Paul McCartney
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1942-06-18
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Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir James Paul McCartney CH MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He gained worldwide fame as the bass guitarist and singer for the rock band the Beatles, widely considered the most popular and influential group in the history of popular music. His songwriting partnership with John Lennon remains the most successful in history. After the group disbanded in 1970, he pursued a solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine.

McCartney is one of the most successful composers and performers of all time. More than 2,200 artists have covered his Beatles song "Yesterday", making it one of the most covered songs in popular music 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 an 18-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 had 25.5 million RIAA-certified units in the United States. McCartney, Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr all received appointment as Members of the Order of the British Empire in 1965 and, in 1997, McCartney was knighted for services to music. McCartney is also one of the wealthiest musicians in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$1.2 billion.

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Once Upon A Long Ago
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Once Upon A Long Ago
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Coming Up
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Coming Up
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My Love
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My Love
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Band On The Run (radio edit)
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Band On The Run (radio edit)
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Take It Away
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Take It Away
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Put It There
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Put It There
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Ebony & Ivory
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Ebony & Ivory
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Jet
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Jet
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Another Day
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Another Day
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Let Em In
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Let Em In
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Listen To What The Man Said
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Listen To What The Man Said
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Silly Love Songs
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Silly Love Songs
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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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Goodnight Tonight
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Goodnight Tonight
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Let 'em In
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Let 'em In
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Young Boy
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Young Boy
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My Brave Face
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My Brave Face
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No More Lonely Nights
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No More Lonely Nights
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2014: Prom 71: Americana
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Royal Albert Hall
2014-09-09T13:06:40
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2014
Proms 2014: Prom 71: Americana

Proms 2014: Prom 71: Americana

Royal Albert Hall
6 Music Live at Maida Vale: Paul McCartney
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2013-10-16T13:06:40
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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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