Tag: Wings

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Matt Mehlan, “The Mehlans”

There’s electronic buzzing, post-something refrains, borderline-tribal heat, and occasional Rhodes-and-bass grooves. There’s also,...

Music

Influences: Bret Busch

How do steamy, tropical nights emerge from the Green Acres Theme?...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: The 75 Best Paul McCartney Songs

On June 18, Paul McCartney celebrated his 75th birthday. With enviable longevity and prodigious musical gifts, he’s amassed a legacy...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Paul McCartney, “Pure McCartney”

  What can you really say that hasn’t already been said about Paul McCartney?  This isn’t some “rock...

Film, Music

Excess and Perversity: The James Bond Theme Songs

Radiohead released their rejected James Bond theme song over the holidays. How did it stack up against the accepted songs of the series?...

Music, News

British Invasion 50th Anniversary Tour Adds Shows, Peter Asher

The incredibly popular 50th Anniversary British Invasion Tour that circulated along the East and West Coasts last fall is returning for...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Reviews: Wings, “Venus and Mars” and “Wings at the Speed of Sound”

That much of Paul McCartney’s post-Beatles efforts have been unavailable for so long remains something of a mystery to me.  His...

Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: Win Vinyl From The Paul McCartney Archive Collection

You could win either Venus And Mars OR Wings At The Speed Of Sound On Brand-New Vinyl LP...

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Music Roundtable: July 2014

This time out, the staff sorta slips down the Grohl hole and Don Henley may be a p****....

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1973: Paul McCartney & Wings, “Band on the Run”

Wings had yet to lock in an album that justified their existence. Band On The Run changed that. ...

"Jan & Dean Meet Batman"

Music, Popdose Lists

10 Classic Songs Inspired By Comic Book Superheroes

With the summer movie season upon us, let's listen to ten of the best superhero-inspired songs we could find....

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1973: Paul McCartney & Wings, “My Love”

And when the cupboard's bare, will you still even care?...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Remakes of Classic Horror Films

Horror movies derive most of their power and enjoyment (you sicko) from a combination of novelty and surprise.The novelty: how the...

Popblerd!

bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part Six

Git your Steely Dan on in the latest installment of our '70s list. Plus...so much more!...

Music

Paul McCartney’s Top 10 Solo Deep Cuts

A day late and more than a dollar short, here are my choices for the Top 10 Paul McCartney solo deep cuts....

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Michael Laine Hildebrandt of Bubble Gum Orchestra

Bubble Gum Orchestra's Michael Laine Hildebrandt recounts the power pop and rock albums that inspired him....

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Music

Here’s Something Else!: What if Denny Laine had fronted Wings?

Denny Laine — Fab, one time removed? — will forever be the other guy in Wings, the Paul McCartney-led 1970s successor band to...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Special Edition! Best Original Song, 1974

Kelly Stitzel brings back her special series taking a look at past Best Original Song Oscar nominees. This week, she discusses the nominees...

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Beyond the Wonder, Music

Beyond the Wonder: Greetings From Timbuk3

Chris Holmes travels back to 1986, a time when one-hit wonder Timbuk3's future was so bright they indeed had to wear shades....

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bessie Banks, “Go Now”

In 1964, Bessie Banks released the great soul ballad "Go Now." Before her version had a chance to climb the charts, the Moody Blues had it...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: Rock ‘n’ Roll Disco Party!

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Whenever I fill in at Ted’s desk here at the Mix Six, I like to have a good time. Case in point, this week’s...

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Caught on Tape, Music

Caught on Tape: The Day I Didn’t Throw Up on Paul McCartney

In this week's edition of Caught on Tape, Steven Rosen travels back in time to 1973, and moments spent in the company of Paul McCartney....

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 5/20/78

If Jason Hare can't have you, he don't want nobody, baby. Join him for a look back at 1978, where, with a little luck, we'll shadow dance...

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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Paul McCartney, “So Bad”

Oh, some things just write themselves, don’t they? I kid, I kid. “So Bad” is an overlooked little gem from the Paul...

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Music, Phagz on 45

Phagz on 45: Episode Four

Our new(ish) weekly feature on Popdose rolls on, as John C. Hughes and the world’s foremost Belinda Carlisle impersonator, a.k.a. his...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

Dw. Dunphy On… Cover Songs — Why and Why Not

Some people are just flat-out smart-asses. It’s not necessarily a bad thing to be at times, mind you, but a good smart-ass pulls it...