"We first met when he was doing a stand up comedy routine in the London night club Quaglinos. I also went to see him at The Blue Angel in London and we bumped into each other at many social events during the ‘Swinging 60s’.”
“He interviewed me several times, most recently for the Al Jazeera Network. He was always a most interesting interviewer and, as history has proven, had many famous encounters such as the Frost / Nixon series of interviews.
"On a personal level I send my deepest sympathies to his lovely wife Carina and their three sons Miles, Wilfred and George, who I first remember when they came downstairs during a party to say good night wearing rather stunning striped pyjamas!
"He will be missed by many friends and I am proud to be able to say I was one of them."
Frost died Aug. 31 aboard a cruise ship where he was to give a talk, reported the BBC. McCartney was first interviewed by Frost in 1964 in a five-minute spot on “A Degree of Frost.” It was McCartney's first solo TV appearance. He and his fellow Beatles were interviewed several times by Frost. The TV appearances always had the distinction and journalistic integrity that Frost was noted for.
Frost was among those who attended the book launch of "Linda McCartney: Life In Photographs" in 2011 in London.
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