'Who is Paul McCartney?' was the question. The famous musician, mainly known for his association as a guitarist and vocalist with The Beatles, a rock band of the 60s, Sir Paul McCartney was not recognised by the young tweeples while he performed a soulful love ode at the 54th Grammy Awards 2012. Beatles' fans responded with tweets that ranged from irate to sad. CS tells you more about this legendary musician:
>> Sir James Paul McCartney, an English singer, composer, and songwriter, was born on 18 June 1942.
>> He is known as a member of The Beatles and Wings (The first a rock band and the second a rock group).
>> Along with John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, McCartney created some landmark songs in the history of rock music.
>> McCartney began his career at the age of 15.
>> For several years after The Beatles broke up in 1970, he worked solo as well as with other musicians.
>> He is considered to be one of UK's wealthiest people owing to the extensive work he has done in the field of electronic as well as classical music.
>> McCartney is also known to be a staunch activist in vegetarianism as well as animal rights apart from his deep love for football with his favourite clubs being Everton and Liverpool.
>> He has organised several charity functions as well.
>> A lesser-known fact is that McCartney is an articulate painter as well.
>> His daughter Stella McCartney is a famous fashion designer.