Category Archives: The Beatles 1970s

McCartney, Wings perform ‘Mull of Kintyre’ for ‘Mike Yarwood Christmas Show’ 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1977)


Video: 'Paul McCartney Live At Mike Yarwood Xmas Show, UK (Saturday 10th December 1977)'

(Saturday, December 10, 1977) — Paul McCartney and Wings recorded an appearance for the Dec. 25, 1977, edition of the BBC1 variety show The Mike Yarwood Christmas Show today at BBC Television Studios in London. Continue reading McCartney, Wings perform ‘Mull of Kintyre’ for ‘Mike Yarwood Christmas Show’ 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1977)

‘Love Songs’ album by The Beatles peaks at #24 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1977)

(Saturday, December 10, 1977)“Love Songs,” a compilation album that comprises love songs recorded by the Beatles between 1962 and 1970, peaked at #24 on today’s Billboard Top LPs & Tape chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘Love Songs’ album by The Beatles peaks at #24 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1977)

McCartney films third promo clip for ‘Mull of Kintyre’ 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1977)


Video: 'Paul McCartney & Wings - Mull Of Kintyre [Two Version] [High Quality]'

(Friday, December 9, 1977) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings filmed the third promotional clip for their British smash hit single “Mull of Kintyre” on stage two at the Elstree film studios today in Hertfordshire. Continue reading McCartney films third promo clip for ‘Mull of Kintyre’ 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1977)

‘Scouse the Mouse’ album by Ringo Starr and others released 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1977)


Video: 'Scouse the Mouse' (4 videos)

(Friday, December 9, 1977)Scouse the Mouse, a children’s album that featured the vocals of former Beatle Ringo Starr and others, was released today in the UK by Polydor (the album was not released, however, in the U.S.). Continue reading ‘Scouse the Mouse’ album by Ringo Starr and others released 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1977)

‘Ringo the 4th’ album by Ringo Starr peaks at #162 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 12 1977)


Video: 'Ringo The 4th' (10 videos)

(Saturday, November 12, 1977)Ringo the 4th, the sixth studio album by former Beatle Ringo Starr, peaked at #162 on today’s Billboard 200 albums chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Ringo the 4th’ album by Ringo Starr peaks at #162 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 12 1977)

Wings release ‘Mull of Kintyre’/Girls’ School’ single 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 11 1977)


Video: 'NEW * Mull Of Kintyre Wings Paul McCartney HQ {Stereo}'

(Friday, November 11, 1977) — The single “Mull of Kintyre”/“Girls’ School” by ex-Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings was released today in the UK (Nov. 14, 1977, in the U.S.). Continue reading Wings release ‘Mull of Kintyre’/Girls’ School’ single 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 11 1977)

‘Love Songs’ album by The Beatles released 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 21 1977)


Video: 'The Beatles - Love Songs [1977]'

(Friday, October 21, 1977)“Love Songs,” a compilation album that comprises love songs recorded by the Beatles between 1962 and 1970, was released today in the U.S. (Nov. 19, 1977, in the UK). Continue reading ‘Love Songs’ album by The Beatles released 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 21 1977)

‘Ringo the 4th’ album by Ringo Starr debuts at #179 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 15 1977)


Video: 'Ringo The 4th' (10 videos)

(Saturday, October 15, 1977)Ringo the 4th, the sixth studio album by former Beatle Ringo Starr, debuted at #179 on today’s Billboard 200 albums chart. Continue reading ‘Ringo the 4th’ album by Ringo Starr debuts at #179 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 15 1977)