The Paul McCartney Project

London • Friday, December 7, 1979

ConcertBy Wings (part of Wings 1979 UK Tour)Timeline More from year 1979
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Country:
United Kingdom
City:
London
Location:
Wembley Arena

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From RollingStone:

Everything about this performance seemed designed to take the spotlight off Paul McCartney and spread it among the rest of Wings…the impression given was not that of a deity with a boxful of thunderbolts, but a band on-stage for the hell of it.

Mick Brown, RollingStone, quoted from CollectorsMusicReviews

Dear Club Sandwich,

Just a line to say thanks for the tickets to see Wings at Wembley on 7th December. I feel I was fortunate to get a ticket near the middle of the front row, but I can safely say it was one of the “magic moments” of my life. May I express my thanks to Wings for an absolutely superb show and to Linda for a wave which was aimed somewhere in my direction, which I acknowledged. I must also be one of the few at that concert who were glad that Wings were late on stage, as a mixture of traffic holdups and losing my way meant that I arrived at 8.10. Thanks Paul, Linda, Denny, Laurence and Steve. I hope that I’ll see you again in the future and who knows, I may even get an elusive autograph. Have a Wonderful Christmastime.

MR E. W. SUTTON, Croydon

From Club Sandwich, N°17, 1980

Dear Sue,

I am writing to thank you for the tickets for Wings concert at Wembley last Friday. (l think I had the best seat in the arena!) The concert atmosphere was fantastic and it was great to hear Wings perform their new songs as well as some of their classics. Paul’s untiring enthusiasm is unbelievable, his obvious enjoyment and stage magnetism immediately transmits itself to the audience, and makes you feel as though he is playing just for you! Wings definitely have the best stage act in the business. (l felt as excited as I did when I first went to see Wings on their ’73 tour.) It was a night I shall remember for a long time. Congratulations to you on the best fan magazine around; it’s even better now with the colour pics. Keep up the good work. I hope we won’t have to wait quite so long for the next tour. I don’t think my nerves could stand it.

A Happy Wings Fan, COLIN SQUIRE, Cardiff

From Club Sandwich, N°17, 1980

Last updated on February 8, 2020

Wembley Arena

This was the 1st concert played at Wembley Arena.

A total of 17 concerts have been played there • 1979Dec 7thDec 8thDec 9thDec 10th1985Jul 13th1986Jun 20th1990Jan 11thJan 13thJan 14thJan 16thJan 17thJan 19thJan 20thJan 21stJan 23rdJan 24thJan 26th

Setlist for the concert


1.


2.

Getting Closer

Written by Paul McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley


3.

Every Night

Written by Paul McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley


4.


5.

I've Had Enough

Written by Paul McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley


6.

No Words

Written by Paul McCartney, Denny Laine

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley



8.

Old Siam, Sir

Written by Paul McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley


9.

Maybe I'm Amazed

Written by Paul McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley


10.

The Fool On The Hill

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley


11.

Let it be

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley


12.

Hot As Sun

Written by Paul McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley


13.

Spin It On

Written by Paul McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley



15.

Go Now

Written by Larry Banks, Milton Bennett

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley


16.

Arrow Through Me

Written by Paul McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley


17.


18.

Coming Up

Written by Paul McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley


19.

Goodnight Tonight

Written by Paul McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley


20.

Yesterday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Album Available on Wings Over Wembley


21.




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