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I felt uncomfortable that he was pushing me in a direction in which I wasn't certain I wanted to go. with a friend and then on to a party at the home of pop impresario Robert Stigwood. It was a great party and I felt elated by what had happened earlier in the day but also deeply guilty. He was morose and his mood was not improved by walking into a party that had been going on for several hours and where most of the guests were high on drugs. Britain and most of Europe was in the grip of Beatlemania.
Scroll down to view an exclusive video interview with Pattie... John Lennon, Paul Mc Cartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr were mobbed everywhere they went, and at their concerts thousands of hysterical teenagers cried and screamed so loudly that no one could hear the music.
It was hard not to be flattered when I caught him staring at me or when he chose to sit beside me.
He complimented me on what I was wearing and the food I had cooked, and he said things he knew would make me laugh. One night in December 1969 I took my 17-year-old sister Paula to see Eric play in Liverpool.
But with the realisation that I had inspired such passion and creativity, the song got the better of me. Shortly before they started shooting A Hard Day's Night, The Beatles took America by storm.
In February 1964 they appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show, one of America's most prestigious programmes, and attracted an audience of 73million.
My first thought was: 'Oh God, everyone's going to know this is about me.'Scroll down for more... I came back to find Eric in the next seat, having persuaded a stranger to swap places with him. 'To my horror, Eric said: 'I have to tell you, man, that I'm in love with your wife.'I wanted to die. He turned to me and said: 'Well, are you going with him or coming with me?
I was married to Eric's close friend, George Harrison, but Eric had been making his desire for me clear for months. Afterwards we went to Robert's house separately but we were soon together. He was about to leave when he spotted me in the garden with Eric. 'I had met George six years previously, in 1964, when he was filming A Hard Day's Night.
The next night Eric was playing in Croydon and again Paula and I went to watch, and again there was a wild after-show party, this time at Eric's Italianate manor house, Hurtwood Edge in Ewhurst, Surrey. In March 1970, George and I moved into a new house.
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She called later to tell me I had been offered the part of a schoolgirl fan in a Beatles film.
Since a trip to the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's ashram in India in 1968, George had become obsessive about meditation. My moods started to mirror his and at times I felt almost suicidal.
I don't think I was ever in any real danger of killing myself but I got asfar as working out how I would do it: put on a diaphanous Ossie Clark dress and throw myself off Beachy Head.
Eric Clapton had asked me to come because he wanted me to listen to a new number he had written.