Mccartney Hurt By Linda's Poor Reviews

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY was furious when pal MICK JAGGER criticised his late wife LINDA's musical talent. The ex-Beatle taught the photographer to sing and play the keyboards and eventually included her in the line-up for his band Wings - but the question of her contribution to the group's success has been an ongoing source of controversy amongst fans and musicians alike. He says, "(The criticisms were) like oil off a duck's back - but harder to shift. Y'know, it wasn't easy. But she was tough. The thing is we wanted to be together and we said, 'What right has anyone got to say we shouldn't be together in a band?' And the world seemed to think it was its affair. "So we had people like (Mick) Jagger saying, 'He's got his old lady in the band, oh f**king hell.' I know Mick, he's sort of a mate, y'know. I would think, "Oh, f**king thanks a lot... tosser." Linda MCCartney died of cancer in 1998.


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With respect for Mr. McCartneys feelings, once you look at Mr. Jagger & Mr. McCartney the only thing they have in common is performing. Mr. Jagger doesn't have a stunning voice, he can't dance, so he sells himself on stage. When he was younger it was sex, now being older, thats not really such a good idea. He can't commit, so husband and father issues are just that. Issues.His present arm candy is at times mistaken for his daughter. More Issues.Mr McCartney,you set a great stage off camera or on. Paul you should be flattered by his critizing you~maybe there is a note of jealousy in there.AND you are not hinted at being a dirty old man! ~L~
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Linda was a wonder who inspired sir paul to test his limit, she saw the genious in him. singing and playing together was an act of eternal love and respect.the press tends to be revisionists, they should be ignored. The smiles on linda and sir paul s faces while performing, was a wonder in itself. She was his muse. Each of their children serve to inurr the wonder sir paul and linda could produce. She is still with him and forever will be.Linda is aware, that sir paul has yet to complete his genius and the wonder of their children.the press most likely could not comprhend the depth of thier relationship, or werent born at the peak of sir paul and linda's exquisite beauty they were able to show to the world.ignore the press, or they will drive you koo koo.one lost in space resident is one too many koo koos even if the latter has to hop around.sir paul deserves the love and respect that he and linda gifted upon the world./
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to hager lee:you forgot booze and drugs.(jagger)ho ho ho's mum should have used birth control.
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With respect for Mr McCartneys feelings, the only area in his life Mr.Jagger has anything in common with him is performing on the stage. Altho Mr. Jagger does not have a crystal clear voice nor can he dance, he has for years used sex as the attraction. Now being older that is not such a good idea. He certainly has commitment issues with being a husband and a dad. And presently the women on his arm is young enough to be his daughter. More issues? So his critcism may come from a pang of jealousy. Maybe you should take his critisium as a compliment? ~L~
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Sir Paul & Linda McCartney's lives DEFINE the meaning of MARRIAGE, committment, love & devotion. Others are purely jealous ! You ROCK PAUL ! P.S. ILOVEYOU...& Would ya, love.. love me do ~!signed,long long time fan...sherryc in GA.
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R.I.P. Linda.
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hi!hager lee,you forgot the booze and drugs (jagger)Ho! Ho! Ho! (no, im not santa clause or jaggers latest arm candy. i gave my backstage pass away
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Paul should just ignore what people say about Linda working with him. All of Wings' concerts were sold out worldwide and made a fortune with the two of them at the helm. The last time the Stones appeared in my hometown they played at a half sold out venue a lot smaller than the size it would take to accomodate a Wings concert. Paul is in much more demand than the Stones are these days - I think Mick is just jealous! And by the way, how many wives has Mick had? I think Mick may be jealous that he couldn't keep a woman happy for very long, and Sir Paul and Linda were happy for a lifetime together! Sour grapes, Mick!
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OH PAUL....WHAT YOU AND lINDA HAD TOGETHER WENT FURTHER THAN "CHART TOPPERS"..... tAKE THE MEMORIES AND LOVE AND REMEMBER TO SHARE THE GOOD MEMORIES...tHERE WILL ONLY BE ONLY YOU and her..and your kids. Hey, it's great that you and your son are hitting the air waves now....You two can talk an listen and delve into each others mins......Don't worry about Nick...Two great pals -----Bev
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you forgot booze and drugs.Ho! Ho! HO! wasnt even born, her mum should have used birth control
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