Paul McCartney

17 November 2017 #550

Cover Story: Paul McCartney

Edition 550 Paul McCartney


On the eve of Paul McCartney’s much-awaited Australian tour, we bring you one of his greatest hits – a very personal Letter to My Younger Self. The Beatles legend reflects on his teenage years, the music, the girls and an amazing dream he shared with John Lennon.

We’ve also invited three Beatles tragics – Davey Lane from You Am IYon from Tripod and former Big Issue editor Alan Attwood – to write about the Paul McCartney song that most inspired and impacted them.

Also in this edition...

We journey to an impossibly adorable baby panda sanctuary in China in The Big Picture; on the anniversary of JFK’s assassination, we dive into a conspiracy theory that ties the assassination to Australia; Brisbane actor Ben O’Toole talks about his starring role in the much-awaited Hollywood film, Detroit; Enid Blyton’s Famous Five take a hilarious trip Down Under; we take a look at Louis Theroux’s latest documentary, Heroin Town; and we pay tribute to the Women’s Subscription Enterprise’s one-year anniversary in Perth, WA.

The star of this edition’s Vendor Profile is Susie from Perth. We have Streetsheet contributions from Brian and Dom M from BrisbaneBob from SydneyDaniel K from Adelaide; and Phil from Melbourne. In Return to Vendor this edition we hear about the special friendship between Michael from the Blue Mountains, NSW and his regular customer Anne, who captured Michael’s colourful spirit on the canvas.

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