Uncovering the magic of Paul McCartney: your ultimate guide to his music and legacy


Embark on a musical journey through Paul McCartney's career, year by year: from The Quarrymen to The Beatles, Wings to solo works

1666 albums

Explore the sound of genius: delve into Paul McCartney's music through official albums and bootlegs, studio and live recordings.

1685 songs

Uncover the masterpieces: discover every song written, co-written or performed by Paul McCartney.

331 films

Relive the magic on screen: explore The Beatles, Wings, and Paul McCartney's promotional films, documentaries, and concert films.

2606 concerts

Discover the live legacy: explore Paul McCartney's tours and concerts.

1201 sessions

Unveil the creative process: discover how Paul McCartney's songs were born in the studio through the recording sessions.

2763 people

Uncover the connections: explore the artists who have influenced and collaborated with Paul McCartney throughout his decades-long career.

912 interviews

An intimate portrait: a collection of interviews that shine a light on the music, art, and life of Paul McCartney.

1323 articles

Behind the curtain: a daily look into the life of Paul McCartney.

On this day in Paul McCartney history

Concert Oct 01, 1960 • Germany • Hamburg
Article October 1962 • The Beatles support The Chants
Article October 1964 • The Beatles' first photo session with Robert Whitaker
Article Late 1966 • The birth of the Magic Piano
Article October 1966 • Paul McCartney buys an Old English Sheepdog
Session Early October 1966 • Recording "Mellow Yellow"
Session Late October 1966 • Recording "From Head To Toe"
Article October 1967 • The Beatles and The Rolling Stones discuss ideas for business ventures
Article Oct 01, 1967 • Filming of “Magical Mystery Tour” • Day 13
Session Circa October / November 1967 • Home recording of "Step Inside Love"
Article Fall 1968 • Apple faces business problems
Session Oct 01, 1968 • Recording and mixing "Honey Pie"
Article Late October 1969 • Paul McCartney receives a cablegram to form supergroup with Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis and Tony Williams
Article October 1969 • The "Paul Is Dead" conspiracy theory is growing
Album Oct 01, 1969 • "Abbey Road" by The Beatles released in the US
Article October 1-7, 1970 • Paul and Linda McCartney travel to New York to record "RAM"
Article Oct 01, 1971 • Shooting of "Wild Life" cover photograph
Session Oct 01, 1972 • Recording "Hands Of Love"
Session Late 1972 • Recording backing vocals for "Money"
Session October 1973 • "Band On The Run" sessions #2
Article October 1974 • Paul and Linda at the premiere of "That's Entertainment"
Article October 1976 • Paul McCartney revives the "Thrillington" project
Session October 1977 • Overdubs for "Mull Of Kintyre"
Article October 1979 • The Beatles sue the producers of "Beatlemania"
Session October 1979 • Overdubs and mixing "Summer's Day Song"
Session Oct 01, 1981 • Mixing "Get It", "Wanderlust", "Ballroom Dancing", "What's That You're Doing"
Session October 1981 • Overdubs for "Ebony And Ivory"
Article Late 1983 • Filming of the "So Bad" promotional video
Article October 1983 • Paul gives an interview for a British hospital radio station
Session Oct 01, 1984 • Recording "We Got Married"
Session October 1st - December 6th 1985 • "Press To Play" sessions #2
Article October 1987 ? • Filming of the "All The Best!" TV ad
Session October, 1987 • "Wide Prairie" sessions
Session October - November 1987 • "Flowers In The Dirt" session #1 with Trevor Horn & Steve Lipson
Album Oct 01, 1992 • "McCartney (by DCC Compact Classics)" by Paul McCartney released in the US
Concert Oct 01, 1993 • Sweden • Stockholm
Session October 1995 • "The Ballad Of The Skeletons" session
Film October 1997 • Shooting of "Little Willow" promo film
Article October 2002 • Noel Redding publishes a bass method book with an introduction by Paul McCartney
Concert Oct 01, 2002 • USA • Boston
Article Oct 01, 2003 • "The Life and Works of Alfred Bestall, Illustrator of Rupert Bear" book published
Session October 2004 • "Chaos And Creation In The Backyard" sessions #4
Concert Oct 01, 2005 • USA • New York
Classical concert Oct 01, 2008 • • Jelgava
Session October 2011 ? • Recording "Kisses On The Bottom"
Session October 2011 ? • Recording "Kisses On The Bottom"
Film Early October 2013 • Shooting of "Queenie Eye" promo film
Concert Oct 01, 2014 • USA • San Antonio
Article Oct 01, 2015 • Paul McCartney contributes to "The Curious Tale of Fi-Rex" children book
Concert Oct 01, 2017 • USA • Detroit
Session Late 2017 ? • Egypt Station sessions at Abbey Road
Album Oct 01, 2020 • "McCartney III (Test pressing)" by Paul McCartney released globally

About The Paul McCartney Project

Welcome to the ultimate destination for Paul McCartney fans! The Paul McCartney Project is dedicated to uncovering the magic of one of the greatest musicians of our time. Our mission is to create the most comprehensive and detailed guide to Paul McCartney's life, art, and music.

From his early days with The Beatles to his solo career, we explore every aspect of Paul McCartney's legacy in music. With a database that includes official albums, rarities, alternate takes, and live versions, you'll have everything you need to deepen your understanding and appreciation of his work.

But we don't stop there. We also delve into Paul McCartney's art, his activism, and his personal life to give you a well-rounded look at the man behind the music. Whether you're a lifelong fan or just discovering Paul McCartney's work, you'll find something new and exciting on our site.

We believe that knowledge is best shared and celebrated in community. That's why we welcome contributions from other fans who want to share their knowledge and insights. Together, we're creating a comprehensive and dynamic tribute to one of the greatest musicians of our time.