Dave Grohl reveals Paul McCartney gave his daughter her first piano lesson

Dave Grohl has recalled the time that Paul McCartney gave his daughter her very first piano lesson.

Talking in a brand new interview, the Foo Fighters frontman – who’s at present selling his upcoming memoir, The Storyteller, which is due out on October 5 – revealed that the Beatle as soon as stopped by his home for dinner and ended up tickling the ivories along with his then five-year-old daughter Harper.

“We now have wine and pizza and we have been hanging out, and it was time for Paul to go,” Grohl advised The Graham Norton Present. “Paul and [his wife] Nancy have been leaving and there was a piano within the nook of the room, and he simply can’t assist himself.”

“So he sits down on the piano and begins taking part in ‘Woman Madonna’… In my fucking home!” Grohl stated, remembering how in awe he was on the time. “My thoughts is blown, I can’t consider that is taking place. That is like essentially the most loopy full-circle second of my whole life.”

He continued: “My daughter Harper, who I feel was 5 on the time, is watching Paul McCartney on the piano and he or she goes to the kitchen and will get a espresso cup, places some change in it and places it on prime of the piano prefer it’s a tip jar.”

“She’d by no means taken a lesson to play any instrument at that time and he or she sat down and watched his palms. They sat down collectively, and he was displaying her what to play, and so they wrote a track collectively.”

After explaining that he took a video of McCartney instructing his daughter find out how to play the piano – one thing he stated he by no means normally does – Grohl stated that when he awakened the subsequent day, he heard Harper taking part in “the track they’d written the evening earlier than”.

However as soon as she caught Grohl watching her, she stopped taking part in and hasn’t performed the piano ever since. “After which she’s like, ‘I wanna be a drummer.’ I’m like, ‘Are you out of your thoughts!?’” Grohl added.

In the meantime, Grohl has stated that he’s open to taking part in reside with ABBA, whereas additionally revealing that he “wept like a child” when he heard the group’s latest comeback single.

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