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All the Best

Paul McCartneyAudio CD
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (140 customer reviews)

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It is the eternal question for an artist of Paul McCartney’s stature: what next? What next when you have… well, that list of achievements, with even the long-touted standards album now ticked off with last year’s ‘Kisses On The Bottom’, hardly needs re-iterating. On one level, you might reasonably think that in terms of awards, honours, sales figures, shows and ... Read more in Amazon's Paul McCartney Store

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  • Audio CD (October 25, 1990)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Capitol
  • ASIN: B000002UDG
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (140 customer reviews)
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1. Band On The Run
2. Jet
3. Ebony And Ivory
4. Listen To What The Man Said
5. No More Lonely Nights
6. Silly Love Songs
7. Let 'Em In
8. Say Say Say
9. Live And Let Die
10. Another Day
11. C Moon
12. Junior's Farm
13. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey
14. Coming Up
15. Goodnight Tonight
16. With A Little Luck
17. My Love

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Truth-in-packaging regulations are strained to the breaking point--some previous work with a former band was pretty darn "best" too--but if we're talking about Macca the Singles Artist, this compilation does highlight the many sides of a celebrated melodist, bandleader, and hitmaker--from the banalities of "My Love" to the electrifying buzz of "Jet." It won't win any stylistic cohesion awards, and followers will miss album tracks like "Picasso's Last Words" and "That Would Be Something." But All the Best collects the more popular Wings hits and throws in some necessary rarities ("C-Moon," one of many great B-sides that McCartney has thrown away), star duets (former friend, now-Fabs copyright-holder Michael Jackson on "Say Say Say"; Stevie Wonder on the inevitable "Ebony and Ivory"), live cuts (an un-Chipmunked "Coming Up"), and soundtrack odds and ends, like the freaky Bond theme "Live and Let Die." --Don Harrison

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Genre: Popular Music
Media Format: Compact Disk
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Release Date: 24-AUG-1988

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73 of 73 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Content - but where is "Maybe I'm Amazed"? September 19, 2005
Format:Audio CD
For his post-Beatles career, Paul McCartney's work is basically intertwined between work that is credited what is considered "Paul McCartney Solo Work" and his work with Wings. When McCartney left the Beatles, he would release two solo albums "McCartney" and "Ram". While "Ram" would produce the classic song "Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey", "Ram" would be trashed by the critics. It was at that point that McCartney formed the band Wings. Wings would basically be a "project" type of band by McCartney that would consist of himself, his wife Linda McCartney, vocalist Denny Laine, and a revolving door of studio musicians. Wings would eventually be dissolved in 1980 (and Laine would depart), and McCartney would return to recording under his own name (with wife Linda by his side). Despite the decade of recording under the "Wings" umbrella, no mistake would be made - Paul McCartney would still be in control and it would very much be his music. Therefore, Paul McCartney's 1987 greatest hits release "All the Best" basically is a snapshot of his post-Beatles career throughout 1984. This collection does a good job at providing this snapshot, however there are some omissions that hurt this collection.

I once heard an interview with Paul McCartney and he was asked basically what is the best song he ever wrote. I remember McCartney mulling the question and finally the song "Maybe I'm Amazed" came from his mouth. With all of the amazing work he has done throughout his career - including creating some of the most legendary songs with the Beatles, many might be surprised by this answer. However after thinking about it, I think one can make the argument that this song is in the upper echelon of his musical portfolio.
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29 of 32 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Listen to what the man sang, Sir Paul, that is. November 8, 2003
Format:Audio CD
This compilation came out in 1987, following the uneven Press To Play and as a stopgap between his next solo effort, Flowers In The Dirt. Key hits are included from Ram (1971) through Give My Regards To Broadstreet (1984). Strange that "Mull Of Kintyre" from 1977 was excluded, though it became the Wings' best-selling single. All the songs are winners in my book, but I'll just comment on a few.
"Band On The Run" the title track from the album that revitalized Macca's career, and "Jet", just as engaging as its sister track, are the first two songs here. The first is notable for its tripartite division, the languidly sung lyrics and melody, the mid-paced guitar, and the final explosion into its pop/rock splendour.
"Ebony And Ivory" was the first of three singles where he collaborated with an R&B artist. This one, with Stevie Wonder, is known for its extolling the virtues of interracial harmony. [Tug Of War]
The rambling melody of "Listen To What The Man Said" also has with it bits of sax. Funny how changing one word can give a totally different interpretation: "You can hear the people say that love is blind/Well, I don't know, but I say love is kind." Blind, kind. Makes a big difference. [Venus And Mars]
The ballad "No More Lonely Nights" from Give My Regards To Broadstreet, got to #2 in the UK, so he was still in top form in writing pleasant pop ballads like "My Love."
"Silly Love Songs," sporting a strong bassline, asks a time old question why we need those love songs. Apart from being silly, they can be trite, corny, and downright nauseating at times, but Macca's got it right-people can't get enough of those silly love songs-myself included.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
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In terms of record sales and lasting popularity, Paul McCartney has had the most successful solo career out of all the former Beatles. By the time this cd was released in 1990, he had scored 41 chart entries, 22 of which made the top 10. In fact, the firts 37 all made the top 40. Only Elton John can boast anymore in a row. The 17 - song "All The Best" tries to capture all the best, and while it's far from perfect, it's still a wonderful cd.
This cd features many of McCartney's biggest solo hits. The bulk of this collection is made up of his time with Wings: the rockers "Band On The Run", "Junior's Farm" and "Jet", the chilling "Let 'Em In", the soulful "Listen To What The Man Said", the exhillerating "Live And Let Die", the disco - tinged "Goodnight Tonight" and "Comin' Up" and the uplifting "With A Little Luck". Also, many of his big solo hits are here: "Another Day", the cheery "Uncle Albert"/Admiral Halsey", the Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson smash duets "Ebony And Ivory" and "Say Say Say" and the 1984 smash "No More Lonely Nights".
Still, many of his big hits are missing.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Paul At His Best
Paul Mccartney my favorite ex-beatle to date, is without a doubt the most talented from them all, I love his endless class and charisma in which he performs every song he performed... Read more
Published 1 month ago by mando 76
5.0 out of 5 stars Fab!
I like the variety chosen for this album. I don't have to listen to the whole original albums in order to enjoy the hits from them. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Becky M
5.0 out of 5 stars McCartneys best
Listening to some of these songs brings back many memories. You can't go wrong with this purchase.This is music that never gets old.
Published 3 months ago by Raul Jimenez
5.0 out of 5 stars Duh
It's Mr. McCartney what is not to love. Thank you Cloud and cellphone for the on the go sound track.
Published 3 months ago by Tamie
5.0 out of 5 stars YES PAUL
i love the music Paul Mccartney makes.
i did not have some of the music in this CD, my friends loved it
Published 3 months ago by carmen h. rodriguez
5.0 out of 5 stars gotta have it
These days, its hard to locate good CDs. Alot of them aren;t for sell anymore. This LP, is the only way, to get "almost all" of McCartney & Wings best songs.
Published 4 months ago by James R Lynch
5.0 out of 5 stars All the Best
This CD I have played over and over because it has the song Ebony and Ivory on it among others. Too many people are so racial against the Blacks. Read more
Published 4 months ago by James D. Weinberg
3.0 out of 5 stars try danny kirwan
'every night" is paul's best song and it is missing . so, listen instead to danny kirwan and his marvels instead. danny is never cloying, smarmy , or embarrassing . Read more
Published 6 months ago by James S. Prichard
5.0 out of 5 stars This rocks!
I like this album from start to finish! I've always been a fan of Paul's and think this was one of his best Post-Beatles
albums. Way to go!
Published 6 months ago by redrover
5.0 out of 5 stars Paul McCartney's best
I like this DVD... it is almost essential for all Beatles fans...especially McCartney fans! The song selection is very good!
Published 7 months ago by Richard M.
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