John may have done a world tour for Double Fantasy if he hadn't died. If Ringo and Paul performed together, it would be seen as some sort of Beatles reunion and I don't think either want that. Paul did not break up the Beatles, nor did Yoko/Linda - it was TIME. They'd grown up and each had their own work to do and the band got in the way. Paul wanted to cling to the band since he is terminally insecure no matter how successful. Maybe that's his "torture", eh? If he were more interested in writing lyrics or as interested as he is in melodies, he would be a better lyricist. It's not that he's not good at it, he doesn't care whereas John cared more about lyrics than melody. That's one of the things that made them a good team. True, the Beatles were greater than each one of them - that's why I never had a favorite Beatle. John was a sarcastic wiseass, Ringo insisted he was "just the drummer", George took forever to answer a question then told you everything you wanted to know all concise and succint, Paul talked a lot in his smarmy way and said nothing until interviewed by Cameron Crowe in Rolling Stone after the Beatles split.