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Choice of Julian' godfather
12 December 2014
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rosefromthegallery
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Hello all,

why was Brian Epstein chosen as Julian's godfather and not, for instance, Paul McCartney ?

12 December 2014
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@rosefromthegallery Probably because Brian was a few years older than John, while Paul was younger than him.

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Julian Lennon was born 8 April, 1963.

Paul McCartney was born 18 June, 1942.

When Julian was born, Paul McCartney was 20 years old.

A Godfather is "... a man arranged to be the legal guardian of a child in case the parents die before [the child reaches] adulthood or the age of maturity."

Not being versed (at all) in UK law, it still seems safe to assume that a legal guardian would have to be of adult age to be so designated.

Personally, I'd never ask a 20-year old bass player to be my kid's legal guardian. a-hard-days-night-paul-4

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C.R.A. said

A Godfather is ...

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He can take care of any kid.

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