Paul McCartney and Sean Lennon full interview


Sean Ono Lennon’s chat with his dad’s former Beatles bandmate for the special celebration ‘John Lennon at 80’

Harrison was age 14, McCartney age 15, Lennon age 17 when they first met in 1957.

Here’s the full BBC Radio 2 special  with also feature Lennon in conversation with his half-brother, Julian

As part of the upcoming ‘John Lennon at 80’ radio show, celebrating the life and times of The Beatles legend John Lennon, his wife Yoko Ono and son Sean, have been speaking with some of the pivotal figures of the songwriter’s life including none other than his Fab Four bandmate, Paul McCartney. It’s a rare insight into their iconic relationship.

The show is set to go out over the weekend and will also feature conversations with Sean Ono Lennon’s brother Julian Lennon as well as Elton John, completing an in-depth look at John Lennon’s influence on music and his personal life. But perhaps the most interesting insight is from his partner Paul McCartney.

Meantime the most powerful of the 1960s pop music British Invasion, The Beatles soared to unparalleled heights of fame and admiration. Dubbed the “Fab Four,” the band has had an honored few unofficial “fifth Beatle” members. Our third Pop Culture mix of 2019 officially features five fabulous Hot Wheels castings!

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The deco and blister cards for these five editions each pay tribute to one of The Beatles’ stellar albums. Each edition features full-metal construction and Real Riders wheels. Getting your hands on all five is your ticket to ride!

The toys feature designs inspired by the 1963 U.K. album With The Beatles, the U.K. version of 1965’s Help! soundtrack, 1966’s Revolver, and 1969’s Yellow Submarine soundtrack and Abbey Road.

Each car’s packaging includes a blister card replicating the album cover that corresponds to the vehicle’s design.

The car models are based on different types of Hot Wheels: With The Beatles is a “Quick D-Livery” model; Help! is a “Custom GMC Panel Van”; Revolver is a “Combat Medic”; Yellow Submarine is a “Deco Delivery”; and Abbey Road is a “Volkswagen T1 Panel Bus.” (SOURCE

There will be records from the Mono Vinyl box set and lots more surprise Beatles bounty that we hope will bring you festive cheer. 

Join us for 12 days of a Beatles’ Christmas – clear the snow from the advent calendar window each day to enter to win one of our bumper bundles.

To enter the competition, clear off the snow off the image of the day, and enter your email address into the pop-up window that appears.

One lucky winner will be selected daily until the 25th December – winners will be published here on on the following day.



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