London Busker 'Speechless' After Paul McCartney Casually Tips Her

By Katrina Nattress

March 14, 2020

The McCartney And Mills Hearing Continues Into Day Five

The world might be a scary place, as the coronavirus continues to spread, but as long as we have Sir Paul McCartney, all hope is not lost. Earlier this week, a London busker received the surprise of a lifetime when The Beatles icon casually walked past and dropped a few coins in her guitar case.

Charlotte Campbell was performing outside Charing Cross station when McCartney tipped her. "Tonight busking at Charing Cross station I had a drop in my guitar case from Sir Paul himself - @PaulMcCartney - I was absolutely speechless, I had so many things I wanted to say but all I managed was “hanks Paul'" she wrote on Twitter. "I could have fainted to tell you the truth!"

The musician spoke in more detail to Evening Standard about her encounter, saying she started to play "I Want to Hold Your Hand" as he walked away. “He turned back and smiled and he gave me two thumbs up, put his hands right up in the air,” she said. “I take that as such a compliment. Obviously I wish that I had said to him that he is an inspiration, that I play so many of his songs, that I love so many of his songs that I have grown up listening to his music but I also know that he has probably heard that a millions time before.”

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