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The Macca Video Jukebox: part seven

From guest contributor David Pascoe…

SONG:
BIG BARN BED

DEFINITION:
Meet the band!

THINGS TO KNOW:
a) It was the opening track on Paul’s other 1973 album, Red Rose Speedway.
b) It was used to start the seminal TV Special, James Paul McCartney.

THINGS TO LOOK OUT FOR:
a) Macca’s early 70s hair at its longest and wildest.
b) The opening fish-eye lens shot.
c) Wings performing to a set inspired by Ken “far too many monitors” Adam.
d) The “witty” comments in classic News at 5.45 font.
e) Denny Seiwell being “(very) 185 pounds”.
f) Some (very) off-key harmonies from Linda in the chorus.
g) “Many thousands”.

VERDICT: “Why did I change my name?”

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