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Paul McCartney, the English singer-songwriter, musician and composer was born on June 18, 1942 in Liverpool, England. McCartney was a Beatles band member from 1960 to 1970 and from 1971 to 1981 with Wings. The Guinness World Records lists McCartney as popular music’s most successful commercial songwriter.
McCartney, along with Ringo Starr, George Harrison and John Lennon gained worldwide fame with The Beatles. Lennon and McCartney were one of rock music’s all-time most successful and influential songwriting partnerships and wrote some of rock’s most popular songs. After McCartney left the Beatles he formed Wings with Denny Laine, a singer-songwriter, and Linda Eastman, his first wife, in addition to becoming a very successful solo artist. In the U.K. McCartney has sold over 100 million singles and had 60 gold albums. In the U.S. McCartney has had 31 No. 1 hit singles on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart and sold 15.5 million albums.
McCartney has also composed electronic and classical music, film scores, and a large solo artist catalog of songs. He has also been active with helping several international charities. McCartney advocates for music education, vegetarianism and animal rights. He also actively campaigns against Third World debt, seal hunting and landmines. MPL Communications, a company owned by McCartney, owns over 3,000 song copyrights, including all of Buddy Holly’s songs and publishing rights for musicals like “Grease,” “A Chorus Line” and “Guys and Dolls.”