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Paul McCartney

The Lennon–McCartney (also written Lennon/McCartney) is a songwriting partnership between John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles. It is one of the best-known and most successful musical collaborations in history. Between 1962 and 1969, the partnership published approximately 180 jointly credited songs, of which the vast majority were recorded by The Beatles and form the bulk of their catalogue. Unlike many songwriting partnerships that comprise separate lyricist and composer, both Lennon and McCartney wrote words and music. Sometimes, especially early on, they would collaborate extensively when writing songs, working "eyeball to eyeball". Later, it became more common for one of the two credited authors to write all or most of a song with limited input from the other. However, by an agreement made before The Beatles became famous, Lennon and McCartney agreed to share equal writing credit on songs that either one of them wrote while their partnership lasted. Lennon–McCartney compositions have been the subject of numerous cover versions. According to Guinness World Records, "Yesterday" has been recorded by more artists than any other song. Lennon–McCartney was officially

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Sir Paul McCartney -- Here Comes the Sun ... And Lots of SPF!

Sir Paul McCartney
Here Comes the Sun ... And Lots of SPF!

Paul McCartney got a little help from his friend/wife while roasting in the sun. Paul and Nancy Shevell have been chilling in Ibiza ... where most people are capable of applying sunscreen on their… READ MORE >

Paul McCartney -- I Feel Fine ... Enough to Jump Off a Boat!

Paul McCartney
I Feel Fine ... Enough to Jump Off a Boat

Beatles legend Paul McCartney is probably the only 72-year-old who spends his vacation jumping off a freakin' yacht in Ibiza. A hard day's night? Puh-lease!  READ MORE >

- 85 days ago
Paul McCartney Cancels Tour -- Illness Forces Doctors to Pull Plug on Asian Tour

Paul McCartney
Sayonara! Too Sick to Tour Asia

2:39 PM PT -- Paul's rep just released a statement, saying Paul will be fine. The rep says, "Since contracting a virus last week that led to the postponement of tour dates, Paul received… READ MORE >

- 121 days ago
Sir Paul McCartney -- Bodyguard Means Business ... I'll Use My STUN GUN!

Paul McCartney & Dave Grohl
Bodyguard Means Business I'll Use My STUN GUN!

Protecting Sir Paul McCartney is no laughing matter -- and last night his bodyguard threatened to open a major can of whoopass on photogs ... in the form of a stun gun.The altercation went… READ MORE >

- 201 days ago
Paul McCartney -- Hunting for Free Nets T-Shirt in London

Paul McCartney
Hunting for Free Nets T-Shirt in London

Paul McCartney is REFUSING to give up his quest to score a free Nets t-shirt ... 'cause the Beatle followed the team to London for a second chance at grabbing a free souvenir. The Nets took on the… READ MORE >

- 247 days ago
Rod Stewart -- F the Beatles!

Rod Stewart
F**k the Beatles

Rod Stewart is forever bitter about one of his contemporaries -- maybe the only one that outshined him ... The Beatles ... because he says he "COULDN'T GIVE A F**K" about a Beatles-ish… READ MORE >

- 255 days ago
Paul McCartney -- Swim Baby Swim

Paul McCartney
Swim Baby Swim

Paul McCartney did what most celebs do around the holidays -- migrate to a warmer climate and hit up the beach!McCartney and his wife Nancy Shevell went for a swim Friday while… READ MORE >

- 266 days ago
Sir Paul McCartney -- Save Our Soccer Team!

Sir Paul McCartney
Save Our Soccer Team!

Sir Paul McCartney, don your shining armor for the home team ... fans of Liverpool-based soccer franchise Everton are BEGGING the Beatle to rescue their beloved club from looming disaster.Paul --… READ MORE >

- 496 days ago
Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Joe Walsh -- Rock Gods Unite!

Paul, Ringo, and Walsh
Rock Gods Unite!

Former Beatles bandmates Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr dined together for the second time in just a matter of days ... and this time they brought along guitar legend Joe Walsh.The three music… READ MORE >

- 517 days ago
Courtney Love -- 'Not Amused' by Sir Paul McCartney Jamming With Nirvana

Courtney Love
"Not Amused" by Sir Paul & Nirvana

When Nirvana reunites tonight in NYC -- with Sir Paul McCartney replacing Kurt Cobain on vocals -- Courtney Love won't be cheering ... she'll be yelling obscenities, because she's pissed about the… READ MORE >

- 647 days ago

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