From Robert Rodriguez, the guy who introduced Fab Four FAQ, we offer a few FAQ Answered
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- George Harrison wrote ‘It Don’t Come Easy’, Ringo’s first solo hit, and even “took a crack at singing lead.”
- Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell auditioned for Wings.
- Frank Zappa was playing ‘I Want To Hold Your Hand’ when “a crazed attendee” pushed him off of a London stage, breaking Zappa’s leg.
- John Lennon thought his ‘Nobody Loves You (When You’re Down and Out)’ was ideal material for Frank Sinatra.
- Pete Townshend “often expressed his counterintuitive view that Linda (McCartney) was (Wings’) secret weapon.”
- The “if we ever get out of here” line in Wings’ ‘Band On The Run’ was a George Harrison remark from “an interminable meeting.”
- The original backing tracks for Lennon’s ‘I’m Losing You’ were laid down by members of Cheap Trick.