In 1968, Artist Imagines What John, Paul, George & Ringo Will Look Like When They’re 64


When I get older losing my hair,
Many years from now,
Will you still be sending me a valentine
Birthday greetings bottle of wine?

Paul McCartney’s wistful song “When I’m Sixty-Four” was released on the Beatles’ 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The next year, an artist named Michael Leonard tried to imagine what the young musicians might look like four decades later — on their 64th birthdays. We never got a chance to figure out whether he sized up Lennon and Harrison correctly. But we know that Paul, even at 71 today, never got jowly. And Ringo never went the suit route. You can see for yourself when the two perform at the Grammys on January 26.

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  1. Baz says . . . | January 15, 2014 / 7:21 pm

    Paul never went grey either.

  2. B K says . . . | January 15, 2014 / 8:10 pm

    He didn’t allow for face lifts, botox and dyed hair.

  3. Karen Conway says . . . | January 16, 2014 / 1:05 am

    Ahhh Paul went gray; he’s just kept it at bay w/ color. And I really doubt either of them would go the botox or surgery route. I beg to differ. Paul does have some jowls, just not too bad b/c he’s not fat.

  4. Mike says . . . | January 16, 2014 / 4:49 am

    Ringo looks like Ron Jeremy. I’m sorry, but he really does.

  5. john says . . . | January 16, 2014 / 1:36 pm

    So, John would have aged into Teddy Roosevelt, and Paul McCartney into Fritz Mondale, and George into the Devil (tough luck, Mick). Ringo ofcourse, would remain Ringo.

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