Classic Rock

Paul McCartney & Wings Rev Up the Stage with “Helen Wheels”

“Helen Wheels” is a song by the English musician Paul McCartney. It was released as a single in 1973 and later included on his 1973 album “Band on the Run.” The song is credited to Paul and Linda McCartney.

“Helen Wheels” has a catchy rock and roll sound with a driving beat and memorable guitar riff. The lyrics of the song reference a road trip and the adventures of a character named Helen Wheels. The song’s title is a play on words, as “Helen Wheels” sounds like “Hell on Wheels,” suggesting a fast and adventurous lifestyle.

The song was released as a single in the United States and Canada and received radio airplay. It became a hit and is often associated with Paul McCartney’s post-Beatles career.

“Band on the Run” is considered one of Paul McCartney’s most successful and critically acclaimed albums, and “Helen Wheels” is one of its standout tracks. The song is appreciated for its energetic and melodic qualities and is often included in McCartney’s live performances.

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