And I Love Her
updated 09/15/2003 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 09/15/2003 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Sir Paul, 61, who attended with his seven-months-pregnant wife, Heather Mills McCartney, 35, even made sure the music was stirring. Once such guests as Madonna, Liv Tyler, Kate Moss and bridesmaid Gwyneth Paltrow had dined on wild-mushroom pie and vegetarian sausages, the Campbeltown Pipe Band (heard on his 1977 hit "Mull of Kintyre") marched in. But perhaps Paulie's best gift to Stella, 31, a fashion designer, and Alasdhair, 33, a magazine publisher, was the conspicuous absence of the media, kept at bay by a 40-man security force. The result "was lovely," says Stella's uncle Mike McCartney. "All they wanted was a quiet, peaceful wedding." Which—except for those bagpipers—they got.