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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 09 Mar 2012
  • Address:
    1778 Vine St
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 58th
    Monthly Average: 55th
  • Notes: 2,460th Star

Paul McCartney

Next star: Vera Ralston
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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