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Capitol Records artists

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 195. Chapters: Paul McCartney, The Beatles, Queen (band), MC Hammer, Pink Floyd, John Lennon, George Ha... Weiterlesen
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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 195. Chapters: Paul McCartney, The Beatles, Queen (band), MC Hammer, Pink Floyd, John Lennon, George Harrison, Syd Barrett, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Megadeth, Kylie Minogue, Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys, Miles Davis, Katy Perry, Radiohead, Robbie Williams, Brian Wilson. Excerpt: Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as a member of the Beatles, and his collaboration with Lennon is one of the most celebrated songwriting partnerships of the 20th century. After the group's break-up, he pursued a solo career, later forming the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and singer-songwriter Denny Laine. Guinness World Records described McCartney as the "most successful composer and recording artist of all time", with 60 gold discs and sales of over 100 million albums and 100 million singles, and as the "most successful songwriter" in United Kingdom chart history. More than 2,200 artists have covered his Beatles song "Yesterday", more than any other song in history. Wings' 1977 release "Mull of Kintyre", is one of the all-time best-selling singles in the UK. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist in March 1999, McCartney has written, or co-written 32 songs that have reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and as of 2012 he has sold over 15.5 million RIAA-certified units in the United States. McCartney has released an extensive catalogue of songs as a solo artist and has composed classical and electronic music. He has taken part in projects to promote international charities related to such subjects as animal rights, seal hunting, landmines, vegetarianism, poverty and music education. McCartney has married three times and is the father of five children. McCartney was born on 18 June 1942, in Walton Hospital, Liverpool, England, where his mother, Mary (née Mohin), had qualified to practise as a nurse. His father, James ("Jim") McCartney, was absent from his son's birth due to his work as a volunteer firefighter during World War II. Paul has one younger brother, Michael (born 7 January 1944). Though the children were baptised in their mother's Roman Catholic faith, their fa


Titel: Capitol Records artists
EAN: 9781232463221
ISBN: 978-1-232-46322-1
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Books LLC, Reference Series
Genre: Musik
Anzahl Seiten: 196
Gewicht: g
Größe: H246mm x B189mm x T10mm
Jahr: 2012



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