Paul was one of the most innovative bass players ever. And half the stuff that is going on now is directly ripped off from his Beatles period.-- John Lennon1
I became very proud to be the bass player in the Beatles.--Paul McCartney2
He set a standard no one has ever reached--George Martin9
Paul's influence on bassists has been so widespread over numerous generations that there's no denying he's in everybody's playing at this point. We're all descendants.--Will Lee
THE EVOLUTION OF ROCK BASS PLAYING; McCARTNEY STYLE
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I have some thoughts on Paul's playing on John's songs
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