Album artist 74 - Wings

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This page lists the album chart runs of Wings. A list of songs by Wings can be found here. The albums are listed with the most widely successful first.

Despite the presence of Linda McCartney, Denny Laine (after he left The Moody Blues) and various others this was really Paul McCartney's musical vehicle for the 1970s.

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Wings Band On The Run 1974 UK 1 - Dec 1973 (129 weeks), Billboard 1 - Dec 1973 (119 weeks) (4 weeks at number 1) (32 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 4 weeks - Apr 1974, US 70s 1 - Jan 1974 (7 months), US BB 1 of 1974, Canada 1 for 1 week - 1974, Norway 1 - Jan 1974 (44 weeks), Australia num 1 for 7 weeks - Apr 1974, Australia (Kent) 1 of 1974 (peak 1), Australia Goset 1 - Feb 1974 (30 weeks), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2013 (1973), US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1991), US CashBox 2 of 1974, Grammy in 1974 (Nominated), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in May 1975), US 3 of 1974, D.Marsh 10 of 1973, UK Radio2 20, Radio Caroline 40 (1973), Italy 57 of 1974, Billboard200 120, Defin200 182 (1973), Acclaimed 397 (1973), Rolling Stone 418, WTMD 425, WXPN 479 (1973), RYM 30 of 1973, Xgau rating C+ (1973)
2 Wings Venus & Mars 1975 UK 1 - Jun 1975 (29 weeks), Billboard 1 - Jun 1975 (78 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (8 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jul 1975, US 70s 1 - Jun 1975 (3 months), Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 1975, Norway 1 - Jun 1975 (26 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 1 - Aug 1975, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1991), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Aug 1976), Australia (Kent) 8 of 1975 (peak 2), US BB 25 of 1975, US CashBox 30 of 1975, Italy 33 of 1975, France (InfoDisc) 66 of 1975 (peak 1, 22 weeks), RYM 80 of 1975, Xgau rating B+ (1975)
3 Wings Wings At The Speed Of Sound 1976 Billboard 1 - Apr 1976 (52 weeks) (6 weeks at number 1) (20 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 7 weeks - Apr 1976, US 70s 1 - Apr 1976 (5 months), Canada 1 for 8 weeks - 1976, UK 2 - Apr 1976 (35 weeks), Norway 2 - Apr 1976 (21 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1976), US 3 of 1976, France (InfoDisc) 4 of 1976 (peak 1, 78 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1976), US CashBox 6 of 1976, US BB 6 of 1976, Sweden 7 - Apr 1976 (10 weeks), Australia (Kent) 9 of 1976 (peak 2), D.Marsh 23 of 1976, Italy 37 of 1976, Xgau rating B- (1976)
4 Wings Red Rose Speedway 1973 Billboard 1 - May 1973 (31 weeks) (3 weeks at number 1) (9 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 3 weeks - Jun 1973, US 70s 1 - Jun 1973 (2 months), Australia num 1 for 3 weeks - Jul 1973, Australia Goset 1 - Jun 1973 (28 weeks), Australia (Kent) 2 of 1973 (peak 1), Norway 4 - May 1973 (16 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1973), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1974), UK 5 - May 1973 (16 weeks), US BB 21 of 1973, Italy 28 of 1973, US CashBox 35 of 1973, France (InfoDisc) 44 of 1973 (peak 9, 20 weeks), Xgau rating D+ (1973)
5 Wings Wings Over America 1977 Billboard 1 - Dec 1976 (90 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (11 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jan 1977, Canada 1 for 1 week - 1977, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1976), US 70s 3 - Jan 1977 (2 months), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1977), Norway 7 - Jan 1977 (12 weeks), UK 8 - Jan 1977 (22 weeks), US BB 11 of 1977, US CashBox 12 of 1977, Austria 12 - Jan 1977 (3 months), Australia (Kent) 15 of 1977 (peak 2), Sweden 33 - Jan 1977 (2 weeks), Italy 73 of 1977, RYM 102 of 1976
6 Wings London Town 1978 Billboard 2 - Apr 1978 (28 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), US 70s 2 - Apr 1978 (3 months), Norway 2 - Apr 1978 (22 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 1978), UK 4 - Apr 1978 (23 weeks), Austria 4 - May 1978 (5 months), Sweden 4 - Apr 1978 (16 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1978), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1978), Germany 6 - May 1978 (2 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 11 of 1978 (peak 3, 86 weeks), US CashBox 18 of 1978, US BB 21 of 1978, Australia (Kent) 25 of 1978 (peak 3), Holland free40 39 of 1978, Italy 49 of 1978, RYM 153 of 1978, Xgau rating B (1978)
7 Wings Back To The Egg 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1979), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1979), Norway 5 - Jun 1979 (11 weeks), Sweden 5 - Jun 1979 (14 weeks), UK 6 - Jun 1979 (15 weeks), Billboard 8 - Jun 1979 (24 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), US 70s 8 - Jul 1979 (1 month), Austria 12 - Jul 1979 (2 months), France (InfoDisc) 17 of 1979 (peak 11, 58 weeks), Australia (Kent) 22 of 1979 (peak 3), Italy 37 of 1979, Holland free40 39 of 1979, US CashBox 47 of 1979, US BB 49 of 1979, RYM 122 of 1979, Xgau rating C (1979)
8 Wings Wings Wildlife 1972 Norway 4 - Dec 1971 (11 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 1972), Australia Goset 5 - Feb 1972 (15 weeks), Dutch 70s 8 - Jan 1972 (6 weeks), Billboard 10 - Dec 1971 (18 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), UK 11 - Dec 1971 (9 weeks), Australia (Kent) 24 of 1972 (peak 3), US BB 63 of 1972, US CashBox 73 of 1972, Italy 98 of 1972, Xgau rating C- (1971)
9 Wings Wings Greatest 1978 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1978), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1978), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1979), UK 5 - Dec 1978 (32 weeks), Norway 20 - Jan 1979 (1 week), Billboard 29 - Dec 1978 (18 weeks), Sweden 32 - Dec 1978 (4 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1978)
10 Wings Wingspan, Hits & History 2001 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 2001), Billboard 2 - May 2001 (14 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), UK 5 - May 2001 (6 weeks), Norway 5 - May 2001 (6 weeks), Austria 28 - May 2001 (1 month), US BB 60 of 2001

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22 Sep 2016

(2) Double Listings...Plus

#4 & #11 are the same (Wings At the Speed Of Sound). Also #8 & #12 (Wings Wildlife). Plus # 10 (Wingspan: Hits And History) made the Billboard Charts (#2 - 14 weeks). You currently have this listed under 'Paul McCartney' at #24.

Data fixed, thanks


20 Nov 2014

Double Listing - Wings At Speed Of Sound

#3 and #11 are the same album. Also #8 and #12 are the same.

Both good, data fixed, thanks