Wings: At The Speed Of Sound

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Wings At The Speed Of Sound (McCartney Archive Collection) (MPL/Hear Music/Concord Music Group) Rating:  3.5 out of 5 stars At The Speed Of Sound saw Paul McCartney sharing the spotlight much more than he had on previous albums.  Of the 11 tracks, 5 have lead vocals by the other band members:  2 by Denny Laine, […]

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Wings: Venus And Mars

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Wings Venus And Mars (McCartney Archive Collection) (MPL/Hear Music/Concord Music Group) Rating:  4 out of 5 stars Over the course of the last several years, Paul McCartney has been revisiting his solo and Wings endeavors with remastered albums packaged alongside various b-sides, demos, and video footage.  Each release has had a standard release with 2 […]

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Daily Discovery: Brad Cunningham, “Wings”

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Brad Cunningham grew up listening to classic pop and sang in his school choir. He began pursuing music more seriously while at Baylor University, recording an album and assembling a band. He and his band, Man In The Ring, are touring in the midwest this summer. You can find his tour schedule here. ARTIST: Brad […]

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Paul McCartney and Wings: Rockshow DVD

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Paul McCartney and Wings Rockshow DVD (Eagle) Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars What you see is not necessarily what you get with this newly buffed video companion to the recently reissued Wings Over America album. The film captured the entire two hour set from the 1975-76 Wings tour but wasn’t released in theaters until 1980, […]

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“Junior’s Farm,” Paul McCartney

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McCartney wrote “Junior’s Farm” as an homage to Nashville’s “Curly” Putman.

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Paul McCartney & Wings: Band on the Run

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Paul McCartney and Wings Band on the Run MPL/Hear/Concord Rating: Whether this recent re-mastering of Paul McCartney and Wings’ Band on the Run CD (along with bonus tracks, DVD, and “enhanced packaging”) is simply a meretricious attempt to return Sir Paul’s bank balance to its pre-Heather Mills glory is anybody’s guess. What really matters, though, […]

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Paul McCartney Gears Up For Band On The Run Reissue

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Paul McCartney and Wings’ Band On The Run is one of the most celebrated albums of their career. On November 2, Band On The Run will be re-released (in three separate versions) via Concord Music Group.The album, which went to #1 upon release in 1973 and would become the band’s highest-selling LP, has been remastered […]

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Singles Reviews: Dexateens, Cass McCombs, David Ball

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(All of these songs appear on our new free sampler, The Country Way Digital Vol. 1) Cass McCombs – “Dreams-Come-True-Girl” (featuring Karen Black) An outlier on an otherwise country album, this is the least so, favoring the crooning and ‘50s-era oldies in the bass and percussion. Karen Black’s background singing is most memorable in the […]

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WILL KIMBROUGH > Wings

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WILL KIMBROUGH Wings (DAPHNE RECORDS) Rating: Guitarist/singer/songwriter/producer Will Kimbrough has always been one of the most talented sidemen in the biz. But with “Wings,” his fifth album, he’s finally fulfilled his potential to become a force on his own terms, in his own words. These songs, borne of the maturity a husband and father learns […]

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