Paul McCartney

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Also performs as: Percy "Thrills" Thrillington

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Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942), is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as a member of the Beatles, widely regarded as one of the most popular and influential acts in the history of rock 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 later formed Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine.

McCartney has been recognised as one of the most successful composers and performers of all time, with 60 gold discs and sales of over 100 million albums and 100 million singles of his work with the Beatles and as a solo artist. More than 2,200 artists have covered his Beatles song "Yesterday", more than any other copyrighted song in history. Wings' 1977 release "Mull of Kintyre" is one of the all-time best-selling singles in the UK. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist in March 1999, McCartney has written, or co-written 32 songs that have reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and as of 2014 he has sold more than 15.5 million RIAA-certified units in the United States. McCartney, Lennon, Harrison and Starr received MBEs in 1965, and in 1997, McCartney was knighted for his services to music.

McCartney has released an extensive catalogue of songs as a solo artist and has composed classical and electronic music. He has taken part in projects to promote international charities related to such subjects as animal rights, seal hunting, land mines, vegetarianism, poverty, and music education. He has married three times and is the father of five children.

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1997 Platin, Volume 3: Das Album der Megastars Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 The Best Christmas Album in the World... Ever! Compilation Various Artists 3 3
1997 Diana, Princess of Wales: Tribute Compilation Various Artists 2
1997 Absolute Christmas Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Absolute Christmas 2 Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Absolute Music 15 Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Car Classics 2.0 Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Classic Rock: Cool Christmas Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Duets: 36 of the World's Greatest Ever Duets Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Knuffelrock 6 Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Knuffelrock 9 Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Ö3 Christmas Hits, Volume 1 Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Ö3 Greatest Hits, Volume 2 Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Rock Christmas, Volume 6 Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 The No.1 Christmas Album Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 The Ultimate Love Songs - Get Close Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Together Forever Compilation Various Artists 1
1998 Bespoke Songs, Lost Dogs, Detours & Rendezvous: Songs of Elvis Costello Compilation Various Artists 1
1998 A Perfect Love II Compilation Various Artists 1
1998 Top Pop: 14 Pop-Songs Compilation Various Artists 1
1998 Captain Fantastic: A Tribute to Elton John Compilation Various Artists 1
1998 De Pre Historie 1988, Volume 2 Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 The 80's Love Album Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 Best of 1990 - 2000: Das Jahrzehnt Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 Now That’s What I Call Music! 1980 (Millennium) Compilation Various Artists 2
1999 Now That’s What I Call Music! 1982 (Millennium) Compilation Various Artists 2
1999 Now That’s What I Call Music! 1984 (Millennium) Compilation Various Artists 2
1999 Pop Music: The Modern Era 1976-1999 Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 Absolute Christmas Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 Absolute Christmas 1999 Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 Celtic Rock Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 Now That's What I Call Music! 1970's Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 Rhythm & Beauty: The Art of Percussion Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 Walk On: Hits From the Last 2 Decades Compilation Various Artists 1
2000 Super Best Compilation 福田進一 1
2000 The Best Christmas Album in the World... Ever! 2000 Compilation Various Artists 1
2000 Rock Christmas: The Very Best Of Compilation Various Artists 4 3
2000 Now! The Christmas Album Compilation Various Artists 1
2000 Knuffelkerst Compilation Various Artists 1
2000 Celtic Myst, Volume 3 Compilation Various Artists 1
2000 Singers and Songwriters: 1972-1973 Compilation Various Artists 1
2000 The Classical Album Compilation Various Artists 1
2001 All Time Greatest Movie Songs 2001 Compilation Various Artists 1
2001 The Most Romantic Piano Album in the World... Ever! Compilation Various Artists 1
2001 Absolute Number One 1984-1989 Compilation Various Artists 1
2001 Ö3 Greatest Hits, Volume 15 Compilation Various Artists 1
2001 Now That's What I Call Christmas! Compilation Various Artists 1
2001 Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records Compilation Various Artists 1
2001 Absolute Christmas 2001 Compilation Various Artists 1
2002 Spreading My Wings: The Ultimate Denny Laine Collection Compilation Denny Laine 1

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