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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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640 168
Hey Jude is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

2
644 149
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The Beatles

3
615 185
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The Beatles

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543 82
Eleanor Rigby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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484 188
Maybe I'm Amazed is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
Paul McCartney

6
466 107
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The Beatles

7
474 122
We Can Work It Out is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
The Beatles

8
511 136
Penny Lane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

9
422 119
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The Beatles

10
436 151
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11
481 100
Paperback Writer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

12
435 149
Live and Let Die (main title) is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

13
414 172
Band on the Run (original) (Ba... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

14
316 60
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

15
304 157
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Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

16
393 98
Hello Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

17
358 94
Can’t Buy Me Love is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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250 101
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Wings, Paul McCartney

19
397 63
Golden Slumbers/Carry That Wei... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

20
345 152
A Hard Day’s Night is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

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320 139
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22
295 97
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23
256 165
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Wings, Paul McCartney

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242 142
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Wings, Paul McCartney

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287 59
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The Beatles