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Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an English musician, singer-songwriter and composer. Formerly of The Beatles (1960–1970) and Wings (1971–1981), McCartney is the most commercially successful songwriter in the history of popular music, according to Guinness World Records. McCartney gained worldwide fame as a member of The Beatles, alongside John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. McCartney and Lennon formed one of the most influential and successful songwriting partnerships and wrote some of the most popular songs in the history of rock music. After leaving The Beatles, McCartney launched a successful solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda Eastman, and singer-songwriter Denny Laine. McCartney is listed in Guinness World Records as the "most successful musician and composer in popular music history", with 60 gold discs and sales of 100 million singles in the UK. BBC News Online readers named McCartney the "greatest composer of the millennium", and BBC News cites his Beatles song "Yesterday" as the most covered song in the history of recorded music—by over 2,200 artists—and since its 1965 release, has been played more than 7,000,000 times on American television and radio according to the BBC. Wings' 1977 single "Mull of Kintyre" became the first single to sell more than two million copies in the UK, and remains the UK's top selling non-charity single. Based on the 93 weeks his compositions have spent at the top spot of the UK chart, and 24 number one singles to his credit, McCartney is the most successful songwriter in UK singles chart history. As a performer or songwriter, McCartney was responsible for 32 number one singles on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, and has sold 15.5 million RIAA certified albums in the US alone. McCartney has composed film scores, classical and electronic music, released a large catalogue of songs as a solo artist, and has taken part in projects to help international charities. He is an advocate for animal rights, for vegetarianism, and for music education; he is active in campaigns against landmines, seal hunting, and Third World debt. He is a keen football fan, supporting both Everton and Liverpool football clubs. His company MPL Communications owns the copyrights to more than 3,000 songs, including all of the songs written by Buddy Holly, along with the publishing rights to such musicals as Guys and Dolls, A Chorus Line, and Grease. McCartney is one of the UK's wealthiest people, with an estimated fortune of £475 million in 2010. Description above from the Wikipedia article Paul McCartney, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Nascut:
Jun 18, 1942 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
113
Primul film:
In movie New Musical Express poll winners concert - 1965
Ultimul film:
Film Sgt Pepper's Musical Revolution 2017-06-03
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Poster of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Poster of The Simpsons
Filme in care a jucat
Film New Musical Express poll winners concert - 1965 2019
Film It Was Fifty Years Ago Today! The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper & Beyond Himself (archive footage) 2017-05-26
Film Sgt Pepper's Musical Revolution Himself (archive footage) 2017-06-03
Film Free to Rock 2017-05-01
Film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Uncle Jack 2017-05-23
Film The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years Himself 2016-09-15
Film BANG! The Bert Berns Story Himself 2016-03-11
Film Beatles chronology (1962-1970) voce, basso 2016-02-19
Film The Beatles 1 Himself 2015-11-06
Film The Beatles 1+ 2015-11-06
Film Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 Induction Ceremony Himself 2015-05-30
Film Paul McCartney: Out There - Budokan 2015 Himself 2015-04-28
Film A MusiCares Tribute To Paul McCartney Himself 2015-03-24
Film Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself 2015-02-15
Film Paul McCartney: Something NEW Himself 2014-10-24
Film The Beatles: Love Me Do - A Documentary 2013-02-18
Film Sound City Himself 2013-01-18
Film Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin' Himself 2013-11-05
Film Rockshow Himself 2013-05-13
Film Good Ol’ Freda Himself (archive footage) 2013-09-06
Film Paul McCartney - Out There Tokyo Himself 2013-11-21
Film Elvis Costello: Mystery Dance Himself 2013-11-09
Film 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief Himself 2012-12-12
Film Paul McCartney: Live Kisses Himself 2012-11-13
Film Mr. Blue Sky: The Story of Jeff Lynne & ELO Himself 2012-10-05
Film Produced By George Martin 2012-09-11
Film London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder Himself 2012-07-27
Film The Diamond Jubilee Concert 2012 Himself - Performer 2012-06-03
Film Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium Himself 2011-02-28
Film God Bless Ozzy Osbourne Himself 2011-04-24
Film The Love We Make Himself 2011-09-10
Film George Harrison: Living in the Material World Himself 2011-09-02
Film The Beatles: A Magical History Tour as himself 2010-12-15
Film The Beatles- Live at the Washington Coliseum, 1964 2010-11-17
Film All You Need Is Klaus Himself 2010-10-02
Film The 4 Complete Ed Sullivan Shows Starring The Beatles 2010-09-07
Film Paul McCartney Really Is Dead: The Last Testament of George Harrison Himself 2010-09-01
Film Paul McCartney In Performance at the White House Himself 2010-06-28
Film Hard Rock Calling 2010 Himself 2010-06-25
Film The Best British Rock Concert Of All Time: Live At Knebworth Himself 2010-06-20
Film Paul McCartney: Good Evening New York City Himself 2009-11-15
Film Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Live 2009-11-03
Film The Beatles on Record Himself 2009-09-06
Film How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin Himself 2009-09-06
Film All Together Now Himself 2008-10-20
Film Rare and Unseen: The Beatles Himself 2008-04-08
Film Paul McCartney: The Liverpool Sound 2008-06-01
Film Paul McCartney: The McCartney Years 2007-11-12
Film The Beatles: Help! Himself (archive footage) 2007-10-27
Film Tony Bennett: Duets - The Making of an American Classic Himself 2007-05-01
Film Paul McCartney: The Space Within Us 2006-10-28
Film Live 8 Himself 2005-11-07
Film Paul McCartney: Chaos and Creation at Abbey Road Himself 2005-07-28
Film Ivor Culter: Looking For Truth With a Pin himself 2005-04-14
Film Paul McCartney's Get Back, Live Himself 2005-01-17
Film Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile 2004-10-05
Film The Beatles: Watching Rainbows as himself 2004-07-01
Film Paul McCartney In Red Square Himself 2003-01-01
Serial The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Film Brian Wilson: On Tour Himself 2003-03-17
Film Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley Himself 2003-10-26
Film The Beatles: Around the World 2003-11-04
Film Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace Himself 2002-06-03
Film Paul McCartney - Back in the U.S. Himself 2002-04-01
Film Concert for George Himself 2002-11-29
Film The Concert for New York City Himself 2001-10-20
Serial Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Film Wingspan Himself 2001-05-11
Film Tuesday voice 2001-09-04
Film Paul McCartney: Live at the Cavern Club Himself (vocals & bass guitar) 1999-12-15
Film The Beatles: Celebration Himself 1999-01-01
Film Music for Montserrat 1997-09-15
Serial The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself 1996-07-22
Film Alf Bicknell's Beatles Diary Himself (archive footage) 1996-01-01
Film The Beatles Anthology Himself 1995-11-19
Film You Can't Do That! The Making of 'A Hard Day's Night' Himself 1995-01-01
Serial The Beatles Anthology Himself 1995-11-19
Film Bill Monroe: Father of Bluegrass Music 1993-05-31
Film Paul McCartney: Movin' On Himself 1993-09-23
Film Paul McCartney: The Complete Up Close Rehearsal Self 1992-12-10
Film The Making of Sgt. Pepper Himself 1992-06-14
Film Paul McCartney's Get Back Himself 1991-10-25
Film Paul McCartney: Unplugged Himself 1991-05-13
Serial The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Serial MTV Unplugged Unknown 1989-11-26
Film Paul McCartney: Put It There Himself 1989-06-10
Film Imagine: John Lennon Himself 1988-10-07
Film Eat the Rich Banquet Guest 1987-06-01
Film Fun with the Fab Four Himself 1986-01-01
Film Jimi Plays Monterey Himself (archive footage) 1986-10-23
Film Live Aid 1985-07-13
Film Give My Regards to Broad Street Paul 1984-11-28
Serial Al TV Unknown 1984-04-01
Film The Compleat Beatles Himself (archive) 1982-10-01
Serial Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Film Wings Over the World Himself 1979-03-16
Serial Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Film The Society of the Spectacle Himself 1973-01-01
Film The Beatles: Let It Be Himself (The Beatles) 1970-05-13
Film The Beatles: Rooftop Concert Himself 1969-01-30
Film Yellow Submarine Himself 1968-07-17
Film The Beatles at Shea Stadium Himself 1967-01-10
Film Magical Mystery Tour Himself / Major McCartney / Brown Nosed Magician 1967-12-25
Film The Beatles: Concert at Budokan 1966 1966-11-24
Film Mal Evans on Vacation Self 1966-11-12
Film The Beatles in Japan 1966 Self 1966-07-01
Serial The Beatles 1965-09-25
Film Help! Paul 1965-07-29
Film The Beatles Unauthorized Himself 1965-01-01
Film A Hard Day's Night Himself 1964-07-06
Film The Beatles - Unsurpassed Promos 1960-01-29
Serial The Grammy Awards Unknown 1959-05-04
Serial The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
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