Top Of The Pops • Thursday, April 5, 1973

TV ShowBy Wings • Recorded Apr 04, 1973
United Kingdom
Recording date:
Apr 04, 1973
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at the BBC Television Centre, in Wood Lane, London, Wings record their third appearance on Top Of The Pops. Their mimed performance of ‘My Love’, alongside studio performances by Gary Glitter, Frank Hardcastle, Stuart Gilles and Pan’s People is transmitted the following night on BBC1 (between 6:45 and 7:15pm) and is introduced by Tony Blackburn. Also performing on tonight’s show, is Hurricane Smith, previously known as the EMI recording engineer Norman “Normal” Smith, with whom Paul previously worked at Abbey Road during The Beatles’ sessions in the sixties. (A further screening of the ‘My Love’ clip appears during the Top Of The Pops broadcast on Thursday May 11.)

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From Richard Driver on Twitter: Paul McCartney and Wings performing “My Love” on Top of the Pops, April 4, 1973. (2/2)

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