Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
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Soft Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Album Rock, Rock & Roll, Adult Contemporary, AM Pop, Classical
Whimsical, Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Cheerful, Happy, Poignant, Playful, Sentimental, Innocent, Soothing, Intimate, Exuberant, Rousing, Gentle, Bittersweet, Precious, Wistful, Humorous, Energetic, Warm
Vocals, Bass, Guitar, Guitar (Electric), Piano, Keyboards, Guitar (Acoustic), Classical Music Entry
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Out of all the former Beatles, Paul McCartney by far had the most successful solo career, maintaining a constant presence in the British and American charts during the `70s and `80s. In America alone, he had nine number one singles and seven number one albums during the first 12 years of his solo career. Although he sold records, McCartney never attained much critical respect, especially when compared to his former partner John Lennon. Then again, he pursued a different path than Lennon, deciding early on that he wanted to be in a rock band. Little more than a year after the Beatles` breakup, McCartney had formed Wings with his wife, Linda, and the group remained active for the next ten years, racking up a string of hit albums, singles, and tours in the meantime. By the late `70s, many critics were taking potshots at McCartney`s effortlessly melodic songcraft, but that didn`t stop the public from buying his records. His sales didn`t slow considerably until the late `80s, and he retaliated with his first full-scale tour since the `70s, which was a considerable success. During the `90s, McCartney recorded less frequently, concentrating on projects like his first classical recording, a techno album, and the Beatles` Anthology.
Like Lennon and George Harrison, Paul McCartney began exploring creative avenues outside the Beatles during the late `60s, but where his bandmates released their own experimental records, McCartney confined himself to writing and production for other artists, with the exception of his 1966 soundtrack to The Family Way. Following his marriage to Linda Eastman on March 12, 1969, McCartney began working at his home studio on his first solo album. He released the record, McCartney, in April 1970, two weeks before the Beatles` Let It Be was scheduled to hit the stores. Prior to the album`s release, he announced that the Beatles were breaking up, which was against the wishes of the other members. As a result, the tensions between him and the other three members, particularly Harrison and Lennon, increased and he earned the ill will of many critics. Nevertheless, McCartney became a hit, spending three weeks at the top of the American charts. Early in 1971, he returned with "Another Day," which became his first hit single as a solo artist. It was followed several months later by Ram, another homemade collection, this time featuring the contributions of his wife, Linda.
By the end of 1971, the McCartneys had formed Wings, which was intended to be a full-fledged recording and touring band. Former Moody Blues guitarist Denny Laine and drummer Denny Seiwell became the group`s other members, and Wings released their first album, Wild Life, in December 1971. Wild Life was greeted with poor reviews and was a relative flop. McCartney and Wings, which now featured former Grease Band guitarist Henry McCullough, spent 1972 as a working band, releasing three singles -- the protest "Give Ireland Back to the Irish," the reggae-fied "Mary Had a Little Lamb," and the rocking "Hi Hi Hi." Red Rose Speedway followed in the spring of 1973, and while it received weak reviews, it became his second American number one album. Later in 1973, Wings embarked on their first British tour, at the conclusion of which McCullough and Seiwell left the band. Prior to their departure, McCartney`s theme to the James Bond movie Live and Let Die became a Top Ten hit in the U.S. and U.K. That summer, the remaining Wings proceeded to record a new album in Nigeria. Released late in 1973, Band on the Run was simultaneously McCartney`s best-reviewed album and his most successful, spending four weeks at the top of the U.S. charts and eventually going triple platinum.
Following the success of Band on the Run, McCartney formed a new version of Wings with guitarist Jimmy McCulloch and drummer Geoff Britton. The new lineup was showcased on the 1974 British single "Junior`s Farm" and the 1975 hit album Venus and Mars. At the Speed of Sound followed in 1976, and it was the first Wings record to feature songwriting contributions by the other bandmembers. Nevertheless, the album became a monster success on the basis of two McCartney songs, "Silly Love Songs" and "Let `Em In." Wings supported the album with their first international tour, which broke many attendance records and was captured on the live triple album Wings Over America (1976). After the tour was completed, Wings rested a bit during 1977, as McCartney released an instrumental version of Ram under the name Thrillington and produced Denny Laine`s solo album Holly Days. Later that year, Wings released "Mull of Kintyre," which became the biggest-selling British single of all time, selling over two million copies. Wings followed "Mull of Kintyre" with London Town in 1978, which became another platinum record. After its release, McCulloch left the band to join the re-formed Small Faces and Wings released Bac
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James "Jim" McCartney
Mary Patricia McCartney
John Lennon (Best friend), Renee Zellweger
Ruth McCartney (step sister)
Thisby (Cat - when he was living with Jane Asher)
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Guitarist, Music producer, Film producer, Businessman
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Full Name at Birth
James Paul McCartney
Hofner 500/1, Rickenbacker 4001S, Gibson Les Paul, Epiphone Texan, Epiphone Casino, Yamaha BB 1200 Bass, Wal 5 - String Bass, Martin D - 28
Liverpool, London, New York
Black, White, Green, Blue, Grey, Red
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He plays the guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums, ukulele, mandoline and recorder, He plays the Gutar left-handed
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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 as the bassist of the English rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop music; 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.
Stash De Rola (Dandy and playboy)
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Rock, Pop, Classical, Electronica
Vocals, Bass Guitar, Guitar, Keyboards, Drums, Percussion, Mandolin, Flugelhorn
Apple, Capitol, Columbia, Decca, Hear Music, Parlophone, Polydor, Swan, Vee-Jay
The Quarrymen, the Beatles, Wings, the Fireman
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Pop, Classical, Electronica
Bass Guitar, Piano
The Beatles, The Fireman, Michael Jackson, Kanye West
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Married||Nancy Shevell and Paul McCartney
have been married since 9th Oct 2011. |||
Who is he dating right now?
Nancy Shevell and Paul McCartney have been married for 4 years. They were dating for 3 years after getting together in Oct 2007. After 6 months of engagement they married on 9th Oct 2011.
Paul McCartney was previously married to Heather Mills (1999 - 2008) and Linda McCartney (1967 - 1998).
He has also been engaged to Jane Asher (1963 - 1968).
Paul McCartney has had relationships with Renée Zellweger (2007), Sabrina Guinness (2007), Elle Macpherson (2007), Bernardette Farrell (1995), Francie Schwartz (1968), Maggie McGivern (1966 - 1969), Julie Felix (1966), Gloria Mackh (1965), Peggy Lipton (1963), Sandra Cogan (1962), Iris Caldwell (1961 - 1962), Erika Hubers (1961), Anita Cochrane (1961), Cory Sentrop (1959), Dot Rhone (1959 - 1962), Thelma Pickles (1959), Graciela Borges, Winona Williams and Julie Arthur.
Paul McCartney has 5 children, Phillip Cochrane (52), Mary Anna (47), Stella Nina (45), James Louis (39) and Beatrice Milly (12).
Paul McCartney is a 74 year old British Musician. Born James Paul McCartney on 18th June, 1942 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK, he is famous for The Beatles in a career that spans 1957–present. His zodiac sign is Gemini.
Paul McCartney has been in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with Linda McCartney in Beatles' Biggest Secrets (2007) and Jane Asher in George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011).
Paul McCartney is a member of the following lists:
English male singer-songwriters,
Vegetarianism activists and
English classical composers.