Sally G

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Released 25 October 1974
Format 7-inch single
Recorded July 1974, Sound Shop Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Country
Length 3:39
Label Apple
Songwriter(s) Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney
Producer(s) Paul McCartney

“Sally G” is a song written by Paul and Linda McCartney and performed by Paul McCartney and Wings. It was released as the B-side to the single “Junior’s Farm” in October 1974.

Writing, recording and release

McCartney composed the song during the band’s visit to Nashville, Tennessee after visiting a country music club in Printer’s Alley.

Like the A-side, it was recorded in Nashville in July 1974 during the band’s visit. Unlike the A-side, it was strongly country music-influenced, including prominent use of Nashville backing musicians such as Vassar Clements, Lloyd Green and Johnny Gimble supporting Wings.

In the US, “Sally G” charted separately from “Junior’s Farm” on both Billboard’s country singles chart and on the Billboard Hot 100 where it reached No. 51 and No. 39 respectively (No. 17 when still listed with “Junior’s Farm”). It had an even stronger showing on the Easy Listening chart, reaching the No. 7. Like many Wings singles, the song was not included on an album at the time of release.