Paul McCartney discography

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Paul McCartney discography

Performing in Dublin, Ireland, on 10 July 2010
Releases
Studio albums 24
Live albums 8
Compilation albums 3
Singles 77
Video albums 13
Music videos 55
Classical albums 7
Electronica albums 5

This article presents the complete discography of Paul McCartney as a solo artist and as a member of Wings.

Albums[edit]

Rock and pop[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
US
[2]
AUS
[3][4]
NZ
[5][6]
NOR
[7][8]
NLD
[9][10]
FRA
[11][12]
SWE
[13][14]
JPN
[15][16]
GER
[17][18]
1970 McCartney
  • Released: 17 April 1970
  • Label: Apple
2 1 3 2 3 4 * 13 15
1971 Ram
(Paul & Linda McCartney)
  • Released: 17 May 1971
  • Label: Apple/EMI, Capitol
1 2 3 6 2 4 8 * 8 22
Wild Life
(Wings)
  • Released: 7 December 1971
  • Label: Apple/EMI, Capitol
11 10 3 9 4 6 * * 15 47
1973 Red Rose Speedway
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
  • Released: 30 April 1973
  • Label: Apple/EMI, Capitol
5 1 1 10 4 6 9 * 13
Band on the Run
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
  • Released: 5 December 1973
  • Label: Apple/EMI, Capitol
1 1 1 4 1 5 * * 11 15
1975 Venus and Mars
(Wings)
  • Released: 27 May 1975
  • Label: Capitol
1 1 2 1 1 5 1 * 9 11
1976 Wings at the Speed of Sound
(Wings)
  • Released: 25 March 1976
  • Label: Capitol
2 1 2 2 2 3 1 7 4 32
1978 London Town
(Wings)
  • Released: 31 March 1978
  • Label: Parlophone (Worldwide)
    Capitol (US)
4 2 3 4 2 1 3 4 4 6
1979 Back to the Egg
(Wings)
  • Released: 8 June 1979
  • Label: Parlophone (worldwide)
    Columbia (North America)
6 8 3 9 5 11 11 5 7 16
1980 McCartney II
  • Released: 16 May 1980
  • Label: Parlophone (worldwide)
    Columbia (North America)
1 3 6 5 5 11 2 5 8 19
1982 Tug of War
  • Released: 26 April 1982
  • Label: Parlophone (worldwide)
    Columbia (North America)
1 1 2 4 1 1 2 1 1 2
1983 Pipes of Peace
  • Released: 31 October 1983
  • Label: Parlophone (worldwide)
    Columbia (North America)
4 15 9 38 1 11 13 4 5 20
1984 Give My Regards to Broad Street
  • Released: 22 October 1984
  • Label: Parlophone (worldwide)
    Columbia (North America)
1 21 10 25 4 24 9 6 25
1986 Press to Play
  • Released: 22 August 1986
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
8 30 22 8 21 17 11 30
1988 Choba B CCCP 63 109 48
1989 Flowers in the Dirt
  • Released: 5 June 1989
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
1 21 18 1 15 8 2 9 9
1993 Off the Ground
  • Released: 1 February 1993
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
5 17 8 4 2 5 15 10 5 2
1997 Flaming Pie
  • Released: 5 May 1997
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
2 2 9 23 3 9 23 11 14 6
1999 Run Devil Run
  • Released: 4 October 1999
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
12 27 12 53 55 23 30 21
2001 Driving Rain
  • Released: 12 November 2001
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
46 26 18 33 27 23
2005 Chaos and Creation in the Backyard
  • Released: 12 September 2005
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
10 6 33 8 5 3 3 19 4
2007 Memory Almost Full 5 3 33 30 4 6 13 3 17 18
2012 Kisses on the Bottom 3 5 15 35 7 5 4 8 13 9
2013 New 3 3 22 27 1 6 2 9 2 6

Classical[edit]

Year Album UK
[1]
US
[2]
1967 The Family Way
  • Released: 6 January 1967
1977 Thrillington
(Percy "Thrills" Thrillington)
  • Released: 29 April 1977
1991 Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio
(with Carl Davis)
  • Released: 11 October 1991
177
1997 Standing Stone
  • Released: 29 September 1997
194
1999 Working Classical
  • Released: 1 November 1999
2006 Ecce Cor Meum
  • Released: 25 September 2006
141
2011 Ocean's Kingdom
  • Released: 3 October 2011 (UK)
    4 October 2011 (US)
143

Electronica[edit]

Year Album UK
[1]
1993 Strawberries Oceans Ships Forest
(The Fireman)
  • Released: 15 November 1993
1998 Rushes
(The Fireman)
  • Released: 21 September 1998
2000 Liverpool Sound Collage
(ambient electronic album, also credited to The Beatles, Super Furry Animals, and Youth)
  • Released: 21 August 2000
2005 Twin Freaks
(with The Freelance Hellraiser)
  • Released: 13 June 2005
2008 Electric Arguments
(The Fireman)
  • Released: 24 November 2008
79

Live[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
US
[2]
NZ
[5][6]
NOR
[7][8]
SWE
[13][14]
SWI
JPN
[15][16]
GER
[18]
1976 Wings over America
(Wings)
  • Released: 10 December 1976
8 1 3 7 33 4 9
1990 Tripping the Live Fantastic
  • Released: 5 November 1990
26 17 12
1990 Tripping the Live Fantastic: Highlights!
  • Released: 12 November 1990
141 21 18 27 27 28
1991 Unplugged (The Official Bootleg)
  • Released: 20 May 1991
7 14 13 20 39 24
1993 Paul Is Live
  • Released: 8 November 1993
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
34 78 23 16 44
2002 Back in the U.S.
  • Released: 11 November 2002
  • Label: Capitol, Toshiba EMI
8 4
2003 Back in the World
  • Released: 17 March 2003
  • Label: Parlophone, EMI
5 12 68 196 10
2009 Good Evening New York City 28 16 8 29 18 54
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

Compilations[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
US
[2]
AUS
[3][4]
NZ
[5][6]
NOR
[7][8]
NLD
[9][10]
AUT
[37]
SWE
[13][14]
JPN
[15]
GER
[18]
1978 Wings Greatest
  • Released: 2 November 1978
5 29 8 16 20 8 32 24 18
1987 All the Best!
  • Released: 2 November 1987
2 62 8 5 39 10 23 7 11 9
2001 Wingspan: Hits and History
  • Released: 7 May 2001
5 2 14 13 5 32 28 49 13 20
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Promotional and limited release[edit]

Year Album Notes
1980 The McCartney Interview Commercially released interview album containing McCartney's interview with Musician magazine. Charted at position #158 in the U.S.
1990 Paul McCartney Rocks A US promotional-only compilation released by Capitol Records in 1990 during McCartney's American tour for Flowers in the Dirt which was designed to promote the uptempo songs in McCartney's solo catalog. Includes the UK B-sides "I Wanna Cry" and "Party Party" as well as the 7" remix of "Figure of Eight".
1993 The New World Sampler Two disc set, contains All the Best! and the new compilation, New World Sampler.
1997 Oobu Joobu – Ecology Tracks from program #5 of McCartney's radio series, included as a bonus disc with Flaming Pie only at Best Buy retail stores.
2004 Paul McCartney's Glastonbury Groove A compilation of McCartney's favorite songs.
2005 Never Stop Doing What You Love Compilation available through Fidelity Investments.
Paul: The US Tour Presented by Lexus Two disc set, contains Chaos and Creation in the Backyard and new live compilation Motor of Love. (While most of the tracks on Motor of Love have been previously released, the collection did include two new live recordings, "Drive My Car" recorded live at Super Bowl XXXIX and "The Long and Winding Road" recorded live in Anaheim, California in 2002.) The compilation was available through Lexus automobile dealerships.
2007 iTunes Festival: London Released exclusively for the iTunes Store on 21 August 2007, featuring live performances from McCartney's 5 July 2007 London appearance.
Amoeba's Secret Live EP that features tracks recorded during a secret performance at Amoeba Music in Hollywood, California, on 27 June 2007. The EP was first released in November 2007 in a limited vinyl edition, and in January 2009 on CD and download formats
2010 Paul McCartney Live in Los Angeles British and Irish album released exclusively for The Mail on Sunday newspaper on 10 January 2010, featuring live performances from McCartney's concert at Amoeba Music in Hollywood, California, on 27 June 2007. The album includes the four tracks previous available on the "Amoeba's Secret" EP ("Only Mama Knows", "C Moon", "That Was Me" and "I Saw Her Standing There") as well as eight other tracks ("Drive My Car", "Dance Tonight", "Black Bird", "Here Today", "Back in the U.S.S.R.", "Get Back", "Hey Jude" and "Lady Madonna").
2012 iTunes Live from Capitol Studios Released exclusively for the iTunes Store on 16 March 2012, recorded 10 February live (with video streamed to iTunes) from Capitol Studios in promotion of Kisses on the Bottom on the day he received his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Kisses on the Bottom – Complete Kisses Released exclusively for the iTunes Store on 26 November 2012.

Singles[edit]

1970s[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK US US
AC
CAN
(RPM)
GER NZ AUS
1971 "Another Day"
"Oh Woman, Oh Why"
2 5 4 4 6 5 1 Non-album single
"Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey"
"Too Many People"
(Paul & Linda McCartney)
1 9 1 1 5 Ram
"The Back Seat of My Car"
"Heart of the Country"
(Paul & Linda McCartney)
39
"Eat at Home"
"Smile Away"
(Paul & Linda McCartney)
7 21
1972 "Give Ireland Back to the Irish"
"Give Ireland Back to the Irish" (instr. version)
(Wings)
16 21 46 17 Non-album single
"Mary Had a Little Lamb"
"Little Woman Love"
(Wings)
9 28 29 41 13 17
"Hi, Hi, Hi"
"C Moon"
(Wings)
5 10 5 16 20 29
1973 "My Love"
"The Mess" (live)
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
9 1 1 2 3 5 Red Rose Speedway (A-side)
"Live and Let Die"
"I Lie Around"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
7 2 8 2 20 5 Live and Let Die (A-side)
"Helen Wheels"
"Country Dreamer"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
12 10 4 14 17 Band on the Run (A side, US only)
"Jet"
"Let Me Roll It" (UK & 2nd pressings of US)
"Mamunia" (US 1st pressings only)
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
7 7 5 2 Band on the Run
"Mrs Vandebilt"
"Bluebird"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
9 41
1974 "Band on the Run"
"Zoo Gang" (UK)
"Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five" (US)
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
3 1 22 1 1
"Junior's Farm"
"Sally G"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
16 3 10 3 12 Non-album single
"Walking in the Park with Eloise"
"Bridge Over the River Suite"
(The Country Hams)
1975 "Listen to What the Man Said"
"Love in Song"
(Wings)
6 1 8 1 42 7 14 Venus and Mars
"Letting Go"
"You Gave Me the Answer"
(Wings)
41 39 62 34
"Venus and Mars/Rock Show"
"Magneto and Titanium Man"
(Wings)
12 12 34
1976 "Silly Love Songs"
"Cook of the House"
(Wings)
2 1 1 1 14 8 20 Wings at the Speed of Sound
"Let 'Em In"
"Beware My Love"
(Wings)
2 3 1 3 29 13 65
1977 "Maybe I'm Amazed" (live)
"Soily" (live)
(Wings)
28 10 9 Wings over America
"Seaside Woman"
"B Side to Seaside"
(Suzy and the Red Stripes)
59 Non-album single
"Mull of Kintyre"
"Girls' School"
(Wings)
1
33

45
44
34
1 1 1
1978 "With a Little Luck"
"Backwards Traveler/Cuff-Link"
(Wings)
5 1 5 1 17 14 11 London Town
"I've Had Enough"
"Deliver Your Children"
(Wings)
42 25 24 99
"London Town"
"I'm Carrying"
(Wings)
60 39 17 32
1979 "Goodnight Tonight"
"Daytime Nighttime Suffering"
(Wings)
5 5 30 2 34 6 6 Non-album single
"Old Siam, Sir"
"Spin It On"
(Wings)
35 Back to the Egg
"Getting Closer"
"Baby's Request" (UK)
"Spin It On" (US)
(Wings)
60 20 18 57
"Arrow Through Me"
"Old Siam, Sir"
(Wings)
29 27
"Wonderful Christmastime"
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reggae"
6 61 Non-album single

1980s[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK US US
AC
CAN
(RPM)
GER NZ AUS
1980 "Coming Up"
(Paul McCartney)
"Coming Up (Live at Glasgow)"
"Lunchbox/Odd Sox"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
2 1 48 1 11 2 2 McCartney II
"Waterfalls"
"Check My Machine"
9 106 55 15 31
"Temporary Secretary"
"Secret Friend"
1982 "Ebony and Ivory"
(with Stevie Wonder)
"Rainclouds"
1 1 1 1 1 2 2 Tug of War
"Take It Away"
"I'll Give You a Ring"
15 10 6 17 46 30 18
"Tug of War"
"Get It"
53 53 31
"The Girl Is Mine"
(with Michael Jackson)
"Can't Get Outta the Rain"
(Michael Jackson)
8 2 1 8 53 3 4 Thriller (Michael Jackson)
1983 "Say Say Say"
(with Michael Jackson)
"Ode to a Koala Bear"
2 1 3 1 12 10 4 Pipes of Peace
"Pipes of Peace" (UK A-side)
"So Bad" (US A-side)
1 23 3 11 43 36
1984 "No More Lonely Nights"
"No More Lonely Nights"
(playout version)
(original release);
"No More Lonely Nights"
(special dance mix)
(second single)
2 6 2 11 30 19 9 Give My Regards to Broad Street
"We All Stand Together"
(with The Frog Chorus)
"We All Stand Together"
(humming version)
3 Non-album single
1985 "Spies Like Us"
(Paul McCartney)
"My Carnival"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
13 7 24 55 Non-album single
(from the film, Spies Like Us)
1986 "Press"
"It's Not True"
25 21 43 53 47 Press to Play
"Pretty Little Head"
"Write Away"
"Stranglehold"
"Angry"
81 90
"Only Love Remains"
"Tough on a Tightrope"
34 9 7
1987 "Once Upon a Long Ago"
"Back on My Feet"
10 68 13 58 All the Best!
1989 "Ferry Cross the Mersey"
(with The Christians, Holly Johnson, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman)
"Abide with Me"
(Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral Choir)
1 45 Non-album single
"My Brave Face"
"Flying to My Home"
18 25 4 18 29 30 Flowers in the Dirt
"This One"
"The First Stone"
18 94 28 60 40
"Figure of Eight"
"Ou Est le Soleil"
42 92 47 75

1990s[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK US US
AC
CAN
(RPM)
GER NZ AUS
1990 "Put It There"
(Paul McCartney)
"Mama's Little Girl"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
32 11 9 60
"Birthday" (live)
"Good Day Sunshine" (live)
29 Tripping the Live Fantastic
"All My Trials" (live)
"C Moon" (live)
35 Tripping the Live Fantastic: Highlights!
1993 "Hope of Deliverance"
"Long Leather Coat"
18 83 9 5 3 20 29 Off the Ground
"C'Mon People"
"I Can't Imagine"
41 27 80 54
"Off the Ground"
"Cosmically Conscious"
41 27 25 54
1997 "Young Boy"
"Looking for You"
19 44 22 Flaming Pie
"The World Tonight"
"Used to Be Bad"
23 64 14
"Beautiful Night"
"Love Come Tumbling Down"
25
1999 "No Other Baby"
"Brown Eyed Handsome Man"
42 Run Devil Run

2000s[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK US US
AC
CAN
(RPM)
GER NZ AUS
2001 "From a Lover to a Friend"
"Riding into Jaipur"
45 24 Driving Rain
"Freedom"
"From a Lover to a Friend"
97 20
2004 "Tropic Island Hum"
"We All Stand Together"
21 Non-album single
2005 "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (live)
(with U2)
48 Non-album single
"Fine Line"
"Growing Up Falling Down"
20 25 70 Chaos and Creation in the Backyard
"Jenny Wren"
"Summer of '59"
22
2007 "Dance Tonight"
"Nod Your Head"
26 69 Memory Almost Full
"Ever Present Past"
"House of Wax" (live)
85 110 16
"Nod Your Head"
"Nod Your Head"
2008 "Heal the Pain"
"Heal the Pain"
(with George Michael)
Twenty Five (George Michael)
"Sing the Changes" (The Fireman) Electric Arguments
2009 "Walk with You"
(with Ringo Starr)
Y Not (Ringo Starr)

2010s[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK US US
AC
CAN
(RPM)
GER NZ AUS JPN
2010 "(I Want to) Come Home" Non-album single/ Download from the Everybody's Fine film, but not included on the soundtrack album
2011 "My Valentine" 136 20 Kisses on the Bottom
2012 "Only Our Hearts" 84
"The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)" 25 Kisses on the Bottom – Complete Kisses
"He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother"
(as part of The Justice Collective)
1 Non-album single
2013 "New" 105 18 4 New
"Queenie Eye" 42
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

Other appearances[edit]

Year Album Comment
1973 Live and Let Die The soundtrack album from the James Bond film includes the title song performed by Paul McCartney & Wings.
1981 Concerts for the People of Kampuchea A live album recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon, London in December 1979 to benefit Cambodian refugees, the album includes three songs performed by Wings and three songs performed by Rockestra.
1985 Twice in a Lifetime McCartney composed the theme song to this film, "Twice in a Lifetime".
1986 It's a Live-In World British various artists album to benefit The Anti-Heroin Project. McCartney's contribution to the album was the previously unissued "Simple as That".
1987 The Prince's Trust 10th Anniversary Birthday Party A live album of a various-artists concert recorded to benefit The Prince's Trust. McCartney's contribution to the album was a live version of "Get Back". British copies of the album also contained a bonus single with a live version of McCartney performing "Long Tall Sally" and "I Saw Her Standing There".
1990 Knebworth: The Album McCartney performed two songs, "Coming Up" and "Hey Jude" on the live album recorded at Knebworth in 1990.
1991 For Our Children A various artists' album of children's songs released by Disney to benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation includes Wings' "Mary Had a Little Lamb".
1991 The Last Temptation of Elvis McCartney performed "It's Now or Never" on this British album of popular artists recording songs from Elvis Presley movies.
1992 Earthrise: The Rainforest Album A various artists' album to draw attention to then environment includes McCartney's song, "How Many People".
1997 Music for Montserrat Music for Montserrat was released as a video album, featuring McCartney performing "Yesterday", "Golden Slumbers Medley", "Hey Jude" and "Kansas City".
1997 Diana, Princess of Wales: Tribute A various artists' tribute album for Princess Diana includes McCartney's "Little Willow," a song McCartney had originally written for Ringo Starr's children upon the death of their mother Maureen Starkey.
1999 Twentieth Century Blues: The Songs of Noel Coward A tribute album to Noël Coward contains McCartney performing "A Room with a View".
2000 A Garland for Linda A tribute album to his late wife Linda McCartney contains Paul performing "Nova".
2000 Maybe Baby McCartney's version of the Buddy Holly song, "Maybe Baby", leads off the soundtrack album.
2001 Good Rockin' Tonight A tribute album to Elvis Presley's Sun Records sessions includes McCartney's contribution "That's All Right".
2001 Brand New Boots and Panties A tribute album to Ian Dury, it contains McCartney performing "I'm Partial to Your Abracadabra".
2001 Music from Vanilla Sky McCartney performs the Oscar-nominated title song on the soundtrack to the film, Vanilla Sky.
2001 The Concert for New York City McCartney arranged the benefit concert and performed several songs, four of which were released on a live album: "I'm Down", "Yesterday", "Let It Be" and "Freedom".
2002 A Tribute to the King A tribute album to Elvis Presley, it contains McCartney performing "All Shook Up".
2002 Party at the Palace A live album of the concert recorded for Queen Elizabeth's Golden Jubilee. The album features McCartney on the songs "All You Need Is Love" and "Hey Jude".
2003 Music from the Motion Picture The In-Laws The soundtrack to the 2003 re-make of the film, The In-Laws includes the previously unreleased McCartney song, "A Love for You", an alternate version of "Live and Let Die", and one other McCartney song.
2003 Concert for George McCartney performed four songs on the live album from the concert honoring George Harrison.
2005 46664: 1 Year On A various artists EP featuring tracks specially written for Nelson Mandela’s Global 46664 initiative. It contains "Whole Life", a collaboration between Paul McCartney and David A. Stewart.
2007 Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino McCartney performed "I Want To Walk You Home", with Allen Toussaint, on the tribute album to Fats Domino.
2009 (Download from Meat Free Monday site) McCartney performed "Meat Free Monday" for support Meat Free Monday project.
2009 Funny People Soundtrack The soundtrack album for the Adam Sandler film Funny People people features the previously released song "Great Day" (originally from Flaming Pie).
2009 (Download from Everybody's Fine Soundtrack) McCartney performed the Oscar nominated "(I Want To) Come Home" in the Robert De Niro film Everybody's Fine. The song is only available as a download.
2011 Rare Bird Alert McCartney lends lead vocals on track 3, titled "Best Love", by Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers.
2011 Rave On Buddy Holly McCartney performed two versions of the Buddy Holly song "It's So Easy".
2012 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief McCartney performed "Helter Skelter".
2012 Holidays Rule McCartney performed "The Christmas Song" on this album of popular artists recording Christmas songs.
2013 Sound City – Real to Reel McCartney performed "Cut Me Some Slack" with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear.

Duets and collaborations[edit]

Year Album Collaborator Comment
1982 Thriller Michael Jackson Contains "The Girl Is Mine" by Jackson with McCartney.
1988 Water from the Wells of Home Johnny Cash Contains "New Moon over Jamaica", a duet by Cash and McCartney.
1995 The Help Album Smokin' Mojo Filters The Help Album, a benefit album for the War Child charity, contains "Come Together" performed by McCartney as part of the "Smokin' Mojo Filters".
1996 Go Cat Go Carl Perkins Contains "My Old Friend" by Perkins and McCartney.
1999 "Vo!ce" Heather Mills "Vo!ce", a CD single, is credited to "Heather Mills featuring Paul McCartney." McCartney co-wrote the song with Mills, and he provided the backing vocals and guitar.
2001 Love & Faith & Inspiration Lindsay Pagano Contains a version of the McCartney composed "So Bad", by Pagano with accompanying vocals by McCartney.
2002 Together Lulu Contains "Inside Thing (Let 'em In)", a duet by Lulu & McCartney.
2004 Gettin' in Over My Head Brian Wilson Contains "A Friend Like You", a duet by Wilson and McCartney
2006 Duets: An American Classic Tony Bennett Contains "The Very Thought of You", a duet by Bennett and McCartney.
2006 Givin' It Up George Benson and Al Jarreau Contains "Bring It On Home to Me" by Benson, Jarreau and McCartney.
2006 Twenty Five George Michael Contains "Heal the Pain" by Michael and McCartney.
2008 London Undersound Nitin Sawhney Contains "My Soul", a collaboration by Sawhney and McCartney.
2009 Witchazel Matt Berry Contains "Rain Came Down", a collaboration by Berry and McCartney.
2009 A Sideman's Journey Klaus Voormann Paul sings and play piano on the first track "I'm in Love Again".
2010 Y Not Ringo Starr Contains "Walk With You" and "Peace Dream", both by Starr and McCartney.
2011 Live at Shea Stadium Billy Joel Guest appearance by McCartney, singing "I Saw Her Standing There" and "Let It Be" with Billy Joel, as well as appearing in Joel's documentary film The Last Play At Shea.
2012 Blow Your Pants Off Jimmy Fallon Guest appearance by McCartney, singing "Scrambled Eggs" with Jimmy Fallon (to the tune of "Yesterday").
2013 Old Sock Eric Clapton McCartney sings and plays bass on the song "All of Me".
2013 Out of Sight The Bloody Beetroots The Bloody Beetroots' single featuring Paul McCartney and Youth.

As producer, composer, or session musician[edit]

Year Album Collaborator Comment
1967 Smiley Smile The Beach Boys The song, "Vegetables" features the sound of McCartney eating celery as percussion.[39]
1968 Tadpoles (album) Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band The song "I'm the Urban Spaceman" (a #5 UK hit) was produced McCartney and Gus Dudgeon under the collective pseudonym "Apollo C. Vermouth".
1968 James Taylor James Taylor McCartney played bass on "Carolina in My Mind".
1969 Rosetta (non-album single) The Fourmost McCartney played piano on "Rosetta".
1969 Magic Christian Music Badfinger Contains "Come and Get It", which was written and produced by McCartney. Also, McCartney produced and played piano on "Rock Of All Ages," and produced "Carry On Til Tomorrow."
1970 Brave New World Steve Miller Band McCartney (credited as Paul Ramon) played bass, drums, and provides backing vocals on "My Dark Hour".
1970 Sentimental Journey Ringo Starr McCartney arranged "Stardust".
1972 No Secrets Carly Simon McCartney provided back-up vocals on "Night Owl".
1973 Ringo Ringo Starr McCartney wrote, arranged, played piano and synthesizer, and provided backing vocals on "Six O'Clock" and played kazoo (credited as "mouth sax") on "You're Sixteen".
1974 McGear Mike McGear An album by McCartney's brother Michael, who sang lead vocals with Wings as his backing band. McCartney produced the album, composed or co-composed most of the tracks, sang harmony vocal on "The Man Who Found God on the Moon", and played bass, guitar and keyboards (although uncredited as a musician).
1974 Let's Love Peggy Lee McCartney wrote and arranged the title track "Let's Love".
1974 Walking Man James Taylor Paul & Linda provided backing vocals on "Rock'n'Roll Is Music Now".
1974 Smiler Rod Stewart Paul wrote & provided backing vocals on "Mine For Me".
1974 I Survive Adam Faith Paul played synthesizer on "Change", "Goodbye" & "Never Say Goodbye" & sang backing vocals on "Star Song"
1975 Sold Out The Scaffold McCartney produced and Wings was the backing band on "Liverpool Lou"; McCartney also produced and co-wrote the non-album B-side "Ten Years After on Strawberry Jam", performed by an uncredited Wings, with McCartney on bass and keyboards.
1976 Ringo's Rotogravure Ringo Starr McCartney wrote and provided backing vocals to "Pure Gold".
1977 Bullinamingvase Roy Harper Paul & Linda provided backing vocals on "One Of Those Days In England".
1977 Holly Days Denny Laine Produced by McCartney, who also played most of the backing instruments and sang backing vocals on the album.
1977 One of the Boys Roger Daltrey "Giddy" written by McCartney
1980 Japanese Tears Denny Laine Two songs on the album, "Send Me The Heart" and "Weep For Love", were performed by Wings, with McCartney on bass, keyboards, guitar, percussion and vocals, and McCartney also co-wrote "Send Me the Heart."
1981 Somewhere in England George Harrison McCartney sang backing vocals on "All Those Years Ago".
1981 Stop and Smell the Roses Ringo Starr McCartney wrote, played bass and piano, and lent backing vocals to "Private Property", "Attention", "Sure To Fall" and plays drums on the outtake "Can't Fight Lightning".
1982 Standard Time Laurence Juber The song "Maisie" is performed by Wings, with McCartney on bass.
1983 The Honorary Consul John Williams Main theme is composed by McCartney, and performed by Williams.
1989 Spike Elvis Costello Contains "Veronica" and "Pads, Paws, and Claws", which were co-written by McCartney. McCartney also played the bass on "Veronica" and "...This Town..."
1992 ...Meanwhile 10cc McCartney co-wrote "Don't Break The Promises"
1995 Mirror, Mirror 10cc McCartney co-wrote & played rhythm guitar on "Yvonne's the One"; also played strings, electric piano, frogs, crickets, percussion on "Code of Silence".
1996 The Ballad of the Skeletons Allen Ginsberg McCartney played guitar, drums, hammond organ and maracas on the title track.
1998 Wide Prairie Linda McCartney Produced and with songs composed by McCartney. McCartney also played many of the instruments on the album, and some of the tracks featured Wings, including two that were originally attributed to Suzy and the Red Stripes.
1998 Vertical Man Ringo Starr McCartney played bass, lent backing vocals to "La De Da," "I Was Walking" and "What In The World" and appeared in the music video of "La De Da".
2001 Rings Around the World Super Furry Animals "Receptacle for the Respectable" featured McCartney eating celery.[40]
2005 Undressing Underwater Rusty Anderson McCartney contributes bass, backing vocals, and additional electric guitar to "Hurt Myself".
2009 Roadsinger Yusuf Islam McCartney contributes backing vocals to "Boots and Sand"
2010 Wreckorder Fran Healy McCartney performs bass on the album.
2010 Y Not Ringo Starr McCartney plays bass on "Peace Dream" and lends backing vocals to "Walk With You".

Videography[edit]

Video albums[edit]

Year Title Notes
1980 Rockshow
  • Released: 26 November 1980
Concert/Documentary of McCartney's 1976 "Wings Over America" tour.
1984 Give My Regards to Broad Street
  • Released: 23 October 1984
Motion picture starring Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, and featuring a number of original Paul McCartney songs.
1991 Get Back (film)
  • Released: 18 January 2005
Filmed before audiences in 45 cities in 13 countries.
1993 Paul is Live in concert on The New World Tour
  • Released: 1993
Filmed during the North American leg of The New World Tour
2000 Standing Stone
  • Released: 18 January 2000
The Standing Stone concert (81 minutes) and a "making of" documentary (52 minutes).
2001 Live at the Cavern Club!
  • Released: 19 June 2001
Filmed live at the Cavern Club on 14 December 1999; Songs from Run Devil Run, plus "I Saw Her Standing There"; Includes biographies of McCartney's bandmates on that day (David Gilmour, Ian Paice, Chris Hall, Pete Wingfield, and Mick Green); and History of the Cavern Club.[41]
2003 Back in the U.S.
  • Released: 17 March 2003
Compiled from McCartney's two concert tours of North America in 2002. The video was certified 4x Platinum in Canada.[42]
2004 The Music and Animation Collection
  • Released: 27 September 2004
Animated shorts and music; includes an interview with McCartney and a "making of" documentary.
2004 Put It There
  • Released: 15 November 2004
Focuses on the making of McCartney's Flowers in the Dirt album, including interview footage.
2005 Paul McCartney in Red Square
  • Released: 14 June 2005
Includes a 20-minute director's cut of previously unreleased footage, and a behind-the-scenes featurette.
2006 The Space Within US
  • Released: 14 November 2006
Includes interviews with McCartney, his band, and his US tour crew.
2007 The McCartney Years
  • Released: 13 November 2007
Includes an exclusive commentary, behind the scenes footage, over 40 music videos, and two hours of historic live performances.
2009 Good Evening New York City
  • Released: 17 November 2009
CD/DVD combo documenting July 2009 concerts at Citi Field in New York.
2012 Paul McCartney's Live Kisses
  • Released: 13 November 2012
Live performance from Capitol Studios, of songs from McCartney's Kisses on the Bottom album.

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director
1970 "Maybe I'm Amazed" Charlie Jenkins
1971 "Heart of the Country" Roy Benson
1972 "Hi, Hi, Hi" Steven Turner
"C Moon"
1973 "My Love" Mick Rock
"Helen Wheels" Michael Lindsay-Hogg
1974 "Mamunia" Jim Quick
"Band on the Run" Michael Coulson
1976 "Silly Love Songs" Gordon Bennett
1977 "Mull of Kintyre" Michael Lindsay-Hogg
1978 "With a Little Luck"
"I've Had Enough" Keith McMillan
"London Town" Michael Lindsay-Hogg
1979 "Goodnight Tonight" Keith McMillan
"Getting Closer"
"Spin It On"
"Again and Again and Again"
"Old Siam, Sir"
"Arrow Through Me"
"Winter Rose/Love Awake"
"Baby's Request"
"Wonderful Christmastime" Russell Mulcahy
1980 "Coming Up" Keith McMillan
"Waterfalls"
1982 "Ebony and Ivory"
"Take It Away" John McKenzie
"Tug of War" Maurice Phillips
1983 "Say Say Say" Bob Giraldi
"Pipes of Peace" Paul McCartney and Keith McMillan
"So Bad" Paul and Linda McCartney
1984 "No More Lonely Nights" Keith McMillan
1985 "Spies Like Us" John Landis
1986 "Press" Philip Davey
"Stranglehold" Bob Giraldi
"Pretty Little Head" Steve Barron
"Only Love Remains"
1987 "Once Upon a Long Ago" Paul McCartney and Mike Ross
1989 "My Brave Face" Roger Lunn
"This One" Tim Pope
"Ou Est Le Soleil"
"Figure of Eight" Andy Morahan
1990 "Birthday" Neil Mackenzie Mathews
"All My Trials" Nigel Dick
"Put It There" Neil Mackenzie Mathews
1993 "Hope of Deliverance" Andy Morahan
"Off the Ground" Mathew Robins
"C'mon People" Kevin Godley
"Biker Like an Icon" Richard Heslop
1997 "The World Tonight" Alistair Donald
"Young Boy"
"Little Willow" John Schlesinger
"Beautiful Night" Julien Temple
1999 "Brown Eyed Handsome Man" David Leland
"No Other Baby" Pedro Romhanyi
2001 "From a Lover to a Friend"
"Your Loving Flame"
2002 "Lonely Road" Jonas Akerlund
2005 "Fine Line" Simon Hilton
"Jenny Wren"
2007 "Dance Tonight" Michel Gondry
"Ever Present Past" Phil Griffin
"Nod Your Head"
2008 "Sing the Changes"
2009 "Dance 'Til We're High"
2009 "(I Want To) Come Home"
2012 "My Valentine" Paul McCartney
2013 "Queenie Eye" Simon Aboud
2014 "Appreciate" Andre Chocron
"Early Days" Vincent Haycock

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