”Somebody said to me: – But the Beatles were anti-materialistic! That’s a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say: – Now, let’s write a swimming pool!”
Sir Paul McCartney
born June 18, 1942, Liverpool
Sir James Paul McCartney is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and composer. He gained worldwide fame as a member of the Beatles, and his collaboration with Lennon is one of the most celebrated songwriting partnerships of the 20th century.
The Beatles – Hey Jude
After the band’s break-up, he pursued a solo career, later forming Wings.
Paul McCartney & Wings – Maybe I’m Amazed
Guinness World Records described McCartney as the „most successful composer and recording artist of all time„, with 60 gold discs and sales of over 100 million albums and 100 million singles, and as the „most successful songwriter” in United Kingdom chart history.
Target Center, Minneapolis Concert 2016