(James) Paul McCARTNEY

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1942-06-18
Education Liverpool Inst
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Style Sir Paul McCartney, MBE
Career musician and composer; first group The Quarry Men 1957-59, Beatles formed 1960, first maj appearance Litherland Town Hall 1960, Please Please Me first Br No 1 1961, She Loves You cemented their success 1963, I Want to Hold Your Hand became the biggest selling Br single ever with worldwide sales of 15,000,000; other songs (with John Lennon) incl: Love Me Do, Can't Buy Me Love, I Saw Her Standing There, Eight Days A Week, All My Loving, Help!, Ticket To Ride, I Feel Fine, I'm A Loser, A Hard Day's Night, No Reply, I'll Follow The Sun, Yesterday, Eleanor Rigby, Yellow Submarine, All You Need Is Love, Lady Madonna, Hey Jude, We Can Work It Out, Day Tripper, From Me To You, Get Back, Paperback Writer, Hello Goodbye, Let It Be, The Long And Winding Road; Beatles albums: Please Please Me 1963, With The Beatles 1963, A Hard Day's Night 1964, Beatles For Sale 1964, Help! 1965, Rubber Soul 1965, Revolver 1966, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 1967, Magical Mystery Tour 1967, The Beatles (White Album) 1968, Yellow Submarine 1969, Abbey Road 1969, Let It Be 1970; Beatles films: A Hard Day's Night 1964, Help! 1965, Yellow Submarine 1968, Let It Be 1970; played live for last time together on roof of the Apple building London 1969; Beatles disbanded 1970; formed MPL group of cos, formed Wings 1971, returned to live work 1972, own TV special James Paul McCartney 1973, honoured by the Guinness Book of Records (Triple Superlative Award for sales of 100,000,000 albums 100,000,000 singles and as holder of 60 gold discs) making him the most successful popular music composer ever 1979, Wings disbanded 1981, performed at Bob Geldof's Live Aid concert 1985 and for The Prince's Trust concert 1986; tours incl: UK and Europe 1972-73, UK and Aust 1975, Europe and USA 1976, UK 1979, Europe, UK, Canada, USA and Brazil 1989-90, World tour 1993; albums incl: McCartney 1970, Ram 1971, Wildlife 1971, Red Rose Speedway 1973, Band On The Run 1973, Venus And Mars 1975, Wings At The Speed Of Sound 1976, Wings Over America 1976, McCartney II 1980, Tug Of War 1982, Pipes Of Peace 1983, Give My Regards To Broad Street 1984, Press To Play 1986, All The Best! 1987, CHOBA B CCCP 1988, Flowers In The Dirt 1989, Unplugged 1990, Tripping the Light 1992, Off the Ground 1993, Paul is Live 1993, Flaming Pie 1997, Driving Rain 2001, Driving USA Tour 2002, Back In The US Tour 2002, Driving Mexico Tour 2002, Driving Japan Tour 2002, Back in the World (Live) 2003, 04 Summer Tour 2004, US Tour 2005, 09 Summer Tour 2009, Good Evening Europe Tour 2009, Up and Coming Tour 2010, On The Run Tour 2011-12; Wings films: Rockshow 1981, Give My Regards To Broad Street 1984, Rupert And The Frog Song 1984 (won Best Animated Film BAFTA); film scores: The Family Way 1967, Live And Let Die (title song, Oscar nomination for Best Song) 1973, Twice In A Lifetime (title song) 1984, Vanilla Sky (title song, Oscar nomination for Best Song) 2001; singles with Ringo Starr and George Harrison: Free as a Bird 1995, Real Love 1996; winner numerous Grammy awards incl Lifetime Achievement award 1990; Ivor Novello awards: best ever selling UK single (Mull Of Kintyre) 1977, Int Achievement 1980, Int Hit of the Year (Ebony And Ivory) 1982, Outstanding Contrib to Music 1989; PRS special award for unique achievement in popular music, Outstanding Contribution Brit Award 2008, MTV Ultimate Legend Award 2008, Gershwin Prize 2010, Kennedy Center Honor 2010; Freeman City of Liverpool 1984; Hon DUniv Sussex 1988, Hon DMus Yale Univ 2008
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