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October 29 in history

539 BC – Cyrus the Great entered the city of Babylon and detained Nabonidus.

437  Valentinian III, Western Roman Emperor, married Licinia Eudoxia, daughter of his cousin Theodosius II, Eastern Roman Emperor in Constantinople unifying the two branches of the House of Theodosius. 1,024 more words

History

CK Retro Review: Back To The Egg by Wings

Wings’ unexpected swan song, 1979’s Back To The Egg doesn’t quite deserve the critical lashing it often receives. To some it was dispiriting to see Paul McCartney trailing the blaze of New Wave and punk rock, although the other way to look at it is that at least he had his ear tuned to modern sounds. 767 more words

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CK Retro Review: London Town by Wings

As a general rule, when Paul McCartney was forced to take most of the burden on himself the create a Wings record, the resulting record turned out to be better than the group’s more democratic efforts. 997 more words

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CK Retro Review: Wings At The Speed Of Sound by Wings

By attempting to prove that Wings was a band of equals, Paul McCartney inadvertently ensured that the world knew just the opposite was true. 1976’s… 753 more words

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1564 Say You Don't Mind - Denny Laine (1967)

This song was written by Denny Laine. It was first recorded by him in 1967. It was released as Denny Laine’s debut solo single. The B-side was… 85 more words

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CK Retro Review: Venus And Mars by Wings

It’s never a good sign when an album is more well-known for the tour it spawned than for the music contained on it. And Paul McCartney’s decision to allow some of his fellow Wings to take the lead might have helped band harmony, but it didn’t help the quality of 1975’s… 806 more words

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CK Retro Review: Band On The Run by Paul McCartney & Wings

The making of Paul McCartney & Wings 1973 album Band On The Run featured a little bit of everything: band departures, exotic locales, theft, health scares. 955 more words

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