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Paul McCartney


Although he was with The Beatles at the time, Paul McCartney wrote and performed the song Yesterday by himself (accompanied only by a string quartet).
  English rock star and bass guitarist and songwriter who with John Lennon wrote most of the music for the Beatles (b. 1942)
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McCartney’s song Yesterday is one of the most popular songs in history. Thousands of performers have recorded versions of it since it was written in 1965.
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  • Although he was with The Beatles at the time, Paul McCartney wrote and performed the song Yesterday by himself (accompanied only by a string quartet).
  • He came high-railing in there like some blond Paul McCartney, sitting on the desk in his tight jeans and his clean shirt sleeves rolled up just so, with the cuffs turned in.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, came to the United States in February of 1964, starting the so-called British Invasion of the American music scene and putting out a string of hit records that transformed the face of popular music.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Paul McCartney, his voice high, something from the early years.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby

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  • Paul McCartney’s "Band on the Run" was coming and going in little bursts of static, and finally Angela gave up and turned it off.
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Paul McCartney [8] , The Beatles [4] , John Lennon [7] , George Harrison [8] , Ringo Starr [9]
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