Albums The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Paul McCartney studio album.

Here are the best Paul McCartney albums of all time, ranked from best to worst by the Ranker community. This list includes Paul McCartney's solo albums as well as with Wings and with his experimental electronic music duo The Fireman.

Although Paul McCartney is best known for being in the English rock band The Beatles, the multi-talented musician has also achieved critical and commercial success as a solo artist, the frontman for the rock band Wings, and half of the experimental electronic music duo The Fireman. The two-time inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has won over 20 Grammy Awards, while also bring recognized as one of the greatest composers and performers in music history. 

This Paul McCartney discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Paul McCartney albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Paul McCartney singles, live albums, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Paul McCartney album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Paul McCartney album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

The list includes McCartney's Venus and Mars (1975), Ram (1971) and more. This list of popular Paul McCartney CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

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Ram is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
Ram 1971

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Chaos and Creation in the Back... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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Venus and Mars is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
richerb added Venus and Mars 1975

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Flaming Pie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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Tug of War is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
Tug of War 1982

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McCartney is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
McCartney 1970

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Flowers in the Dirt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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Back to the Egg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
richerb added Back to the Egg 1979

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London Town is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
richerb added London Town 1978

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New is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
New 2013

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Memory Almost Full is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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Wings at the Speed of Sound is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
richerb added Wings at the Speed of Sound 1976

The Best Maroon 5 Albums of All Time

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McCartney II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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Pipes of Peace is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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Driving Rain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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Off the Ground is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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Electric Arguments is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
ryan-barker added Electric Arguments 2008

The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles

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Wild Life is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
ryan-barker added Wild Life 1971

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Press to Play is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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Run Devil Run is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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Rushes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
Rushes 1998

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Egypt Station is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
Egypt Station 2018

The Best Stevie Wonder Songs of All Time

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Give My Regards to Broad Stree... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
Give My Regards to Broad Street 1984

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Strawberries Oceans Ships Fore... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
Strawberries Oceans Ships Forest 1993

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Working Classical is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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CHOBA B CCCP is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
CHOBA B CCCP 1988

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Kisses on the Bottom is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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The Family Way is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
The Family Way 1967

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Paul Mccartney's Liverpool Ora... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time
Paul Mccartney's Liverpool Oratorio 1991

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Standing Stone is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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Liverpool Sound Collage is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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Ecce Cor Meum (Behold My Heart... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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Ocean's Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time