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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  1. 1
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    most listed
    Let It Be

    The Beatles More
    100
  2. 2
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    The Beatles More
    98
  3. 3
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    The Beatles More
    91
  4. 4
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    Paul McCartney More
    90
  5. 5
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    The Beatles More
    87
  6. 6
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    Wings More
    86
  7. 7
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    The Beatles More
    86
  8. 8
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    The Beatles More
    84
  9. 9
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    The Beatles More
    83
  10. 10
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    The Beatles More
    82
  11. 11
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    new! Band on the Run

    Paul McCartney, Wings More
    79
  12. 12
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    The Beatles More
    78
  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
    75
  16. 16
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    The Beatles More
    74
  17. 17
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    The Beatles More
    73
  18. 18
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Silly Love Songs

    Paul McCartney, Wings 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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    The Beatles More
    71
  22. 22
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    Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney More
    71
  23. 23
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    The Beatles More
    71
  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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    Wings More
    68
  27. 27
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    Paul McCartney, Wings More
    67
  28. 28
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    The Beatles More
    67
  29. 29
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    The Beatles More
    66
  30. 30
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    Paul McCartney, Wings More
    64
  31. 31
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    ranked low on reranks
    Eleanor Rigby

    The Beatles More
    63
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  32. 32
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Twist and Shout

    The Beatles More
    62
  33. 33
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Coming Up

    Wings More
    62
  34. 34
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    The Beatles More
    60
  35. 35
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    The Beatles More
    59
  36. 36
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    The Beatles More
    59
  37. 37
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    Paul McCartney More
    59
  38. 38
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    The Beatles More
    58
  39. 39
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    Paul McCartney, Wings More
    58
  40. 40
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    The Beatles More
    58
  41. 41
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    The Beatles More
    57
  42. 42
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    Wings More
    57
  43. 43
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    The Beatles More
    57
  44. 44
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    The Beatles More
    57
  45. 45
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    The Beatles More
    57
  46. 46
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    All You Need Is Love

    The Beatles More
    56
  47. 47
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    No image
    The Beatles More
    55
  48. 48
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    new! Lady Madonna

    The Beatles More
    55
  49. 49
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    ranked low on reranks
    A Day in the Life

    The Beatles More
    55
  50. 50
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    ranked low on reranks
    I’m Looking Through You

    The Beatles More
    55
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