Wings’ single ‘Helen Wheels’ was released in the United Kingdom on 26 October 1973.
Helen Wheels was the name of the McCartneys’ Land Rover, a pun on the phrase ‘hell on wheels’. The song was recorded during sessions for the Band On The Run album.
Also on this day...
- 1965: The Beatles collect their MBEs
- 1965: Mixing: Drive My Car, Day Tripper, In My Life, If I Needed Someone, Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown), Nowhere Man
- 1964: Recording, mixing: I Don’t Want To Spoil The Party, Rock And Roll Music, Words Of Love, Baby’s In Black, I’m A Loser, Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!, Honey Don’t, What You’re Doing, Another Beatles Christmas Record
- 1963: Live: Kungliga Tennishallen, Stockholm, Sweden
- 1962: Live: Public Hall, Preston
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
- 1961: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
- 1960: Live: Kaiserkeller, Hamburg
- 1959: Live: Empire Theatre, Liverpool
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