Riff: Paul McCartney – “Early Days”

Oct 14, 2013

They can’t take it from me, if they tried/I lived through those early days/So many times I had to change the pain to laughter/Just to keep from getting crazy

from Early Days lyrics by Paul McCartney

Showing signs of wear and tear, a croaky but resilient McCartney fights back against the detractors who credit John Lennon as the real creative force behind the Fab Four’s success on an unexpectedly defensive look back at their legendary songwriting partnership; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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