Blackbird: The Life and Times of Paul McCartney

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Blackbird: The Life and Times of Paul McCartney

Postby ElectricKeithery » Sun Jun 23, 2002 8:56 pm

So our Paul really a chronic, moneygrubbing bastard who's band members try to shoot him, or is this an unfair generalization?

The only real part I liked about this book was the story behind Little Lamb Dragonfly, which I happen to be listening to right now.

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Blackbird: The Life and Times of Paul McCartney

Postby ElectricKeithery » Sun Jun 23, 2002 8:56 pm

So our Paul really a chronic, moneygrubbing bastard who's band members try to shoot him, or is this an unfair generalization?

The only real part I liked about this book was the story behind Little Lamb Dragonfly, which I happen to be listening to right now.

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Postby shinestar » Sun Jun 23, 2002 11:00 pm

Paul's said to be a control freak ever since the Beatles. If band members can't deal with that, too bad. He's harder on himself than he is on anyone else as we've seen in interviews and things like Unplugged.
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Postby Ram1 » Mon Jun 24, 2002 9:39 am

quote:Paul's said to be a control freak ever since the Beatles.

Well, he was a "control freak" WITH The Beatles as well. Especially around the time of Abbey Road and Let It Be. I think George and Ringo in particular were about to shoot themselves in the head if they heard anymore of Paul's "bossiness". I tend to think that he's probably chilled out a bit with age though. (Not that he's any less of a perfectionist.)



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Postby Liam OSM » Mon Jun 24, 2002 10:02 am

Ah, boy, is that something I can identify with - I like to be able to understand everything going on around me, and understand what will happen, predict how people will react, and boy, I am so hard on myself when I botch up! The price of being a perfectionist, I suppose . . .

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Postby dsnito » Mon Jun 24, 2002 10:28 am

I heard in 1974, that Paul had a fight with Henry McCullough when the guitarrist knocked on Paul's face and quit himself of Wings, before they were going to Nigeria to make BOTR. It really occured?? Why??

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Postby Ram1 » Mon Jun 24, 2002 10:34 am

Not sure if it really happened, but BOTR was '73. (Not to be an ass. )



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Postby Liam OSM » Mon Jun 24, 2002 10:39 am

Quite - according to Wingspan, McCulloch and Seiwell both left the band 'cos they didn't want to go to Africa.

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Postby dsnito » Mon Jun 24, 2002 10:40 am

Yeah I know BOTR was made in 1973, I meant to say that I heard about the occurence in 1974...

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Postby Liam OSM » Mon Jun 24, 2002 11:02 am

Ah - I see.

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