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Wings: The Band On The Road

Mitchell Cohen, Phonograph Record, May 1976

THE WINGS LIVE show has been evolving over the past three years, and McCartney deliberately kept a low profile during its earliest stages, a university tour of England. On a syndicated radio show, Rock Around the World, McCartney recalled the joys of starting from scratch, away from the skeptical eyes of the press and the complex economic manueverings of a full-scale superstar traveling band.

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