Sir Paul McCartney today claimed that he doesn't live in the past. Managing not to talk about The Beatles for the first two minutes in this interview, he then began mentioning what he had been doing on the third of June in 1965.
'Yes', he said, 'amazing times, amazing. That was the day that I had a tin of baked beans with George, though John preferred a cheese and onion sandwich. It's hard to explain to people now how beans and sandwiches were so exciting then. And ....'
As his voice faded into a drone, and reporters quickly left the building, some were suggesting that listening to Gary Lineker would make a refreshing and unusual change from Sir Paul's endlessly repeated anecdotes, and others were wondering if Macca will still be going on about the Sixties when he turns a hundred.
But his estranged wife, Heather Mills, had this to say about Sir Paul: 'You think this is dull, imagine having to listen to it all day, every day! No wonder I'm getting a divorce!'
Ringo Starr is still trying to learn how to play the drums.