Paul McCartney has been writing songs for 60 years! Find out more about some of his biggest hits.

Paul McCartney is a prolific songwriter that has probably touched your life in some way or another. His later work with Wings and then as a solo artist is excellent, his work with John Lennon is masterful.

The Beatles are a legendary band and songs like “Eleanor Rigby” and “Yesterday” are timeless. Recently McCartney sat down with GQ to break down some of his most “iconic” songs. The songwriter explains the inspiration behind songs like “Helter Skelter” and “Let it Be” and he details out some of his melody and lyric choices.

Watch as the former Beatle looks back on some of his most memorable songs: