Paul McCartney and Wings’ single ‘Band On The Run’ was released in the United Kingdom on 28 June 1974.
The single, with ‘Zoo Gang’ on the b-side, peaked at number three on the UK singles chart.
In the USA, ‘Band On The Run’ was issued with ‘Nineteen Hundred And Eighty-Five’ on the flipside. It was a bigger hit there, topping the US Billboard Hot 100.
Last updated: 7 June 2022
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