More from year 1972
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The day after Wings’ rehearsals at the Scotch Of St. James club in London ended, on January 29, 1972, Paul and Linda McCartney flew to New York to meet John and Yoko Ono Lennon:
Saturday saw Paul and Linda fly to New York and accept an invitation to visit the Lennons at the apartment they were renting, at 105 Bank Street; the couple had now taken up permanent residence in Greenwich Village. Over dinner, John and Paul chatted amicably, amicably, if still a touch guardedly, and agreed to stop slagging each other off in public, whether in the press or in song. At the same time, it seems, the fact that Lennon was living in such a febrile countercultural environment, hanging with hirsute radicals and becoming increasingly politicized, rubbed off on McCartney.From “Man On The Run” by Tom Doyle
On January 30, Paul was interviewed by KHJ Radio and reacted to the events happening in Ireland, what would be called the Bloody Sunday. He then started writing “Give Ireland Back To The Irish“, his first protest song.
As it happened, I was in New York that day, having met with John the day before. It was a meeting at which we more or less agreed to stop sniping at each other.Paul McCartney – From “THE LYRICS: 1956 to the Present“, 2021
Paul and Linda flew back on January 31, and when in London, Paul organized a recording session for February 1, to record “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” with Wings.
Last updated on April 23, 2022
"An updated edition of the best-seller. The story of what happened to the band members, their families and friends after the 1970 break-up is brought right up to date. A fascinating and meticulous piece of Beatles scholarship."
We owe a lot to Keith Badman for the creation of those pages, but you really have to buy this book to get all the details - a day to day chronology of what happened to the four Beatles after the break-up and how their stories intertwined together!
This edition of the book compiles more outrageous opinions and unrehearsed interviews from the former Beatles and the people who surrounded them. Keith Badman unearths a treasury of Beatles sound bites and points-of-view, taken from the post break up years. Includes insights from Yoko Ono, Linda McCartney, Barbara Bach and many more.
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"In this issue we take you back to the early days of Paul McCartney’s solo career when he decided to form a new group. With Wings he proved there was life after The Beatles. This Maccazine features a detailed timeline of ‘the birth’ of the band with interesting entries including many new facts and unpublished photos. Follow-up timelines will be published in the upcoming years."