Paul McCartney – Tug of War (1982)

History: Paul started production of a new album in the summer of 1980, initially with members of Wings but then alone once they decided to part ways. He also decided to call in George Martin to help produce the album. On December 9th, Paul and George mutually agreed to take a break after hearing of […]

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. […]

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 […]

Wings – Wings at the Speed of Sound (1976)

History: In between playing concerts in Australia in late ’75, Wings returned to London and Abbey Road Studios to record this album. In a response to critics who were saying this was just Paul’s band, they intentionally included more songs featuring all five members of the group on lead vocals. It was followed by their […]

Paul McCartney & Wings – Red Rose Speedway

History: For their second album, Wings made two changes. One was adding guitarist Henry McCullough and the other was changing the name of the band to “Paul McCartney and Wings.” The latter change was made with the thought that Wild Life was unsuccessful because people didn’t realize Paul was on the album. Red Rose Speedway […]

Wings – Wild Life (1971)

History: Paul got together with Linda, drummer Denny Seiwell (who has previously appeared on Ram), and guitarist Denny Lane (formerly of the Moody Blues) to record this album over a period of 8 days. This rushed recording schedule was meant to give more of the spirit of a live recording, and 5 of the songs […]