Paul McCartney
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1942-06-18
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Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, largely considered the most popular and influential group in the history of pop music. His songwriting partnership with Lennon is the most celebrated of the post-war era. After the band's break-up, he pursued a solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine.

McCartney has been recognised as one of the most successful composers and performers of all time. 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. A two-time inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Beatles in 1988, and as a solo artist in 1999), and a 21-time Grammy Award winner, McCartney has written, or co-written, 32 songs that have reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and as of 2009 he has 25.5 million RIAA-certified units in the United States. McCartney, Lennon, Harrison and Starr all received The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 1965, and in 1997, McCartney was knighted for services to music.

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Silly Love Songs
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Silly Love Songs
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Wanderlust
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Wanderlust
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Another Day
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Another Day
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Coming Up
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Coming Up
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My Valentine
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My Valentine
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Take It Away
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Take It Away
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Band On The Run
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Band On The Run
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Say Say Say
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Say Say Say
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Jet (Live At Maida Vale)
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Jet (Live At Maida Vale)
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Once Upon A Long Ago
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Once Upon A Long Ago
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Momma Miss America
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Momma Miss America
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All Day (feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney)
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All Day (feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney)
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Maybe I'm Amazed
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Maybe I'm Amazed
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No More Lonely Nights
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No More Lonely Nights
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1985
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1985
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In the Blink of An Eye
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In the Blink of An Eye
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2014: Prom 71: Americana
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Royal Albert Hall
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2014
Proms 2014: Prom 71: Americana

Proms 2014: Prom 71: Americana

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
6 Music Live at Maida Vale: Paul McCartney
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2013-10-16T02:16:21
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Oct
2013
6 Music Live at Maida Vale: Paul McCartney

6 Music Live at Maida Vale: Paul McCartney

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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