Paul McCartney: The Songs He Was Singing traces the ups-and-downs of a remarkable career. Using facts, figures and anecdotes, it reveals the influences and stories behind every song written by Paul McCartney from 1980 to 1989, who played on them, where and when. Taking an in-depth look at McCartney's recording sessions, Paul McCartney: The Songs He Was Singing unravels the stimuli of contemporary events, the musical influences that have shaped his life and the studio experimentation that helped fashion his music. Paul McCartney: The Songs He Was Singing is a fascinating guide to Paul McCartney and his music that maps his journey from ex-Beatle to twenty-first century renaissance man. Fully illustrated with over 300 examples of rare album artwork and record labels, this is the ultimate exploration of the ex-Beatle's solo recording career.