Sir Paul continued: “I’m talking to myself, in my mind I thought, ‘I saw that guy off the bus, oh he’s pretty cool looking. Yeah, you know, he’s a cool guy.’”
Asked if he knew John was a musician then, the Beatles star replied: “No, I knew nothing about him besides that he appeared fairly cool.
“He had lengthy sideboards and greased again hair and all the things…it was the Teddy Boy look, yeah.”
Teddy Boys or Teds have been younger males within the Fifties whose clothes fashion was impressed by Edwardian dandies.