Wings live: Swansea University

The tenth and penultimate date of Wings’ first tour was the only stop in Wales.

The gig took place at Swansea University on 22 February 1972. Paul McCartney had telephoned the university at 5pm to ask if the band could perform that evening. Less than an hour and a half later, a queue of 800 students

Good experience, and it got us together as a band, going through all those hardships, like a young band does. It brought us together.

The Wings University Tour took place in the UK over eleven days in February 1972, and visited Nottingham (9 February), York (10), Hull (11), Newcastle upon Tyne (13), Lancaster (14), Leeds (16), Sheffield (17), Salford (18), Birmingham (21), Swansea (22), and Oxford (23).

Last updated: 21 June 2022
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