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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38. "Mull of Kintyre"

A bagpipe-assisted pub singalong in praise of the gorgeous, remote part of western Scotland where McCartney's farm is located, "Mull of Kintyre" is a footnote for most U.S. fans. But it was an unstoppable phenomenon in Britain, becoming the country's bestselling single ever, beating "She Loves You." (It was unseated in 1984 by "Do They Know It's Christmas?")

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