FORMER BEATLE RINGO STARR CLAIMS THE “REAL” PAUL MCCARTNEY DIED IN 1966 AND WAS REPLACED BY LOOK-ALIKE.
by Barbara Johnson
Beverly Hills| The former drummer of the Beatles, Ringo Starr, surprised the world this morning during an interview in his luxurious Californian residence, when he admitted that the 45-year old rumors about the alleged death of Paul McCartney in 1966 were actually true.
In an exclusive interview with the Hollywood Inquirer, Mr. Starr explained that the “real” Paul McCartney had died in a car crash on November 9 1966, after an argument during a Beatles’ recording session. To spare the public from grief, the Beatles replaced him with a man named William Shears Campbell, who was the winner of a McCartney look-alike contest and who happened to have the same kind of jovial personality as Paul.
“When Paul died, we all panicked!” claims Ringo, obviously very emotional. “We didn’t know what to do, and Brian Epstein, our manager, suggested that we hire Billy Shears as a temporary solution. It was supposed to last only a week or two, but time went by and nobody seemed to notice, so we kept playing along. Billy turned out to be a pretty good musician and he was able to perform almost better than Paul. The only problem was that he couldn’t get along with John, at all.”
William Shears Campbell, better known as Billy Shears, does indeed “disappear ” from records in 1966 and no traces of him can be found after Paul’s alleged death.
Mr. Starr alleges that the group did send out a lot of hidden messages through the years to prepare the population for the truth.
He notably says that the entire Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album was awash with Paul-is-dead clues: the Beatles had indeed officially formed a “new” band featuring a “fictional” member named Billy Shears, which happened to be the actual name of Paul’s replacement.
“We felt guilty about the deception” added Ringo Starr.“We wanted to tell the world the truth, but we were afraid of the reactions it would provoke. We thought the whole planet was going to hate us for all the lies we had told, so we kept lying but sending subtle clues to relieve our cousciousness. When the first rumors finally began about the whole thing, we felt very nervous and started fighting a lot with each other. At some point, it was too much for John and he decided to leave the band.”
Ringo Starr claims that he finally decided to tell the truth, because he was afraid that it was going to die with him. At age 74, he is the only other surviving member of the famous band besides Paul McCartney, and he was afraid the deception would never be revealed.
The rumors of Paul’s death began more than 45 years ago, but had always been dismissed as nonsense by the band and its entourage.
In September 1969, American college students published a series of articles in which they claimed that clues to McCartney’s death could be found among the lyrics and artwork of the Beatles’ recordings. Clue-hunting rapidly proved infectious, and within a few weeks, it had become an international phenomenon. Rumours only declined after a contemporary interview with McCartney was published in Lifemagazine in November 1969.
Neither Paul McCartney nor anyone from his entourage have commented on Ringo Starr’s declaration yet, but the interview has already provoked a lot of reactions around the world. Journalists and paparazzis from around the world have surrounded the residence of the musician only minutes after the interview was broadcasted and are awaiting for the star to comment on the allegations.
The British MI5 also announced an investigation to determine if an imposter could have indeed posed for 48 years as the Member of the Order of the British Empire, Sir James Paul McCartney, during official ceremonies involving Queen Elizabeth II.
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It is definitely possible that Paul’s replacement was unaware of any furtive plots hatched by MI5 to control the biggest rock band of the era. In that case, where he was installed to coverup a truly accidental death of the real Paul, the following perspective is offered for the reader’s consideration.
It must be acknowledged that Paul McCartney’s replacement was tasked with one of the toughest jobs in the world. Regardless of who he really is, the new Paul (some call him Faul) was certainly coerced (or simply assigned by MI5) to play a roll that only preordained destiny could have fatefully brought to him in 1966.
In this light, his was perhaps one of the greatest sacrifices made in modern times. For he was compelled to leave behind his real identity for the rest of his life in the interest of the greater good for all of humankind. Yes, he got to play a rock ‘n’ roll superstar, but that’s not nearly as fun or easy as it sounds.
Now many may say, as many have already said, that he was, and is, an imposter. No, he is not an imposter!
In reality, all of us are called upon from time to time to be or act like something that we are not. We spontaneously fill that vital role in the moment because it is ours to do. In the case of Paul McCartney’s replacement, his noble and selfless deed surely saved the lives of who knows how many across the planet?
Again, this highly qualified perspective is being presented in the event that Paul’s replacement was truly unaware of any designs by British secret services to use The BEATLES to advance a clandestine worldwide agenda.
The following excerpt comes from a post at hugequestions.com under the title: “Paul is Dead: New evidence based on computer enhanced forensic technique”.
Originally posted at The Millennium Report