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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26. "Heart of the Country"

When the business battles that followed the Beatles' breakup threatened to drive him mad, McCartney headed to Scotland with Linda and threw himself into country living – an experience commemorated in this joyful, folksy idyll. "It was an escape," he said years later. "I had always been a nature lover as a kid, but I'd never really had any time to return to that."

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