James Paul McCartney
was born June 18, 1942 in Allerton, a suburb of Liverpool, a working family. In 1957, along with John Lennon, he organized a rock group "The Quarry Men". In 1960, the group has undergone minor changes and became the Beatles, begins performances in Germany. The conquest of his native Liverpool started in 1961 - the ensemble several times a week playing in the Cavern Club ". The following year released their first single, "The Beatles" "Love Me Do", has risen to 17 seats in the British charts. This was the beginning of the triumphal march of the Beatles on the world. Their albums and songs won the hearts of many millions of listeners - just to name only the most famous - "Let It Be", "Yesterday", "And I Love Her", "Yellow Submarine", "Help!".
In 1967, Paul McCartney
met with the photographer Linda Eastman, which is March 12, 1969 married him. After the collapse of the Beatles in 1971, McCartney
's wife formed the band "Wings". Paul McCartney
's solo career was most successful, than all the "ex-Beatle" - for 70-80-ies of his works invariably among the most popular. During 12 years of his nine singles and seven albums took first place in the charts. General circulation of his records in 1979 amounted to more than 100 million copies, and McCartney
got into the Guinness book as the most popular rock musician of the world. In 1981, Paul McCartney
went to recitals, and performed duets with the young performers (Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder). In mid 1990 the composer took up writing "serious" music for symphony orchestras. New wave of interest in the legendary ensemble generated issue "Anthologies" The Beatles ", prepared by McCartney
. Confirmation of the enormous popularity of the Executive was the album "Flaming Pie" (1997), for which he won his 81st "golden disk". Paul McCartney
is also known for his philanthropy - he donates significant funds for conservation programs, combating alcoholism, other humanitarian projects
. March 11, 1997 Paul McCartney
, Sir Paul
was receiving from the hands of the Queen one of the highest awards of the UK - the Order of the Garter.
. Interviews, which killed the "The Beatles" This material was printed in the magazine "Fuzz" in October 2000
. RUSSIA GUITAR PORTAL about Paul McCartney