Paul McCartney confesses what The Beatles failed to realise about Elvis Presley at first Daily Express

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Sir Paul McCartney has shared what The Beatles didn't realise about Elvis Presley at first.
Glastonbury: Paul McCartney virtually duets with John Lennon

Growing up in later 1950s Liverpool, The Beatles were profoundly influenced by Elvis Presley.

John Lennon was taken aback by Heartbreak Hotel and famously said: “Before Elvis there was nothing.”

Little did the Fab Four know that just over a decade later and The King would be covering their tracks at his live shows.

In fact, the five men who make up the two most successful music acts in history met only once back in 1965, when Elvis invited The Beatles to hang out at his LA home.

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