Let 'Em In

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"Let 'Em In"

German sleeve
Single by Wings
from the album Wings at the Speed of Sound
B-side"Beware My Love"
Released23 July 1976
Format7", 12"
RecordedJanuary 1976, Abbey Road Studios, London
GenreSoft rock, piano rock
Length5:10
LabelMPL Communications (UK)
MPL Communications/Capitol (US)
Writer(s)Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney
Producer(s)Paul McCartney
CertificationBPI (UK) Silver 1 October 1976[1]
RIAA (US) Gold 25 October 1976[2]
Wings singles chronology
"Silly Love Songs"
(1976)
"Let 'Em In"
(1976)
"Maybe I'm Amazed"
(1977)


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"Let 'Em In"

German sleeve
Single by Wings
from the album Wings at the Speed of Sound
B-side"Beware My Love"
Released23 July 1976
Format7", 12"
RecordedJanuary 1976, Abbey Road Studios, London
GenreSoft rock, piano rock
Length5:10
LabelMPL Communications (UK)
MPL Communications/Capitol (US)
Writer(s)Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney
Producer(s)Paul McCartney
CertificationBPI (UK) Silver 1 October 1976[1]
RIAA (US) Gold 25 October 1976[2]
Wings singles chronology
"Silly Love Songs"
(1976)
"Let 'Em In"
(1976)
"Maybe I'm Amazed"
(1977)


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"Let 'Em In" is a song by Wings from their 1976 album Wings at the Speed of Sound. It was written and sung by Paul McCartney and reached the top 3 in the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada. It was a #2 hit in the UK, and in the US it was a number 3 pop hit and number 1 easy listening hit.[3][4][5] In Canada, the song was #3 for three weeks on the pop chart and #1 for three weeks on the MOR chart of RPM magazine. The single was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for sales of over one million copies.[6] It can also be found on McCartney's 1987 compilation album, All the Best!

Release[edit]

The song was released worldwide as a 7" single, except in France where it was released as 12" single (the first ever McCartney 12") with both sides labeled "Special Disco Mix". In fact these were just normal album versions of the songs.[7]

Track listings[edit]

7" single (R 6015)
  1. "Let 'Em In" - 5:08
  2. "Beware My Love" - 6:05
12" single (2C 052-98.062 y)[A]
  1. "Let 'Em In" (Special Disco Mix) - 5:08
  2. "Beware My Love" (Special Disco Mix) - 6:05

Cover versions[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Certified Awards Search". BPI. Retrieved 12 October 2012. [dead link]
  2. ^ "RIAA Gold and Platinum". RIAA. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 163. 
  4. ^ "Paul McCartney Charts and Awards". allmusic. Retrieved 13 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Official Charts: Paul McCartney". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 13 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "riaa.com". riaa.com. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  7. ^ "Let 'Em In". JPGR. 2000. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 
Preceded by
"You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine" by Lou Rawls
Billboard Adult Contemporary number one single
August 7, 1976
Succeeded by
"If You Know What I Mean" by Neil Diamond