July 12, 2007

The B List: Underrated Macca

Paul McCartney recently released Memory Almost Full to virtual rimjobs from both his fans and the critics. The new album has also achieved serious commercial success, as it debuted at #3 on the U.S. charts. I grew up on McCartney’s music, and I’ve always been a huge fan of his solo catalog.

When I was 15 years old I couldn’t get enough of the guy, and I persuaded my mom to bring me to Giants Stadium for a McCartney concert. Besides the weird look on both of our faces when everyone around us started smoking pot, that was one of the best concerts I ever saw, and I’ve seen him play twice since then.

But enough about me, let’s get back to McCartney’s solo catalog. Everyone knows about Band On The Run, Maybe I’m Amazed, and Live and Let Die; but, McCartney had a number of minor hits that have kinda been forgotten about. This week’s B List takes a look at 10 underrated songs from Paul McCartney’s solo career. Read on after the jump for a full list and YouTube videos for each one…

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