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If you could talk to Paul McCartney for 5 minutes, what would you ask him?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Richland123, Dec 22, 2013.


  1. Richland123

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    If you could talk to Paul McCartney for 5 minutes, what would you ask him?

    I might ask him how he came up with some of his melodic bass lines and how they come up the ideas for some of the songs The Beatles wrote.
     
  2. Zootsuitbass

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    I'd ask him to explain the rules of cricket to me.And I'd try to get him talking about Elvis.
     
  3. Joe Louvar

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    What his all time favorite song is.
     
  4. bkbirge

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    "Can I borrow 5 dollah?"
     
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  6. SolarMan

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    why did you get married again. and again?
     
  7. David Hayes

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    What it was like banging the young Jane Asher. Vroom!!!
     
  8. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member

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    I wouldn't have much to ask, really. I prefer listening to his music, it says it all.
     
  9. bassistjoe93

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    I'd ask him stuff about his relationship with Lennon.
     
  10. Major Softie

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    I'd ask: "What choices do you wish you'd made differently?"
     
  11. Ric5

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    I would talk about gear ...
     
  12. russpurdy

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    What is your favourite era for music
     
  13. Kmonk

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    I would ask him how The Beatles found the time to record so much material in a relatively short time and if John and George were still alive would there be a chance for a reunion, even if it was for just one show.
     
  14. mellowinman

    mellowinman Guaranteed to break the Ice at Naughty Parties Supporting Member

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    "How did it feel working in the shadow of a great like Ringo Starr?"
     
  15. Basshappi

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    "Would you let me play your bass?"
     
  16. Stinsok

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    The reason for choosing the Hofner.
     
  17. hover

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    I'd ask if he was aware he was a life model decoy. ;)

    Seriously though, I'd ask him what is his favorite medium, writing and recording, or live performance, why, and whether it's changed through the years.

    And, whose idea it was for that awesome multi-chord clang at the beginning of Hard Day's Night.
     
  18. ShoeManiac

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    I'd probably ask him what he's listening to these days.

    I respect the man and his work immensely. So much that I'd really rather not come across like some fanboy. He's probably been surrounded by yes men and sycophants for his entire adult life. So why be another one of those people? I'd rather have a real conversation with him than seem like someone who just wants to grill him about his career like he's the subject of study for a museum.
     
  19. cnltb

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    "Heather Mills;...RREEAALLLYY???"

    what possessed you,Paul...
     
  20. Rocker949

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    His honest opinion of today's pop music and that sort of thing.
     
  21. SactoBass

    SactoBass There are some who call me.......Sactobass

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    I wouldn't ask him anything. I would simply thank him for all of the wonderful music he has provided us for the past 50 years.

    Wow! After typing that, I just realized that this coming February 9 will be exactly 50 years since I was glued to the TV set at age 7 watching their debut on the Ed Sullivan show in 1964. Seems like yesterday (no pun intended).
     

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