Aug 3, 1971 Paul McCartney’s New Band – Wings Formed
Following the breakup of the beatles, Paul McCartney announced the formation of Paul McCartney and Wings, on this date back in 1971. Wings had 12 top-10 singles (including one #1) in the United Kingdom and 14 top-10 singles (including six #1′s) in the United States. All 23 singles credited to Wings reached the US Top 40, and one double-sided single, “Junior’s Farm”/”Sally G”, reached the Top 40 with each side. The band went on to release great songs like “Silly Love Songs”, “Maybe I’m Amazed”, “Let’em In”, “Jet”, “Band on the Run”. A lot of these you can hear right here on Central New York’s Greatest Hits, Oldiez 96.1! Your chance to be a winner with the Classic Reward Club. Login now and enter today’s keyword “Wings”. Good Luck and thanks for Listening!