Paul McCartney

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United Kingdom, Singer
June 18, 1942

Sir James Paul McCartney CH MBE is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He gained worldwide fame as the bass guitarist and singer for the rock band the Beatles, widely considered the most popular and influential group in the history of pop music. His songwriting partnership with John Lennon was the most successful of the post-war era. After the group disbanded in 1970, he pursued a solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine.

Also known as Songwriter, Composer, Multi-Instrumentalist

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  • Paul McCartney: From ‘Tutti Frutti’ to ‘Long Tall Sally’ to ‘Good Golly, Miss Molly’ to ‘Lucille’, Little Richard came screaming into my life when I was a teenager. I owe a lot of what I do to Little Richard and his style; and he knew it.
  • Paul McCartney: Their stuff is rooted in the blues, when they’re writing stuff it’s to do with the blues, whereas we had a little more influences.
  • Paul McCartney: It seems like Sars, avian flu, all sorts of other stuff that has afflicted us… and what’s it for? For these quite medieval practices. They need to clean up their act. This may lead to change. If this doesn't, I don’t know what will.