Pop legend Paul McCartney is 75

Pop legend Paul McCartney is 75

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As a Beatles Bassist Paul McCartney became famous, and today it is a pop legend. Songs like «Yesterday» or «Hey Jude» made history. Even now, at 75, is not afraid of the successful musicians in the spotlight.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    The eternal Ex-Beatle

    So you get to know him: with the Bass in Hand on the big stage. Even if he is to remain for many of the Ex-Beatle, has Paul McCartney on an eventful life even after the end of the mushroom-head-Era: Over 20 Studio albums he has released as a Solo musician, he writes classical music and also a concert in the White house was granted to the British, already.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    To start a career with the Beatles

    In August 1960, a Band consisting of Stuart Sutcliffe, Paul McCartney (in image 2. v. the right), George Harrison, John Lennon (center) and Pete Best, the name «The Beatles». In the following December, Brian Epstein takes over the Management of the group and ensures that the Scouse get your typical mushroom hair cut. The beginning of an incredible career.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    War of the roses, the Pop gods

    With the Beatles McCartney music history. However, in April 1970, he announced his departure from the Band — as a result of lengthy disputes. United, like on the Cover of the most recent jointly-produced album «Abbey Road» (image), you will see the «Fab Four» never again. The rumor that Lennon’s wife Yoko Ono was to blame for the rift, denies McCartney only decades later.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    The Beatles, the Wings follow

    Only a week after the Beatles From Paul McCartney’s first solo album is released. In the following year he founded together with his wife Linda on keyboards and Bassist Denny Laine in the group «The Wings». For ten years the Band is active, and achieved despite initially poor reviews, multiple top rankings in the American and British Charts.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    The Tireless

    After the end of «The Wings» is dedicated to Paul McCartney on his solo career. Several times, he tours the world, and guarantees in 1990 in the Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro even a place in the Guinness book of records: 184.368 people come to the concert — as many as never before for a Solo musician.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    The shy painter

    Only 41 years of age, McCartney dares to the canvas, holding his paintings, but for a long time under lock and key. With 56 he finally presents his expressionist works in North Rhine-Westphalia, Siegen. Why not in New York or London? He, as a painter, should be the focus, not the painting of Ex-Beatle, says exhibition Manager Suttner in 1999 the time magazine.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    Meatless against climate change

    Since the 1970s, Paul McCartney is vegetarian and a committed animal rights activists against factory farming and animal testing. In December 2009, the pop star pays even to the European Parliament in Brussels, a visit to make on the impact of meat consumption on global warming to the attention.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    Nostalgic Duo

    Paul McCartney and drummer Ringo Starr, the two Ex-Beatles. After the dissolution of the Beatles you’ll appreciate as a musician. Already in 2010 both for Starr’s Solo Album, «Y Not work together». Several concerts they play together. For Starr’s next Album, McCartney and Starr will be meeting in February of 2017, in the private Studio of the drummer.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    McCarrrrtney

    After previously Stones-guitarist Keith Richards, the role of a privateer in the film series «pirates of the Caribbean», is Paul McCartney for the fifth part of the pirates Saga, obliged: In a small guest role, he embodies a relative of the main character Jack Sparrow. The music remains McCartney, but also with 75 and faithful. Currently, he is touring through the USA and Brazil.

    Author: Max Hunger


  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    The eternal Ex-Beatle

    So you get to know him: with the Bass in Hand on the big stage. Even if he is to remain for many of the Ex-Beatle, has Paul McCartney on an eventful life even after the end of the mushroom-head-Era: Over 20 Studio albums he has released as a Solo musician, he writes classical music and also a concert in the White house was granted to the British, already.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    To start a career with the Beatles

    In August 1960, a Band consisting of Stuart Sutcliffe, Paul McCartney (in image 2. v. the right), George Harrison, John Lennon (center) and Pete Best, the name «The Beatles». In the following December, Brian Epstein takes over the Management of the group and ensures that the Scouse get your typical mushroom hair cut. The beginning of an incredible career.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    War of the roses, the Pop gods

    With the Beatles McCartney music history. However, in April 1970, he announced his departure from the Band — as a result of lengthy disputes. United, like on the Cover of the most recent jointly-produced album «Abbey Road» (image), you will see the «Fab Four» never again. The rumor that Lennon’s wife Yoko Ono was to blame for the rift, denies McCartney only decades later.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    The Beatles, the Wings follow

    Only a week after the Beatles From Paul McCartney’s first solo album is released. In the following year he founded together with his wife Linda on keyboards and Bassist Denny Laine in the group «The Wings». For ten years the Band is active, and achieved despite initially poor reviews, multiple top rankings in the American and British Charts.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    The Tireless

    After the end of «The Wings» is dedicated to Paul McCartney on his solo career. Several times, he tours the world, and guarantees in 1990 in the Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro even a place in the Guinness book of records: 184.368 people come to the concert — as many as never before for a Solo musician.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    The shy painter

    Only 41 years of age, McCartney dares to the canvas, holding his paintings, but for a long time under lock and key. With 56 he finally presents his expressionist works in North Rhine-Westphalia, Siegen. Why not in New York or London? He, as a painter, should be the focus, not the painting of Ex-Beatle, says exhibition Manager Suttner in 1999 the time magazine.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    Meatless against climate change

    Since the 1970s, Paul McCartney is vegetarian and a committed animal rights activists against factory farming and animal testing. In December 2009, the pop star pays even to the European Parliament in Brussels, a visit to make on the impact of meat consumption on global warming to the attention.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    Nostalgic Duo

    Paul McCartney and drummer Ringo Starr, the two Ex-Beatles. After the dissolution of the Beatles you’ll appreciate as a musician. Already in 2010 both for Starr’s Solo Album, «Y Not work together». Several concerts they play together. For Starr’s next Album, McCartney and Starr will be meeting in February of 2017, in the private Studio of the drummer.

  • Get Tired: The Pop Veteran Paul McCartney

    McCarrrrtney

    After previously Stones-guitarist Keith Richards, the role of a privateer in the film series «pirates of the Caribbean», is Paul McCartney for the fifth part of the pirates Saga, obliged: In a small guest role, he embodies a relative of the main character Jack Sparrow. The music remains McCartney, but also with 75 and faithful. Currently, he is touring through the USA and Brazil.

    Author: Max Hunger


Whether from the Beatles without Paul McCartney, the most famous Band in the world would have become? It’s hard to say. Fact: The Name McCartney is likely to remain forever with the Beatles, associated — and even though his Solo career has lasted much longer than the time with John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. During his time with the Beatles, McCartney has distinguished itself as an outstanding composer and a first-class Bassist. His trademark was called the left — handed bass by Hofner-Beatle-Bass -his calling card for the eternity of the Song «Yesterday», the most played song in the world, with countless cover versions.

Career after the Beatles

After the separation of the Band Paul McCartney withdrew to his house in Scotland and recorded his first Solo Album on a Four-track Recorder. The plate with the simple title «McCartney» was released in 1970. The Album reached number one in the U.S. Charts and number two in the UK. The title is «Maybe I’m Amazed» has been covered by numerous other artists, is still a crowd favorite and continues to be one of Paul McCartney’s Live Repertoire.

Top League of Pop: Paul McCartney along with George Michael, Bono and Freddy Mercury at the Live Aid concert in 1985

Together with wife Linda, he founded in 1971, the group «The Wings». One of the biggest successes came two years later. «Live And Let die» was nominated for the title song of a James Bond movie with Roger Moore for the Oscar. There is a whole series of Top Ten Hits and regular tours before the Band’s 1981 dissolved followed.

In addition to the pop music of the Ex-Beatle is in many other areas: So he made both as a natural and environmentalists have a name as well as a painter. His paintings and drawings are displayed in museums around the world. In 1991, he composed for the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society to be the first of several classic pieces.

Multiple marriages — war of the roses, including

More expensive war of the roses: McCartney Ex-wife Heather Mills

His wife Linda, Paul McCartney has three children, died in 1998. Four years later, he married the Ex-Model Heather Mills but the marriage ended in a war of the roses and in 2008 divorced. McCartney, the richest musicians in the world, at a cost of 32 million Euro. On 9. In October 2011, he married again, this time his current wife Nancy Shevell.

Paul McCartney is a five-time recipient of the British Ivor Novello Awards and with more than one hundred million sold Singles and 60 gold records in the Guinness book of records. Until today, he is considered to be one of the most successful composers and performers in the area of pop music. His home city of Liverpool has appointed him as an honorary citizen, the University of Sussex as honorary doctor of the Royal College of Music honorary member. In addition, he may call a number of Grammys of his Own. When he got together with the other Beatles in 1965, the British service medal «Order of the British Empire», awarded, was, at the time, for many, a scandal. In 1997, the Queen raised him to the nobility — since then, may be called the musician Sir Paul McCartney.

Get tired of: Paul McCartney in the «Desert Trip Music Festival 2016» in California

The Tireless

His place among the greats in the history of music has found Paul McCartney for a long time. With his affinity for classical music, he had a great influence on the sound experiments of the Beatles, which is liberated in the 1960s, the pop music from the Stigma of banality. Without Paul McCartney, the pop music would be today.

Even at the age of 75 years of the Beatles co-founder of the music is not tired: its already in April 2016 Tour «One On One» travels of the Ex-Beatle in 2017 by the United States and Brazil. Whether he is boarding with 80 the stage? «Inconceivable,» he said to the US magazine Rolling Stone in the past year. You will see it.

This article appeared earlier on 28.05.2016 under the title of «The Tireless Paul McCartney launches tour of Europe». On the occasion of his 75. Birth day, we have updated the article.