How Elvis wowed Paul McCartney with his TV remote control

Paul McCartney 09/10/2018

Sir Paul McCartney called it a "dream" when he and his fellow members of The Beatles met Elvis Presley while they were on their second US tour in August 1965.

"We'd fantasized about him since we were kind of young teenagers and here he was in the flesh. So it was great. It was lovely," says Paul McCartney.

"I think the most amazing thing besides actually just meeting him was he had the first remote television channel changer that we'd ever seen, 'cause you know, it was that year when they came out," Paul McCartney explains.

"He was just aiming it at the TV, and the channels were changing and we go 'Whoa! He is indeed the mighty God. He can turn the channels without approaching the television set!' So we were very impressed by that."

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