Paul McCartney said he had to be “very meticulous” about Stevie Wonder while they were making “Ebony and Ivory” because he heard it all wrong: “It’s just music.”

Paul McCartney had a great time working with Stevie Wonder on their song “Ebony and Ivory” in 1982. The ex-Beatle said he had to be “very meticulous” about the talented person because he heard every mistake.

Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder | Kevin Mazur / Getty Images

Paul McCartney had to wait a long time before Stevie Wonder showed up to make Ebony and Ivory

in Songs: 1956-presentPaul said he wrote “Ebony and Ivory” in 1980 “as a response to the problem of racial tension, which was the cause of a lot of friction in the UK at the time”.

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