Wingspan (Hits & History)

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This double-disc set is THE definitive collection of Macca's post-Beatle period through circa 1984. There is no stone left unturned... for instance the &quot;Hits&quot; portion of the program eloquently combines McCartney's previous greatest hits packages, <i>Wings Greatest</i> and <i>All The Best</i>, into one CD - with the only notable exceptions being the collaborations with Michael Jackson ("Say Say Say") and Stevie Wonder (&quot;Ebony & Ivory&quot;). These are the songs that have been absorbed into our global consciousness.<p>But what is perhaps even more enjoyable and refreshing than the "Hits" is the &quot;History&quot; disc which contains all the songs from <i>McCartney</i>, <i>McCartney II</i>, <i>Ram</i>, <i>Tug of War</i>, <i>Venus and Mars</i> and <i>Band on the Run</i> that should have been &quot;Hits&quot; (&quot;Maybe I'm Amazed,&quot; &quot;Take It Away,&quot; &quot;Every Night,&quot; &quot;Junk&quot;) plus a few songs only available as B-sides (&quot;Daytime Nightime Suffering&quot;), singles (&quot;Rockestra Theme&quot;) and rarities (&quot;Bip Bop/Hey Diddle&quot;). Put these two discs in your changer on random access and you will have hours of some of the greatest popular music from this century.

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Listen To What The Man Said

by Doug M. on 11/3/2001

This double-disc set is THE definitive collection of Macca's post-Beatle period through circa 1984. There is no stone left unturned... for instance the &quot;Hits&quot; portion of the program eloquently combines McCartney's previous greatest hits packages, <i>Wings Greatest</i> and <i>All The Best</i>, into one CD - with the only notable exceptions being the collaborations with Michael Jackson ("Say Say Say") and Stevie Wonder (&quot;Ebony & Ivory&quot;). These are the songs that have been absorbed into our global consciousness.<p>But what is perhaps even more enjoyable and refreshing than the "Hits" is the &quot;History&quot; disc which contains all the songs from <i>McCartney</i>, <i>McCartney II</i>, <i>Ram</i>, <i>Tug of War</i>, <i>Venus and Mars</i> and <i>Band on the Run</i> that should have been &quot;Hits&quot; (&quot;Maybe I'm Amazed,&quot; &quot;Take It Away,&quot; &quot;Every Night,&quot; &quot;Junk&quot;) plus a few songs only available as B-sides (&quot;Daytime Nightime Suffering&quot;), singles (&quot;Rockestra Theme&quot;) and rarities (&quot;Bip Bop/Hey Diddle&quot;). Put these two discs in your changer on random access and you will have hours of some of the greatest popular music from this century. Read More

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&quot;Pleasant Memories&quot;

by bettybonvi@yahoo.com on 8/11/2007

I am an avid fan of Paul McCartney and enjoyed most of the songs in the &quot;Wings&quot; era. However I did not want to invest in the albums I had seem in record stores because each album only had one or two songs I liked. I was browsing on buy.com and found &quot;Wingspan&quot;. It has a complete collection of &quot;Wings&quot; along with a history of the band. I am enjoying this album very much. It brings back many pleasant memories. If you are a McCartney fan, THIS IS A Must! Betty G. Metairie, La. Read More

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In the space of nine years Wings soared to international success with 17 million-seller singles, five USA No.1 albums and eventually a USA stadium show that broke The Beatles' attendance record. This two-CD Wingspan album totals 151 minutes of music. Said Paul McCartney: "I thought I should choose an album that I like. Just like Wings itself, this album doesn't stick to any particular rules - but in my mind it's the best of that period."

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Manufacturer Emd/capitol
SKU 60474645
UPC 724353294625
UPC 14 00724353294625
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