Sir Paul McCartney
(James Paul McCartney)

Did you know...

1. He was born in Liverpool, England on June 18, 1942.

2. His song "When I'm 64" was written for his father Jim's 64th birthday, who was also a musician and had a band called Jim Mac's Jazz Band.

3. In April 2002, he was made an honorary detective by the New York City Police Department for the benefit concert he gave for 9/11 victims.

4. He was the tallest member of The Beatles and standing at 5'11 he was about half an inch taller than the late George Harrison.

5. He was an amateur bird-watcher as a child and it was his love for birds that later inspired him to write the song "Blackbird".

To learn more about the one and only Sir Paul McCartney, Lily Lemontree recommends Man on The Run: Paul McCartney in the 1970s

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