Welcome back to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. With all of the fuss earlier in the year about the outstanding remaster release of the triple Wings Over America album, I thought I would dig a bit further into the excitement stirred up by Paul McCartney and Wings’ live performances. The Wings Over America tour […]
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Welcome back for another #askNat. This weeks message comes from Clovis Bowles who resides in Lisbon, Iowa. This is what he writes: If I recall correctly “Simply Love You” had been written for Ringo Starr, by Paul McCartney. Why did he not record it? I’ve heard Mike McGear’s version with Paul and Linda…but still – […]
Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. Paul McCartney & Wings released a relatively softer rock album in 1978 called London Town, shortly after the departures of late guitarist Jimmy McCulloch and drummer Joe English. Paul’s idea afterwards was to return to a more raw version of straight rock and roll and get Wings […]
This week on #askNat I respond to Tom Kelly in Cameron, Texas who has sent me this message: I am interested in the Paul McCartney & Wings recording sessions in Nashville during the early 70s. Do bootlegs or complete recordings of these sessions exist? What is the story behind the sessions? And what about “Sally G?” Thanks for […]
Paul McCartney’s long-awaited re-issue of a remastered Wings Over America is finally making it’s way to market this May 27th (2013) in the U.K. and May 28th (North America). Also slated for theater showings beginning on May 15th in the U.K. and May 16th (North America) is the related film documentary of the same 1976 […]
Welcome to another Beatles Rarity Of The Week and happy Labor Day! “Mary Had A Little Lamb” was the second single released by Paul McCartney’s new band Wings. Released on May 12, 1972 in the U.K. and May 29, 1972 in the U.S., Paul initially claimed it was written in response to the ban that […]