Happy 73rd Birthday, Paul McCartney!

Happy 73rd Birthday, Paul McCartney! | Society Of Rock Videos

Still Rocking After All These Years!

On this day 73 years ago, Paul McCartney of The Beatles was born! In celebration of his birthday, here are 10 fun facts about Sir Macca himself!

  1. He’s A Good Drummer: Paul played all the drum parts on the Wings album Band On The Run.  Keith Moon praised it before knowing it was Paul who did it!
  2. Paul is partially responsible for the development of the CAT scan.
  3. He never felt in competition with The Rolling Stones. In fact, he and Mick Jagger are great friends!
  4. He helped invent heavy metal. ‘Helter Skelter’, anyone?
  5. He can do a really neat trick. Paul can count from 2,000 to 1 faster than any other human alive!
  6. Paul almost won an Academy Award for one day’s work! ‘Live And Let Die’ from the iconic Bond film almost won an Academy Award, but lost to ‘The Way We Were’.
  7. Paul is an accomplished painter.
  8. His song ‘Coming Up’ inspired John Lennon to write again.
  9. Paul joined Nirvana!
  10. He was inspired by country singer Slim Whitman.

Again, happy birthday Paul! We wish you many, many more years of happiness and great music!

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