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Paul McCartney : A Life by Peter Ames Carlin
21 December 2010
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I got this awesome gift from my New Yorker Santa. Has anybody read it?

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21 December 2010
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Not yet. I have so much to read and I still need to get through Many Years From Now

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21 December 2010
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mithveaen said:

I got this awesome gift from my New Yorker Santa. Has anybody read it?


I wouldn't recommend it, unless you're a Paul girl through and through.

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21 December 2010
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What Do You Mean

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21 December 2010
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Well, it kind of uses the fact that it's a Paul biography to paint a picture of Paul being the best Beatle. Also, it's got some "facts" that aren't that reputable. I'm not the biggest fan, but, then again, I'm not the biggest fan of Beatle bios. (Shout!, The Lives of John Lennon, Many Years From Now, etc.) 

 

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I find Many Years From Now paints a bad portrait of Paul. Paul Seems really Arrogant and Condescending, which is Stupid. 

(Stupid question Mark)

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22 December 2010
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Oh Ok well I'm a Paul fan but again I'm also a John fan so I'll read it with reservations thanks! a-hard-days-night-paul-11

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I thought "Many years from now" painted a favourable picture of Paul as it is an authorized bio. Im surprised this is not the case.

I just read the new bio by Howard Sounes, see /forum/beatles-books/what%c2%b4s-the-best-mccartney-bio/

3 January 2011
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I should Clarify. Paul  Comes off, in the interviews for the Book, Very Selfish and arrogant

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mr. Sun king coming together said:

I should Clarify. Paul  Comes off, in the interviews for the Book, Very Selfish and arrogant


That sounds more like John to me… blue-meanie

 

I'm intrigued. Now I want to read MYFN.mal-evans

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I have to say… I started reading the bio and it was a total turn off because of the author's style. It's… how to say it? Chessy? Yeah. The description of Paul's concert where he played for the first time A Day in Life-Give Peace a Chance medley (Liverpool) was so-so. It's still my first book to read this year. a-hard-days-night-paul-1

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1 February 2011
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Just read it (Got it for My Birthday. Thanks Mom!) and Boy is it an improvement over Many Years From Now.

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1 February 2011
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I finished reading it and to be honest I enjoyed the Beatle times and the early Wings years because the author went into detail. The rest was like "Ok Paul went here and did this, and then he went here and did that". I'm definetly looking forward to read more about the Beatles, not only one of them.

My favorite bits were John and Paul's interaction. What John said to Jane Asher made me laugh out loud when I read it. Ahhh I love John.  a-hard-days-night-john-1

 

Ohh and look! I got a 9!! a-hard-days-night-john-2

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1 February 2011
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i really enjoyed the Heather Mills coverage

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Oh yeah that was really.. how to say it? I dunno, the best part was Ringo's comment : "She's just awful". a-hard-days-night-ringo-11

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You know, if Ringo Hates someone, then she must have been bad

 

*17* Look! It agrees

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1 February 2011
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I think the worst part was her comment about a book about Paul . something like why Linda was all over the book and not her.

 

I know that great talent means most of the times great ego. But a massive ego with no talent makes a person totally useless.

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mithveaen said:

I think the worst part was her comment about a book about Paul . something like why Linda was all over the book and not her.

 

I know that great talent means most of the times great ego. But a massive ego with no talent makes a person totally useless.


How are You reading my thoughts? How?????? I need to know
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mr. Sun king coming together said:

mithveaen said:

I think the worst part was her comment about a book about Paul . something like why Linda was all over the book and not her.

 

I know that great talent means most of the times great ego. But a massive ego with no talent makes a person totally useless.


How are You reading my thoughts? How?????? I need to know
 

As I said before, I'm not as perfect as the Beatles, but I have my moments. a-hard-days-night-john-1
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1 February 2011
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mithveaen said:

 

As I said before, I'm not as perfect as the Beatles, but I have my moments. a-hard-days-night-john-1
 

That's not true (The Part that says Not as perfect as the Beatles).

(Did you get my PM?)


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