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The Best Paul McCartney Songs 

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List Rules 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) 2 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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Eleanor Rigby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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Penny Lane is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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We Can Work It Out is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
The Beatles
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Maybe I'm Amazed is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
Paul McCartney
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Paperback Writer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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Golden Slumbers/Carry Th... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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Live and Let Die (main t... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hea... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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Hello Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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Band on the Run (origina... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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Can’t Buy Me Love is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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Back in the U.S.S.R. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
The Beatles
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And I Love Her is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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Wings, Paul McCartney
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The Fool on the Hill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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Michelle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs