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Quiz: How well do you know Paul McCartney and his songs?

It was 78 years ago today…

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PAUL MCCARTNEY TURNS 78 today. 

The legendary musician was one quarter of the one of the most beloved bands of all time, and still continues to tour and make music to this day. 

But how are you for your Beatles and McCartney trivia?

Let’s take a look…

Which school friend of McCartney's introduced him to John Lennon?
Billy Murdoch
Ivan Vaughan

Maxwell Jones
Mean Mr Mustard
In which McCartney song would you find reference to a county judge and Sailor Sam?
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Eleanor Rigby
Pipes of Peace

I've Just Seen A Face
Band On The Run
Who was apparently the muse behind the song And I Love Her?
Linda Eastman
Jane Asher

Patti Boyd
Olivia Arias
What brand of bass did McCartney favour most throughout his career, and is also pictured here?
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Gibson
Fender

Hofner
Epiphone
Which of these lyrics from Blackbird is wrong? "Blackbird singing in the dead of night / ?"
Take these broken wings and learn to fly
Take this tired mind and learn to think

Take these sunken eyes and learn to see
What was the Beatles first number one single on what became the UK Singles Chart?
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Love Me Do
Please Please Me

From Me To You
I Want To Hold Your Hand
Which early Beatles hit featured an iconic line that reappears at the end of the 1967 song All You Need Is Love?
Please Please Me
Ticket To Ride

She Loves You
We Can Work It Out
Which line is this song from? "I told that girl I could start right away / She said 'listen babe I got something to say'"?
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Drive My Car
Day Tripper
What was Wings' only UK number one single?
Give Ireland Back To The Irish
Jet

Band On The Run
Mull of Kintyre
What year did the Beatles last perform a live concert while on tour?
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1966
1969

1970
1975
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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A Beatlemaniac
You really know your stuff
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Hey Jude!
Don't make it bad, you did rather well in this quiz
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Day Tripper
It took you soooo long to find out [the answers to his quiz], and you found out
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Yesterday
All these poor quiz results seemed so far away, now it looks as though they're here to stay
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Get Back
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