British musician Paul McCartney, a former member of the best-selling band, is celebrating his 80th birthday today. In Liverpool, his hometown, several events are planned, and it is rumored that the Beatles, who already hold the title of knight, will be promoted to lord.
Maccaas ga affectionately called, he was born on 18 June 1942 in the port city of Liverpool in north-west England. At 15, he met John Lennonwith whom they formed a group Quarrymenfrom which The The Beatles. Paul McCartney, Lennon, George Harrison in Ringo Starrsynonymous with longer hair and crowds of screaming fans, were one of the strongest cultural influences of their time.
Namely, the group also launched the so-called beatlemanijo with catchy melodies and songs like Love Me Do, Please Please Me, Help!!, Yesterday in Yellow Submarinebut due to the creative differences between McCartney and Lennon, who were the main authors of the group, in 1970 broke up. In the history of popular music The The Beatles they are considered the best-selling band, with more than a billion records and cassettes sold so far. Of the former famous Liverpool quartet, Starr is still alive.
Music career you are the father of five children, who since 2011 is married to Nancy Shevellnot only built with membership in the legendary band – he was part of the group Wings, he also dedicated himself to independent projects. Recipient 18 Grammys has written or co – created more than 50 singles, which topped the UK charts of the top ten songs. At the time of closure due covida-19 is in 2020 for the label Capitol released the 18th solo album McCartney III, the third in a row that ga he filmed it all himself. The album became his first number one solo album in the UK since 1989.
He will become the oldest performer at the festival Glastonbury
In Liverpool, the birthplace of The The Beatles, which shook the world with its music in the 60s, are planning several events on this occasion. Some British media reported that the musician could even be promoted to lord after receiving the title of knight.
Last year, McCartney and The The Beatles returned to the spotlight because of the eight-hour documentary Get Back director Peter Jackson about the making of their album Let It Be from 1970. Next weekend he will become the oldest musician to take the stage at the festival Glastonbury.