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McCartney: A Life in Lyrics
McCartney: A Life in Lyrics
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McCartney: A Life in Lyrics offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting... more

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The End

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10 Apr 2024 · 26 minutes
Give Ireland Back to the Irish

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Here, There and Everywhere

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Hey Jude

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20 Mar 2024 · 19 minutes
A Day in the Life

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Silly Love Songs

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Picasso’s Last Words (Drink to Me)

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21 Feb 2024 · 30 minutes
Maxwell’s Silver Hammer

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McCartney: A Life in Lyrics
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McCartney: A Life in Lyrics