Post by yerblues1968 on Dec 22, 2008 1:16:47 GMT -5
CHARLIE ROSE INTERVIEWS PAUL McCARTNEY - JUNE 11, 2001
Charlie Rose sits with Paul McCartney in an hour long interview. Paul McCartney talks about his time with "The Beatles", his career since their break-up, his forays into classical music, painting and poetry and his first book "Blackbird Singing", an anthology of poems and lyrics. McCartney also discusses the process of writing, compiling and publishing his poetry and an upcoming album in the works. (56:57 minutes) www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhCIC_2-p4o
One of the poems Paul McCartney wrote and read during the interview. The title of the poem is "Ivan" whom Paul wrote in memory of a scholar named Ivan, who died of Parkinson's disease.
Two doors open On the eighteenth of June Two babies born On the same day In Liverpool One was Ivan The other--me We met in adolescence And did the deeds They dared us do Jive with Ive The ace on the bass He introduced to me At Woolton fete A pal or two And so we did A classic scholar he A rocking roller me As firm as friends could be Cranlock naval Cranlock pie A tear is rolling down my eye On the sixteenth of August Nineteen ninety-three One door closed Bye bye Ivy