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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

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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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624 161
Hey Jude is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

2
626 146
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The Beatles

3
598 180
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The Beatles

4
526 80
Eleanor Rigby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
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5
495 133
Penny Lane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

6
457 102
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The Beatles

7
474 182
Maybe I'm Amazed is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
Paul McCartney

8
463 118
We Can Work It Out is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs
The Beatles

9
413 114
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The Beatles

10
430 145
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11
467 98
Paperback Writer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

12
406 168
Band on the Run (original) (Ba... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

13
422 147
Live and Let Die (main title) is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

14
385 92
Hello Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

15
306 59
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

16
296 154
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Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

17
350 90
Can’t Buy Me Love is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

18
334 147
A Hard Day’s Night is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

19
245 97
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Wings, Paul McCartney

20
311 136
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21
388 62
Golden Slumbers/Carry That Wei... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs

22
285 94
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23
250 160
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Wings, Paul McCartney

24
239 137
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Wings, Paul McCartney

25
244 89
Lady Madonna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Songs