Episode 5 – Red Rose Speedway

In 1972-73, Wings is making progress, and their second album is a considerable improvement over their first. Originally planned as a double LP, Red Rose Speedway is a modest hit and yields a number one single, “My Love.” As with Ram, however, the leftovers are as interesting as the album itself. Ryan and Chris provide a guided tour of the Red Rose Speedway that never was.

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2 Comments

  1. Great podcast on what I consider his finest album! I’d love to contribute to a future podcast on album you haven’t covered yet. Check out my McCartney/Wings Thesis I wrote for Graduate School in the U.K.
    http://s3.amazonaws.com/academia.edu.documents/38176353/BEAM005.Final_Revision11.4.11.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAIWOWYYGZ2Y53UL3A&Expires=1489676931&Signature=Jdbwvjq2vYx6%2BVbUCBtag8HWjsw%3D&response-content-disposition=inline%3B%20filename%3DCan_A_Beatle_Have_Wings_A_Historiograph.pdf

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