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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 09 Mar 2012
  • Address:
    1778 Vine St
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 30th
    Monthly Average: 32nd
  • Notes: 2,460th Star

Paul McCartney

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Previous star: Helen Reddy

Biography

McCartney in 2010

Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of music, in which he played bass guitar; his songwriting partnership with Lennon is one of the most celebrated of the 20th century. After the band's break-up, he pursued a solo career and formed Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine.

Fact file

  • Birth name: James Paul McCartney
  • Born: 18 June 1942 (age 73) Liverpool, England
  • Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter music and film producer businessman
  • Years active: 1957–present
  • Website: paulmccartney.com
  • Genres: Rock pop classical electronic
  • Instruments: Vocals bass guitar guitar piano
  • Labels: Apple Capitol Columbia Decca Hear Music Parlophone Polydor Swan Vee-Jay
  • Associated acts: The Quarrymen The Beatles Wings The Fireman Michael Jackson

Read more about Paul McCartney at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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In the news

Paul McCartney and Emma Stone Stand Up Against Bullying in 'Who Cares' Video: Watch
Billboard, 2018-12-17 18:10:02
Paul McCartney released a musical short film starring Emma Stone for his single "Who Cares" as an Apple Music exclusive on Monday (Dec...

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Variety, 2018-12-17 15:15:45
Paul McCartney and Emma Stone get surreal for a good cause in the short film inspired by McCartney’s new anti-bullying song “Who Cares,” which held its premiere Sunday night at Beverly Hills’ Fine Arts Theater. In the short directed by Brantley Guitierrez (a longtime McCartney tour photographer) and choreographer Ryan ...

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Variety, 2018-12-17 11:15:34
Paul McCartney was joined by fellow former Beatle Ringo Starr and Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood onstage at London’s O2 arena Sunday, creating an all-star rock ‘n’ roll lineup for the ages. For his encore, McCartney invited Starr and Wood to join him in a performance of Beatles number “Get ...

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