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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23. "Listen to What the Man Said"

It wasn't quite "The Hustle," but "Listen to What the Man Said" – with its silky, seductive groove spotlighting session pro Tom Scott's zesty sax – proved that McCartney would have no trouble fitting into the dawning disco age. "'The Man' could mean God, it could mean many things," he said. "It's a good summer single." 

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