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OTHER SONGS RECORDED DURING “RAM” SESSIONS BUT RELEASED LATER

October 14th, 1970 “Get On The Right Thing” (Red Rose Speedway 1973)

October 19th, 1970 “I Lie Around” (B-Side to “Live And Let Die” single 1973)

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October 22,1970 “When The Wind Is Blowing” (From the unreleased original Rupert The Bear project- later released on Wings WILD LIFE archive edition 2018)

October 22nd, 1970 “Rode All Night” (Jam unreleased until released on RAM archive edition 2012- Part of song used and expanded for Roger Daltrey One Of The Boys 1977 album. Retitled as “Giddy.”)

October 26th, 1970 “A Love For You” (from unreleased COLD CUTS/HOT HITS projects- re-recorded a few times- released 2003 from “The In-Laws” motion picture-also released (different mix) on RAM achieve edition 2012)

October 26th, 1970 “Hey Diddle” (Released on 2001’s Wingspan and again on VENUS AND MARS archive edition 2014….???)

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October 29th, 1970 “Sunshine Sometime” From the unreleased original Rupert The Bear project- later released on Ram archive edition 2012. I have a version with lyrics from bootleg of entire unreleased Rupert album.

November 13th, 1970 and January 21st, 1971 “Little Woman Love” (B-side to 1972’s Wings “Mary Had A Little Lamb)

November 19, 1970 “Little Lamb Dragonfly” (Red Rose Speedway 1973) NOTE: I can only imagine this great song being on RAM and maybe leaving off “Long Haired Lady.” What an album would that be…..

February 23rd, 1971 “The Great Cock And Seagull Race” (Released on Wings WILD LIFE archive edition 2018)

And THRILLINGTON was recorded from June 15th-18th, 1971.

Meanwhile Paul continued to write more songs. It was around this time that Paul, who liked working with Denny, David and Linda decided to form a band with them. Spinozza declined the offer and

Paul reached out to friend and musical buddy from the early 1960’s, former Moody Blues Denny Laine to join. Denny agreed.

On August 3rd, 1971 the press was informed about their new (then un-named) band.Stella was born on September 13th and the name WINGS was decided on.

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We will go over each of these recording when we get to the releases that allowed them to see the light of day.

Finally…“Blackpool” – Interesting call and response song from Paul and Linda that never seems to get through the basic verse stage. It’s silly lyrics about either post codes (zip codes) or possibly women’s measurements? Released on RAM archive edition 2012 Rating – 5

On July 24th, 1971 the “band” went into the studio to record.

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The recording ended on July 29th…..5 days in the studio led us to the next release

On December 7th, 1971 we got Wings WILD LIFE…. next.

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