Top Ten Paul McCartney Solo Songs

PetSounds
I just realized that we have a Best Beatles Songs list and a Best Songs by Paul McCartney list, but no list for dear Paul's solo career alone. This includes Wings, the Fireman, and any post-Beatles projects.

The Top Ten

1 Maybe I'm Amazed Maybe I'm Amazed

If you hear the isolated vocal you just realize how great he was as a singer. At his prime he had a vocal range of 4,5 octaves and he could sing tender ballads and raw rock 'n roll. - SintJohn

After Yesterday this is the best song with Paul McCartney's Vocal's. - SouthRight

This was released as a single when Paul McCartney preformed it in the Wings Over America Tour

I still don't know why this wasn't released as a single originally. - PetSounds

2 Band On the Run Band On the Run
3 Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey
4 Live and Let Die

A classic James Bond theme song and James Bomd movie

5 Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five

Best Wings song

6 My Love

Best song ever! A classic

Only my love holds the other key to me
- among the best lyrical lines ever in a love song - Billyv

7 Too Many People

A couple of admitted jabs at Lennon and Yoko in the lyrics and perhaos at the other Beatles too during the "feud" and around the time if the breakup - Billyv

8 Hi Hi Hi

"Well, take off your face, recover from the trip you've been on. I want you to lie on the bed, get you ready for my body gun."

That line got it banned. Not to mention, Paul keeps singing about his "sweet banana". - PetSounds

Paul has sometimes claimed the correct lyric is "polygon" not "body gun" but who knows which time or on what he was hi, hi, hi... - Billyv

9 Mull of Kintyre

Toronto is one of only about five places where Paul performs this song live. I'm so excited to see him. - PetSounds

10 Jet

My favorite paul McCartney song that isn’t beatles

It's a David Bowie ripoff ("Suffragette City", anybody? ), but it's still great. - PetSounds

The Contenders

11 Another Day
12 Listen to What the Man Said

This song makes me happy all of the time I listen to it

13 Here Today

This song is sad! - Misfire

14 Coming Up

This song is probably one of his best songs I've ever heard! Great song!

15 Junk
16 Mrs. Vandebilt

Great song!

17 No More Lonely Nights

Yes! - Misfire

From the best movie ever (in my opinion), Give My Regards To Broad Street

The best song ever from Give My Regards to Broad Street

David Gilmour's guitar solo makes this song for me. - PetSounds

18 Let 'em In

My dad used to play this song for me when I was younger. It is still one of my favorites to this day. - Doom

19 The Song We Were Singing
20 Monkberry Moon Delight
21 Temporary Secretary

I hate permanent secretaries now. - Misfire

This song is weird to be honest. It made me very confused when I first heard it. - Misfire

22 Silly Love Songs

How could you not vote for this?! It is a 3 part piece with rounds and duets, with the beautiful words, "I love you" being sung in a soothing way. - GeneralJP

It is a lovely piece of work made by McCartney to poke fun at his critics.

23 Ebony and Ivory
24 Say Say Say

Such a great song, this is what happens when 2 legends work together!

25 Junior's Farm
26 Yesterday

Even though its called a Beatles song, paul mccartney basicaly did the song on his own - RecklessGreed

27 Queenie Eye
28 I Don't Know
29 Let Me Roll It

My heart is like a wheel, Let Me Roll It to ya

30 Letting Go
31 Jenny Wren
32 Hunt You Down / Naked / C-Link
33 The Girl is Mine
34 Every Night
35 Mary Had a Little Lamb
36 The Lovely Linda

Linda McCartney was a wonderful photographer and musician. It was really nice of Paul to write a song about his former wife, Linda

Wonder why this song was about Linda McCartney...

37 That Would Be Something
38 With a Little Luck
39 Take It a Away
40 So Bad
41 Wild Life
42 C Moon
43 Getting Closer
44 Young Boy
45 Wanderlust

One of the best songs from Broad Street and his album, Tug Of War

46 Save Us
47 Somedays

From "Flaming Pie"; so great that it might just be Paul's "In My Life". Stunning that he still had something that great left inside him by 1997.

48 Magneto and Titanium Man
49 Venus and Mars / Rock Show
50 Picasso's Last Words (Drink to Me)

Amazing song

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Top Remixes (6)

1. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey
2. Maybe I'm Amazed
3. Junk
Sdnoire
1. Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five
2. Listen to What the Man Said
3. Maybe I'm Amazed
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1. Say Say Say
2. Ebony and Ivory
3. The Girl is Mine
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