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 as the bassist of the English rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop 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 formed 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, 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… Read all

Paul McCartney

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Area United Kingdom [GB]
Activity period Birth: Jun 18 1942 (Liverpool)
Member of Beatles (from Jul 1957 to Apr 10 1970), Wings
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Father of James McCartney, Mary McCartney, Beatrice McCartney, Heather McCartney, Stella McCartney
Married with Linda McCartney (from 1969 to Apr 17 1998)
Brother of Mike McGear
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