In the spring of ‘63, just as the Beatles were becoming well known at home in England, Paul McCartney was about to become well acquainted with a British actress named Jane Asher.
They not only fell for one another, Paul accepted her family’s offer to move in with them at 57 Wimpole Street London. If that sounds familiar, consider Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, writer of Sherlock Holmes had lived at #2, not far from where The Barretts of Wimpole Street lived more than a hundred years earlier. Paul would not only live with the Asher’s of Wimpole Street for 3 years in his eary 20’s, he would write songs there, like the one that came to him in the night. He gave it the working title Scrambled Eggs. Eventually, on a trip to Portugal in the spring of ’65, it got a proper title.
And that June the 14th, four days before his 23rd birthday, accompanied by his Epiphone Texan guitar, Paul recorded ‘Yesterday’.