Sir Paul McCartney: I turned to alcohol after The Beatles split

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Legendary singer-songwriter Sir Paul McCartney has revealed he turned to the drink after The Beatles split in 1970.

The singer-songwriter has revealed he was gripped by depression and "took to the bevvies" and almost walked away from his music career entirely when the iconic four-piece band - which also included John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr - went their separate ways in 1970.

Paul recalled: "I was depressed at the time, yeah. You would be. You would be too.

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