Video Roundup: Happy 70th Birthday, Sir Paul McCartney!

Many, many years ago, James Paul McCartney wrote a song asking if his lover would still be with him when he turned 64. For Paul, that year has come and passed, and today, we celebrate loving Macca in his 70th year. Perhaps the most successful songwriter and musician of all time, McCartney’s catalogue of 50+ years is deep and rich with timeless songs. To celebrate Sir Paul’s 70th year, we’ve collected a number of great artists paying tribute to the Cute Beatle through covers, ranging from his contemporaries (Bob Dylan) to his collaborators (Dave Grohl) and everyone in between.

Paul Weller – Birthday

D’Angelo, ?uestlove and friends – She Came In Through The Bathroom Window

Jack White – Mother Nature’s Son

Bob Dylan – Yesterday

Red House Painters – Silly Love Songs

Dave Grohl and Norah Jones – Maybe I’m Amazed

Florence + The Machine – Oh Darling!

Sufjan Stevens – What Goes On

Elliot Smith – Because

Fiona Apple – Across the Universe

Pixies – Wild Honey Pie

Nick Cave – Let It Be

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2 Comments

  1. Jim
    Posted June 18, 2012 at 5:59 pm | Permalink

    Sorry to split hairs, but 3 of those are Lennon songs. But I like the tribute.

  2. darren
    Posted October 22, 2013 at 12:21 pm | Permalink

    Sorry Jim- only 2 of those are Lennon songs- “because” and “across the universe”

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