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Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney, was born on the 18th of June 1942 and is an English musician, singer-songwriter and composer. Most known as a member of The Beatles (1960-1970) and Wings (1971-1981)


Paul McCartney holds a position in the Guiness 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 United Kingdom alone.

McCartney was also named “The greatest composer of the millennium by BBC News online readers, and BBC News cited that the Beatles song “Yesterday” was the most covered song in history of recorded music, beeing made cover by over 2,200 artists and since it was released in 1965 it had been played more tha 7,000,000 times on American television and radio acording to BBC.

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