Paul McCartney 009

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Paul McCartney 009

Look closer for four song titles and two lyrics:Yesterday; Long and Winding Road; Mull of Kintyre; Band on the Run;You’ve never felt the rain my friend, ‘til you felt it runnin’ down your back (Mamunia); Just can’t get enough of that sweet stuff my little lady gets behind (Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five)

The story:

Sir James Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE was born on the 18thof June, 1942. He is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, the most popular and influential group in the history of pop music. His songwriting partnership with Lennon is the most celebrated of the 20th century. After the band’s break-up, he pursued a solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine.

McCartney has been recognized as one of the most successful composers and performers of all time. More than 2,200 artists have covered his Beatles song “Yesterday”, more than any other copyrighted song in history. Wings’ 1977 release “Mull of Kintyre” is one of the all-time best-selling singles in the UK. A two-time inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Beatles in 1988, and as a solo artist in 1999), and a 21-time Grammy Award winner, McCartney has written, or co-written, 32 songs that have reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and as of 2009 he has 25.5 million RIAA-certified units in the United States. McCartney, Lennon, Harrison and Starr all received The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 1965, and in 1997, McCartney was knighted for services to music.

McCartney has released an extensive catalogue of songs as a solo artist and has composed classical and electronic music. He has taken part in projects to promote international charities related to such subjects as animal rights, seal hunting, land mines, vegetarianism, poverty, and music education. He has married three times and is the father of five children.

“Mull of Kintyre” is a song by the British-American rock band Wings written by Paul McCartney and Denny Laine. The song was written in tribute to the picturesque Kintyre peninsula in Scotland and its headland, the Mull of Kintyre, where McCartney has owned High Park Farm since 1966. The song was Wings’ biggest hit in Britain where it became the 1977 Christmas number one, and was the first single to sell over two million copies nationwide.

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The artwork:

Each illustration is tied to a non-profit fund raiser. The first print of this Paul McCartney illustration was sold in a silent auction at “Starry Nights,” a benefit for less fortunate kids to have a chance to go to summer church camp.

Digital Print on Archival Matte – Original illustration done in graphite and prisma colors: Light Aqua-hands across the water, hands across the sea; Tuscan Red-surely McCartney played in Tuscan, Arizona at some point or drove through there; Orange-orange you glad Paul was a Beatle: Rouge Carmine-Paul was the prettiest of the Beatles; and Grass Green-marijuana enhances listening to music for many people
Artist: Tobin Bortner of Bastrop, Texas – drawing done in December of 2015 – ©Tobin Signs/Look Closer Illustrations
DERIVATIVE Work – photo credit: www. thefamouspeople .com Paul McCartney Biography

What you get:
$40 (36.95 + 3.05 tax)

11 x 14 Print Package with Authenticity Sheet
signed and numbered (run of 50)
Domestic Priority Mail $8
(Free shipping)

Paul McCartney 009

Beatles writer and composed classical orchestra.


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