We the undersigned, feel that the band Wings fits the criteria stated below and is deserving of a nomination by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for induction into the Performer category.
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"Artists become eligible for induction 25 years after the release of their first record. Criteria considered includes the influence and significance of the artist's contribution to the development and perpetuation of rock and roll." -- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Wings became eligible in 1996. The first Wings album, "Wildlife" was released December 7, 1971.
Some Wings statistics:
In 1973, Wings had their first #1 single with "My Love" off the "Red Rose Speedway" album which also went to #1 as did "Band On the Run" in 1973.
The "Venus and Mars "album released in 1975 had many hit singles including: "Listen To What The Man Said" which went to #1.
The 1978 "London Town" album hit single "With A Little Luck" went to #1.
"Wings Over America" (triple album) released December 1976 went to #1.
MULL OF KINTYRE - 4th biggest selling single (UK)
BAND ON THE RUN - 12th biggest selling album (UK)
SILLY LOVE SONGS - 14th biggest selling single (US)
WINGS AT THE SPEED OF SOUND -18th biggest selling album (US)
Top singles acts of the '70s:
US:#3 Paul McCartney/Wings
UK:#6 Paul McCartney/Wing
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