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Paul McCartney

Inducted at: The 1999 Induction Ceremony
Exhibit(s): The Beatles
Induction category: Performer

Biography

Inductee: Paul McCartney (vocals, bass, guitar, keyboards, drums; born 6/18/42) Paul McCartney was the first of the Beatles to work on an extracurricular recording project (the soundtrack to the 1966 film The Family Way) and also the first to release a bonafide solo album of songs (McCartney, which appeared as the Beatles were dissolving in 1970). McCartney has been the most prolific ex-Beatle and has also enjoyed the greatest measure of commercial success. Between his work with the Beatles and as a solo artist and leader of Wings, McCartney has written or co-written more than 50 Top 10 singles. With ...

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