Appeared in (also co-wrote and directed) Beatles special "Magical Mystery Tour"
Appeared on "The Beatles Anthology" (ABC); premiered second classical work "The Leaf"
Became the first artist signed to Starbucks Corp.'s new record label, the Los Angeles-based Hear Music; first album released <i>Memory Almost Full</i>; earned three Grammy nominations
Filed lawsuit to formally dissolve the group The Beatles; suit settled in March 1971
Formed business partnership Apple Corps
Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II
Performed solo concert at the Cavern Club in Liverpool where the Beatles first played
Received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Collaboration with Eric Clapton
The Quarrymen performed at Casbah, a coffehouse owned by Pete Best's mother
Toured America in support of his album <i>Driving Rain</i>
Wrote the title song for the feature "Vanilla Sky"; garnered a Best Original Song Academy Award nomination
Introduced to John Lennon; invited to join Lennon's band The Quarrymen
The Quarrymen renamed Long John and the Silver Beatles; toured Scotland and then played Hamburg, Germany where it's discovered Harrison was underage
Executive produced Beatles film "Let It Be"; also contributed songs and acted; shared Oscar for Best Adapted Score
Wrote the music and lyrics for "I Want to Come Home" from the feature film, "Everybody's Fine"; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song
Arrested in Tokyo for marijuana possession
Brian Epstein becomes the Beatles' manager
Debuted first classical composition "Liverpool Oratorio" in Liverpool, England; concert film "Paul McCartney's Get Back" released
George Harrison invited to join The Quarrymen
Michael Jackson bought publishing rights to many Beatles songs; McCartney sued for royalties by ex-Beatles George Harrison, Ringo Starr, and the late John Lennon's wife Yoko Ono
Pete Best replaced by Ringo Starr as the band's drummer
Scripted, acted in, performed own songs and composed and arranged music for feature "Give My Regards to Broad Street"
With wife Linda, charged with drug possession; later fined for growing cannabis on his Scotish farm
Earned a Grammy nomination for the song "Helter Skelter" from the album <i>Good Evening New York City</i>
Release of <i>The Art of Mccartney</i>, a tribute album featuring some of the singer's best known songs being performed by various artists
Collaborated with rapper Kanye West and R&B singer Rihanna on the pop single "FourFiveSeconds"
Release of his fourth compilation album, <i>Pure McCartney</i>
Formed new group, Wings
Played bass, guitar, sang and composed for The Beatles
Released the album, <i>Chaos and Creation in The Backyard</i>, which earned him a Grammy nomination for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for the single "Jenny Wren"
Composed theme song for James Bond feature "Live and Let Die"
Made the documentary short "Grateful Dead - A Photofilm"; served as director and supervising editor
Released first solo album <i>McCartney</i>
Film acting debut in "A Hard Day's Night"; also wrote songs and performed them on soundtrack
In conjunction with release of album <i>Wingspan</i>, co-executive produced and starred in the ABC documentary of the same name that profiled his life with his late wife Linda
Met George Harrison when the two rode the same school bus
Recorded the song "Cut Me Some Slack" with Dave Grohl and Krist Novocelic of Nirvana, a collaboration nicknamed "Sirvana."
Released 16th solo album, <i>New</i>.
Was announced that McCartney would appear in the 2017 adventure film, "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales."
Popular songs include "Hope Of Deliverance" and "Wonderful Christmastime".