UK single release: Mary Had A Little Lamb by Wings

Wings’ second single, ‘Mary Had A Little Lamb’, was released in the United Kingdom on 5 May 1972.

Based on a 19th century nursery rhyme, the single was released by Apple Records, with ‘Little Woman Love’ on the b-side.

Mary Had A Little Lamb single artwork - Wings

The single peaked at number nine on the singles chart, making it more successful than its predecessor, ‘Give Ireland Back To The Irish’.

I thought it was all very deep and all very nice. I see now, you know, it wasn’t much of a record. That’s all. It just didn’t really make it as a record, and that’s what tells, the black plastic.
Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney In His Own Words
US single release: Woman Is The N—r Of The World by John Lennon
US single release: Mary Had A Little Lamb by Wings
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