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PAUL McCARTNEY SIX FEET UNDER I read the news today oh boy about a lucky man who made the gradehe blew his mind out in a car He didnt notice that the lights had changedthe Beatles 1967 These lyrics proved to fans that Paul McCartney had indeed died in a tragic auto accident in late 1966 Some people were skeptical about the explanation but upon investigating the album covers and the lyrics of the Beatles songs the story seems to make sense Some of the lyrics have to be a twisted in order to make sense in the prank but after an explanation the clues are perfectly coherent For thirty-one years the Paul Death Hoax has intrigued a horde of Beatles fans and fanatics alike While its difficult to point to an absolute point of origination there is no evidence whatsoever that the Beatles themselves had anything to do with the story although many claim that the Beatles intended it to be a joke the their fans However clues which seem so cleverly arranged are random coincidences or inaccurate interpretations of existing facts and all Beatles have denied that they were in any way involved with the deceit This leads people to believe that maybe Paul did die in that alleged accident In the late summer 1969 the Northern Illinois University campus newspaper Northern Star obtained a list of clues from a student who wrote a research paper on the hoax Saki Russell Gibb a disc jockey for the Detroit radio station WNKR then got a copy of it from a friend of his and on his radio show proceeded to read them and even make up his own on the spot Within a few days Gibb and his coworkers were astonished to see that newspapers and reporters took his on-air joke too seriously and spread the story more widely Saki More clues came about when Fred Labour
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