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Paul McCartney

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Paul McCartney
Teenage Years
In his teenage years Paul learned to sing and play the guitar
In 1957 Paul McCartney met John Lennon and joined his band , The Quarry Men ( named after Johns high school)
The Quarry Men start performing at local bars and restaurants in 1957. The band is not popular at the moment
Paul McCartney invites George Harrison (a member of the later band, the Beatles) to join The Quarry Men in 1958
Richard Starkey (Ringo Starr) is offered a spot in the band and joins in 1959
The Quarry Men now consist of seven members, Stuart Sutcliffe, George Harrison, Tommy Moore, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and Pete Best
In 1962 Stu dies of a brain tumor, Pete and Tommy leave the band, and the Quarry Men change there name to The Beatles. The Beatles now consist of the members: Paul McCartney, John Lennon , Ringo Starr, and George Harrison
The band is now well known in the various clubs around Liverpool
First Years of The Beatles
Brian Epstein signs a record contract with the Beatles
turned down by Decca Records in 1962
Later sign a contract with Emi Records
In 1963 The Beatles release two albums
albums are Please Please Me/ Love Me Do
start touring Germany and Scotland in 1964
acquire the nick name "Fab Four" after tours the U.S.
Paul McCartney Today
today, Paul is 71 years of age
he still sings with his band, The Wings
He is currently married to his third wife (after Linda passed away of breast cancer in April of 1998 and his second wife and him split after a short marriage in 2008)
Paul McCartney has been on world tour since 2009 and has recently produced his new album
Later Years of The Beatles
In the late 1960's Paul marries his first wife Linda Eastman
He adopted her daughter, Heather Louise from Linda's first marriage
He and Linda Later had 4 kids of their own
The Beatles began to get fed up with the amount of fans that overreacted with one glimpse of them
many arguments between the Beatles occurred
The Beatles managed to produce their album Abbey Road despite their arguing
In 1970 the band became too much so The Beatles split up it is said that the break up had to do a lot with Johns wife, Yoko Ono
The Beatles produced one more album , Let It Be, before they split and became solo artists
Paul had his own band called The Wings
Born and Childhood

born at Walton Hospital, Liverpool (England) 1942
his full name is James Paul McCartney but at a young age he started going by Paul
Paul's dad was a pianist in Jim Mac's Jazz Band in Liverpool
at age 11 he got a scholarship to The Liverpool Institute for Boys and studied there till 1960
when he was just 14 years old his mother passed away from breast cancer leaving behind a traumatized Paul
Paul wrote a song for his mother after she passed and it is said that that song contributed to his early love for music
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