latest update 7th January, 2004 (click for Dutch version)
Paul McCartney brought out his solo debut album 'McCartney' that year. He starts 'Wings' (1971-1981), in which his wife Linda Eastman also played. Wings become an international success too. This culminates in 1979, when McCartney is awarded the 'Triple Superlative Award' by the Guinness Book of Records, for selling 100 million records and owning 60 golden records, gaining him the title of most successful pop composer of all time.
After Wings McCartney carried on regardless: He issues lots of records, acts in films, paints and devotes himself to poetry to boot. In 1997, after a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, he may call himself Sir Paul McCartney MBE. As he is still so alive and kicking this entire translation was done in the present tense.
His work has been excellently translated by Job
Degenaar published in 2002
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