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Paul McCartney Explains Why None of the Other Beatles Played on “Yesterday”

InsideHook
InsideHook
 2021-11-01
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By now, the origins of the Beatles classic “Yesterday” are the stuff of legend: the melody famously came to Paul McCartney in a dream, and he used dummy lyrics and the placeholder title “Scrambled Eggs” for it until he got the words right. But McCartney’s new book The Lyrics: 1956 to...

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steven mcaliley
11-01

SO wonderful , that he gave us what he has , remember all , & blessed the World 🌍 with his wonderful gift/life ( also changed the world 🌍🌍 ) Thank you Paul 😊

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NoMiddleRoad
11-01

.. A hit song that came from a dream .. “Yesterday” .. “I said something wrong, now I long for yesterday”.. what could you say wrong to your mother .. in a dream .. no, Paul had good parents that raised him in love and music ..

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just sayn'
11-02

My favorite concert memory is of Paul Mc Carthy. A dark stage, spotlight on him, sitting on a chair with his acoustic guitar. Then he began to sing "Yesterday" in his most elegant performance.

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