My research indicates that Paul McCartney was replaceed in late August 1966. I am confident it was Paul during the 19 August 1966 Memphis interview and in Seattle on August 25. "Paul" seems different during the 28 August, 1966 LA interview. In that interview, "Paul" keeps putting his hand up to his face as though to casually hide it, as though self conscious and maybe trying to prevent anyone from noticing subtle differences between him and Paul. Is the Paul of August 28 just a Paul impersonator? Granted, he does a great job of impersonating Paul, but if you watch these clips carefully, you will probably pick up on differences. I believe it is, in fact, a double on August 28, 1966. Therefore, I believe that the timeframe for Paul's replacement is sometime between August 19, 1966 and August 28, 1966.
August 19, 1966 - Paul in Memphis
Aug 28, 1966 - is this Faul?
Faul on the left (Aug. 29, 1966) vs. Paul on the right:
Paul (left) vs. Faul (middle and right):
On the left is a picture from Sept. 1966 at the Melody Maker Music Awards. Compare to a picture of Paul from Aug. 19, 1966.
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Compare this Sept. 1966 picture to Faul from June 1967's famous LSD interview with Independent Television News (ITN):
The Beatles would never play live again after Paul's replacement (not counting the impromptu roof-top concert at Twickenham Studios).
After the group played a concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco on 29 August 1966, they announced that they would stop touring.
|Brian phones Arthur Howes, telling him they won't accept more live|
[Source: DM's Beatles site]
The image was not reversed, as can be ascertained by the button placement on George and John's jackets. Ringo appears anxious and George and John are sullen. Paul has grown taller than any of his mates, his left hand is passively at his belt, where you position your rarely used secondary hand. He is smoking very nervously with his right hand, and in so doing partially masking his face for the photo. Dodger Stadium was "Opening Night" for Sir Paul.Source
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