The Best Paul McCartney Albums of All Time

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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
    1
    1971
    625 votes
    • Length (mins): 00:43:14
    • Genres (Music): Rock music
  • Flaming Pie
    2
    490 votes
    • Producer: George Martin, Jeff Lynne
    • Length (mins): 00:53:46
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Rock and roll
    • Producer: Nigel Godrich
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Psychedelic pop
  • Venus and Mars
    4
    455 votes
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music, Blues-rock, Pop rock, Soul music
  • Tug of War
    5
    445 votes
    • Producer: George Martin
    • Length (mins): 00:41:12
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music, Soft rock, Pop rock
  • McCartney
    6
    453 votes
    • Producer: Paul McCartney
    • Length (mins): 00:35:10
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music, Soft rock, Experimental music