This is hardly the first time that a sensationalist UK daily headline has masked a non-story (from The Sun).
Realising they sounded average at best, Macca wasn't surprised in 1962 when record label Decca refused to sign the band - who went on to become the biggest of all time.
In an interview with Xfm's IAN CAMFIELD, he said: "We obviously weren't that good. We were formulating it all.
"You wouldn't have thought we were that great. You'd have turned us down if you were a record company. And they did - Decca turned us down!"
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And this quote from Paul truly speaks to his engaging humanity: Those are some of my happiest memories, being there among a group of people and having someone buy you a beer.