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.

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    most listed The Beatles

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    The Beatles

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    Paul McCartney

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    The Beatles

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Paul McCartney, Wings

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Beatles

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    The Beatles

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Paul McCartney, Wings

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    The Beatles

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    ranked low on reranks The Beatles

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    Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

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    Wings

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    Wings

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    Paul McCartney, Wings

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    ranked low on reranks & added by richerb The Beatles

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Beatles

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    Paul McCartney, Wings

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    The Beatles

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Beatles

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Beatles

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  34. 61
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    Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson

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    Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Paul McCartney, Wings

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    Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder

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    Paul McCartney

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson

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