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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 striking song. McGee's story of 1 of the main profitable bands of the seventies—the first booklet to concentration solely on Paul's post-Beatles years-tells the tales at the back of the number one 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 clicking and public, interpreting Paul's decision to pursue a brand new sound, the criticisms Linda at 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, a whole discography, an inventory of singles with Paul's reviews on every one, and ratings from the revenues charts. Band at the Run additionally contains a trove of infrequent Wings promotional material—album covers, posters, advertisements, and candid photographs of the band on tour.

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