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Book Review: Paul McCartney: Many Years From Now

Paul McCartney: Many Years From Now, by Barry Miles This book is about as close to an autobiography that one could expect of Paul McCartney’s life, and though it only covers the period up to the breakup of the Beatles, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paul McCartney: A Life

Paul McCartney: A Life, by Peter Ames Carlin Paul McCartney is an interesting figure and this book does a good job at looking at his life in such a way that the reader who has an interest in the history … Continue reading

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Don’t Go Jumping Waterfalls

The lyrics to the opening verse of “Waterfalls” by Paul McCartney go as follows: “Don’t go jumping waterfalls / Please, keep to the lake. / People who jump waterfalls /Sometimes can make mistakes.” If these lyrics sound familiar to those … Continue reading

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Too Much Rain

On the face of it, it seems highly unusual that a solo Beatle would feel himself qualified to tell others how to live a happy and peaceful life. Anyone who knows anything about the Beatles and their solo careers knows … Continue reading

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Book Review: You Never Give Me Your Money

This book has the makings of a Greek tragedy. One of the foremost elements of a Greek tragedy as opposed to other tragic traditions is that in a Greek tragedy the tragic fate is known ahead of time and yet … Continue reading

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Book Review: Still The Greatest

Still The Greatest: The Essential Songs Of The Beatles’ Solo Careers This book is conducted on an unusual but compelling premise, and that is seeking to create a solid compilation of the solo Beatles recordings that follows the same rules … Continue reading

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Book Review: Each One Believing

Each One Believing: On State, Offstage, And Backstage, by Paul McCartney This book is something that would be of interest to a Macca fan, although given McCartney’s extensive body of work in touring, one wonders how essential this book is, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wingspan

Wingspan: Paul McCartney’s Band On The Run, by Paul McCartney, edited by Mark Lewisohn Between 1970 and 1980, Paul McCartney’s second act after the Beatles ended up being time spent in another band that had eight lineups or so during … Continue reading

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