Jimmy McCulloch

Scottish Musician and Songwriter
Born Jun 4, 1953

James 'Jimmy' McCulloch was a Scottish musician and songwriter best known for playing lead guitar in Paul McCartney's Wings from 1974 to 1977. McCulloch was a member of the Glasgow psychedelic band One in a Million (formerly known as The Jaygars), Thunderclap Newman, and Stone the Crows.… Read More

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1953 Birth Born on June 4, 1953.


1967 14 Years Old In April 1967, McCulloch played lead guitar for the Utterly Incredible, Too Long Ago to Remember, Sometimes Shouting at People during the 14-Hour Technicolour Dream event, which was held on the grounds of the Alexandra Palace in London. … Read More
1969 16 Years Old McCulloch first rose to fame in 1969 when he joined Pete Townshend's friends, Andy 'Thunderclap' Newman (piano) and songwriter John 'Speedy' Keen (vocals, drums), to form the band Thunderclap Newman. … Read More
1971 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In October 1971, McCulloch played guitar in concert with John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers in England and Germany.
1972 19 Years Old 1 More Event
The band subsequently renamed itself the Jimmy McCulloch Band and toured England and Scotland in support of Leslie West's Mountain in February 1972. … Read More


1973 20 Years Old In 1973, McCulloch played guitar on John Keen's album, Previous Convictions, had a brief stint in Blue and he played guitar on Brian Joseph Friel's debut album under the pseudonym 'The Phantom'.
1974 21 Years Old McCulloch joined Wings in August 1974. … Read More
1976 23 Years Old Jimmy McCulloch and White Line had appeared on the British TV programme Supersonic on 27 November 1976. … Read More
1977 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Finally, as noted above, he played guitar on Roy Harper's album, Bullinamingvase, and Ricci Martin's album, Beached, in 1977.
1978 25 Years Old In early 1978, McCulloch started a band called Wild Horses with Brian Robertson, Jimmy Bain and Kenney Jones, but both McCulloch and Jones left the band soon afterward.
In 1979, McCulloch joined the Dukes. … Read More
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