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When did Paul's voice start Sounding like it does today?
21 May 2017
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I have always wondered this

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Are we referring to his singing voice or his talking voice.

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Dark Overlord said
Are we referring to his singing voice or his talking voice.  

Dark Overlord said
Are we referring to his singing voice or his talking voice.  

I guess both

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If I had to guess, it would be around 1982, his voice in The Girl Is Mine sounds a lot like his current voice whereas his Wings material doesn't sound like this. This hard to say for sure though because his voice sounds very similar throughout his career, only slightly changing due to aging.

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22 May 2017
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You can start hearing the 'old Paul' as early as McCartney and at times throughout the Wings era. By McCartney II , you'll hear that older voice more and more, though he still sounded a lot like Beatle Paul as well. I'd say the real change started somewhere around Flowers In The Dirt , and it became very noticeable around Flaming Pie . The rapid deterioration we hear today seems to really gain momentum about a decade ago, though. His speaking voice changed first, but his singing voice really took a nosedive right around the divorce, I'd say. I have noticed that when he hasn't done any public appearances in a while, his voice sounds a lot better. Abd funnily enough, there still are moments, when he hits certain notes or uses specific phrasing, when you can hear his young voice. They're fewer and further between but then he does turn 75 next month and he's been abusing his vocal cords for roughly 60 years by now...

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According to Mark Lewisohn he reckons it was around 2000 that he lost the top range.

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When I have been on a more recent Paul kick, listening to his Beatles songs sounds odd until I get adjusted.

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