Paul McCartney: Inside the Songs

Paul McCartney talks about his life and song-writing through the prism of 10 key lyrics, including The Beatles’ classics All My Loving, Eleanor Rigby and Penny Lane.


00:05:27 2021-10-25
Paul looks back in wonder in the song You Tell Me, a song about memory and experience from the 2007 album Memory Almost Full. In this podcast series Paul McCartney talks about his life and song-writing through the prism of 10 key lyrics from The Beatles ...
00:04:07 2021-10-25
Paul explores the inspiration behind Pretty Boys, a song from his most recent album McCartney III. In this podcast series Paul McCartney talks about his life and song-writing through the prism of 10 key lyrics from The Beatles plus his solo recordings. ...
00:04:02 2021-10-25
After the murder of John Lennon in 1980, Paul remembers the loss he felt and how he reconnected with his friend in the song Here Today. In this podcast series Paul McCartney talks about his life and song-writing through the prism of 10 key lyrics from Th...
00:06:43 2021-10-25
Paul recalls how his friendship with John Lennon turned fractious after The Beatles split. He addressed the issue on the song Too Many People, recorded for his 1971 album Ram. In this podcast series Paul McCartney talks about his life and song-writing t...
00:04:07 2021-10-25
Paul discusses Junk, a song he originally wrote for The Beatles in 1968, but which was first released on his debut solo album McCartney in 1970. In this podcast series Paul McCartney talks about his life and song-writing through the prism of 10 key lyric...

00:06:05 2021-10-25
Paul offers candid insight to the creation of Got to Get You into My Life, a track from The Beatles' 1966 album Revolver, which he describes as ‘my ode to pot'. In this podcast series Paul McCartney talks about his life and song-writing through the pr...
00:06:02 2021-10-25
Paul reveals the musical and lyrical inspirations behind his 1966 song Eleanor Rigby, a study of loneliness. In this podcast series Paul McCartney talks about his life and song-writing through the prism of 10 key lyrics from The Beatles plus his solo rec...
00:08:04 2021-10-25
Paul remembers how in 1965, at the age of 22, he wrote Yesterday - now regarded as one of the greatest songs of all time. In this podcast series Paul McCartney talks about his life and song-writing through the prism of 10 key lyrics from The Beatles plus...
00:09:10 2021-10-25
Paul McCartney reveals how he wrote All My Loving, the song which helped take The Beatles from ’the next big thing’ to global superstars in 1963. In this podcast series Paul McCartney talks about his life and song-writing through the prism of 10 key ...