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= Officially released on audio disc


1973

Paul McCartney & Wings "Benefit for 'Release'" Charity Concert

Musicians: Denny Laine, Denny Seiwell, Henry McCullough, Paul and Linda McCartney


Paul McCartney and Wings "UK Tour"

Musicians: Denny Laine, Denny Seiwell, Henry McCullough, Paul and Linda McCartney

During the spring and early summer of 1973, Paul McCartney's band Wings performed on a concert tour of the United Kingdom. The tour was for the purpose of promoting the band's latest album, Red Rose Speedway, as well as the single "Live and Let Die" from the James Bond film of the same name. Prior to the tour, Wings performed unannounced at the London Hard Rock Cafe on March 18 in support of the charity organization "Release".

Set list: "Soily", "Big Barn Bed", "When the Night", "Wild Life", "Seaside Woman", "Little Woman Love", "C Moon", "Live and Let Die", "Maybe I'm Amazed", "My Love", "Go Now", "Say You Don't Mind", "The Mess", "Hi Hi Hi" and"Long Tall Sally".

Wikipedia Link


1974

George Harrison "Dark Horse" or "North American Tour"

Musicians: Ravi Shankar and his orchestra, Robben Ford, Willie Weeks, Andy Newmark, Billy Preston, Emil Richards, Jim Keltner (joined the tour on 27. November) and George Harrison.
Horn section: Tom Scott, Chuck Findley, Jim Horn

Even though George is suffering from laryngitis, his tour of North America still takes place. George's repertoire includes "The Lord Loves The One (That Loves The Lord)", "Who Can See If (both dropped after the opening show), "Hari"s On Tour (Express)", "For You Blue", "Something", "Sue Me, Sue You Blues", "Maya Love", "Sound Stage Of Mind", "Dark Horse", "Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)", "In My Life", "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", "What Is Life" and "My Sweet Lord". Controversy follows George on the tour when he decides to re-write some of the lyrics for the 1965 Lennon/McCartney track "In My Life". Prior to the start of each concert on the tour, George plays over the PA speakers Monty Python's "The Lumberjack Song".


Rod Stewart and The Faces: Concert

Paul and Linda turn up unannounced to provide backing vocals on the McCartney penned song "Mine For Me" during a live concert performance by Rod Stewart and The Faces. The McCartneys' appearance with The Faces is filmed and broadcast in America on the music programme Midnight Special, transmitted on April 25,1975.


John Lennon and Elton John

Musicians: Elton John Band (Elton John, Davey Johnstone, Nigel Olsson, Dee Murray and Ray Cooper) featuring John Lennon And The Muscle Shoals Horns (Harvey Thompson, Ronnie Eades, Harrison Calloway and Charles Rose)

Joining Elton John and his band at their Thanksgiving Concert at New York's Madison Square Garden, John performs "Whatever Gets You Through The Night", "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" and "I Saw Her Standing There". The EP The Elton John Band Featuring John Lennon And The Muscle Shoals Horns, featuring live recordings from the November 28, 1974, concert at Madison Square Garden is released as a 12" single in the UK on march 13th, 1981. Most people favour these tracks as mixed and released on Elton John's 2CD set "Here and There"..


1975

Paul McCartney: Wings Over The World (UK)

Musicians: Denny Laine, Joe English, Jimmy McCulloch, Paul and Linda McCartney
Horn section: Tony Dorsey, Howie Casey, Thaddeus Richard and Steve Howard

Set list: "Venus And Mars"/"Rock Show", "Jet", "Let Me Roll It", "Spirits of Ancient Egypt", "Little Woman Love/C Moon", "Maybe I'm Amazed", "Lady Madonna", "The Long and Winding Road", "Medicine Jar", "Picasso's Last Words", "Richard Cory", "Bluebird", "I've Just Seen a Face", "Blackbird", "Yesterday", "You Gave Me the Answer", "Magneto and Titanium Man", "Go Now", "Letting Go", "Live and Let Die", "Call Me Back Again", "My Love", "Listen to What the Man Said", "Junior's Farm", "Band on the Run", "Hi, Hi, Hi", "Soily"


Paul McCartney: "Wings Over The World" (Australia and Japan)

Musicians: Denny Laine, Joe English, Jimmy McCulloch, Paul and Linda McCartney
Horn section: Tony Dorsey, Howie Casey, Thaddeus Richard and Steve Howard

The Japan concerts were planned, but were cancelled by that country's authorities because of McCartney's 1972 Swedish marijuana arrest. The set list in Australia was the same as the UK one.

Wikipedia Link


1976

Paul McCartney: "Wings Over The World" (Europe)

Musicians: Denny Laine, Joe English, Jimmy McCulloch, Paul and Linda McCartney
Horn section: Tony Dorsey, Howie Casey, Thaddeus Richard and Steve Howard

Set list: "Venus And Mars"/"Rock Show", "Jet", "Let Me Roll It", "Spirits of Ancient Egypt", "Medicine Jar", "Maybe I'm Amazed", "Call Me Back Again", "Lady Madonna", "The Long and Winding Road", "Live and Let Die", "Picasso's Last Words", "Richard Cory", "Bluebird", "I've Just Seen a Face", "Blackbird", "Yesterday", "You Gave Me the Answer", "Magneto and Titanium Man", "Go Now", "My Love", "Listen to What the Man Said", "Let'Em In", "Time To Hide", "Silly Love Songs", "Letting Go", "Band on the Run", "Hi, Hi, Hi", "Soily"


Paul McCartney: "Wings Over America"

Musicians: Denny Laine, Joe English, Jimmy McCulloch, Paul and Linda McCartney
Horn section: Tony Dorsey, Howie Casey, Thaddeus Richard and Steve Howard

The set list was the same as in the european stint.

A full representation of a typical concert was released on Paul McCartney and Wings "Wings Over America" 3LP set, the tracks were recorded at various performances.


The movie Rockshow premiered on November 26, 1980 at the Ziegfield Theatre in New York. Paul attended the London Premiere at the Dominion Theatre in Piccadilly Circus on April 8th, 1981. Filmed during the "Wings Over America" tour, it featured the following songs:

  1. Venus And Mars - Seattle, Washington - June 10th - Released on "McCartney Years"
  2. Rock Show - Seattle, Washington - June 10th - Released on "McCartney Years"
  3. Jet - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd - Released on "McCartney Years"
  4. Let Me Roll It - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd
  5. Spirits Of Ancient Egypt - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd - Omitted from the home video
  6. Medicine Jar - Los Angeles, California - June 23rd
  7. Maybe I'm Amazed - New York, New York - May 25th - Released on "McCartney Years"
  8. Call Me Back Again* - Los Angeles, California - June 23rd - Omitted from the home video
  9. Lady Madonna (w/reprise) - Los Angeles, California - June 23rd - Omitted from the home video - Released on "McCartney Years"
  10. The Long And Winding Road - New York, New York - May 25th - Omitted from the home video
  11. Live And Let Die - Los Angeles, California - June 23rd
  12. Picasso's Last Words (Drink To Me) - Los Angeles, California - June 23rd - omitted from the home video
  13. Richard Cory - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd - Omitted from the home video
  14. Bluebird - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd - Released on "McCartney Years"
  15. I've Just Seen A Face - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd
  16. Blackbird - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd - Omitted from the home video
  17. Yesterday - New York, New York - May 25th
  18. You Gave Me The Answer - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd
  19. Magneto And Titanium Man - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd
  20. Go Now - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd
  21. My Love - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd - Omitted from the home video
  22. Listen To What The Man Said - Los Angeles, California - June 23rd - Released on "McCartney Years"
  23. Let 'Em In - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd
  24. Time To Hide - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd
  25. Silly Love Songs - New York, New York - May 25th
  26. Beware My Love - Seattle, Washington - June 10th
  27. Letting Go - Seattle, Washington - June 10th
  28. Band On The Run - Seattle, Washington - June 10th
  29. Hi, Hi, Hi - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd
  30. Soily - Los Angeles, California - June 22nd

Rockshow VHS releaseThe McCartney Years DVD release

The film was released on video in October of 1981, with a laserdisc and CED release in 1982, but the 7 songs noted in the above list were omitted from the home video releases. In 2007, seven songs from the Rockshow film was featured on disc 3 of the McCartney Years DVD.


A documentary, Wings Over The World was taped during the 1975-1976 Wings Tour, with post-production in 1978 in Twickenham Studios and Wembley Music Centre. Finally released for television and premiered in USA on March 16, 1979 and on April 8, 1979 in the UK. The cameras followed Wings around from Australia to America. The musical performances in the documentary were the same as in the Rockshow movie.


Paul McCartney: "Wings Over The World" (Europe II)

Musicians: Denny Laine, Joe English, Jimmy McCulloch, Paul and Linda McCartney
Horn section: Tony Dorsey, Howie Casey, Thaddeus Richard and Steve Howard

Same set list.


The Band: "The Last Waltz" (with Ringo)

This filmed concert event was The Band's last farewell, featuring celebrity guests.

The Last Waltz [1978] (REGION 1) (NTSC)


No concerts are registered for 1977


1978

Eric Clapton & Elton John: Concert (with George)

George joins Eric and Elton John on stage. He performs with them on "Further On Up The Road" and is on the film "Eric Clapton And His Rolling Hotel".

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