Wings Bandmate Offers Insight Into Paul McCartney's Reaction To John Lennon's Death

Jun 19, 2011 Full story: www.starpulse.com

Former Wings star Denny Laine has given Beatles fans an insight into Paul McCartney 's reaction to John Lennon 's death in a new documentary, revealing his bandmate was "gutted" and in need of musical therapy.

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awc

“Pepperland”

Since: Dec 06

Pepperland

#1 Jun 19, 2011
"Little is known about how McCartney dealt with the tragic news in December, 1980 - but now Laine has revealed his bandmate locked himself away in the studio and tried to work out his grief with music."
Bubba

Snohomish, WA

#2 Jun 19, 2011
Sir Paul was deeply saddened by the news he had heard about his friend and bandmate and like Eric Clapton he had to keep working on some music to help his grief process.Music helps to pour out some of the emotion that is why Tears in Heaven was such a masterpiece for Clapton.Here today was Sir Paul's song to John.George did a better tribute with All Those Years ago in which Paul and Ringo both played on at different times during the making of that song.
Eleanor Rigby

Medina, OH

#3 Jun 22, 2011
You know, they have that youtube clip of Paul's initial reaction with the press with the news where he says, "It's a drag" and at face value, one might think he didn't care. But I think we all know how gutted he really was and was probably like, "yeah, what the f_ do you think it feels like? Get out of my face". So thus, the flippant comment which didn't come across very well.

Paul's performance of Here Today in this clip always makes me tear up.

http://youtu.be/drHgolHhNCg

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