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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15. "Silly Love Songs"

After years of doing his best to ignore critics who saw him as a starry-eyed fool for love, McCartney struck back with this disco smash. "What's wrong with that? I'd like to know," he sings over a giddy bass line and lush strings. He had the last laugh when the song stayed at Number One for five weeks and topped the year-end charts.

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