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Music For Monday: Paul & Linda McCartney, ‘Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey’ (1971)

Paul and Linda McCartney’s “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey” hit #1 on the US “Hot 100″ singles chart in September of 1971. The song (a blending of two songs, really) appears on McCartney’s second solo L.P., RAM. The official video below is … Continue reading

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Music for Monday: Paul McCartney & Wings, ‘Silly Love Songs’ (1976)

The #1 song for this week, in June of 1976, was “Silly Love Songs” by (Paul McCartney &) Wings. The song originally appeared on the L.P., Wings at the Speed of Sound in March ’76. At the end of 1976, … Continue reading

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Mood Music: Paul McCartney & Wings, ‘Mull of Kintyre’

Paul McCartney & Wings (or technically, just ‘Wings’) released “Mull of Kintyre” in November of 1977, where it went to #1 in the UK – becoming the first single there to sell over two million copies. Here in the US, … Continue reading

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Mood Music: Wings, ‘Goodnight Tonight’

Paul McCartney and Wings released “Goodnight Tonight” in March of 1979. Just about everything McCartney released in the 1970s shot its way into the Top 20 and the man’s first serious flirtation with disco was no exception. “Goodnight Tonight” hit … Continue reading

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Mood Music: Paul McCartney, ‘Wonderful Christmastime’

Paul McCartney recorded “Wonderful Christmastime” during sessions for his solo L.P. McCartney II in 1979. The tune was released as a single in November of that year and has become a holiday staple in the ensuing decades. I can remember … Continue reading

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Time covers 1976

In posts past, we took a look at eye-catching Time Magazine covers from 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1975. Today, we turn our attention to the year 1976. Major events included the election of US President Jimmy Carter, the … Continue reading

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