Paul McCartney – McCartney II (1980)

History: Wings’ world tour was brought to an abrupt end when Paul was arrested for marijuana possession in Japan and spent 9 days in jail. After that time Paul returned back home to his farm in Scotland and began playing around again in his home studio. Linda provided some backing vocals but otherwise this was […]

Wings – Back to the Egg (1979)

History: Wings recruited Laurence Juber and Steve Holley to join them for what would end up being their last album. The album was a light concept album, with the story of a band that has returned to touring once again. Nearly all the songs were written by Paul this time around, with just one exception. […]

George Harrison – George Harrison (1979)

History: George decided to take some time away from music after Thirty Three and 1/3, spending his time falling in love with Olivia Arias, helping Eric Idle make The Rutles film, and also starting up his film production company to help the Pythons make Life of Brian. He also spent a good amount of time […]

Ringo Starr – Bad Boy (1978)

History: Since Ringo the 4th was largely panned by critics, Ringo and his writing partner Vini Poncia decided to go back to basics. They only wrote two songs for the album, the rest being filled out with songs from other songwriters, though none of them the famous friends that Ringo was known for using in […]

Wings – London Town (1978)

History: Recording for the album started in 1977 on a yacht in the Virgin Islands. The band took a break because Linda was pregnant, and during that time Joe English decided to return to America and Jimmy McCulloch left to join another band, so Wings was down to three members once again when they finished […]

Ringo Starr – Scouse the Mouse (1977)

History: As I mentioned in previous review, Polydor Records were not too happy with the performance of Ringo’s records on their label and decided to fulfill the last of his contract by having him appear on this ensemble children’s record. The story was narrated and written by Donald Pleasence with songs primarily by Roger Brown. […]

Ringo Starr – Ringo the 4th (1977)

History: With Ringo’s Rotogravure not performing well, a shift was made for Ringo’s follow up to that album, with his friends no longer writing songs for him this time. The album contains a few covers as well as songs written by Ringo with Vini Poncia. The majority of them are done in a dance/disco style. […]