Band on the Run
By Paul McCartney and Wings
Year 1973
Appears in Guitar Hero World Tour
Tier Pang Tang Bay (Hong Kong)
★★★★ (Expert)
★★★★★ (Expert)

"Band on the Run" is the title track from the 1973 Wings album, "Band on the Run".The album was an instant hit and the song was the second of six number 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100.

Album Artwork

Appears In[]

Guitar Hero World Tour

This song appears as a Master Track.

Tiers (career)

Guitar - 4. Pang Tang Bay (Hong Kong)

Bass - 5. Amoeba Records (Los Angeles)

Drums - 2. House of Blues (Los Angeles)

Vocals - 10. Strutter's Farm (Kentucky)

Band - 3. Pang Tang Bay (Hong Kong) (encore)



The song is easy, but long, and you can easily be caught off guard by the note changes if you do not know the song. On Guitar, theoretically there are three parts to this song: The intro, the "Truck Driving Man" part, and the main song.

During the intro, there are a lot of hammer on combos and long notes. It's quite easy to miss these notes, especially if you don't know the song.

During the Truck Driving Man part, the split chord double notes start to come in. Be aware of the note changes and know how to move your fingers.

This continutes into the main song. During the verses, bridges, and choruses; you'll have to shift from double note combo to double note combo and back again. The song even ends on a double note combo (Red-Orange to be exact).


On bass, this song is extremely easy, but again be aware of the note changes. There are a few notes in a row, especially in the beginning, which can mess you up if they catch you off-guard. However, Paul Mccartney was hardly the heaviest bassist in the world(The Beatles played classic rock, not heavy metal), so these notes shouldn't be too much of a problem.


This song is pretty easy to sing, the notes are easy to hit, especially during the main song and the intro. The hardest part is the Truck Driver Man part ("If I ever get out of here..."). The notes are weirder and harder to hit.


Loverly A
Loverly B
Truck Drivin' Man A
Truck Drivin' Man B
Wings Breakdizzle A
Verse 1
Chorus 1
Verse 2
Chorus 2
Wings Breakdizzle B
Chorus 3
Verse 3
Chorus 4


Stuck inside these four walls
Sent inside forever
Never seein' no one
Nice again
Like you mama
You mama
If I ever get out of here/Thought of giving it all away
To a registered charity/All I need is a pint today
If we ever get out of here
Well the rain exploded with a mighty crash/as we fell into the sun
And the first one said to the second one there/"I hope your having fun!"
Band on the run/Band on the run
And the jailor man and sailor Sam/were searching everyone
For the band on the run/Band on the run
For the band on the run/Band on the run
Well the undertaker drew a heavy sigh/seeing noone else had come
And a bell was ringing in the village square/for rabbis on the run
Band on the run/Band on the run
And the jailor man and sailor Sam/were searching everyone
For the band on the run/Band on the run
Yeah the band on the run/The band on the run
The band on the run/Yeah! Band on the run
Well the night was falling as the desert world/began to settle down
In the town they're searching for us everywhere/Cause we never will be found
Band on the run/Band on the run
And the county judge/Who held a grudge
Will search forever more/For the band on the run
The band on the run/Band on the run yeah! Yeah!
Band on the run yeah!/Yeah!



Band On The Run Guitar Hero World Tour

Band On The Run Guitar Hero World Tour

This Guitar Hero World Tour Songs article is a stub. You can help WikiHero by expanding it.

Songs of Guitar Hero World Tour
Psi Psi Kappa (USA)
Livin' on a Prayer - About a Girl - Mountain Song
Wilted Orchid (Sweden)
Beautiful Disaster - Obstacle 1 - The One I Love
Bone Church (Poland)
Some Might Say - Today - What I've Done
Pang Tang Bay (Hong Kong)
Band on the Run - You're Gonna Say Yeah - Up Around the Bend - No Sleep till Brooklyn
Amoeba Records (Los Angeles)
The Joker - Freak on a Leash - Misery Business - Hotel California
Tool (USA)
Parabola - Schism - Vicarious
Swamp Shack (Louisiana}
Eye of the Tiger - Spiderwebs - One Way or Another - Do it Again - Stillborn
Rock Brigade (The Pacific)
The Middle - Hey Man, Nice Shot - Feel the Pain - Dammit - Everlong
Strutter's Farm (Kentucky)
Heartbreaker - American Woman - Ramblin' Man - Go Your Own Way - Stranglehold
House of Blues (Los Angeles)
L'Via L'Viaquez - Kick Out the Jams - Santeria - On the Road Again - Love Me Two Times
Ted's Tiki Hut (Tahiti)
Monsoon - Aggro - Rooftops (A Liberation Broadcast) - Good God - One Armed Scissor
Will Heilm's Keep (England)
The Kill - Shiver - Rebel Yell - Demolition Man
Recording Studio (Canada)
Lazy Eye - Too Much Too Young - Float On - Nuvole e Lenzuola - Pretty Vacant
AT&T Park (San Fransisco)
Are You Gonna Go My Way - Sweet Home Alabama - Assassin - Escuela De Calor - The Wind Cries Mary - Purple Haze
Tesla's Coil (Australia)
Toy Boy - Hail to the Freaks - Vinternoll2 - Hollywood Nights
Ozzfest (Germany)
Love Removal Machine - Our Truth - Antisocial - Prisoner of Society - Mr. Crowley - Crazy Train
Times Square (New York City)
Re-Education (Through Labor) - La Bamba - Scream Aim Fire - Overkill - Trapped Under Ice - B.Y.O.B - Hot for Teacher
Sunna's Chariot (Asgard)
Love Spreads - Soul Doubt - Never too Late - Pull Me Under - Satch Boogie
Guitar Battles
Ted Nugent Guitar Battle - Zakk Wylde Guitar Battle
Downloadable Tracks
That Was Just Your Life - The End of the Line - Broken, Beat & Scarred - The Day that Never Comes - All Nightmare Long - Cyanide - The Unforgiven Ill - The Judas Kiss - Suicide & Redemption J.H. - Suicide & Redemption K.H. - My Apocalypse - Rock and Roll Band - Hot Blooded - Jessie's Girl - No Rain - Ted Nugent Guitar Battle - Zakk Wylde Guitar Battle - Anything - Electrorock - Horse to Water - Man-Sized Wreath - Supernatural Superserious - Bang it Up - Waiting for the Rapture - The Shock of the Lightning - If 6 was 9 - Little Wing - Fire - G.L.O.W. - 1979 - The Everlasting Gaze - Salute Your Solution - Hold Up - Consoler of the Lonely - The Turning - I'm Outta Time - (Get off Your) High Horse Lady - Falling Down - To Be Where There's Life - Ain't Got Nothin - The Nature of Reality - Soldier On