Paul McCartney is undoubtedly one of the most gifted songwriters pop music has ever known. As a solo artist, he made an incredibly large imprint on music, one that can still be seen clearly today. However, it was his work within The Beatles that will likely outlast us all. McCartney and John Lennon may have shared one of the most fruitful songwriting partnerships of all time but, in truth, the pair often worked separately before joining their workings together.
Paul McCartney is an English musician who has recorded hundreds of songs over the course of his over year career. As a member of the Beatles , he formed a songwriting partnership with bandmate John Lennon that is one of the most celebrated in music history. He has released five albums in the classical music genre, beginning in with Liverpool Oratorio  up until 's Ocean's Kingdom , based on the ballet of the same name ;  he experimented with orchestral music on Working Classical with the London Symphony Orchestra. McCartney has recorded five classical albums since , including two with the London Symphony Orchestra. All pieces produced by John Fraser. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about songs McCartney recorded as a solo artist. For songs he recorded with the Beatles , see List of songs recorded by the Beatles. Archived from the original on 23 June Retrieved 8 January
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Just a week on from his iconic interview in which he announced the split from The Beatles , Macca was out on his own. In the fifty years that followed McCartney quite rightly took his songwriting skills to the top of the charts and back again, with the odd mega-movie soundtrack thrown in for good measure. The songs below show off a star determined to make his own name. McCartney is happy to cross genre and fit to type where needed. He is always intent on making music that, as well as expressing himself, can be universally adored. A moment from Wings on the seminal album Band on the Run that sees McCartney take himself and Linda into a fantasy world of romantic visions. He and his wife fly as high as the titular bird in the rose-coloured ditty. The melody is straight out of the McCartney masterclass book and sees a lilting guitar carry the tune will bossa-nova and gentle percussion guide us home.
How do you follow being in The Beatles? That was the dilemma Paul McCartney faced in the early 70s. He solved it by going back to basics, forming Wings , getting out on the road and making a series of superbly crafted records. McCartney has always knows always had an ear for a good ballad and he scored a massive hit on sides of the Atlantic with this heartfelt love song. In , Wings undertook a US tour of Zeppelinesque proportions. In Rock Show , McCartney had the perfect opening salvo for the show.