The soundtrack plus interviews with Paul McCartney, Tom Salter (Mr Carnaby St – Tour Manager) Wings drummer Denny Seiwell and Geoff Cleghorn, renowned artist friend of Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones, The Who relating to BBC DJ Nick Coffer how he came to paint the iconic artwork on to the bus.
“I met George on a bus, I first saw John on a bus, George auditioned on a bus. Penny Lane was the bus depot. If I was visiting John I could go from my place in Forthlin Road to Penny Lane change and go up to his place in Menlove Avenue. I just like buses.” – Paul McCartney – Link
AN EPIC 7,500 MILES WITH THE BIGGEST ROCK STAR IN THE WORLD
In the Summer of ’72, The Summer Of Wings Paul McCartney chose WNO 481 as the 1972 Wings Tour Bus. It then carried Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney, Heather, Mary and Stella McCartney, Wings members Denny Laine, Henry McCullough, Denny Seiwell, wives and girlfriends rockin’ & rollin’ across Europe for Paul’s first major tour after the glory days of The Beatles. With its world-famous rock superstar on board this amazing family and band adventure the tour was hotly pursued by the world’s media for over 7,500 miles across 9 countries and 25 cities.
This seaside special open-top double decker came to live the dream of rocking and rolling with the biggest music star in the world.
Paul McCartney’s 1972 Wings Tour Bus WNO 481 became a Legend Of Rock & Road and landed the title “The Most Famous Bus In The World”