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Macca In Fake Personal Ads Shocker!
Toby Cook , December 19th, 2008 12:10

Lennon and Harrison also claimed to have been in on the ruse.


According to reports from, Paul McCartney has revealed that he and fellow Beatles John Lennon and George Harrison used to place fake personal adverts in their local papers, before they became famous, just for the hell it.

Macca is quoted as saying: "There used to be this paper in Liverpool called Mersey Beat. In it you had a column where you could put personal ads.

"John, George and I used to put them in, just so we could see our words in print, you know? I’d be like: ‘Barry! Meet me behind the station at this time.’ And then it would come out and we’d be like: ‘Yeah! It got in! Just seeing it there was a little kick."

In more Macca related news, it seems the newly single Mr McCartney has taken to revealing details of ‘lost’ Beatles song to dinner ladies.

The Times reports that Macca struck up a conversation with one of the anti-salad lot at his daughter’s school where he spoke about the almost mythical, never released, ‘Carnival of light’.

Apparently Macca isn’t convinced that the 14 minute experimental odyssey it will be everyone’s cup of tea though, stating: “I was like: ‘I don’t think you’ll like it’.

“People are thinking there’s another ‘Strawberry Fields’ somewhere... This is more plinky-plonky. I mean, I like it, but it’s not to everyone’s taste.”

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