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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    Yesterday is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Penny Lane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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


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    Get Back is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    The Long and Winding Road is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    She Loves You is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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    Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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    A Hard Day’s Night is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Got to Get You Into My Life is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Paperback Writer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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    My Love is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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    Silly Love Songs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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    Hello Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Jet is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Listen to What the Man Said is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Lady Madonna is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    All You Need Is Love is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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    I've Just Seen a Face is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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    With a Little Luck is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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    Michelle is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    The Fool on the Hill is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Good Day Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    For No One is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Eight Days a Week is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Let 'em In is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    I Will is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    You Never Give Me Your Money is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Oh! Darling is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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    Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs


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