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Paul McCartney

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Liverpool, United Kingdom (1970 – present)

Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942), born in Liverpool, UK, is the most successful songwriter in the history of popular music. McCartney is a multiple Grammy Award- and Academy Award-winning English singer-songwriter, poet, composer, multi-instrumentalist, entrepreneur, record producer, film producer, painter, and animal rights and peace activist. He gained worldwide fame as a member of The Beatles, alongside John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. McCartney and Lennon formed one of the most influential and successful songwriting partnerships and wrote some of the most popular songs in the history of rock music. After leaving The Beatles in 1970, McCartney launched a successful solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda Eastman, and singer-songwriter Denny Laine. He has worked on film scores and classical and electronic music, released a large catalogue of songs as a solo artist, and taken part in projects to help international charities.

McCartney is listed in Guinness World Records as the most successful musician and composer in popular music history, with 60 gold discs and sales of 100 million singles. His song “Yesterday” (credited to Lennon/McCartney, but composed entirely by McCartney) is listed as the most covered song in history—by over 3,500 artists so far—and has been played more than 7,000,000 times on American television and radio. Wings’ 1977 single “Mull Of Kintyre” became the first single to sell more than two million copies in the UK, and remains the UK’s top selling non-charity single. According to britishhitsongwriters.com, he is the most successful songwriter in UK singles chart history, based on weeks that his compositions have spent on the chart.

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    25 Feb 1:31am Reply
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    Love it

    19 Feb 10:57am Reply
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    o paul mccartney cantando com as barangas rihanna e lady gaga , ai ja mancha a sua brilhante carreira de musico, por que nao cantou com cat power e mary j blige

    10 Feb 1:01pm Reply
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    I'm afraid Paul Mccartney is a bit of a wanker nowadays. Rihanna?Macca pleaseee!

    9 Feb 5:36pm Reply
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    31 Jan 11:12pm Reply
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    <3

    28 Jan 12:44am Reply
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    27 Jan 1:09pm Reply
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    26 Jan 4:48pm Reply
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  • sigridwallinahl

    There will NEVER EVER be anyone like Paul McCartney! He is the greatest musician to have walked the earth. We should be lucky we were born in his time because he will be revered for centuries. "Junk", "We All Stand Together", "Live and Let Die", "Jet", etc. etc. etc. STONE COLD CLASSIX!!! Top that, Justin Bieber! :-)

    13 Jan 2:17pm Reply
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