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

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    Hey Jude

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    ranked low on reranks The Beatles

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    Paul McCartney

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    Penny Lane

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    Live and Let Die (main title)

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    Can’t Buy Me Love

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    She Loves You

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Paul McCartney

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    A Hard Day’s Night

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    Wings, Paul McCartney

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    Paperback Writer

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    Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

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    Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

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    Hello Goodbye

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    All You Need Is Love

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    I Feel Fine

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    ranked low on reranks Michelle

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Wings, Paul McCartney

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Wings, Paul McCartney

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    ranked low on reranks The Fool on the Hill

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    ranked low on reranks Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight/The End

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Beatles

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    When I'm Sixty-Four

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    Please Please Me

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