Released as a single before the album Band On The Run dropped in the UK, Helen Wheels is a fun song written about a Land Rover that McCartney owned at the time. It may not be his most well known song but the vocal take, of which you can hear isolated in this article, is exciting to listen to. Take a listen:
Released as a double A-side single alongside Strawberry Fields Forever in February 1967, Penny Lane remains one of the most loved and favourite Beatles songs of all time. The joyful nature of the song is rooted in the incredible vocal performance by McCartney, of which you can listen to in isolated form right now. Take a listen:
Released as a double A-side single with C Moon on the 1st December 1972, Hi, Hi, Hi saw Paul McCartney & Wings take a rockier musical direction compared to their previous album Wild Life. McCartney’s vocals are one of many things that stand out on this track so hearing them in isolated form is incredible, which you can do right now. Take a listen:
When you think of the most unique and recognisable voices of all time, Janis Joplin is certainly near the top of the list. Her voice was a one of a kind and to this day stands out from any other female vocalist in the history of music, accept perhaps for Aretha Franklin. What we have in this article is her isolated vocal track from the song Move Over from her Pearl album. Take a listen:
Released on the 1973 Band On The Run, Let Me Roll It by Paul McCartney & Wings is one of the best songs on an album brimming with highlights. What we have in this article are the isolated vocals from the song including McCartney’s lead vocals and the backing vocals by the rest of the band. Take a listen:
Big Brother And The Holding Company were one of the hottest bands around during the mid-late 1960’s, driven by the explosive vocals of the one and only Janis Joplin. One of the most famous songs they recorded was Piece Of My Heart which in the nearly 50 years since has been associated almost exclusively with Joplin. What we have here is her isolated vocal track from the song, and it’s fantastic. Take a listen.