Garry McGee's Band on the Run: A History of Paul McCartney and Wings PDF

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By Garry McGee

After the breakup of the Beatles in 1971, Paul McCartney shaped Wings together with his spouse Linda on keyboards, ex-Moody Blues guitarist Denny Laine, and American consultation drummer Denny Seiwell. For ten dramatic and turbulent years, the band weathered the critics, persisted pot busts, survived a harrowing recording stint in Nigeria, replaced drummers continuously, and produced loads of amazing song. McGee's story of 1 of the main winning bands of the seventies—the first publication to concentration solely on Paul's post-Beatles years-tells the tales at the back of the number 1 hits "Listen To What the fellow Said," "My Love," "Band at the Run," "Jet," "With a bit Luck," and "Coming Up." McGee unearths the band's internal dynamics and its courting with the click and public, analyzing Paul's decision to pursue a brand new sound, the criticisms Linda in the beginning acquired from lovers and bandmates, and the nature conflicts that saved the lineup altering.
Appendices comprise interviews with former Wings guitarist Henry McCullough, an entire discography, a listing of singles with Paul's reviews on every one, and scores from the revenues charts. Band at the Run additionally encompasses a trove of infrequent Wings promotional material—album covers, posters, advertisements, and candid photographs of the band on tour.

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