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Paul McCartney: Yoko Ono not responsible for Beatles breakup

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Famed television interviewer David Frost recently sat down with famed Beatle Paul McCartney and got the latter to talk about what has long been a source of irritiation for many fans.

Per the Guardian, "In the hour-long programme to be broadcast on Frost's television show next month, McCartney lets it be known that Yoko Ono did not break up the Beatles. . .


"She certainly didn't break the group up, the group was breaking up," he says, which may do something to dispel decades of hostility directed at Lennon's widow by diehard fans since the group disbanded officially in 1970.

"He (also says) without Ono opening up the avant garde for Lennon, songs such as Imagine would never have been written: "I don't think he would have done that without Yoko, so I don't think you can blame her for anything. When Yoko came along, part of her attraction was her avant garde side, her view of things, so she showed him another way to be, which was very attractive to him. So it was time for John to leave, he was definitely going to leave [one way or another]." http://bit.ly/VRVkNj

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