The Paul McCartney Project

Seattle • Thursday, June 10, 1976

ConcertBy Wings (part of Wings Over the World tour)

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And from there with Wings to the Kingdome was pretty interesting because by then we were pretty strong. We broke our own record [Wings played here to 67,000, beating The Beatles’ record at Shea Stadium]. So that was nice, a big pay-off for Wings after all that terror, post-Beatles, that it would never be as good; and suddenly you found ‘Oh my God, it is as good.’ And I meet people to this day who say ‘Oh, I like Wings better.’ So it’s a generational thing as well.

Paul McCartney, in the 2003 Back To The World tour book – talking about his favourite gigs

From The Seattle Times, March 26, 2000:

If there was any doubt that the Kingdome was suitable for rock shows, Paul McCartney and Wings wiped it out last night with a spectacular extravaganza that was the highlight of their American tour.

It was the biggest audience of the tour and set a new indoor attendance record for a single act – 67,000-plus. The stage light and sound systems were larger than any other date on the tour and were specially designed for the Dome. The concert was filmed, videotaped and recorded and Geraldo Rivera and his crew shot footage for an upcoming ABC-TV special.

McCartney himself was bubbling with enthusiasm and obviously happy with the record crowd. He was full of boundless energy throughout the two-hour show, mugging, prancing and joking. He said he was having a good time and he looked it . . . One of the great excitements of the entire evening was the deafening roar of 67,000 people at the end and the sight of thousands of matches lighting the darkened hall before the encore. . .

Nothing could have christened the Dome as a rock hall more dramatically or excitingly – the only currently performing Beatle in the biggest show of his tour. It was a night Seattle rockers will long remember.

Last updated on August 31, 2019

Kingdome

This was the 1st and only concert played at Kingdome.

Setlist for the concert





























28.

Encore


1.

Hi, Hi, Hi

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over LA


2.

Soily

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over LA



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