Editors’ Notes This collection containing 40 of Sir Paul McCartney’s tunes (solo and with Wings) is divided into two discs, the first boasting 18 chart-topping hits and the second comprising 22 historical album tracks. Wingspan covers recordings from McCartney’s 1970 eponymous debut album to 1984’s soundtrack for Give My Regards To Broad Street. “Listen to What The Man Said” sets a melodic tone while simultaneously serving as a reminder that many of McCartney’s songs are playful tunes of whimsy. But that’s fine when you consider that these recordings have aged amazingly well, especially the infectiously catchy “Band On the Run,” which sounds like three songs rolled into one. “Jet” is another standout as it blends the punch of ‘70s power-pop with McCartney’s talent for somehow making soft rock sound cool. Unfortunately his duets with Stevie Wonder (“Ebony And Ivory”) and Michael Jackson (“Say Say Say”) are absent, and you have to wonder why the epic “Maybe I’m Amazed” was never released as a single. Overall Wingspan is the best compiled Paul McCartney overview to date.

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Listen to What the Man Said
1
3:55
 
Band On the Run
2
5:13
 
Another Day
3
3:41
 
Live and Let Die
4
3:11
 
Jet
5
4:08
 
My Love
6
4:08
 
Silly Love Songs
7
5:54
 
Pipes of Peace
8
3:25
 
C Moon
9
4:33
 
Hi, Hi, Hi
10
3:08
 
Let 'Em In
11
5:10
 
Goodnight Tonight
12
4:20
 
Junior's Farm (DJ Edit)
13
3:03
 
Mull of Kintyre
14
4:44
 
Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey
15
4:49
 
With a Little Luck (DJ Edit)
16
3:13
 
Coming Up (Live In Glasgow)
17
3:27
 
No More Lonely Nights
18
4:47
 
Let Me Roll It
1
4:50
 
The Lovely Linda
2
0:44
 
Daytime Nightime Suffering
3
3:22
 
Maybe I'm Amazed
4
3:51
 
Helen Wheels
5
3:44
 
Bluebird
6
3:24
 
Heart of the Country
7
2:23
 
Every Night
8
2:33
 
Take It Away
9
4:03
 
Junk
10
1:55
 
Man We Was Lonely
11
2:58
 
Venus and Mars / Rock Show (Single Edit)
12
3:44
 
The Back Seat of My Car
13
4:28
 
Rockestra Theme
14
2:36
 
Girlfriend
15
4:42
 
Waterfalls (DJ Edit)
16
3:22
 
Tomorrow
17
3:25
 
Too Many People
18
4:10
 
Call Me Back Again
19
4:59
 
Tug of War
20
4:03
 
Bip Bop / Hey Diddle
21
3:34
 
No More Lonely Nights (Play Out Version)
22
3:55
 

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