1976 – They meant well. Wings perform a benefit concert in Venice’s St. Mark’s Square to raise money to restore art damaged by the canal water. However, the 25,000-strong crowd only causes the square to sink deeper into the brine, and water rises up through the cracks in the paving.
1976 – At Seattle’s Kingdome, Paul McCartney & Wings play for a crowd of 67,100, setting an indoor attendance record.
1976 – Paul McCartney’s Wings “Silly Love Songs” hit No. 1 in the US singles chart on This Day in Rock!
1976 – Paul McCartney’s Wings “Silly Love Songs” hit No. 1 in the US singles chart on This Day in Rock! It is also Paul’s 5th No. 1 US single as a single artist… Paul is voted the No. 12 all time greatest singer in 2010’s Rolling stone review.
1976 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Silly Love Songs,” Wings. The song is written in reaction to critics who say McCartney’s music is fluff.
1976 – Paul McCartney makes his first U.S. stage appearance in a decade. The “Wings Over America” tour opens in Ft. Worth, Texas.
1976 – ‘Wings At The Speed Of Sound’ went to No.1 on the US album chart. Paul McCartney’s fifth No.1 after The Beatles.
1975 – Riding high on the American singles chart, it’s Wings with “Listen to What the Man Said.” Bubble gum rock… at its finest.
1975 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Listen to What the Man Said,” Wings. And “Live and let die” only made it to no. 2. What is the world coming to?
1974 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Band on the Run,” Paul McCartney & Wings. It is recorded in Lagos, Nigeria.
1973 – Paul and Linda McCartney and Denny Laine of Wings return to England from Nigeria, the unusual locale where they decided to record Band on the Run.
1973 – Guitarist Henry McCullough and drummer Denny Seiwell leave Wings.