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1) What is Paul McCartney's middle name?

He was born James Paul McCartney on June 18, 1942.

2) What band did Paul form after his break-up with the Beatles?

In 1971, Paul formed a new band called Wings, or Paul McCartney and Wings, with his wife Linda on keyboards, session drummer Denny Seiwell, and former Moody Blues guitarist Denny Laine.

3) When did Paul become a vegetarian?

Paul and his wife Linda were vegetarians for most of their 29-year marriage. They decided to stop consuming meat in 1975 after Paul saw lambs in a field as they were eating a meal of lamb. Soon after, the couple became outspoken animal rights activists.

4) What was Paul's primary instrument with the Beatles?

Paul gained worldwide fame as the bass guitarist and singer for the Beatles.

5) Where was Paul born?

Paul was born in Walton Hospital, Liverpool, where his mother had qualified to practice as a nurse.

6) Who was Paul's first serious girlfriend?

McCartney's first serious girlfriend in Liverpool was Dot Rhone, whom he met at the Casbah club in 1959.

7) What instrument did Paul's father give him for his 14th birthday?

Paul's father gave him a nickel-plated trumpet for his fourteenth birthday, but when rock and roll became popular on Radio Luxembourg, McCartney traded it for an acoustic guitar.

8) Who did Paul collaborate with on "Ebony and Ivory"?

In 1982 McCartney collaborated with Stevie Wonder on the George Martin-produced number-one hit "Ebony and Ivory".

9) How many children did Paul have with Linda Eastman?

They had four children--Linda's daughter Heather (legally adopted by Paul), Mary, Stella and James.

10) What was the first song Paul performed in public?

Little Richard was Paul's schoolboy idol, and "Long Tall Sally" was the first song McCartney performed in public, at a Butlins holiday camp talent competition.