Give Ireland Back To The Irish - Wings (2) - Give Ireland Back To The Irish (Vinyl)

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If you like what you are seeing, share it on social networks and let others know about The Paul McCartney Project. It was written by Paul McCartney and his wife Linda in response to the events of Bloody Sunday, on 30 January that year, when British troops in Northern Ireland shot dead thirteen civil rights protestors.

Keen to voice their outrage at the killings, Wings recorded the track two days later at Abbey Road Studios in London.

Having never released an overtly political song before, McCartney was condemned by the British media for his seemingly pro-IRA stance on Northern Ireland. The track first appeared on an album in , when it was included as a bonus track on the CD reissue of Wild Life.

The visit also allowed McCartney to begin rebuilding his relationship with John Lennon, his former writing partner in the Beatles, after the pair had spent the year attacking each other through the music press and in their respective musical releases.

On 29 January, McCartney returned to New York, where, during another meeting with Lennon, they agreed to end their public feud.

According to his biographer Tom Doyle, McCartney was inspired also by being around Lennon and the vibrant and politically radical mood of Greenwich Village, where Lennon and Yoko Ono were living. The band then moved to Apple Studios, where the song was mixed and possibly completed. McCartney took the rhythm section parts from the A-side and overdubbed lead guitar lines played by himself and McCullough and an Irish penny whistle. Seeking to emulate the low-fidelity quality of Jamaican reggae singles, where instrumental dubs were commonly used as B-sides, McCartney gave the track a muddy-sounding mix, with barely any high-end sound.

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Although "Give Ireland Back To The Irish" was credited to Wings, it was in effect a Paul McCartney single, and is arguably the first protest song he ever penned. He and his late wife Linda are credited as the songwriters. The song unsurprisingly reached #1 in the Republic of Ireland and perhaps less predictably, Spain.

8 Replies to “Give Ireland Back To The Irish - Wings (2) - Give Ireland Back To The Irish (Vinyl)”

  1. Aug 13,  · referencing Give Ireland Back To The Irish, 7", Single, Win, an embarrassing and highly political release that cost wings fans I am Your Singer/Love Is Strange. The continuation of the canary yellow wings sleeve was good marketing/5().
  2. Aug 13,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Winchester Pressing Vinyl release of Give Ireland Back To The Irish on Discogs. Label: Apple Records - • Format: Vinyl 7 Wings - Give Ireland Back To The Irish (, Winchester Pressing, Vinyl) | Discogs/5(22).
  3. Give Ireland Back To The Irish. Paul McCartney And Wings. From the Album Wild Life (Archive Collection) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. Listen Now Buy song $ Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. To enjoy Prime Music, go to Your Music Library and transfer your account to dowsoundcullaterni.meabsyluderbochanhillchrisamictrichul.co (US).5/5(5).
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Push-Out Centre Vinyl release of Give Ireland Back To The Irish on Discogs. Label: Apple Records - R • Format: Vinyl 7 Wings - Give Ireland Back To The Irish (, Push-Out Centre, Vinyl) | Discogs/5(24).
  5. The “Give Ireland Back to the Irish” single was released by Apple Records on 25 February in the United Kingdom (as Apple R ) and 28 February in the United States (as Apple ). It was Wings’ debut single release, after the cancellation of their scheduled single from Wild Life, a reggae-style cover of “ Love Is Strange “.
  6. Give Ireland back to the Irish Make Ireland Irish today Great Britian and all the people Say that all people must be free Meanwhile back in ireland There's a man who looks like me And he dreams of god and country And he's feeling really bad And he's sitting in a prison Should he lie down do nothing Should give in or go mad Give Ireland back to.
  7. " Give Ireland Back to the Irish " is a song by the British–American rock band Wings that was released as their debut single in February It was written by Paul McCartney and his wife Linda in response to the events of Bloody Sunday, on 30 January that year, when British troops in Northern Ireland shot dead thirteen civil rights protestors.

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