With his debut solo album, Paul McCartney embraced a lo-fi way of recording, making “no attempt to compete” with The Beatles.
Sir Paul McCartney has had to cancel his tour of Japan after he contracted a virus.
'At that time no one had heard of The Beatles here, but I knew they were great writers so I just picked up on one of their songs.' Del Shannon
The first Lennon & McCartney song to make the US charts was Del Shannon’s From Me To You (it made No.77). 7 months later came I Want To Hold Your Hand.