Paul McCartney Feared Death During Car Accident


The Beatles legend Paul McCartney recently made an appearance on NPR and recalled the early days. Though it has been a great journey with a lot of highs, he has seen some lows as well. He reminisced how the guys were involved in what he believes to be a near-fatal car accident. Paul McCartney had previously revealed his feelings about teen girls wanting him back in the day.

Paul McCartney discusses the accident

McCartney said that the band was caught in a blizzard with their roadie as the van slid off the road and turned on its side. Paul admitted thinking: “Well, this is it” at the time, saying when asked, “Did you feel that you were granted this second life?”

McCartney said that they were concerned about getting to Liverpool as their van was out of commission and their roadie in doubt. He recalled that it was a slope that they had gone down. He said how the van couldn’t be driven back up the slope as the concerns increased.

He said: “And then one of us, I can’t remember which, said, ‘Something’ll happen,’ and it was like, ‘Wow, that is the greatest quote ever!’ Because in life, when you’re facing these crazy things, something’ll happen, and it always seemed to console us. And I’ve told quite a few people since then, when you’re in your darkest moments, just remember that incredibly intelligent Beatle quote, ‘Something’ll happen.'”

McCartney reveals who got them out of the situation

McCartney revealed that they got a lift through the lorry and it took them through the blizzard and up to Liverpool, “so something did happen.”

He added: “I mean, I know that’s kind of a very stupid thing to say, really, but it worked. Sometimes, that’s all you need, just something to get you out of that particular worry, and it worked for us. So that was it, ‘Something’ll happen.'” Ultimate-Guitar transcribed McCartney’s remarks.