Post by yerblues1968 on Sept 29, 2008 0:44:44 GMT -5
Paul McCartney Statue
MACCA STATUE TAKES A TUMBLE
By VINCE SOODIN
Published: 19 Sep 2008
A MASSIVE statue of Beatles star Sir Paul McCartney needs Help after being downed by raging winds.
The left-handed bass guitar player Paul McCartney statue had fallen by Hurricane Ike's powerful gusts of wind.
Powerful gusts from Hurricane Ike took down the monument which twisted in the wind before landing on Macca’s bass guitar.
The pop legend’s face was smashed during the storm that hit Houston, in Texas, last weekend.
The statues of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.
The sculptor David Adickes, famous for his large sculptures of US Presidents' heads, covered Paul's face to hide the damage.
Sculptor David Adickes and his statues of John Lennon, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison.
He said he “hopes to repair” Macca soon – with a little help from his friends.
View slideshow before and after photos of Macca statue.www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article1710915.ece