Manchester • Thursday, May 17, 1973

ConcertBy Wings • Part of the Wings 1973 UK Tour
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Hard Rock Concert Theatre

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There was another concert in Manchester the next night.  During the day, we went into the city.   We were buying some musical papers and I asked the man if he knew of any magazines with any articles on Paul.  He checked for me and said, “oh, did you know he’s upstairs?”  “What?”   He then told me that Paul was in the Picadilly Hotel, which was in this mall.   Roger Moore was upstairs visiting Paul. […]

At the show that night, I again made my way to the front of the stage.  Paul change his outfit!  (shock!).  He wore a shiny gorgeous white jacket with pictures of  Marilyn Monroe on it.  At one particularly beautiful moment, Paul looked at me, opened his eyes real wide, winked, and shot at me.  (My big trill of the day)  This time, the audience was normal and everything went well. […]

From the Summer 1973 issue of McCartney Lovers and Friends – From Meet the Beatles for Real: Manchester & Liverpool Wings 1973
From B35376 – Paul McCartney & Wings 1973 Hardrock Theatre Manchester Concert Ticket Stub (UK) – Tracks – A ticket stub for the Paul McCartney and Wings performance that took place at the Hardrock Theatre, Manchester, England on 16th May 1973. Seat E33. The ticket stub measures 6.6cm x 7.4cm (2.5 inches x 2.7 inches). Folded and laid flat, There is a pin hole in the tope right corner. The condition is very good.

Last updated on August 6, 2022

Hard Rock Concert Theatre

This was the 2nd concert played at Hard Rock Concert Theatre.

A total of 2 concerts have been played there • 1973May 16thMay 17th

Setlist for the concert



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