London: Beatles legend Paul McCartney believes in the healing power of music and says an Elvis Presley song once cured his headache. The 70-year-old singer said songs have a powerful effect, reported Contactmusic.
"The healing power of music is serious. I remember I had a mate called Ian James, just my little teenage mate, school mate, and we used to go down the fairs together and things. "I remember one day I went back to his house and I had a headache, steaming headache, and I thought 'Oh God', but we put on All Shook Up by Elvis. By the time that record had ended I didn't have a headache," he said.
The Get Back hitmaker also said his late bandmate John Lennon's vanity used to cause some amusing mishaps. "He wore horn-rimmed glasses, but any time there was any girls around he'd whip them off, and then he couldn't see a bloody thing, you know, he'd be as blind as a bat.
"One day we were writing together, John and I, it was around Christmas, and he used to come down to me, we'd write in the evening and he'd walk back up to his house, which was like a mile away or something, and he's walking back one night."...more
05:56 PM, Jun 29, 2012