Jimmy McCulloch

Scottish musician and songwriter Jimmy McCulloch

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.
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Birthday
04 June 1953
home town
Glesga
Death Place
Maida Vale

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Film bio planned for ex-band member of Paul McCartney's Wings - Examiner.com
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Paul Salley says the story of Jimmy McCulloch, a one-time member of Wings who "flies under the radar these days" needs to be told. "He was a guitar prodigy who tasted fame early in his life and was the youngest guitarist in the UK to play on a number
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Mayall's school of rock has many grads - Victoria Times Colonist
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8 Jimmy McCulloch. A talented teen who at 18 made the cut as one of Mayall's Bluesbreakers, McCulloch spent only a few months on tour with the group and never appeared on an official Mayall recording. But he followed a path that was akin to many of the
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Grandfather of the British Blues just doing what he loves - Edmonton Journal
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Jimmy McCulloch passed through on the way to joining Paul McCartney and Wings. That's just the top tier; rock historians would have a field day connecting Mayall through other bands of the time. If he has ever felt like a finishing school for superstar
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McCartney revisited – 11: I'm carrying (that weight) - NewsTime
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As in the case of Band on the Run, Wings set out on the project as a five-piece band, but ended as a three-piece after guitarist Jimmy McCulloch and drummer Joe English left the group while recording was in progress; only the faithful Denny Laine
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McCartney revisited – 10: Band on a run - NewsTime
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It began on 3 May in Fort Worth, Texas, three weeks after its scheduled start, the earlier shows having to be cancelled on account of a hand injury suffered by guitarist Jimmy McCulloch on the final date of a European tour in March
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McCartney revisited – 8: Letting go - NewsTime
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With Band on the Run at or near the top of the British and American charts in August 1974, the next thing that Paul McCartney did was recruit a new drummer (Geoff Britton) and guitarist (Jimmy McCulloch) for Wings and return to Abbey Road Studios to
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A subasta el piano en el que Paul McCartney compuso “Yesterday” - Tanaka Music
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Echando un vistazo a la página podemos ponernos los dientes largos e intentar pujar por el primer contrato firmado por la banda en 1961 antes de la incorporación de Ringo o la guitarra que McCartney regaló a Jimmy McCulloch cuando ambos tocaban en en
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    TWENTIES
  • 1979
    Age 25
    On 27 September 1979, McCulloch was found dead by his brother in his flat in Maida Vale, London.
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    In 1979, McCulloch joined the Dukes.
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  • 1978
    Age 24
    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.
  • 1977
    Age 23
    In September 1977, McCulloch left Wings to join the reformed Small Faces during the latter band's nine date tour of England that month.
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    Finally, as noted above, he played guitar on Roy Harper's album, Bullinamingvase, and Ricci Martin's album, Beached, in 1977.
  • 1976
    Age 22
    Jimmy McCulloch and White Line had appeared on the British TV programme Supersonic on 27 November 1976.
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  • 1974
    Age 20
    McCulloch joined Wings in August 1974.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1973
    Age 19
    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'.
  • 1972
    Age 18
    In June 1972, McCulloch joined the blues rock band (and fellow Mayall-school alumni) Stone the Crows to replace guitarist Les Harvey, who had been electrocuted on stage.
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    The band subsequently renamed itself the Jimmy McCulloch Band and toured England and Scotland in support of Leslie West's Mountain in February 1972.
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  • 1971
    Age 17
    On 31 October 1971 McCulloch's band Bent Frame made its performance debut in London.
    In October 1971, McCulloch played guitar in concert with John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers in England and Germany.
  • 1969
    Age 15
    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.
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  • 1967
    Age 13
    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1953
    Born
    Born on June 4, 1953.
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