Paul McCartney says he’s done signing autographs. The former-Beatle told Reader’s Digest, “It always struck me as a bit strange. ‘Here, can I write your name down on the back of this till receipt please?’ Why? We both know who I am.”

“Macca” — who through the years was always the most approachable and fan-friendly of all the “Fab Four” — went on to say, “What you’ve usually got is a ropey photo with a poor backdrop and me looking a bit miserable. Let’s chat, let’s exchange stories.”

A while back, Paul McCartney — who has never stopped walking on his own in public and riding both city buses and public rails — was asked if he’s ever afraid for his safety: “I feel as safe as I’ve ever felt. Y’know, what are you gonna do, man? You walk down any street anywhere and you’re at risk. I believe that. It’s the famous people that make the big stories. But, y’know when McDonald’s gets bombed, it’s the ‘little people’ that get hurt. So we’re all at risk, but the big man’s gonna take us when it’s time anyway, so what are you gonna do? I’m enjoying life, so I feel pretty safe.”

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