Paul McCartney Songs - Top 10 Songs by Paul McCartney (Free Download)
Paul McCartney was recorded by Guinness as one of the most successful musicians in pop music.
In 2016, he gained the New Official Chart Record Breaker Award.
Most importantly, Paul McCartney was a member of the Beatles.
Recently, Paul McCartney penned a letter appealing for better treatment of the animals.
Facing such an excellent singer, I guess you must be excited.
Then, what are top 10 songs that stand for in the list of all Paul McCartney songs?
Now, let’s feel the charm of Paul McCartney’s music together!
1. Say Say Say
“Say say say
What you want
But don’t play games
With my affection”
“Say Say Say” was first opening track on Paul McCartney’s album Pipes of Peace on October 9, 1983. In the same month, it won the No.1 of the US and No.2 of the UK. After 3 days, it peaked at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Until 2013, this song was still the 41st biggest hit of all-time on the Billboard Hot 100.
Say Say Say, a very successful song, was completed by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson. It set the world on fire of the song’s rhythm, when it released. Its lyrics describe an affectionate boy who loves a girl. He misses that girl like tide.
Such lyrics with Michael and McCartney’s interpretation must have something to hit your heart.
2. Coming Up
“I see you coming up
I’m get you going down
You will never work, you’ll be wealthy
Just as long as I’m around”
“Coming Up” is included on Paul McCartney 1980 solo album McCartney II. After the Beatles broke up, Paul McCartney built a band named Wings. The single is performed by Paul McCartney & Wings and this song reached No.2 on the list of the singles chart in Britain.
“Coming Up” was written by Paul McCartney, the music was added the element of disco, which might be a way for him to welcome the new trend. It was not only a new attempt but also a greater success. When you listen to it, you maybe want to move your body.
Don’t hesitate, let’s dance with it!
3. Ebony and Ivory
“Ebony and ivory
Live together in perfect harmony
Side by side on my piano keyboard”
This song released on March 29, 1982, it got No.1 both in the United States and the United Kingdom, remaining 7 weeks at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100. According to Billboard Magazine’s report, this song was the 69th biggest hit of all-time on the Billboard Hot 100.
In contrast with “coming up”, this single is slower, but it’s also so attractive that make you forget everything. The lyrics of Ebony and Ivory are so meaningful, for instance, “what we need to survive together alive”, which expresses racial equality. So, this song has a great achievement both in depth and in singing.
4. Silly Love Songs
“Sometimes it doesn’t come at all
I only know that when I’m in it
It isn’t silly, no, it isn’t silly, Love isn’t silly at all”
This song is composed by Paul McCartney and his wife, Linda. It first published on April 1st 1976 in the US and then published on April 30th 1976 in the UK. It reigned in NO.1 about 5 weeks on the Hot 100.
“Silly Love Songs”, a song with obvious theme of love, it is pretty worth listening. This single’s prelude is especially attractive and his voice is catching. When we fall in love, maybe we can’t control ourselves, just liked its lyrics said, “I only know that when I’m in it, It isn’t silly, no, it isn’t silly, Love isn’t silly at all.”
5. Band on the Run
“As we fell into the sun
And the first one said to be the second one there
I hope you’re having fun
Band on the run, band on the run”
In 1974, it debuted for the first time and got the NO.1 in the US, also reached the No.3 in the UK. In the same year, as the one of the most famous and the longest songs by Paul McCartney, its volume of sales was over 1 million copies in America.
As the main song of the “Band on the Run”, Paul McCartney’s album in 1973, it is a classical song of rock. Style of this song is special. Three different parts, which don’t rely on chorus, still sound beautiful. It shows Wings diversified styles and outstanding power of making music. Also, it is a commercially successful song.
6. With A Little Luck
“With a little luck, we can turn it on
There can be no misunderstanding
There is no end to what we can do together”
“With a little luck” took 2 weeks on the main spot of Hot 100. At the same time, it easily got No.1 in the US and No.5 in the UK. It also peaked at No.1 position in the Ireland. All of these have proved that it is really a good song.
Paul McCartney put up emotional maturity on this song. Sometimes, you have to admit that life is full of surprise, just like the lyrics said. So, I hope you will be lucky in your life.
So, did you move? Just listen it!
7. My Love
“My love does it good
And when the cupboard’s bare
I’ll still find something there with my love
“My Love” was published in March 1973. Then, this song got No.1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and No.9 on the UK Singles Chart. It also gained No.1 on the Easy Listening chart, staying this spot about 3 weeks. Billboard ranked it as the No. 5 song for 1973.
My Love was a love song written by Paul McCartney to his first wife Linda. Maybe love actually has amazing magic. In this song, Paul McCartney’s voice is so sexy that you just want to close your eyes and quietly enjoy it. Perhaps it’s because of his deep love, making his interpretation of this song so pleasant.
If you want to feel McCartney’ emotion, quickly download it!
8. Listen to What the Man Said
“For all we know our love will grow
That’s what the man said
So, won’t you listen to what the man said”
“Listen to What the Man Said” was from Wing’s album “Venus and Mars”. It was released in May 16th, 1975, got No.1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and No.6 in the UK. Besides, it also peaked at No.1 in Canada on the RPM National Top Singles Chart. In business, it sold over one million copies.
Listen to What the Man Said is an international success. This soft rock has got very good achievement in many countries. It publicized a positive concept of love. Despite love is blind or endure the pain of separation, he still believes love.
I was moved by this view conveyed by Paul McCartney.
Can’t you wait to hear it? Just do it, maybe it can win your heart!
9. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey
“We’re so sorry Uncle Albert
But we haven’t done a bloody thing all day
We’re so sorry Uncle Albert
But the kettle’s on the boil and we’re so easily called away”
“Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey” was released in the United States on August 2nd, 1971. It was written by Paul and Linda McCartney. It got No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on September 4th, 1971. Moreover, the song was ranked by Billboard as No.22 on its Top Pop Singles of 1971 year-end chart.
Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey made McCartney’s first gold record as a solo artist. Its prelude is light and bright. The whole song is in varied cadence of pleasure and sadness. It’s like you are a free bird, dancing happily in the sky. Even, it evokes memories that I played with other children when I was a child.
10. The Girl Is Mine
“But we both cannot have her
so it’s one or the other
And one day you’ll discover
That she’s my girl forever and ever”
This song was released in October 1982, peaked at No.2 on the Hot 100 and No.8 in the UK. Besides, it also got No.1 on the both US R&B Singles Chart and Adult Contemporary Chart. The single also attain a commercial success. By the end of 1985, it had sold 1.3 million copies, which made it certified by the Recording Industry Association of America.
The Girl Is Mine was the joint creation of Michael Jackson and Paul McCarthy. It took the form of the dialogue in the middle of the song to get close to listeners. Its lyrics state two boys fall in love with the same girl and compete for her. The antiphonal singing makes this song more interesting!
Maybe you will feel the smell of gunpowder. Aha, I’m just joking!
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