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The words and music of Paul McCartney : the solo years

Author: Vincent Perez Benitez
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2010.
Series: Praeger singer-songwriter collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This examination of the solo music of Paul McCartney, from 1970-2007, offers an analysis of his songs, recordings, and his impact on popular music. Sir Paul McCartney is considered by many to be the most successful singer and songwriter in popular music history. Much has been written on McCartney's music as a Beatle, but relatively little has been written on his music since he left the group, notwithstanding the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Paul McCartney; Paul McCartney; Paul McCartney
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Perez Benitez
ISBN: 9780313349690 031334969X 9780313349706 0313349703
OCLC Number: 475446682
Description: x, 208 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: A biographical sketch of Paul McCartney --
The remaking of a Beatle: Paul McCartney as solo artist, 1970-71 --
Paul McCartney and Wings, 1971-74 --
Paul McCartney and Wings, 1975-80 --
Collaborating with others, 1980-89 --
Classical music, Beatles reunion, and musical roots, 1991-99 --
Renewal, 2000-2007 --
Popular music icon.
Series Title: Praeger singer-songwriter collection.
Other Titles: Solo years
Responsibility: Vincent P. Benitez.

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