Staff Writerrevealed that he still enjoys the spotlight and is still not ready to step out of it yet. This is despite coming out off a recent hospitalization for a viral infection which forced him to cancel tour dates. While speaking to Rolling Stone, McCartney talked about his thoughts on retirement:
Obviously, when you get to a certain age, it's going to be on the cards. I had a manager once who advised me to retire when I was 50. He said, 'You know, I'm not sure it's seemly for a 50-year-old guy to keep on trying.' I thought about it for a second and thought, 'Nah.' When will you give up? When will it give out? Who knows? But the margin has been stretched these days. A lot of people get fed up with life on the road, particularly when you've got a really nice home life. But for me, I want it all. I've got a great home life, and I've got a great life on the road – it's not like we're on a Greyhound bus anymore – and the audiences are just so warm, and the feedback is so good. People say to me, 'Don't you get tired?' It's a three-hour show, and I'm on stage every second. I keep thinking the laws of logic ought to apply and I ought to be really tired – but I'm invigorated.And to end all speculation , he gave this simple statement:
So, yeah, that means the answer to 'Are you going to retire?' is 'When I feel like it.' But that's not today.Looks like today's generation will get to enjoy this legend for years to come. Keep Up With PopWrapped On The Web!