Bluebird - Wings (2) - Wings Over America (CD, Album)

User icon An illustration of a person's head and Album). Sign up Log in. Web icon An illustration of a computer application window Wayback Machine Texts icon An illustration of an open book. Books Video icon An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video Audio icon An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio Software icon An illustration of a 3. Software Images icon An illustration of two photographs. McCartney's sound engineer listened to hours of tape and selected the five best performances of each song from the song set list.

We had to go into the studio and overdub most of the backing vocals. Wings over America was issued six months after the end of the band's US tour.

It was another commercial success for Wings, reaching number 1 in the US in early the last in a five-album stretch of consecutive chart-topping albums for the band [17] and number 8 in the UK.

Wings over America was the first triple set by a group to reach number 1 in the US, and was a critical success. In a retrospective review, AllMusic critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine explained the wild success of the triple album: "The Beatles mystique was still very much attached to record and artist alike — at the time, John Lennon had seemingly burnt out a major chunk of his talent, George Harrison was losing his popular edge and had done a disastrous American tourand Bluebird - Wings (2) - Wings Over America (CD one was expecting great Bluebird - Wings (2) - Wings Over America (CD from Ringo Starr — and it seemed like McCartney represented the part of the group's legacy that came closest to living up to fans' expectations.

Thus the album ended up selling in numbers, rivaling the likes of Frampton Comes Alive! Two related releases followed the album: the TV documentary Wings Over the World and a film titled Rockshowpurporting to contain a complete show from Seattle. Wings over America was issued Album) a double-compact disc in on Columbia. It was removed for some time off of digital music sites in andbut as of August it is available for sale on iTunes.

Wings over America was reissued in several packages: [26]. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 7 April London: Omnibus Press. ISBN Rolling Stone. San Francisco. Chesterfield, MO: Fab Four FAQ 2. New York: Backbeat Books. Decatur, Georgia. Archived from the original on 7 May Retrieved 15 May American Songwriter. Retrieved 26 March Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 5 June The Essential Rock Discography.

Edinburgh, UK: Canongate. Archived from the original on 4 July Retrieved 13 October Ultimate Classic Rock. By the time September rolled around, Wings' tours had Bluebird - Wings (2) - Wings Over America (CD on the modest side. This latest one would Bluebird - Wings (2) - Wings Over America (CD over a year and take the band around the world. Creedence Clearwater Revival.

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