Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Dawn of the Age of Venus and Mars: McCartneys, Wings Take to the Stars

Paul Gambaccini, Rolling Stone, 17 July 1975

LONDON — IT WAS a brilliantly sunny day in the late spring Britons like to call summer. Secretaries were tanning themselves in St. James Park, Her Majesty's Guards were changing patrols with military precision in front of Buckingham Palace and Paul McCartney's Rolls-Royce convertible was about to be towed.

Total word count of piece: 1924


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.