I have a confession to make regarding the early Wings LPs. As a kid in the early 70s, my late Dad would buy pirated 8-track cartridges to play in his Ford Escort. One had a compilation of Wild Life and Red Rose Speedway and I would listen to these LPs quite a bit. 

So despite these admittedly lightweight LPs being critically maligned, they do hold a special place in my heart. 

So these new reissues in the Paul McCartney Archive Collection are indeed a nostalgic godsend for yours truly. Chock full of extra and bonus material, hours of listening pleasure await. What memories!

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