eatles insider Geoffrey Giuliano unfolds the whole story of McCartney’s contradictory character and colossal talent. This edition includes a substantial new chapter discussing McCartney’s recent life. Like no other audiobook, Blackbird presents the real Paul. Sir James Paul McCartney CH MBE is an English singer, songwriter, musician and record and film producer who gained worldwide fame as co-lead vocalist, co-songwriter and bassist for the Beatles.