Paul McCartney discography

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Paul McCartney discography

Performing in Dublin, Ireland, on 10 July 2010
Releases
Studio albums24
Live albums8
Compilation albums3
Singles77
Video albums13
Music videos55
Classical albums7
Electronica albums5
 
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Paul McCartney discography

Performing in Dublin, Ireland, on 10 July 2010
Releases
Studio albums24
Live albums8
Compilation albums3
Singles77
Video albums13
Music videos55
Classical albums7
Electronica albums5

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]

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
(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]
1970McCartney
  • Released: 17 April 1970
  • Label: Apple
213234*1315
1971Ram
(Paul & Linda McCartney)
  • Released: 17 May 1971
  • Label: Apple/EMI, Capitol
1236248*822
Wild Life
(Wings)
  • Released: 7 December 1971
  • Label: Apple/EMI, Capitol
11103946**1547
1973Red Rose Speedway
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
  • Released: 30 April 1973
  • Label: Apple/EMI, Capitol
51110469*13
Band on the Run
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
  • Released: 5 December 1973
  • Label: Apple/EMI, Capitol
111415**1115
1975Venus and Mars
(Wings)
  • Released: 27 May 1975
  • Label: Capitol
1121151*911
1976Wings at the Speed of Sound
(Wings)
  • Released: 25 March 1976
  • Label: Capitol
21222317432
1978London Town
(Wings)
  • Released: 31 March 1978
  • Label: Parlophone (Worldwide)
    Capitol (US)
4234213446
1979Back to the Egg
(Wings)
  • Released: 8 June 1979
  • Label: Parlophone (worldwide)
    Columbia (North America)
6839511115716
1980McCartney II
  • Released: 16 May 1980
  • Label: Parlophone (worldwide)
    Columbia (North America)
136551125819
1982Tug of War
  • Released: 26 April 1982
  • Label: Parlophone (worldwide)
    Columbia (North America)
1124112112
1983Pipes of Peace
  • Released: 31 October 1983
  • Label: Parlophone (worldwide)
    Columbia (North America)
415938111134520
1984Give My Regards to Broad Street
  • Released: 22 October 1984
  • Label: Parlophone (worldwide)
    Columbia (North America)
12110254249625
1986Press to Play
  • Released: 22 August 1986
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
83022821171130
1988Choba B CCCP6310948
1989Flowers in the Dirt
  • Released: 5 June 1989
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
121181158299
1993Off the Ground
  • Released: 1 February 1993
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
5178425151052
1997Flaming Pie
  • Released: 5 May 1997
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
22923392311146
1999Run Devil Run
  • Released: 4 October 1999
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
1227125355233021
2001Driving Rain
  • Released: 12 November 2001
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
462618332723
2005Chaos and Creation in the Backyard
  • Released: 12 September 2005
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
106338533194
2007Memory Almost Full533330461331718
2012Kisses on the Bottom3515357548139
2013New332227162926

Classical[edit]

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

Electronica[edit]

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

Live[edit]

YearAlbumPeak chart positionsCertifications
UK
[1]
US
[2]
NZ
[5][6]
NOR
[7][8]
SWE
[13][14]
SWI
JPN
[15][16]
GER
[18]
1976Wings over America
(Wings)
  • Released: 10 December 1976
81373349
1990Tripping the Live Fantastic
  • Released: 5 November 1990
261712
1990Tripping the Live Fantastic: Highlights!
  • Released: 12 November 1990
1412118272728
1991Unplugged (The Official Bootleg)
  • Released: 20 May 1991
71413203924
1993Paul Is Live
  • Released: 8 November 1993
  • Label: Parlophone, Capitol, EMI
3478231644
2002Back in the U.S.84
2003Back in the World
  • Released: 17 March 2003
  • Label: Parlophone, EMI
5126819610
2009Good Evening New York City28168291854
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

Compilations[edit]

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
(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]
1978Wings Greatest
  • Released: 2 November 1978
529816208322418
1987All the Best!
  • Released: 2 November 1987
262853910237119
2001Wingspan: Hits and History
  • Released: 7 May 2001
52141353228491320
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Promotional and limited release[edit]

YearAlbumNotes
1980The McCartney InterviewCommercially released interview album containing McCartney's interview with Musician magazine. Charted at position #158 in the U.S.
1990Paul McCartney RocksA 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".
1993The New World SamplerTwo disc set, contains All the Best! and the new compilation, New World Sampler.
1997Oobu Joobu – EcologyTracks from program #5 of McCartney's radio series, included as a bonus disc with Flaming Pie only at Best Buy retail stores.
2004Paul McCartney's Glastonbury GrooveA compilation of McCartney's favorite songs.
2005Never Stop Doing What You LoveCompilation available through Fidelity Investments.
Paul: The US Tour Presented by LexusTwo 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.
2007iTunes Festival: LondonReleased exclusively for the iTunes Store on 21 August 2007, featuring live performances from McCartney's 5 July 2007 London appearance.
Amoeba's SecretLive 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
2010Paul McCartney Live in Los AngelesBritish 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").
2012iTunes Live from Capitol StudiosReleased 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 KissesReleased exclusively for the iTunes Store on 26 November 2012.

Singles[edit]

1970s[edit]

YearTitlePeak chart positionsAlbum
UKUSUS
AC
CAN
(RPM)
GERNZAUS
1971"Another Day"
"Oh Woman, Oh Why"
2544651Non-album single
"Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey"
"Too Many People"
(Paul & Linda McCartney)
19115Ram
"The Back Seat of My Car"
"Heart of the Country"
(Paul & Linda McCartney)
39
"Eat at Home"
"Smile Away"
(Paul & Linda McCartney)
721
1972"Give Ireland Back to the Irish"
"Give Ireland Back to the Irish" (instr. version)
(Wings)
16214617Non-album single
"Mary Had a Little Lamb"
"Little Woman Love"
(Wings)
92829411317
"Hi, Hi, Hi"
"C Moon"
(Wings)
5105162029
1973"My Love"
"The Mess" (live)
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
911235Red Rose Speedway (A-side)
"Live and Let Die"
"I Lie Around"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
7282205Live and Let Die (A-side)
"Helen Wheels"
"Country Dreamer"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
121041417Band 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)
7752Band on the Run
"Mrs Vandebilt"
"Bluebird"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
941
1974"Band on the Run"
"Zoo Gang" (UK)
"Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five" (US)
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
312211
"Junior's Farm"
"Sally G"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
16310312Non-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)
618142714Venus and Mars
"Letting Go"
"You Gave Me the Answer"
(Wings)
41396234
"Venus and Mars/Rock Show"
"Magneto and Titanium Man"
(Wings)
121234
1976"Silly Love Songs"
"Cook of the House"
(Wings)
211114820Wings at the Speed of Sound
"Let 'Em In"
"Beware My Love"
(Wings)
2313291365
1977"Maybe I'm Amazed" (live)
"Soily" (live)
(Wings)
28109Wings over America
"Seaside Woman"
"B Side to Seaside"
(Suzy and the Red Stripes)
59Non-album single
"Mull of Kintyre"
"Girls' School"
(Wings)
1
33

45
44
34
111
1978"With a Little Luck"
"Backwards Traveler/Cuff-Link"
(Wings)
5151171411London Town
"I've Had Enough"
"Deliver Your Children"
(Wings)
42252499
"London Town"
"I'm Carrying"
(Wings)
60391732
1979"Goodnight Tonight"
"Daytime Nighttime Suffering"
(Wings)
553023466Non-album single
"Old Siam, Sir"
"Spin It On"
(Wings)
35Back to the Egg
"Getting Closer"
"Baby's Request" (UK)
"Spin It On" (US)
(Wings)
60201857
"Arrow Through Me"
"Old Siam, Sir"
(Wings)
2927
"Wonderful Christmastime"
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reggae"
661Non-album single

1980s[edit]

YearTitlePeak chart positionsAlbum
UKUSUS
AC
CAN
(RPM)
GERNZAUS
1980"Coming Up"
(Paul McCartney)
"Coming Up (Live at Glasgow)"
"Lunchbox/Odd Sox"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
214811122McCartney II
"Waterfalls"
"Check My Machine"
9106551531
"Temporary Secretary"
"Secret Friend"
1982"Ebony and Ivory"
(with Stevie Wonder)
"Rainclouds"
1111122Tug of War
"Take It Away"
"I'll Give You a Ring"
1510617463018
"Tug of War"
"Get It"
535331
"The Girl Is Mine"
(with Michael Jackson)
"Can't Get Outta the Rain"
(Michael Jackson)
82185334Thriller (Michael Jackson)
1983"Say Say Say"
(with Michael Jackson)
"Ode to a Koala Bear"
213112104Pipes of Peace
"Pipes of Peace" (UK A-side)
"So Bad" (US A-side)
1233114336
1984"No More Lonely Nights"
"No More Lonely Nights"
(playout version)
(original release);
"No More Lonely Nights"
(special dance mix)
(second single)
2621130199Give My Regards to Broad Street
"We All Stand Together"
(with The Frog Chorus)
"We All Stand Together"
(humming version)
3Non-album single
1985"Spies Like Us"
(Paul McCartney)
"My Carnival"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
1372455Non-album single
(from the film, Spies Like Us)
1986"Press"
"It's Not True"
2521435347Press to Play
"Pretty Little Head"
"Write Away"
"Stranglehold"
"Angry"
8190
"Only Love Remains"
"Tough on a Tightrope"
3497
1987"Once Upon a Long Ago"
"Back on My Feet"
10681358All the Best!
1989"Ferry Cross the Mersey"
(with The Christians, Holly Johnson, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman)
"Abide with Me"
(Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral Choir)
145Non-album single
"My Brave Face"
"Flying to My Home"
18254182930Flowers in the Dirt
"This One"
"The First Stone"
1894286040
"Figure of Eight"
"Ou Est le Soleil"
42924775

1990s[edit]

YearTitlePeak chart positionsAlbum
UKUSUS
AC
CAN
(RPM)
GERNZAUS
1990"Put It There"
(Paul McCartney)
"Mama's Little Girl"
(Paul McCartney & Wings)
3211960
"Birthday" (live)
"Good Day Sunshine" (live)
29Tripping the Live Fantastic
"All My Trials" (live)
"C Moon" (live)
35Tripping the Live Fantastic: Highlights!
1993"Hope of Deliverance"
"Long Leather Coat"
18839532029Off the Ground
"C'Mon People"
"I Can't Imagine"
41278054
"Off the Ground"
"Cosmically Conscious"
41272554
1997"Young Boy"
"Looking for You"
194422Flaming Pie
"The World Tonight"
"Used to Be Bad"
236414
"Beautiful Night"
"Love Come Tumbling Down"
25
1999"No Other Baby"
"Brown Eyed Handsome Man"
42Run Devil Run

2000s[edit]

YearTitlePeak chart positionsAlbum
UKUSUS
AC
CAN
(RPM)
GERNZAUS
2001"From a Lover to a Friend"
"Riding into Jaipur"
4524Driving Rain
"Freedom"
"From a Lover to a Friend"
9720
2004"Tropic Island Hum"
"We All Stand Together"
21Non-album single
2005"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (live)
(with U2)
48Non-album single
"Fine Line"
"Growing Up Falling Down"
202570Chaos and Creation in the Backyard
"Jenny Wren"
"Summer of '59"
22
2007"Dance Tonight"
"Nod Your Head"
2669Memory Almost Full
"Ever Present Past"
"House of Wax" (live)
8511016
"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]

YearTitlePeak chart positionsAlbum
UKUSUS
AC
CAN
(RPM)
GERNZAUSJPN
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"13620Kisses on the Bottom
2012"Only Our Hearts"84
"The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)"25Kisses on the Bottom – Complete Kisses
"He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother"
(as part of The Justice Collective)
1Non-album single
2013"New"105184New
"Queenie Eye"42
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

Other appearances[edit]

YearAlbumComment
1973Live and Let DieThe soundtrack album from the James Bond film includes the title song performed by Paul McCartney & Wings.
1981Concerts for the People of KampucheaA 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.
1985Twice in a LifetimeMcCartney composed the theme song to this film, "Twice in a Lifetime".
1986It's a Live-In WorldBritish various artists album to benefit The Anti-Heroin Project. McCartney's contribution to the album was the previously unissued "Simple as That".
1987The Prince's Trust 10th Anniversary Birthday PartyA 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".
1990Knebworth: The AlbumMcCartney performed two songs, "Coming Up" and "Hey Jude" on the live album recorded at Knebworth in 1990.
1991For Our ChildrenA 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".
1991The Last Temptation of ElvisMcCartney performed "It's Now or Never" on this British album of popular artists recording songs from Elvis Presley movies.
1992Earthrise: The Rainforest AlbumA various artists' album to draw attention to then environment includes McCartney's song, "How Many People".
1997Music for MontserratMusic for Montserrat was released as a video album, featuring McCartney performing "Yesterday", "Golden Slumbers Medley", "Hey Jude" and "Kansas City".
1997Diana, Princess of Wales: TributeA 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.
1999Twentieth Century Blues: The Songs of Noel CowardA tribute album to Noël Coward contains McCartney performing "A Room with a View".
2000A Garland for LindaA tribute album to his late wife Linda McCartney contains Paul performing "Nova".
2000Maybe BabyMcCartney's version of the Buddy Holly song, "Maybe Baby", leads off the soundtrack album.
2001Good Rockin' TonightA tribute album to Elvis Presley's Sun Records sessions includes McCartney's contribution "That's All Right".
2001Brand New Boots and PantiesA tribute album to Ian Dury, it contains McCartney performing "I'm Partial to Your Abracadabra".
2001Music from Vanilla SkyMcCartney performs the Oscar-nominated title song on the soundtrack to the film, Vanilla Sky.
2001The Concert for New York CityMcCartney 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".
2002A Tribute to the KingA tribute album to Elvis Presley, it contains McCartney performing "All Shook Up".
2002Party at the PalaceA 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".
2003Music from the Motion Picture The In-LawsThe 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.
2003Concert for GeorgeMcCartney performed four songs on the live album from the concert honoring George Harrison.
200546664: 1 Year OnA 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.
2007Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats DominoMcCartney 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.
2009Funny People SoundtrackThe 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.
2011Rare Bird AlertMcCartney lends lead vocals on track 3, titled "Best Love", by Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers.
2011Rave On Buddy HollyMcCartney performed two versions of the Buddy Holly song "It's So Easy".
201212-12-12: The Concert for Sandy ReliefMcCartney performed "Helter Skelter".
2012Holidays RuleMcCartney performed "The Christmas Song" on this album of popular artists recording Christmas songs.
2013Sound City – Real to ReelMcCartney performed "Cut Me Some Slack" with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear.

Duets and collaborations[edit]

YearAlbumCollaboratorComment
1982ThrillerMichael JacksonContains "The Girl Is Mine" by Jackson with McCartney.
1988Water from the Wells of HomeJohnny CashContains "New Moon over Jamaica", a duet by Cash and McCartney.
1995The Help AlbumSmokin' Mojo FiltersThe Help Album, a benefit album for the War Child charity, contains "Come Together" performed by McCartney as part of the "Smokin' Mojo Filters".
1996Go Cat GoCarl PerkinsContains "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.
2001Love & Faith & InspirationLindsay PaganoContains a version of the McCartney composed "So Bad", by Pagano with accompanying vocals by McCartney.
2002TogetherLuluContains "Inside Thing (Let 'em In)", a duet by Lulu & McCartney.
2004Gettin' in Over My HeadBrian WilsonContains "A Friend Like You", a duet by Wilson and McCartney
2006Duets: An American ClassicTony BennettContains "The Very Thought of You", a duet by Bennett and McCartney.
2006Givin' It UpGeorge Benson and Al JarreauContains "Bring It On Home to Me" by Benson, Jarreau and McCartney.
2006Twenty FiveGeorge MichaelContains "Heal the Pain" by Michael and McCartney.
2008London UndersoundNitin SawhneyContains "My Soul", a collaboration by Sawhney and McCartney.
2009WitchazelMatt BerryContains "Rain Came Down", a collaboration by Berry and McCartney.
2009A Sideman's JourneyKlaus VoormannPaul sings and play piano on the first track "I'm in Love Again".
2010Y NotRingo StarrContains "Walk With You" and "Peace Dream", both by Starr and McCartney.
2011Live at Shea StadiumBilly JoelGuest 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.
2012Blow Your Pants OffJimmy FallonGuest appearance by McCartney, singing "Scrambled Eggs" with Jimmy Fallon (to the tune of "Yesterday").
2013Old SockEric ClaptonMcCartney sings and plays bass on the song "All of Me".
2013Out of SightThe Bloody BeetrootsThe Bloody Beetroots' single featuring Paul McCartney and Youth.

As producer, composer, or session musician[edit]

YearAlbumCollaboratorComment
1967Smiley SmileThe Beach BoysThe song, "Vegetables" features the sound of McCartney eating celery as percussion.[39]
1968Tadpoles (album)Bonzo Dog Doo Dah BandThe song "I'm the Urban Spaceman" (a #5 UK hit) was produced McCartney and Gus Dudgeon under the collective pseudonym "Apollo C. Vermouth".
1968James TaylorJames TaylorMcCartney played bass on "Carolina in My Mind".
1969Rosetta (non-album single)The FourmostMcCartney played piano on "Rosetta".
1969Magic Christian MusicBadfingerContains "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."
1970Brave New WorldSteve Miller BandMcCartney (credited as Paul Ramon) played bass, drums, and provides backing vocals on "My Dark Hour".
1970Sentimental JourneyRingo StarrMcCartney arranged "Stardust".
1972No SecretsCarly SimonMcCartney provided back-up vocals on "Night Owl".
1973RingoRingo StarrMcCartney 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".
1974McGearMike McGearAn 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).
1974Let's LovePeggy LeeMcCartney wrote and arranged the title track "Let's Love".
1974Walking ManJames TaylorPaul & Linda provided backing vocals on "Rock'n'Roll Is Music Now".
1974SmilerRod StewartPaul wrote & provided backing vocals on "Mine For Me".
1974I SurviveAdam FaithPaul played synthesizer on "Change", "Goodbye" & "Never Say Goodbye" & sang backing vocals on "Star Song"
1975Sold OutThe ScaffoldMcCartney 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.
1976Ringo's RotogravureRingo StarrMcCartney wrote and provided backing vocals to "Pure Gold".
1977BullinamingvaseRoy HarperPaul & Linda provided backing vocals on "One Of Those Days In England".
1977Holly DaysDenny LaineProduced by McCartney, who also played most of the backing instruments and sang backing vocals on the album.
1977One of the BoysRoger Daltrey"Giddy" written by McCartney
1980Japanese TearsDenny LaineTwo 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."
1981Somewhere in EnglandGeorge HarrisonMcCartney sang backing vocals on "All Those Years Ago".
1981Stop and Smell the RosesRingo StarrMcCartney 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".
1982Standard TimeLaurence JuberThe song "Maisie" is performed by Wings, with McCartney on bass.
1983The Honorary ConsulJohn WilliamsMain theme is composed by McCartney, and performed by Williams.
1989SpikeElvis CostelloContains "Veronica" and "Pads, Paws, and Claws", which were co-written by McCartney. McCartney also played the bass on "Veronica" and "...This Town..."
1992...Meanwhile10ccMcCartney co-wrote "Don't Break The Promises"
1995Mirror, Mirror10ccMcCartney co-wrote & played rhythm guitar on "Yvonne's the One"; also played strings, electric piano, frogs, crickets, percussion on "Code of Silence".
1996The Ballad of the SkeletonsAllen GinsbergMcCartney played guitar, drums, hammond organ and maracas on the title track.
1998Wide PrairieLinda McCartneyProduced 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.
1998Vertical ManRingo StarrMcCartney 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".
2001Rings Around the WorldSuper Furry Animals"Receptacle for the Respectable" featured McCartney eating celery.[40]
2005Undressing UnderwaterRusty AndersonMcCartney contributes bass, backing vocals, and additional electric guitar to "Hurt Myself".
2009RoadsingerYusuf IslamMcCartney contributes backing vocals to "Boots and Sand"
2010WreckorderFran HealyMcCartney performs bass on the album.
2010Y NotRingo StarrMcCartney plays bass, lends backing vocals to "Peace Dream" and "Walk With You".

Videography[edit]

Video albums[edit]

YearTitleNotes
1980Rockshow
  • Released: 26 November 1980
Concert/Documentary of McCartney's 1976 "Wings Over America" tour.
1984Give 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.
2000Standing Stone
  • Released: 18 January 2000
The Standing Stone concert (81 minutes) and a "making of" documentary (52 minutes).
2001Live 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]
2003Back 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]
2004The Music and Animation Collection
  • Released: 27 September 2004
Animated shorts and music; includes an interview with McCartney and a "making of" documentary.
2004Put It There
  • Released: 15 November 2004
Focuses on the making of McCartney's Flowers in the Dirt album, including interview footage.
2005Paul McCartney's Get Back World Tour
  • Released: 18 January 2005
Filmed before audiences in 45 cities in 13 countries.
2005Paul 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.
2006The Space Within US
  • Released: 14 November 2006
Includes interviews with McCartney, his band, and his US tour crew.
2007The 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.
2009Good Evening New York City
  • Released: 17 November 2009
CD/DVD combo documenting July 2009 concerts at Citi Field in New York.
2012Paul 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]

YearTitleDirector
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"
"Ebony and Ivory"
1982"Take It Away"John McKenzie
"Tug of War"Maurice Phillips
1983"Say Say Say"Bob Giraldi
"Pipes of Peace"Paul McCartney and Keith McMillan
1983"So Bad"Paul and Linda McCartney
"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

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