?

It’s got to end sometime, life that is. As mentioned in my last post, last year saw a fine crop of deaths which got me thinking. There are people I’ll miss a bit and others I won’tmiss at all. But there are a … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney saves Christmas

You are 78 years old. Your mother dies when you were 14. Your closest male friend is gunned down and your wife and ‘baby brother ‘ bandmate are taken by cancer. And that’s all before you reach the age of … Continue reading

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The Lonesome Death of John Lennon

I try not to engage with the news to much, its pretty much a constant babble and I assume that anything of real importance will get though to me somehow. I had assumed that the 40thanniversary of John Lennon’s death … Continue reading

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11: Maybe I’m Amazed…Paul McCartney/ The Faces

The official video for McCartney’s classic has been released newly remastered. It’s just over 50 years since the release of his first solo album ‘McCartney’. A record recorded before we were even certain what was happening with the Beatles. Most … Continue reading

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WHO Month-The Lonesome Death of Keith Moon

September 6th 1978. Paul McCartney held a midnight screening of The Buddy Holly story preceded by a celebrity studded meal at the Peppermint Park restaurant. McCartney now owned the rights to all Buddy Holly songs and was celebrating Holly’s birthday … Continue reading

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In the bleak Midwinter

As soon as it transpired that I was not destined to be a criminal my life  took a turn for the better. I had decided that it was time for me to get a job. I had been considered for … Continue reading

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Macca’s Manic Months

The shadow of the Beatles dominated the 70’s, a decade bookended with their breakup and John Lennon’s assassination. Barely a month went by without some rumour of a ‘reunion’ as if that would bring back the 60’s and everybody would … Continue reading

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