* Liverpool, Mersey side, England, UK
* Is an English musician, singer-songwriter and composer.
* Favorite singers were LittleRichard and Elvis Presley
* Formerly of The Beatles(1960–1970) and Wings(1971–1981)
* McCartney grew up in a traditional north of England working-class society.* His mother died from breast cancer in October 1956, when McCartney was age 14, had a profound effect on his life.
* On July 6, 1957, he met John Lennon
*The Quarrymen, which, after several name changes, became the Beatles
* The Beatles contributed to music, film, literature, art, and fashion, made a continuousimpact on entertainment, popular culture and the lifestyle of several generations.
* He continued to release music with Wings, that eventually became one of the mostcommercially successful groups of the 70s
His song "Yesterday" is one of the most popular songs of all time. While he was looking for the right lyrics, he wastemporarily using the line "Scrambled Eggs" until he came up with
"Yesterday" in the final version of the song, as it is now known to the world. It became one of the mostrecorded songs of all time, with more than 3,000 known versions.
* McCartney was 28 when he started his solo career, and formed his new band, Wings.
* In 1980McCartney was arrested in Tokyo, Japan, for marijuana possession,
* Linda McCartney his first wife died of breast cancer. McCartney suffered from a severedepression and undergone medical treatment.
* . McCartney is the most commercially successful songwriter in the history of popular music, according to Guinness Records.