The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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List Criteria: Only Paul McCartney written songs. Includes his time with the Beatles and Wings. Songs written by other Beatles shouldn't be here

List of the Top 40 songs by Paul McCartney that have appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 Hits list. McCartney is named in the Guinness Book of World Records as "the most successful musician and composer in popular music history," with sales of 100 million singles in the UK alone.

McCartney sang and wrote songs for The Beatles from 1960-70 and for Wings from 1971-81. As a performer or songwriter, he has been responsible for 31 number 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in the US, with 15.5 million RIAA certified album sales. This list compiles the most famous Paul McCartney songs, which includes his most popular and acclaimed music.

For more McCartney, vote on this list of the Best Beatles Songs of All Time.
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    Hey Jude is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Let It Be is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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    Get Back is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Blackbird is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    The Long and Winding Road is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    A Hard Day’s Night is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Silly Love Songs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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    Hello Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Listen to What the Man Said is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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    With a Little Luck is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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    All You Need Is Love is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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    The Fool on the Hill is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Good Day Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    I've Just Seen a Face is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Let 'em In is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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    Things We Said Today is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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