Editor of the new Paul McCartney book: Songs have an immediate impact on us

Bob Sirott

Paul McCartney greets the crowd as he arrives onstage for his performance on day 2 of the 2016 Desert Trip music festival at Empire Polo Field on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Indio, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Pulitzer Prize Winning author Paul Muldoon worked with Paul McCartney on his new book: The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present, which celebrates the creative life and the musical genius of McCartney. Muldoon joined Bob Sirott to talk about what it was like working with McCartney, how they got connected, and to share some of the stories behind the songs we all know and love.

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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)