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Did Heather Mills send you a birthday card? She can damn well afford to!!

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meanmistermustard said

Did Heather Mills send you a birthday card? She can damn well afford to!!

If she did, did you throw it in the bin before you even opened it?

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meanmistermustard said

Did Heather Mills send you a birthday card? She can damn well afford to!!

She went cheap and sent him an e-card instead.
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Paul, I know you tour and make new music because you absolutely love to do so. Is there any of the following sentiment wrapped up in the fervor that keeps you going strong?:

People love the Beatles, and you feel a litttle bit of the need (almost like you owe it to the fans) to keep "The Beatles" alive, at least in spirit, as long as you possibly can?

I would like to ask this to Ringo, too, so I will x-post it on his question thread.

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Paul, would you make the title of your next and all subsequent albums have at least one word that is longer than three letters so we can use the search box on the Beatles Bible forum to find it?

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Funny Paper said

    • What genres do you seek out more?  Does your sampling range over vast time periods -- do you seek out music from the 1940s as much as music of today?  Classical as much as rock?  Jazz and Latin?

    Ha ha ha ha, that reminds me of a fake interview that Weird Al did of Paul McCartney . It comes up at 1:30 but the whole thing is worth checking out.

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    So Paul... uh... what shampoo do you use because that hair of yours looks amazing. a-hard-days-night-george-10

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    SeraTheBeatle said
    So Paul... uh... what shampoo do you use because that hair of yours looks amazing. a-hard-days-night-george-10

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    Paul, in a 2004 interview with Ed Bradley of 60 Minutes, Bob Dylan said that he felt he no longer had the musical inspiration he used to have.  Would you find any resonance with that statement of Dylan's in your own experience?  Do you think of yourself now as having the same degree of musical inspiration as you did during the heyday of Wings throughout the 70s or the heyday of the Beatles throughout the 60s?

    Permit me one or two more questions, Sir Paul -- while you enjoy your cup of bergamot tea your assistant brewed:  If you answer "Yes" and "No" to the two questions above, respectively, would you tentatively agree that this gradual change and loss of your former high degree of musical inspiration and (dare I presume) genius, may be due to your having settled into a comfortably wealthy -- and industriously multi-tasking -- lifestyle over these past decades?  That perhaps your life is no longer sufficiently hungry and artistically random as it used to be in the golden days to be conducive to the types of moments an artist requires to be receptive to the Muse?

    Yes, Sir Paul, I'll show myself out the door...blue-meanie

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    http://www.beatlesbible.com/fo.....6/#p130174

    So, Paul, why do you think about going out into a large body of water to discover things and be set free?

    This sounds like a good question to begin a therapy session on the sofa (see earlier posts in this thread...if you dare).

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    I would ask him how you're John's number 1 fana-hard-days-night-john-1, he'll probably spurt with anger paul-mccartney

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    Have you ever done Girl live? If not, would you consider doing the song during a concert?

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    Paul, ever since John's assassination, your music has been looked on in a different light. Even though you were lauded in the 1970s, John's status as a martyr has caused a few people to look at you unfavorably. Do you feel in a way that people are forcing you to compete with the legacy and legend of your dead friend, and if so, what do you have to say to them?

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    Ahhh Girl said

    Have you ever done Girl live? If not, would you consider doing the song during a concert?

    Is there any upcoming show you had in mind for this (he asked, already knowing the answer)?

    Paul - I am fascinated by the childhood stories I've read about all four of the Beatles. There are so many that have not been told. Could you please regale us with a few of yours?

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    This might be a long question, Paul, so please sit back and get comfortable.  Correct me if I get some things wrong, but my sense is that from the moment you and the other Beatles catapulted into fame in 1962 until basically now, you've not really had much time to just be a "normal person" and laze about and do nothing on a given day or days.  Sure, being well to do (from the time of Beatles fame until now), you've had plenty of opportunities to vacation, but I suspect that even your vacations are chock-full of family, people, even business necessities, and other things to do.  My point is, you've not really had time to just kick back and do nothing -- except for one period of your life:  the year or so after the Beatles dissolved, and you moved out with Linda to that farm in rural England.  Are you still with me Paul....?  Paul's assistant -- please wake Paul up!  Ha ha, just joshing you there...:) 

    Anyway, I guess my question is two-fold:  Do you agree that having "time off" to do nothing, with no obligations, is conducive to the creative process of writing songs; and secondly, do you currently try to carve out such periods of time for yourself?  I have heard that your friend, James Taylor, consciously sets aside large blocks of time on his own rural property to go out to a shack all by himself and spend hours noodling around with his guitar in order to strike up inspiration. 

    Thanks for your time, Paul; and yes, I would like a sack of homemade butterscotch toffee to take with me for the long drive back, thank you...

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    Paul, please compare/contrast for us the experiences of learning to play loud and hard (mach schau) for the boisterous crowds in Hamburg to the labour of love you provided in trying to sing to crowds during the height of Beatlemania.

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    I'm assuming that we are expecting an honest answer…….. Otherwise this would be a waste of a question:

     

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    Paul, if you had it to do all over again, would you?

    And on a totally lighter, sillier note: would you write some lyrics that begin with the letter U for your next album? A few lyrics that begin with the letter E would be nice, too.

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    @Ahhh Girl said

    Paul, if you had it to do all over again, would you?

    And on a totally lighter, sillier note: would you write some lyrics that begin with the letter U for your next album? A few lyrics that begin with the letter E would be nice, too.

    [Pattie], if you had to do [me] all over again, would you?

    Works every time.... a-hard-days-night-george-10

    Edit: your one above could be so much worse.....

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    Ahhh Girl said
    Paul, if you had it to do all over again, would you?

    And on a totally lighter, sillier note: would you write some lyrics that begin with the letter U for your next album? A few lyrics that begin with the letter E would be nice, too.

    Or have more lyrics that end in the letter I. Same goes for Ringo

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