For half a century, Paul McCartney was responsible for disbanding the Beatles. was the guide Press release regarding McCartney’s first solo album “McCartney” in 1970, where he said he “could not imagine the time when Lennon McCartney became an active songwriting partnership again”.
In a new interview with BBC However, the 79-year-old presents an entirely different story. On the contrary, he claims that it was John Lennon who resigned.
The hardest period in life
– I am not the one who initiated our solution. It was Johnny, McCartney tells NPR.
– John just came into the room one day and said, “I’m leaving the Beatles.” “It’s very exciting, like a divorce,” he said. Then it was up to us to clean up.
McCartney thinks he knows why Lennon wanted to leave the band.
– The point was really that John was about to create a new life with Yoko, and he wanted… to lie in bed in Amsterdam for a week for peace. You can’t argue with that. It was the hardest period of my life.
Paul McCartney’s portrayal plays well in the second story of the Beatles’ breakup, in which Lennon’s girlfriend and lifelong partner, Japanese artist Yoko Ono, is responsible for “destroying” the Beatles.
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The greatest band in history
The Beatles are by far the best-selling band in the world, with an estimated 600 million records sold, the UK’s highest-grossing number-one album (15) and the most successful on the US Billboard charts (20).
The band is the most legendary pop group in history, no matter how you measure them.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney followed the Beatles’ success with impressive solo careers. McCartney released his latest album “McCartney 3” last year, while his partner and friend from Liverpool had a much shorter solo career.
John Lennon was shot dead by Mark David Chapman, a fan, on December 8, 1980.
Today, only Paul McCartney and drummer Ringo Starr of the Beatles are alive. George Harrison, who also had an impressive solo career after the Beatles, died of cancer on November 29, 2001.
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