Sir Paul McCartney was almost downed by an impatient driver whereas making an attempt to reenact the photoshoot for The Beatles’ iconic Abbey Street album cowl exterior of the titular music studio in London.
In a clip from the brand new Abbey Street documentary If These Partitions Might Sing and shared by the historic studio’s social accounts, The Beatles star makes an attempt to make use of the crosswalk exterior the band’s former recording house in an effort to reclaim his spot within the basic lineup – albeit with footwear, this time. Nevertheless, it seems that within the intervening 5 many years because the authentic photograph was taken, endurance for pedestrians hoping to recreate the Fab 4’s well-known stride has dwindled to the purpose that even Macca has to observe the place he’s going.
The 80-year outdated artist responded to the near-miss along with his attribute whimsy, first with an exaggerated flinch because the automotive handed, then later by feigning a full-on fall as he smiled to the digicam. Watch the video under.
Although he was finally in a position to cross with out harm, the mere connection between Paul McCartney and potential automotive accident is sufficient to reactivate believers within the long-dormant “Paul Is Useless” city legend, one among rock music’s greatest mysteries. It alleges that Paul McCartney was killed in a automotive crash in 1966 and subsequently changed by a lookalike named Billy Shears. Alas, conspiracy theorists should settle for that whoever has been assuming McCartney’s id for all these years does certainly make the crossing safely.
If These Partitions Might Sing, directed by Paul’s daughter Mary McCartney, debuted on Disney+ in late 2022. It celebrates the recording studio’s ninetieth anniversary and options unique efficiency footage and interviews with fellow Beatle Ringo Starr, Elton John, Roger Waters, and extra. Try our 5 takeaways from the documentary right here.
Trying forward, McCartney is ready to launch a brand new pictures guide, 1964: Eyes of the Storm, on June thirteenth with pre-orders ongoing. He was additionally lately named as one of many collaborators on Dolly Parton’s upcoming rock album together with Stevie Nicks, Brandi Carlile, and extra.
Shut name for @PaulMcCartney on the Abbey Street crossing!
On this clip from @MaryAMcCartney’s new documentary, a automotive narrowly misses Paul as he recreates the ‘Abbey Street’ album cowl. #IfTheseWallsCouldSing is now streaming worldwide on @DisneyPlus | https://t.co/6v6YyJjJjb pic.twitter.com/qUsfi2AzOW
— Abbey Street Studios (@AbbeyRoad) January 25, 2023
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