Teenagers screamed, police held back the crowd, and Paul McCartney signed autographs Thursday as fans, mostly too young to remember the real thing, replayed a bit of Beatlemania.
McCartney, 55, sang a line of "It's Now Or Never" when he showed up for an album-signing to mark the reopening of the refurbished HMV record store in London's Oxford Street shopping district."It's nice to meet people," said McCartney, signing records and shaking hands.
It was at an HMV store in Oxford Street that Brian Epstein, the Beatles manager, gave an early demo tape to producer George Martin. That was the introduction which launched the Beatles' career.