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Paul McCartney Reissue Includes John Bonham/Wings Collaboration

Two more Wings albums have been added to the ongoing reissue series of classic Paul McCartney albums, and one of them includes a major unreleased treat -- a Wings recording featuring Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham.

The Wings at the Speed of Sound reissue track list reveals there's a "John Bonham Version" of Beware My Love. The Bonham-less version included on Speed of Sound is a moody, hard-charging album highlight and an underappreciated gem in McCartney's catalog, so to hear the late drum legend working on this particular song is pretty damn enticing.

Keep in mind this isn't the only John Bonham/Paul McCartney crossover. The Zeppelin drummer played on two tracks from Wings' final album, 1979's Back to the Egg. Come Sept. 23, we'll finally be able to hear what this unreleased third Bonham collaboration sounds like.

For the rest of the article, including tracklistings, go to: Billboard
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Led Zeppelin History

May 31, 1948 - John Henry Bonham was born at Redditch, Worchestershire
May xx, 1969 - The band’s debut album enters the US Top 10
May xx, 1969 - Recording sessions for Led Zeppelin II begin
May xx, 1970 - The band works on new material at Bron-Y-Aur
May 03, 1971 - Richard Cole jams on Whole Lotta Love playing congas
May xx, 1972 - Houses Of The Holy recording sessions on location at Stargroves and Olympic studios
May 27, 1972 - Warm-up gigs kick off in Holland for an upcoming American tour
May 04, 1973 - Led Zeppelin gross nearly $250,000 for their performance in Atlanta, GA
May 05, 1973 - 56,800 attend the second show of the 1973 US tour at Tampa. This sets a record for the largest attendance for a one-act performance, previously held by the Beatlesfor their Shea Stadium show in 1965
May 10, 1974 - Swan Song Records is officially launched
May 11, 1974 - Led Zeppelin attend an Elvis concert and are thrilled when Elvis announces that Led Zeppelin is in the building
May 10, 1975 - Showco ships their PA system and video screens for the Earls Court shows from Dallas to London
May 23, 1976 - Page and Plant join Bad Company onstage at the LA Forum
May 21, 1977 - The Houston Summit claims $500,000 in damages to their venue caused by rowdy fans
May xx, 1978 - The band reunite at Clearwater Castle to rehearse
May 22, 1979 - It is officially announce that Led Zeppelin will headline at the Knebworth Festival in August
May 15, 1980 - After many revisions the European tour dates are finalized and the band is scheduled to open in Germany
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