McCartney holds secret auditions for a guitar player

Oct 09 to 11, 1970

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The British sense of humour, which can be a bit sarcastic, almost got me into trouble. The player was a little bit serious and as he was leaving he said, ‘ok man, see ya. Peace and love’. And I said, ‘Yeah, war and hate’. His face dropped – it was like I was the devil. I had to run after him saying, ‘It’s a joke!’ He forgave me, I think.

Paul McCartney, in Wingpsan, 2002

The first recording sessions for the album to become “Ram” would start the day after, on October 12, 1970.

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