Wings’ single ‘Helen Wheels’ was released in the United States on 12 November 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...
- 2014: Paul McCartney live: HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- 2013: Paul McCartney live: Kyocera Dome, Osaka, Japan
- 2012: UK release: The Beatles’ stereo vinyl box set
- 2008: Eleanor Rigby signature to be auctioned
- 2001: UK album release: Driving Rain by Paul McCartney
- 1968: Recording: Electronic Sound by George Harrison
- 1966: Paul McCartney meets Mal Evans in Bordeaux, France
- 1963: Television: Day By Day, South Today
- 1962: Live: Star-Club, Hamburg
- 1961: Live: Hambleton Hall, Liverpool
- 1960: Live: Kaiserkeller, Hamburg
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