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Red Rose Speedway

Red Rose Speedway is the second album by Paul McCartney and Wings and the fourth by McCartney since leaving the Beatles. The album was released in 1973 after the relatively weak commercial performance of McCartney's previous, Wild Life, which had been credited to Wings. Red Rose Speedway reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States and "My Love" was a No. 1 single in the US and the most popular track from the album.

Background

In early 1972, McCartney decided to expand Wings to a five-piece band, by adding another guitarist, and to begin touring with the group.[1] The group spent several months on the road across Europe, beginning with a tour of British universities.[1]

Despite not releasing an album in 1972, Wings managed to release three singles: "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" which was banned by the BBC for political reasons;[2] "Mary Had a Little Lamb"; and "Hi, Hi, Hi", which was banned by the BBC for drug references and sexually suggestive lyrics.[nb 1][1]

  • Artist : Wings
  • Genre : Beatles
  • Publication date : 1973
  • Label : Apple Records
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  • Format : 12" Vinyl
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  • 9 pistes 41:58
    1 Big Barn Bed 3:50
    2 My Love 4:06
    3 Get on the Right Thing 4:16
    4 Only One More Kiss 2:30
    5 Little Lamb Dragonfly 6:18
    6 Single Pigeon 1:54
    7 When the Night 3:35
    8 Loup (First Indian on the Moon) 4:22
    9 Medley: Hold Me Tight / Lazy Dynamite / Hands of Love / Power Cut 11:07