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Sir Paul McCartney at 75: The highs and lows

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 19: 1948:  Beatle-to-be Paul McCartney at the age of six in front with his eight-year-old brother Mike (later Mike McGear of the Scaffold).  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

English musician and member of one of the most influential rock bands the Beatles, Paul McCartney turns 75 on June 18. Considered as one of the most successful singers of all time, McCartney has enjoyed a huge and illustrious career. Here’s a look at some of the highs and lows from his life.

McCartney was only 14 when his mother, Mary Patricia McCartney, passed away from an embolism following a breast cancer operation.

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