We have collected the best Quotes about Paul McCartney by famous authors including Rob Huebel, Robbie Williams, Timothy Morton, Emma Kenney, Jason Robert Brown and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
There’s no way to play it cool when you meet Paul McCartney. You just start sweating; you trip over your words. Everyone kind of reverts back to being a 10-year-old girl. You can’t help it. He’s one of the only people on planet Earth that everyone knows who he is. Everyone.
Look at Paul McCartney, look at Elton John. They’re jealous of Justin Timberlake. I’m sure they were jealous of me when I was in my imperial phase.
It’s easier to be Eric Idle than to be Paul McCartney.
I can go out and chill with my friends, go out to dinner, and I won’t get hounded like, I’m sure, Paul McCartney or somebody like that.
I grew up in the ’70s, and I hear in my own stuff a lot of what I grew up listening to, which is to say I hear a lot of Billy Joel, Paul McCartney, Carole King, Joni Mitchell and Stevie Wonder.
Jason Robert Brown
One of my initial memories of being taken over by music was watching Paul McCartney on TV play a tribute to John Lennon. He was playing piano by himself and singing ‘Imagine,’ and I remember feeling an anxiety and shortness of breath.
There have never been a lot of female guitarists out there, so most of my influences were male. Acoustically, I followed Joni Mitchell and Paul Simon. Also, John Lennon and Paul McCartney – both incredible acoustic guitar players.
Many people say some of their best ideas come from dreams. Arguably the greatest Beatles song, ‘Yesterday,’ came to Paul McCartney in a dream.
I used to fantasize that Paul McCartney would marry my sister.
I worked with Paul McCartney for a while and saw what it does to you to be treated like a god for twenty years.
There weren’t a lot of girl singers around. Paul McCartney and John Lennon were the guys I looked up to.
I’m not a fan of musicals at all, but I do think ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ is a very good. I always thought ‘Walk the Line’ was very good, too. I was in ‘Nowhere Boy.’ I played Paul McCartney. That was kind of musical – we did songs in that.
Yoko Ono never deserved any of the hate she got. Paul McCartney and John Lennon weren’t getting along.
People who aren’t known for being artists do come in for criticism when they exhibit pictures. Paul McCartney, Tony Curtis, Mo Mowlam’s husband are all at it – and what’s to stop them? In my case, I don’t see the comedy and the art as separate at all – you’re just bending your creativity in a different direction.
I would love to just talk to Paul McCartney. That would be incredible, but that is definitely like a dream.
To tell the truth, I’d join a band with John Lennon any day, but I couldn’t join a band with Paul McCartney, but it’s nothing personal. It’s just from a musical point of view.
I don’t want to interview people. I want to have a conversation. I want to talk to Paul McCartney about the bass sound on ‘The White Album.’
Dee Dee got the name ‘The Ramones’ from Paul McCartney. McCartney would call himself Paul Ramon when he checked into hotels and didn’t want to be noticed. I liked it because I thought it was ridiculous. The Ramones? That’s absurd!
Everybody who I ever cared about has told me that they like my music: Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Al Green, The Spinners, Smokey Robinson. Everybody that matters.
I think of talent as being God-given. I know that contradicts what a lot of people believe, but that’s how I see it. I think the Beatles were meant to be, you know? So when I listen to Paul McCartney, I think, ‘Here’s the person that God gave the gift of allowing him to write ‘Let It Be.’
Paul McCartney would be the end all, be all. To work with Paul would just be amazing.
When it comes to songwriting, I grew up in the Seventies listening to AM radio. So I’ve all these pop songs running through my head from Paul McCartney and Elton John, and a lot of stuff that was written on piano.
Everybody who’s anybody has been competitive and over-sensitive and a bit silly. Look at Paul McCartney, look at Elton John. They’re jealous of Justin Timberlake. I’m sure they were jealous of me when I was in my imperial phase.
People say the Beatles were John Lennon. What is Paul McCartney? Chopped liver? But everyone has their own favourite members whose creativity they gravitate to. That’s normal.
I worked with Paul McCartney, and he was lovely.
I would really love to work with Paul McCartney. Isn’t that arrogant?
It’s not like me and Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr hang out every week, but we keep together in promoting Transcendental Meditation.
It was pretty insane to play the Grammy Awards and looking out in the audience and seeing rock royalty – Bono and Paul McCartney. It was crazy.
‘The Beatles’ did whatever they wanted. They were a collection of influences adapted to songs they wanted to write. George Harrison was instrumental in bringing in Indian music. Paul McCartney was a huge Little Richard fan. John Lennon was into minimalist aggressive rock.
I would have loved to record with Paul McCartney on some of his early solo recordings, wonderful music. Playing some lovely organ, perhaps. I would have loved to record with John Lennon. He was a dear friend. I had lunch with him just two days before he died.
The Seventies was a golden era. Back then we had some incredible talent with bands like the Undertones, the Rolling Stones and artists like Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney.
I don’t usually get star struck, but I met Sir Paul McCartney randomly on Sunset Boulevard a few years ago, and I lost it! I couldn’t breathe, I couldn’t think, and I didn’t know how to speak. It was crazy. He was nice enough to talk to my family and me for 10 minutes, but I remember babbling away about nonsense.
I never met Paul McCartney.