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Paul McCartney's Twitter Q+A: Bought a Kanye album, wants a Dylan duet

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While other pop stars made their own kind of singers-on-social-media news today, a polite Knight held a different kind of Twitter tête-à-tête this morning for his fans.

Responding to the hashtag #AskMacca, Sir Paul McCartney held a 140-character-limit Q&A this morning in support of his upcoming album New, due Oct. 15.

What we gleaned from Macca’s internet etiquette: the 71-year-old former Beatle has some well-rounded music taste — his last record purchases were Kanye West, Jay Z, The Civil Wars, and The National. Also? He wants to do a duet with Bob Dylan, and finishing a song is the hardest part of writing for him.

But more importantly, want to know how the former Beatle gets his social media on? In a gingham shirt, with a tablescape of roses and lit candle, of course:

Here’s a sampling of the Q+A: