An important piece of Beatles history is ready – John Lennondisgusting reaction to a Paul McCartney Interview, provides plenty of insights into the complex relationship between the biblical duo.
John sent Paul a letter days after a critical interview with him and the Beatles appeared in the November 1971 issue of British music magazine Melody Maker, John’s response was mostly harsh…but also thoughtful and pleading.
From the jump, John’s frustration with Paul… he tells Paul he is ungrateful for all the money he got from the Beatles. Such as 3 letter pages Walking around, John conflicts with Paul rejecting his song “Imagine” and scolds Paul for being indecisive about the band’s breakup.
The Beatles had broken up for over a year at that point, and they were negotiating the money. In the letter, John pleads with Paul to meet him without any lawyer… Then he turns around and accuses Paul of buying shares of another record company behind his back.
George Harrison And the English Drummer Ringo Starr He is also restrained, with John tearing up Paul to tell the magazine that George and Ringo will break him – and also accusing Paul of threatening Ringo and his wife, Moren.
The printed letter, which includes some extras and John’s handwritten signatures, is being auctioned off Gotta rock ‘n’ roll …is expected to bring in at least $30,000.
John also sent the letter to the editor of Melody Maker magazine Richard Williamsscribbled a plea for him to publish…and appeared in the magazine a few weeks after Paul’s interview.
There is also a great entourage. John says he was baffled when Paul’s interview mentioned that he left their wives, Linda And the Yoko Onooutside the dispute… to which Jon replied, “I thought you’d understand by now, I’m JOHNANDYOKO.”
It is worth mentioning … Peter JacksonThe Disney+ “Get Back” document portrayed John and Paul’s relationship as amicable, but this message shows how much their friendship has eroded after 1970.