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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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428 103
Hey Jude is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

2
455 97
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Yesterday The Beatles

3
426 122
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Let It Be The Beatles

4
360 44
Eleanor Rigby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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5
327 121
Maybe I'm Amazed is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
Maybe I'm Amazed Paul McCartney

6
316 60
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Blackbird The Beatles

7
285 67
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Get Back The Beatles

8
339 78
We Can Work It Out is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
We Can Work It Out The Beatles

9
347 90
Penny Lane is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

10
309 93
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11
319 101
Live and Let Die (main title) is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

12
302 122
Band on the Run (original) (Ba... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

13
343 65
Paperback Writer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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212 105
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Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

The Best Maroon 5 Albums of All Time

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206 39
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

16
270 66
Hello Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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167 56
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Jet Wings, Paul McCartney

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191 102
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Silly Love Songs Wings, Paul McCartney

19
273 34
Golden Slumbers/Carry That Wei... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

20
253 64
Can’t Buy Me Love is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

21
238 126
A Hard Day’s Night is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

The Best Current Adventure TV Series

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176 96
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My Love Wings, Paul McCartney

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221 110
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24
187 90
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Let 'em In Wings, Paul McCartney

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206 71
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26
173 60
Lady Madonna is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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195 35
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For No One The Beatles

28
205 37
Michelle is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

The Best Stevie Wonder Songs of All Time

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231 37
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I've Just Seen a Face The Beatles

30
139 85
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31
144 31
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Good Day Sunshine The Beatles

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142 89
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33
188 75
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Yellow Submarine The Beatles

34
151 38
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Here Today Paul McCartney

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199 28
I’m Looking Through You is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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178 29
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Two of Us The Beatles

37
179 33
Another Day is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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176 41
The Fool on the Hill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

39
102 23
Love Me Do is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
Love Me Do The Beatles

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152 86
Back in the U.S.S.R. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
Back in the U.S.S.R. The Beatles

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102 34
I Saw Her Standing There is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

42
131 17
Fixing a Hole is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
Fixing a Hole The Beatles

The Best John Lennon Quotes

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110 30
And I Love Her is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
And I Love Her The Beatles

44
142 53
Ebony and Ivory is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
Ebony and Ivory Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney

45
214 132
Help! is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
Help! The Beatles

46
117 51
Here, There and Everywhere is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

47
92 33
Magical Mystery Tour is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

48
132 36
Martha My Dear is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
Martha My Dear The Beatles

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90 46
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100 15
Helter Skelter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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