Paul McCartney, singer
Singer ~ Songwriter
The Beatles
birth name: James Paul Mcartney

Paul McCartney

June 18, 1942, Liverpool, England

Although he sold records, McCartney never attained much critical respect, especially when compared to his former partner, John Lennon. ~ Allmusic: Paul McCartney ~ retrieved January 24, 2014 © Allmusic

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The Beatles' bassist first encountered the violin-shaped bass guitar that would define his stage image during his group's apprentice days in Hamburg, Germany. McCartney has said he liked the bass for its symmetry, which made the look of playing left-handed seem "less daft." ~ Rolling Stone: 20 Iconic Guitars, Paul McCartney ~ May 23, 2012 © Rolling Stone

Paul McCartney ~ Inducted in the 1987 Songwriters Hall Of Fame.

Paul McCartney ~ Maybe I'm Amazed ~ Named one of the 500 Songs That Shaped Rock & Roll in 1995.

As a Session musician, guest or band member

The Beatles

Girls screamed so loud at their concerts that nobody could even hear the music. During the initial wave of Beatlemania in 1964 few people could have predicted the groundbreaking music the band would release as the decade went on. ~ Rolling Stone Top 25 Teen Idol Breakout Moments: 1964/the Beatles ~ retrieved April 23, 2014 © Rolling Stone

The Beatles ~ Inducted in the 1988 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame ~ The impact of the Beatles has often been noted but cannot be overstated. ~ 1988 © Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

The Beatles ~ Rubber Soul (1965) ~ Ranked #5 Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time in 2012 ~ Producer George Martin described Rubber Soul as “the first album to present a new, growing Beatles to the world,” and so it was. ~ 2012 © Rolling Stone

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