It was perhaps fitting that the best musical act of all time, also had one of the most famous breakups.
After a success-laden run which ran for most of the ’60s, the great Merseyside rock band The Beatles were abruptly broken up in 1970, shortly after the release of their last album Let It Be. The prominent reason for their break up at the time was the announcement of frontman Paul McCartney, who in April of that year said he was ‘taking a break’ amid the release of his debut solo project.
McCartney then filed for the dissolution of the band’s contractual partnership in December 1970, though it was only formalised once his writing partner John Lennon put pen to paper a whole four years later.
However, in a bombshell expose to the BBC recently, (now Sir) McCartney set the record straight, and he lays the…