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Paul McCartney: The Support Group

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, February 1990

They are a bona fide rock'n'roll family unit, in the magnanimous — if somewhat fanciful — view of their proprietor. And his band back him up with a mixture of show-stopping enthusiasm and hushed respect. But be warned: The Paul McCartney Tour — bringing you many Beatles songs never previously performed live! — is inciting scenes of teenage dementia and causing grown persons to weep. Even Phil Sutcliffe has a moist paper hanky about his person.

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