Saturday, June 17, 2023

Music History Today: June 18, 2023

June 18, 1942: Paul McCartney was born James Paul McCartney in Allerton, Liverpool, England. 

His work as a singer/songwriter with the Beatles in the 1960s helped transform popular music into a creative, highly commercial art form, with an uncanny ability to blend the two. He is also one of the most popular solo performers of all time in terms of sales of his recordings and attendance at his concerts. 
Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney

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Despite his many business ventures and creative pursuits, the most prolific Beatle, now in his 70s, continues to tour and sell out massive arenas and isn't showing any signs of slowing down. When asked about his retirement plans, McCartney replied, in typical fashion, "Why would I retire? Sit at home and watch TV? No thanks. I'd rather be out playing." 
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