Paul in a club-1966 (?)
Hope for fangirls
Remember, Linda McCartney was a huge Beatles fan who saw Paul on the telly and thought “Damn dat boi hot, Imma marry him”
(My opinion on) the most beautiful ladies of oldies music - keep in mind, I’m adding to consideration personalities, attitudes, AND looks. IN NO SPECIFIC ORDER WHATSOEVER!!!
1. Emmylou Harris - Feminist trailblazer for young girls. Also rocked making typically “risque” clothing a match to the norm of her time.
2. Grace Slick (née Wing)- Leader of the psychedelic rock movement, also for her outgoing nature and blurring the lines between feminine and tomboy.
3. Joan Baez - Openly bisexual pacifist, humanitarian, who co-founded the Institution for the Study of Nonviolence as well as ‘convinced’ at least 120 men out of the Viet Nam War along with her sister Mimì. She married the leader of the Draft Resistance in 1968. She’s also an American Master.
4. Judy Collins (4th picture, left) - Outstanding folk singer and civil rights advocate, not to mention good friend of Jim Henson!
5. Mimì Fariña (née Baez) (4th picture, right)- Civil rights activist, equalist, pacifist, and folk singer. Her husband Richard was also a part of the American Masters, as a writer. Mimì was the founder of Bread & Roses, an organization to give free music to those who can’t get it.
6. Melanie Safka - Paved the way for vegetarianism in our society, epitomized the common “flower child”.
7. Joni Mitchell - Wrote some of the most influential songs of the era, including “Chelsea Morning” and “Woodstock”. She also gave up her daughter for adoption when she was 20 and pushed through depression.
8. Linda Eastman - Published her own vegetarian cookbook, drove a new path for professional photographers by getting to know the rockstars she took pictures of, civil rights advocate.
9. Olivia Harrison (née Arias) - Helped push down the racial wall of marriage when she married George Harrison, funds charities with the proceeds of George Harrison/Beatles merchandise.
10. Stevie Nicks - Held a strong alto in the band Fleetwood Mac, and also is a civil rights advocate as well as an animal rights advocate.
Can we talk about how Hairspray is a story where a not-conventionally-attractive girl gets the hot guy in the end without having to Become “Pretty.” Because we need more stories like that.
It’s also story about breaking down the barriers of racism which we also need more of.
And it’s about nice hair and cheesy dance moves, more things we need more of
It’s a movie where John Travolta plays a chic, which we need more of
There was one moment where they were riding their little ponies in Scotland, and Stella said to me: ‘Dad! You’re Paul McCartney, aren’t you?’ ‘Yes darling, but I’m Daddy really.