Having spent more than 60 years in the music industry, it’s hardly surprising that Sir Paul McCartney’s hearing has been tested.
And now it seems the music legend is using a hearing aid to help him get by.
During an interview with The New Yorker, the 79-year-old musician had a little trouble with the device.
The interviewer revealed ‘a hearing aid sprang out of his right ear’ as he discussed his desire to keep making new music.
But, far from being concerned, Sir Paul ‘rolled his eyes’ before using his finger to ‘push the wormy apparatus back in place’.
McCartney is now using a hearing aid to get by. Having spent more than 60 years in the music industry, it’s hardly surprising
Sir Paul celebrated his tenth wedding anniversary with wife Nancy Shevell over the weekend
It came as he revealed that contrary to reports at the time, he was not responsible for the Beatles’ split in 1970 by ‘quitting’ – it was actually John Lennon.
Sir Paul, who at the weekend posted a picture with his wife Nancy Shevell to celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary, said Lennon randomly ‘walked into a room one day’ and announced he was quitting, leaving him and his bandmates George Harrison and Ringo Starr to ‘pick up the pieces’.
‘I didn’t instigate the split,’ he told the new BBC Radio 4 series This Cultural Life.
‘That was our Johnny.’
News stories around the world reported that it was Sir Paul who had quit the band, after a supposed press release for his 1970 solo album said he was