April 1970 – Maybe I’m Amazed

April 1970 – a song popular in this month – Maybe I’m Amazed by Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney wrote this song about his wife Linda, who died of breast cancer in 1998.

Interesting facts about Maybe I’m Amazed & Paul McCartney –

“Maybe I’m Amazed” was written in 1969 just after The Beatles broke up. McCartney credits Linda with helping him get through this difficult time.

The studio version of this song was never released as a single (no tracks on the album were), but it is one of the most enduring songs on McCartney’s first solo album.

McCartney, an animal rights activist, appeared on The Simpsons episode 3F03, “Lisa The Vegetarian.”

Critics derided the album as an unfinished work, usually citing “Maybe I’m Amazed” as the exception.

Artists who covered this song include The Faces, Petula Clark, Elkie Brooks, Black Oak Arkansas, Jem, Joe Cocker, and Gov’t Mule.

This information was provided by Songfacts.com Songfacts.com

10 thoughts on “April 1970 – Maybe I’m Amazed

    • Very cool! April is a good month to have a birthday – I was born in April also – just 10 years earlier than you. Thanks for reading and commenting! I hope you are having a great day! 🙂

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