She loved him: Linda McCartney’s 1960s letters about Paul revealed

In three handwritten notes, the late photographer writes about her budding romance with the BeatleHer marriage to Paul McCartney was one of pop’s great love stories for almost 30 years. Now, previously unpublished letters written by Linda Eastman...

She loved him: Linda McCartney’s 1960s letters about Paul revealed

In three handwritten notes, the late photographer writes about her budding romance with the Beatle

Her marriage to Paul McCartney was one of pop’s great love stories for almost 30 years. Now, previously unpublished letters written by Linda Eastman in the 1960s reveal her excitement about dating the Beatles star and being commissioned to photograph “groovy” bands of the day.

In June 1967, weeks after she had begun dating McCartney, Linda photocopied an American gossip column that had a sentence about her. She sent it to a friend with the passage underlined. It reads: “They say Beatle Paul McCartney’s latest favourite femme is Linda Eastman, a Yankee Doodle fan-mag [photographer].”

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