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One Track Mind: Laurence Juber, Denny Seiwell and Henry McCullough on Paul McCartney and Wings

One Track Mind: Laurence Juber, Denny Seiwell and Henry McCullough on Paul McCartney and Wings

Former Wings members Denny Seiwell, Henry McCullough and Laurence Juber — a trio of figures who span either end of the 1970s-era Paul McCartney band’s lifespan — offer unique insight into often-overlooked projects.

Best of March 2013: Peter Banks, Toto, Eric Clapton, Jon Anderson, Boz Scaggs, Tony Levin, the Beatles

Best of March 2013: Peter Banks, Toto, Eric Clapton, Jon Anderson, Boz Scaggs, Tony Levin, the Beatles

Yes fans joined in a celebration of Peter Banks’ life after the guitarist passed last month, and dug into a pair of talks with Jon Anderson as the founding vocalist explored his old band’s shared legacy.

‘Play with one Beatle, and it really f*cks up your jazz career’: Denny Seiwell on Wings, and other things

‘Play with one Beatle, and it really f*cks up your jazz career’: Denny Seiwell on Wings, and other things

Denny Seiwell had played with Zoot Sims and J.J. Johnson before joining Paul McCartney and Wings. His work on 1971′s Ram, in fact, arrived even as he played dates with Billy Joel and James Brown, among others.

‘He’s suffered some significant brain damage’: A tragic update on ailing ex-Wings guitarist Henry McCullough

‘He’s suffered some significant brain damage’: A tragic update on ailing ex-Wings guitarist Henry McCullough

Guitarist Henry McCullough is unlikely to make a meaningful recovery after suffering a heart attack last November, says Denny Seiwell, his former bandmate with Paul McCartney and Wings in the early 1970s.

On Second Thought: Paul and Linda McCartney – Ram (1971; 2012 reissue)

Four words can best sum up Paul and Linda McCartney’s 1971 album Ram: “Heart of the Country.”

'I'm just having more fun': Ex-Wings drummer Denny Seiwell on leaving rock for jazz

The upcoming reissue of Paul McCartney’s second solo effort Ram had us thinking about drummer Denny Seiwell, who joined McCartney’s band for that project then became a cornerstone of the original lineup of Wings.

New Beatles tribute EP, show at NYC's Iridium on tap for Henry McCullough and Denny Seiwell of Wings

Remember the beautiful guitar solo from Paul McCartney and Wings’ 1973 ballad “My Love”? That memorable performance, widely considered one of rock’s best solos, was conceived by Irish guitarist Henry McCullough.

Next project for Paul McCartney is a deluxe reissue of 1971's Ram

The fourth reissue in his ongoing Paul McCartney Archive Collection series will focus on 1971′s pre-Wings album Ram, co-credited with the former Beatle’s late wife Linda McCartney.

Gimme Five: Laurence Juber on Paul McCartney and Wings, and Al Stewart

On this special edition of Something Else! Reviews’ One Track Mind, we hand the reins over to fingerstyle guitar virtuoso Laurence Juber, who first came to fame alongside Paul McCartney in Wings.