Singer and the bass guitarist of The Beatles who later won two Grammy Awards as a solo artist. He also wrote songs like “A World Without Love” for other artists.
He met George Harrison on his school bus as a child and joined the skiffle group, The Quarrymen, when he was fifteen.
He is the only Beatle to have been nominated for an Oscar for his own performance, and wrote thirty-two chart-topping songs, including “Yesterday,” which has been covered by over 2,200 artists.
He married Linda McCartney on March 12, 1969, then wed Heather Mills on June 11, 2002, and finally exchanged wedding bands with Nancy Shevell on October 9, 2011.
He sang a duet with Stevie Wonder on the #1 hit “Ebony & Ivory” in 1982.