(Sir) (James) Paul, born 1942, English singer, songwriter, and bass guitarist for the Beatles.
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How to use McCartney in a sentence
It was this power struggle between Klein and the Eastmans that led to McCartney suing his bandmates to dissolve the group in December 1970.
One of the film’s most astonishing scenes shows McCartney, frustrated one morning by Lennon’s lateness, willing the song “Get Back” into existence in real time.
One day, as McCartney and Lennon worked through an arrangement of the fittingly-named “Two of Us,” Harrison stormed out, saying off-handedly, “I think I’ll be leaving the band now… Get a replacement.”
What’s missing, of course, is McCartney’s voice, his charm, and his this-is-what-happened-in-the-studio-that-day viewpoint.How did the Beatles do it? Paul McCartney is finally telling us. | David Kirby | October 29, 2021 | Washington Post
To hear McCartney reflect on the early days is to be reminded that he and his bandmates started out as kids, honing their chops by playing live shows in humble venues.Three New Music Documentaries Celebrate the Cosmic Connection Between Artist and Audience | Stephanie Zacharek | July 2, 2021 | Time
Certainly shooting a Digital Short with Paul McCartney was pretty incredible.
Harrison is on his back, and McCartney and Starr are swinging down.
But while McCartney was sipping a brandy, Lennon snuck up behind the future Sir Paul and clocked him on the back of the head.
“This project is about young people standing with children affected by conflict,” McCartney said.Change.org Petition Asks Beyonce to Comb Blue Ivy’s Hair; Stella McCartney Joins War Child Art Project | The Fashion Beast Team | June 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When Paul McCartney came up with the melody to “Yesterday,” he initially feared that it was an old song that he was recalling.
Young McCartney, satisfied with the exploit, and thankful that his life had been spared, did not pursue the savage.History of the Early Settlement of the Juniata Valley | U. J. (Uriah James) Jones
McCartney, who was some distance off, on the impulse of the moment commenced running.History of the Early Settlement of the Juniata Valley | U. J. (Uriah James) Jones
Dr. McCartney of Chungking mentions one case in which he was called in to a little girl.Intimate China | Mrs. Archibald Little
On coming out, he joined the notorious McCartney gang of counterfeiters, and had many narrow escapes.True Detective Stories | Cleveland Moffett
My dear Miss McCartney, what on earth can have made you imagine such a thing?The Marriage of Esther | Guy Boothby
British Dictionary definitions for McCartney
Sir Paul. born 1942, English rock musician and songwriter; member of the Beatles (1961–70); leader of Wings (1971–81). His recordings include Band on the Run (1973), "Mull of Kintyre" (1977), Flowers in the Dirt (1989), and Driving Rain (2001)
his daughter, Stella . born 1971, British fashion designer.
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