Paul McCartney: The Beatle Who Grew Wings And Ditched Meat

By Jacob Shelton
Left: Promotional still from 'The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016). Right: McCartney and wife Linda McCartney from Wings backstage at Newcastle City Hall in England, 1973. Sources: (IMDB; Ian Dickson/Redferns)

Whether he’s the cute one, the vegetarian one, the Wings bandleader or just the bass player, Beatle Paul McCartney will always hold a place in our hearts as one of the members of the Fab Four. But there’s so much more to this laid back lad from Liverpool than his work with The Beatles. For most of his life, Paul McCartney has been creating unique art with a singular pop sensibility that’s still influencing musicians.

With a bevy of accolades under his belt, he’s a knight and a two-time inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, there’s not much that Sir Paul McCartney hasn’t done.