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Paul McCartney: I almost quit music after Beatles split

The Beatles in June 1963. From left, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison
Laura Harding, Press Association
SIR Paul McCartney has revealed he started drinking heavily and came close to quitting music after The Beatles broke up. The music superstar said he ended up forming Wings when he stopped enjoying the party lifestyle. Reflecting on his life and career at a recording of Mastertapes for Radio 4, he said: "I was breaking from my lifelong friends, not knowing whether I was going to continue in music. I took to the bevvies. I took to a wee dram. It was great at first, then suddenly I wasn't having a good time. It wasn't working. I wanted to get back to square one, so I ended up f[...]
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