Wings’ fourth single, ‘My Love’, was released in the United Kingdom on 23 March 1973.
It was the lead single from Wings’ second album Red Rose Speedway.
The recording was credited to Paul McCartney and Wings, the first time his name had received top billing alongside the group.
‘My Love’ was the blockbuster hit Wings needed. It topped the US Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks, and reached number nine on the UK Singles Chart. It was also a top ten hit in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Norway.
Also on this day...
- 1970: Tape copying: McCartney by Paul McCartney
- 1970: Mixing, editing: I’ve Got A Feeling, Dig A Pony, One After 909, I Me Mine, Across The Universe – Phil Spector’s first Let It Be session
- 1967: Recording, mixing: Getting Better
- 1964: Filming: A Hard Day’s Night
- 1964: John Lennon’s In His Own Write is published
- 1964: US EP release: The Beatles
- 1964: US single release: Do You Want To Know A Secret
- 1963: Live: City Hall, Newcastle
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club. Liverpool (evening)
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
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