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Pressure-filled Red Rose Speedway fractured Paul McCartney and Wings: ‘Point of no return’

Pressure-filled Red Rose Speedway fractured Paul McCartney and Wings: ‘Point of no return’

Denny Seiwell and Henry McCullough talk about Paul McCartney and Wings’ turbulent, uneven ‘Red Rose Speedway,’ released on April 30, 1973.

Joe Cocker stands as the last of the great interpreters: ‘It was stunning’

Joe Cocker stands as the last of the great interpreters: ‘It was stunning’

Dave Mason and Henry McCullough joined us aswe talk about the impact made by the late Joe Cocker, an instant throwback in the singer-songwriter era.

‘It’s a huge help’: Van Morrison aids Wings and Joe Cocker guitarist Henry McCullough

‘It’s a huge help’: Van Morrison aids Wings and Joe Cocker guitarist Henry McCullough

Henry McCullough, the former Wings and Joe Cocker guitarist, is still dealing with the aftermath of a devastating heart attack suffered in late 2012, but he’s gotten some needed assistance from Van Morrison.

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.

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: ‘Play with one Beatle, and it really f*cks up your jazz career’

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.

Best of February 2013: Readers pick Henry McCullough, Justin Hayward, Levon Helm, Steven Wilson, Robben Ford

Neo-progger Steven Wilson’s stirring new album spends a second month in the reader’s poll at Something Else!, joined by new tributes to Wings’ Henry McCullough and the Band’s Levon Helm.

Benefit concert set, as family prepares to move ex-Wings guitarist Henry McCullough back home

Benefit concert set, as family prepares to move ex-Wings guitarist Henry McCullough back home

A benefit concert for the ailing Henry McCullough will be held in Dublin this March. The former guitarist with Paul McCartney and Wings, Joe Cocker and Spooky Tooth is recovering from a devastating heart attack last November.

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: ‘He’s suffered some significant brain damage’

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.

Henry McCullough, guitarist with Paul McCartney and Joe Cocker, critical after heart attack

Henry McCullough, guitarist with Paul McCartney and Joe Cocker, critical after heart attack

Henry McCullough, whose searing first-take guitar solo was the centerpoint of Paul McCartney and Wings’ charttopping “My Love,” is in critical condition after suffering a heart attack. Early reports courtesy of the BBC incorrectly reported that he had died.

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.