April 10, 2013 8:54

Paul McCartney to reissue 'Wings Over America' live album and concert film 'Rockshow'

'Rockshow' will be released on DVD for the first time in June

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Paul McCartney has announced that he will be reissuing Paul McCartney & Wings’ 1976 live album 'Wings Over America'.

The Beatles legend will also release the live concert film Rockshow on DVD for the first time, which documented the band's Wings Over the World 1976 US tour – watch some footage of it below.

The newly-remastered 'Wings Over America' LP, will be released on a range of formats, and will include stacks of bonus material including a recording of the band live at San Francisco’s Cow Palace, and a 75-minute television special of 'Wings Over the World' as well as a series of never-before-seen photos and artwork from the tour. It will be released on May 27.

Meanwhile a full-length version of Rockshow, a live concert film of the tour which was shot at the Kingdome in Seattle and features tracks by Wings, as well as some of The Beatles and McCartney solo material, will be released for the first time on DVD. A shortened version of the film originally premiered in 1980 in New York. The film will also get a theatrical release for one night only on May 15 at 500 cinemas worldwide, with McCartney himself introducing the film at London's BAFTA venue on the night. Click here for more information on the screenings.

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