The Best Paul McCartney Songs Songs
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The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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.

For more McCartney, vote on this list of the Best Beatles Songs of All Time.
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    The Beatles More
    100
  2. 2
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    The Beatles More
    98
  3. 3
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    most listed &ranked high on reranks
    Band on the Run

    Wings More
    95
  4. 4
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    The Beatles More
    91
  5. 5
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    Paul McCartney More
    90
  6. 6
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    Wings More
    87
  7. 7
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    The Beatles More
    87
  8. 8
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    The Beatles More
    86
  9. 9
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    The Beatles More
    84
  10. 10
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    The Beatles More
    83
  11. 11
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    The Beatles More
    82
  12. 12
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    The Beatles More
    79
  13. 13
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    I Want to Hold Your Hand

    The Beatles More
    78
  14. 14
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    The Beatles More
    77
  15. 15
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    The Beatles More
    74
  16. 16
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    The Beatles More
    74
  17. 17
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    Silly Love Songs

    Paul McCartney, Wings More
    72
  18. 18
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    The Beatles More
    72
  19. 19
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    The Beatles More
    72
  20. 20
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    The Beatles More
    72
  21. 21
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    Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney More
    71
  22. 22
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    The Beatles More
    71
  23. 23
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    The Beatles More
    70
  24. 24
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    Wings More
    69
  25. 25
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    The Beatles More
    69
  26. 26
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    The Beatles More
    68
  27. 27
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    Wings More
    68
  28. 28
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    Paul McCartney, Wings More
    67
  29. 29
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    The Beatles More
    66
  30. 30
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    The Beatles More
    66
  31. 31
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    The Beatles More
    65
  32. 32
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    The Beatles More
    65
  33. 33
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    Paul McCartney, Wings More
    64
  34. 34
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    ranked low on reranks
    Eleanor Rigby

    The Beatles More
    63
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Coming Up

    Wings More
    62
  36. 36
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    The Beatles More
    62
  37. 37
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    The Beatles More
    60
  38. 38
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    The Beatles More
    60
  39. 39
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    Paul McCartney More
    59
  40. 40
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    The Beatles More
    58
  41. 41
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    The Beatles More
    58
  42. 42
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    The Beatles More
    58
  43. 43
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    Paul McCartney, Wings More
    58
  44. 44
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    The Beatles More
    58
  45. 45
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    Wings More
    58
  46. 46
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    The Beatles More
    57
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    The Beatles More
    57
  48. 48
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    The Beatles More
    56
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    The Beatles More
    56
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    The Beatles More
    55
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