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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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Родился:
Jun 18, 1942 в Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Кино / ТВ Кредиты:
101
Впервые появился:
на movie The Mersey Sound
Последний проект:
Кино Пираты Карибского моря: Мертвецы не рассказывают сказки 2017-05-23
Известный в фильмах
Poster of Mr. Blue Sky: The Story of Jeff Lynne & ELO
Poster of Rare and Unseen: The Beatles
Poster of Шоу Эллен ДеДженерес
Poster of Симпсоны
Фильмография
Кино The Mersey Sound Himself 2018
Series James Paul McCartney Unknown 2017
Series Top 2000 Unknown 2017
Кино Пираты Карибского моря: Мертвецы не рассказывают сказки Uncle Jack 2017-05-23
Кино Beatles chronology (1962-1970) voce, basso 2016-02-19
Кино Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Celebration 2015-02-15
Кино Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself 2015-02-15
Кино Paul McCartney- Out There: Budokan 2015 Himself 2015-04-28
Кино Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 Induction Ceremony Himself 2015-05-30
Кино A MusiCares Tribute To Paul McCartney Himself 2015-03-24
Кино The Beatles: Love Me Do - A Documentary 2013-02-18
Кино Славная Фрида Himself (archive footage) 2013-09-06
Кино Город звука Himself 2013-01-18
Кино Джими Хендрикс - Слышишь, мой поезд приближается Himself 2013-11-05
Кино Elvis Costello: Mystery Dance Himself 2013-11-09
Кино Paul McCartney - Out There Tokyo Himself 2013-11-21
Кино Олимпийские игры 2012. Лондон. Церемония открытия Himself 2012-07-27
Кино Produced By George Martin 2012-09-11
Кино The Diamond Jubilee Concert 2012 Himself - Performer 2012-06-03
Кино 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief Himself 2012-12-12
Кино Paul McCartney: Live Kisses 2012-11-13
Кино Mr. Blue Sky: The Story of Jeff Lynne & ELO Himself 2012-10-05
Кино Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium Himself 2011-02-28
Кино God Bless Ozzy Osbourne Himself 2011-04-24
Кино The Love We Make Himself 2011-09-10
Кино Джордж Харрисон: Жизнь в материальном мире Himself 2011-10-05
Кино Hard Rock Calling 2010 Himself 2010-06-25
Кино Paul McCartney In Performance at the White House Himself 2010-06-28
Кино The Best British Rock Concert Of All Time: Live At Knebworth Himself 2010-06-20
Кино The Beatles: A Magical History Tour as himself 2010-12-15
Кино The Beatles- Live at the Washington Coliseum, 1964 2010-11-17
Кино All You Need Is Klaus Himself 2010-10-02
Кино The 4 Complete Ed Sullivan Shows Starring The Beatles Himself 2010-09-07
Кино Paul McCartney Really Is Dead: The Last Testament of George Harrison Himself 2010-09-01
Кино The Beatles on Record Himself 2009-09-06
Кино Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Live 2009-11-03
Кино Paul McCartney Good Evening New York City Paul McCartney 2009-11-15
Кино Composing The Beatles Songbook: 1966-1970 2008-01-01
Кино Rare and Unseen: The Beatles Himself 2008-04-08
Кино All Together Now Himself 2008-10-20
Кино Paul McCartney: The Liverpool Sound 2008-06-01
Кино Tony Bennett: Duets - The Making of an American Classic Himself 2007-05-01
Кино Paul McCartney: The McCartney Years 2007-11-12
Кино Битлз в фильме "На помощь!" Himself (archive footage) 2007-10-27
Кино Paul McCartney: The Space Within Us 2006-10-28
Кино Paul McCartney's Get Back, Live HimSelf 2005-01-17
Кино Живые 8 Himself 2005-11-07
Кино Ivor Culter: Looking For Truth With a Pin himself 2005-04-14
Кино The Beatles: Watching Rainbows as himself 2004-07-01
Кино Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile 2004-10-05
Кино Paul McCartney In Red Square Himself 2003-01-01
Series Шоу Эллен ДеДженерес Unknown 2003-09-08
Кино Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley Himself 2003-10-26
Кино Brian Wilson: On Tour Himself 2003-03-17
Кино Paul McCartney - Back in the U.S. Himself 2002-04-01
Кино Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace Himself 2002-06-03
Кино Concert for George Himself 2002-11-29
Кино Wingspan Himself 2001-05-11
Кино The Concert for New York City Himself 2001-10-20
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Кино The Beatles: Celebration Himself 1999-01-01
Кино Live At The Cavern Club Himself (vocals & bass guitar) 1999-12-15
Кино Ballad of the Skeletons 1997-06-20
Кино Beatles: The Beatles Diary Himself (archive footage) 1996-01-01
Series Дневное шоу с Тревором Ноем Himself 1996-07-22
Кино In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross A Beatle 1995-12-10
Кино You Can't Do That! The Making of 'A Hard Day's Night' Himself 1995-01-01
Кино The Beatles Anthology Himself 1995-11-19
Series The Beatles Anthology 1995-11-19
Кино The Making of Sgt. Pepper Himself 1992-06-14
Кино Paul McCartney's Get Back Himself 1991-10-25
Series MTV Unplugged Unknown 1989-11-26
Кино Paul McCartney: Put It There Himself 1989-06-10
Series Симпсоны Unknown 1989-12-17
Кино Imagine: John Lennon Himself 1988-10-07
Кино Eat the Rich 1987-06-01
Кино Fun with the Fab Four Himself 1986-01-01
Кино Jimi Plays Monterey Himself (archive footage) 1986-10-23
Кино Live Aid Himself 1985-07-13
Series Al TV Unknown 1984-04-01
Кино Give My Regards to Broad Street Paul 1984-11-28
Series Harty Unknown 1983-09-20
Кино Rockshow Himself 1980-11-26
Кино Wings Over The World 1979-03-16
Series The South Bank Show Unknown 1978-01-14
Series Субботним вечером в прямом эфире Unknown 1975-10-11
Кино La Société du spectacle Himself 1973-01-01
Кино Let It Be Himself (The Beatles) 1970-05-13
Кино The Beatles: Rooftop Concert Himself 1969-01-30
Кино The Beatles: Желтая Подводная Лодка Himself 1968-07-17
Кино The Beatles at Shea Stadium Himself 1967-01-10
Кино Magical Mystery Tour Himself / Major McCartney / Brown Nosed Magician (as The Beatles) 1967-12-25
Кино The Beatles: Concert at Budokan 1966 1966-11-24
Кино Reflections on Love Himself 1966-05-01
Кино The Beatles Unauthorized Himself 1965-01-01
Series The Beatles 1965-09-25
Кино Битлз. На помощь! Paul 1965-07-29
Кино Вечер трудного дня Paul 1964-07-06
Кино The Beatles - Unsurpassed Promos 1960-01-29
Series The Grammys Unknown 1959-05-04
Series Церемония вручения премии «Оскар» Unknown 1953-03-18