All You Need Is Luck--: How I Got a Record Deal by Meeting by Paul Tennant

By Paul Tennant

They chased down Paul McCartney in a park and have become the 1st band signed to Apple, the Beatle's new recording corporation. this isn't simply one other tale concerning the Beatles and the mystical l960s, even supposing they do characteristic seriously in it. It¿s additionally the story of achieving for the celebs and attaining each teenage boy¿s ambition. It¿s an event that took Paul on an exhilarating trip from the again streets of Liverpool in l959 to the center of the Beatles empire in London in l967. Paul McCartney says that "Paul Tennant's tale approximately Liverpool and his 12 months with Apple is interesting. i'm happy to have performed a small half in it."

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I had no idea what it could be, so we did what any idiot would do—we called the breakdown people. 32 Chapter 3: 1964 What a year... and The Alexanders The guy came and opened the bonnet, after another futile attempt by me to start the thing. Eventually, he found out what was wrong. All the leads to the spark plugs had been swapped around, so they were all on the wrong plugs. It would never have started in a million years. From that day to this, I do not know how this happened because the car was never out of our sight.

He also had a couple of poetry books published. He had a fantastic knowledge of tall ships, and was used as an expert by a number of film and television companies. He was a very talented man, who could have been so successful had he lived. He did find the time to be married twice! I had a little money put by due to my selling the Humber and I decided to buy an amplifier. So, it was off to Hessy's and the mad Jim Gretty. I bought another Watkins, the Watkins Dominator, and a Watkins Copycat Echo Unit.

My mum was always behind me and encouraged me to keep trying. Then one day, as if by magic, we hit on a good little riff, our first little melody. Dave was playing on his 12-string guitar these two notes, which sounded like a sitar. I started singing a couple of lines to this riff, and, suddenly, the melody was set. The words came quickly, as if they were being received by radio. They came into my mind in a flash, and as I would say a line, Dave would say another one. All of a sudden, we had a song.

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