In and Out of Wings: Denny Seiwell On His Friendship with Paul McCartney and Wings’ Underrated 1971-1973 Era

In and Out of Wings: Denny Seiwell On His Friendship with Paul McCartney and Wings’ Underrated 1971-1973 Era

Drummer Denny Seiwell discusses his time with Paul McCartney and Wings, his friendship with McCartney over the years and much more …  When The Beatles imploded, Paul McCartney, by all accounts, was shattered. Without a band, or the friends that had traveled that remarkable road together with him, he retreated with his new wife Linda […]

Alan Parsons on 35+ Years of ‘Eye in the Sky,’ Proper Speaker System Setup and His New Album (Q&A)

Alan Parsons on 35+ Years of ‘Eye in the Sky,’ Proper Speaker System Setup and His New Album (Q&A)

Alan Parsons made his initial mark in the music world by engineering or producing successful late 1960s and ‘70s releases by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney & Wings, Al Stewart, Ambrosia and others. After forming The Alan Parsons Project with Eric Woolfson and a releasing a run of bestselling albums, they emerged with the […]

Top 11 Songs About Opposites

Top 11 Songs About Opposites

“Why are a ‘wise man’ and a ‘wiseguy’ opposites?” – George Carlin “Right Place, Wrong Time” by Dr. John “Right Place, Wrong Time” was Dr. John‘s biggest hit, cracking the Top 10 in 1973. It was the first single from his In the Right Place LP. Dr. John described how the song was written in […]

Top 11 Songs About Fictional Characters

Top 11 Songs About Fictional Characters

“I am the Batman. This is my city. At night it belongs to me.” “Batman” by Neal Hefti On first listen, the theme from the Batman TV show seems pretty simple: a jazzy score and the word “Batman” repeated 12 times. But composer Neal Hefti said in TV’s Biggest Hits that it was the hardest […]

Top 11 Rebel Songs

Top 11 Rebel Songs

The young always have the same problem – how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another. — Quentin Crisp James Dean was a rebel. Marlon Brando was a rebel. Johnny Yuma was a rebel. You’re not. But listening to some of […]

67-Track ‘Pure McCartney’ Compilation to Celebrate Sir Paul’s Post-Beatles Work

67-Track ‘Pure McCartney’ Compilation to Celebrate Sir Paul’s Post-Beatles Work

Well, now we know what those cryptic video messages earlier this week were all about. On June 10, the post-Beatles work of Sir Paul McCartney will be celebrated with Pure McCartney, a 67-track collection spanning his entire career. This includes selections from his solo albums as well as his classic work with Wings and his ‘Fireman‘ […]

Paul McCartney Releases Version of Wings’ ‘Beware My Love’ with John Bonham on Drums (Audio)

Paul McCartney Releases Version of Wings’ ‘Beware My Love’ with John Bonham on Drums (Audio)

On Monday, Paul McCartney took part in a Q&A session on Twitter – where, surprisingly, he released a previously unheard version of the Wings song Beware My Love – featuring Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham. Listen below, via Twitter (click here if it doesn’t work below): .@raisingbiz Yes indeed! And here’s the world premiere of […]