It did not take long for "I Want to Hold Your Hand" to torch the charts, and by February 7, the day The Beatles walked out on the tarmac to hundreds of frenzied kids and a phalanx of grizzled Gotham reporters, it was 1 with the proverbial bullet.
Businessman Paul McCartney is a rich dude. I was disagreeing and we were calling each other names.
Later in life, McCartney explored his interest in painting and has even released a book showing off works from his exhibition. My paper, the Melody Maker, subsequently became the recipient of several lengthy broadsides, usually disputing assertions made in interviews by Paul McCartney or George Martin.
Loyalty to Yoko surely played a part in turning him against a project that would inevitably have reminded his audience of how much they missed the old relationships between the four musicians, before the arrival of powerful women pulled the two principal figures into a new phase of their lives from which retreat became impossible.
I just like the act of it - I make it up as I go along. Paul and Linda worked together on a variety of projects including Wings and were the proud parents of four children: The second summer of love. Nice girls wearing tattoos. Yoko has been heavily involved in all this activity. If barrel-scraping has to be done, then better that the royalty cheques should be paid into a bank account bearing the name Lennon.
When we went through all the lawsuits, it looked as if everything was bleak, but when I think back to before that, I remember we used to laugh all the time. Now, too, we can hear him prefacing " Just Like Starting Over" with: The Beatles were a moving pop sculpture, a walking billboard of patent waves and cheeky smiles, on stage the rhythmic bouncing and bobbing of heads and the choreographed bows became inseparable from the music.
I happened to be there when he was learning to type, in the suite he and Yoko occupied in the St Regis hotel in New York as a temporary accommodation after making the move to the US in the autumn of He would have loved Twitter.
The megastar has even written to the Dalai Lama in a bid to get the spiritual leader to remove meat from his diet. The newspaper ad has a CND symbol in the background and a slogan: Next week, the troubled EMI Music will put on a happy face and issue not just remastered versions of eight existing Lennon solo albums, but a bunch of new compilations and boxes, squeezing yet more blood from the carcass of the group whose phenomenal success brought it the prosperity that has subsequently been frittered away.
The second biggest break since then is getting out of them. On 8 December, it will have been 30 years since his death. Those were the moments when I actually saw him without the facade, the armor, which I loved as well, like anyone else.
In addition to his income as a stadium-filling musician, Macca is also a savvy businessman. According to his most recent biographer, Philip Norman, his 40th birthday found him growing "increasingly nostalgic about his homeland, pining for British institutions and values he had so angrily spurned".
It was a beautiful suit of armor. This was a well-oiled machine; no Memphis "aw, shucks" trucker or pristinely coached turtle-necked pop idol. The Blair Witch Project. Afterwards "Macca" said it was a "wonderful day" and he had come a long way from a "little terrace street in Liverpool.
I can never understand that. Along the way this thing changed everything Babe Ruth stylein fashion, experimentation both sonically and chemicallybusiness, mass communication, and culture.
He was the most talented one! Perhaps he would have resumed the engagement with art that began at Liverpool College of Art inor found time to explore once again the love of surrealistic wordplay that crackled through In His Own Write and A Spaniard in the Works.
Sean Lennon, his younger son, apologised for that one. And Twitter, of course, to bring it right up to date. His views on Auto-Tuning would have been interesting. We let it settle for a second and then he lowered his glasses and he said: This weird inexplicable force of nature, seemingly fabricated, built in a lab somewhere to perfectly capture the intangible drift of hope.
That said, Sir Paul was infamously outbid by Michael Jackson for the rights to the ATV catalogue, a collection of tunes that includes a number of classic McCartney-penned Beatles tunes.
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