He gained worldwide fame as a member of one of the most successful music groups of all times, The Beatles. He is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most successful musician and composer in popular history.; His rise to stardom was gradual but inevitable. Paul McCartney lost his mother when he was only 14. His father was also a musician and gave him a trumpet as his first musical instrument. He later traded his trumpet for a guitar and began to write songs. Inspired by Little Richard, McCartney was determined to change the sound of rock & roll. As a musician, humanitarian, and entrepreneur, he has evolved into a dynamic icon. However his success came with its fair share of trials and tribulations. This is the true story of how a boy from Liverpool, England picked up a guitar and became a legend.
This profile of legendary rock star Paul McCartney tells the complete story of the musician's life and career, beginning as a child with an interest and aptitude in music that propelled him to fom what would become one of the biggest bands of all time, and later go on to enjoy a long-lasting solo career.