Paul McCartney's 40 Greatest Solo Songs

The definitive guide to his post-Beatles best – chart smashes, psychedelic curiosities, punk, folk, disco and plenty of silly love songs

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28. "Goodnight Tonight"

"Goodnight Tonight" was one of McCartney's biggest disco-era hits – a butter-smooth groove recorded with Wings' seventh and final lineup. But he almost left it on the studio floor while making Back to the Egg. "We scrapped the whole thing," he recalled. "A week later, I played the record again and thought, 'That's crazy.'" 

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