"We Were the Biggest Nickers In Town" -- McCartney
From Norbert K@21:1/5 to All on Wed Jan 19 05:22:52 2022
This is an excerpt from the 1986 Musician Magazine article, "Has Success Spoiled Paul McCartney?"
Another irreplaceable component to the McCartney creative equation was the times themselves. Paul freely admits, "We were the biggest nickers in town. Plagiarists *extraordinaire*." He discloses "Not A Second Time" and "In My Life" were Miracles
cops, that the Beatles' "close harmony" period was influenced by a then-popular British vocal group the Fourmost, that "Good Day Sunshine" was influenced by the Lovin' Spoonful.