|Wings Greatest - Front Cover||Wings Greatest - Rear Cover|
|Catalogue No.||PCTC 256|
|Release date||1st December 1978|
|U.K. Album Chart Detail :||
|Detail :||Paul's tenth "solo" release, credited to "Wings".
Obviously, this features a variety of Wings line-ups, see individual entries for clarification.
After being once again back down to a trio, in 1978 Paul augmented the band with Steve Holly and Lawrence Juber.
The album fared fairly well, but only managed to reach number 5 in the chart, although it was listed for over seven months !
The sleeve design was by Paul and Linda with assistance from Aubrey Powell and George Hardie of Hipgnosis, and photography
by Angus Forbes.
|Another Day||McCartney||1971 single (credited to Paul McCartney)
See Another Day.
|Silly Love Songs||McCartney||1976 track from Wings At The Speed of Sound, and 1976 single.
See Silly Love Songs.
|Live And Let Die||McCartney||1973 single, James Bond film theme, and album track.
See Live And Let Die.
|Junior's Farm||McCartney||1974 single.
See Junior's Farm.
|With A Little Luck||McCartney||1978 track from London Town, and hit single,
See With A Little Luck
|Band On The Run||McCartney||1973 title track of the Band On The Run album, and 1974
See Band On The Run.
|Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey||McCartney||Ram album track and US single, 1971
See Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey.
|Hi Hi Hi||McCartney||1972 single, originally A-side to C Moon's B-side,
the 45 was flipped when Hi Hi Hi was banned.
See Hi Hi Hi
|Let 'Em In||McCartney||1976 track from Wings At The Speed of Sound, and 1976 single.
See Let 'em In.
|My Love||McCartney||1973 single, and Red Rose Speedway track.
See My Love.
|Jet||McCartney||1973 track from Band On The Run L.P., and 1974 single.
|Mull Of Kintyre||McCartney-Laine||1977 single.
See Mull Of Kintyre.
January 1985, the next listing is on the Parlophone label, ATAK 15 (+ TCATAK 15).
4th February 1985, the first C.D. release, it's on Parlophone and only has an International number of CDP 7 46056 2
It includes no bonus tracks.
June 1993, a "Re-master" re-issue C.D. has catalogue number CDPMCOL 9 (+ TCPMCOL 9),
(international number CDP 7 89317 2),
and still has no bonus tracks.
18th May 2018 - Blue Vinyl version (673 7244) - Nothing new, no bonus tracks.
Originally released in 1978, Wings Greatest was the first ever compilation of Paul's post-Beatles hits,
featuring four classics that had previously been unavailable on any McCartney album: 'Another Day', 'Junior's Farm' 'Hi, Hi, Hi' and 'Mull of Kintyre.'
The penultimate Wings album release, Wings Greatest was naturally a worldwide hit, and the soundtrack to the 70s for a generation.
As part of its 2018 edition reissue, Wings Greatest will be available as a limited edition blue vinyl 180gram vinyl LP with download card and 20"x30" poster.
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