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Paul McCartney

Its perhaps an understatement to describe Paul McCartney as one of the most influential men in the history of rock. He’s more important than that. He’s written over 50 top-ten hits, released well over thirty non-Beatles albums and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999. But perhaps his most notable achievement is marrying a supermodel half his age. Not too shabby.

Paul McCartney News

Paul McCartney's manager named Manager of the Year

The Artist and Manager Awards took place at London's Troxy this evening (April 3)

  • Apr 3, 2014

Paul McCartney blocks auction of his old clothes and lyrics

The items were being sold by the family of the singer's former housekeeper

  • Mar 21, 2014

Paul McCartney phones US radio station to thank them for supporting his new album

Singer-songwriter reveals he's soundtracking a forthcoming animated film too

  • Mar 10, 2014

Piano on which Beatles wrote 'Yesterday' and 'Help!' up for auction

The 1907 Bechstein Concert Grand has been valued at £50,000

  • Mar 5, 2014

Paul McCartney: 'The Beatles used to plant false stories in NME' – watch

Songwriter's Songwriter admits sneaking falsehoods into music press during acceptance speech

  • Feb 27, 2014

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Paul McCartney Music Videos

Queenie Eye Play Video

Queenie Eye

Watch the official Queenie Eye video by Paul McCartney in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Let It Be Play Video

Let It Be

Watch the official Let It Be video by Billy Joel in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

I Saw Her Standing There Play Video

I Saw Her Standing There

Watch the official I Saw Her Standing There video by Billy Joel in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

My Valentine (feat Eric Clapton) Play Video

My Valentine (feat Eric Clapton)

Paul McCartney official music video for the track My Valentine featuring Eric Clapton.

Ever Present Past Play Video

Ever Present Past

Watch the official Ever Present Past video by Paul McCartney in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

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Paul McCartney Reviews

Paul McCartney - 'New'

Paul McCartney - 'New'

With producers Mark Ronson, Ethan Johns, Paul Epworth and Giles Martin, Macca delivers his most enjoyable album in years

  • Oct 14, 2013

Paul McCartney - 'Kisses On The Bottom'

One for the over 50's perhaps

  • Feb 3, 2012

Paul McCartney

Memory Almost Full

  • Jun 13, 2007

Paul McCartney: Chaos And Creation In The Back Yard

Comprehensively dwarfs everything he ever did with The Beatles. Only joking

  • Sep 19, 2005

Paul McCartney : Driving Rain

Macca the radical. Just not here...

  • Nov 20, 2001

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Paul McCartney Biography

Sir James Paul McCartney, (born 18 June 1942) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as a member of the Beatles, widely regarded as one of the most popular and influential acts in the history of rock music; his songwriting partnership with Lennon is one of the most celebrated of the 20th century. After the band's break-up, he pursued a solo career and later formed Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine.

McCartney has been recognized as one of the highest-selling composers and performers of all time, with 60 gold discs and sales of over 100 million albums and 100 million singles of his work with the Beatles and as a solo artist. More than 2,200 artists have covered his Beatles song "Yesterday", more than any other copyrighted song in history. Wings' 1977 release "Mull of Kintyre" is one of the all-time best-selling singles in the UK. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist in March 1999, McCartney has written, or co-written 32 songs that have reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and he has sold more than 15.5 million RIAA-certified units in the United States. McCartney, Lennon, Harrison and Starr received MBEs in 1965, and in 1997, McCartney was knighted for his services to music.

McCartney has released an extensive catalogue of songs as a solo artist and has composed classical and electronic music. He has taken part in projects to promote international charities related to such subjects as animal rights, seal hunting, landmines, vegetarianism, poverty, and music education. He has married three times and is the parent of five children.

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