Review

'A self-portrait in songs': Paul McCartney looks back on his lyrics

By Marie-Louise Gumuchian and Mike Davidson
November 21 2021 - 5:30am
Sir Paul McCartney on stage in Cleveland, Ohio last month. Picture: Getty
Sir Paul McCartney on stage in Cleveland, Ohio last month. Picture: Getty
  • The Lyrics: 1956 to the present, by Paul McCartney. Allen Lane, $155.

From looking for inspiration on the bus to finding titles in dreams, Paul McCartney looks back on his life in a new book recounting how he wrote some of the world's most famous songs.

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