He lived fast and died young, but Jimmy was a prodigious guitarist who was making a name when he was barely in his teens.
The album topped the charts on both sides of the Atlantic and led to a worldwide tour that went on for a year.
Fan mania greeted Paul's first US tour since the days of The Beatles.
The man that Pete Townshend called his "aide-de-camp" played important roles in The Who and Motörhead as well as in Thunderclap Newman.
'Sally G' was directly inspired by Paul's trip to Nashville with his wife Linda and the other members of Wings.
The McCartney composition that has sold more copies in the UK than anything by The Beatles was rising to No.1 in early December 1977.
The late-period Wings catalogue in the final part of the 1970s contained such gems as the title song of their 1978 album.
The 16-song collection spans the early 1970s to the late 1990s, featuring Linda on vocals and playing various instruments on material that she wrote or co-wrote.
Andy Newman, mulit-instrumentalist for Thunderclap Newman, who released their UK chart-topping hit ‘Something In The Air’ in 1969, had died, aged 73.
On the anniversary of his death at the tragically early age of 26, we’re remembering Jimmy McCulloch, guitarist with Wings, Thunderclap Newman and more.