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Even leaving aside its missteps, Wings over America remains a pinnacle for Paul McCartney

Even leaving aside its missteps, Wings over America remains a pinnacle for Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney’s ‘Wings Over America,’ released on December 10, 1976, stands as some of the most vital work that he’s ever done.

Paul McCartney’s willingness to fail made Band on the Run an enduring masterpiece

Paul McCartney’s willingness to fail made Band on the Run an enduring masterpiece

We take a deep dive into Paul McCartney and Wings’ ‘Band on the Run,’ released on December 5, 1973.

Denny Laine and the Moody Blues, “Go Now” (1965): One Track Mind

Denny Laine and the Moody Blues, “Go Now” (1965): One Track Mind

An artifact of a lost time, the Moody Blues’ newly reissued “Go Now” is a lasting testament to the legend that Denny Laine somehow never became.

Dr. John, “Let ‘Em In” from The Art of McCartney (2014): One Track Mind

Dr. John, “Let ‘Em In” from The Art of McCartney (2014): One Track Mind

One part revelry and one part reverie, Dr. John’s update of Paul McCartney’s “Let ‘Em In” is a highlight on the forthcoming ‘Art of McCartney.’

Paul McCartney and Wings – Venus and Mars; At the Speed of Sound (1975-76; 2014 reissues)

Paul McCartney and Wings – Venus and Mars; At the Speed of Sound (1975-76; 2014 reissues)

Whatever their faults, these two Wings albums remain amiable artifacts from a moment of deep domesticity for Paul McCartney.

More Perfect Playlists: The Beatles … LIVE!

More Perfect Playlists: The Beatles … LIVE!

The Beatles’ early retirement makes compiling a concert playlist difficult – but not impossible.

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Paul McCartney, July 9, 2014

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Paul McCartney, July 9, 2014

Despite a recent illness, McCartney appeared trim, fit, and ready to rock.

Books: Guitar With Wings: A Photographic Memoir, by Laurence Juber (2014)

Books: Guitar With Wings: A Photographic Memoir, by Laurence Juber (2014)

Juber, with Wings from 1978-81, always had a keen sense of what this opportunity meant.

‘That’s never come up': Wings’ Denny Laine on the idea of working with Paul McCartney again

‘That’s never come up': Wings’ Denny Laine on the idea of working with Paul McCartney again

Denny Laine has repaired whatever tore him apart from Wings in the early 1980s, adding that he and ex-bandmate Paul McCartney talk often — though not about collaborating.

‘We just love playing together': Paul McCartney’s current band has outlasted the Beatles, Wings

‘We just love playing together': Paul McCartney’s current band has outlasted the Beatles, Wings

He was in the Beatles and Wings for roughly a decade a piece. But Paul McCartney has been collaborating with his current band for far longer, and he says that longevity has helped him to some of the most celebrated outings of his storied career on stage.