Paul McCartney

Two of us: The day Paul McCartney met John Lennon 60 years ago

Two of us: The day Paul McCartney met John Lennon 60 years ago

The fabled day that John Lennon met Paul McCartney at a church social in Liverpool 60 years ago — on July 6, 1957 — can appear less-than-fateful from a chronological distance of six decades.

After all, what are the odds that two teenage boys obsessed with the nascent sound of the rock ’n’ roll music that was exploding across the Atlantic Ocean would not cross paths sooner or later?

Beatles biographer Mark Lewisohn provides invaluable context to that question in his 2013 book, “Tune In: The Beatles All These Years,” the first of his projected three-volume authoritative look at the creation and lasting influence of the four lads who created what is often cheekily yet aptly...

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