Paul McCartney appears on the US version of the Desert Island Discs radio show

Sunday, November 25, 1990

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Eight years later, Paul McCartney appeared in the american edition of the ”Desert Island Discs” while he was in Los Angeles (Sunday, november 25, 1990) promoting the album ”Tripping The Live Fantastic”. For this occasion his selection of themes was more rock-oriented, including a number of songs of the Beatles and/or soloists.

  • -‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ by The Beatles.
  • -‘Beautiful Boy’ by John Lennon,
  • -‘Daytime Nightime Suffering’ by Wings
  • -‘Love Me Do’ by The Beatles,
  • -‘Birthday’ by The Beatles (by then his last solo single with his 1990 band),
  • -‘Purple Haze’ by Jimi Hendrix,
  • -‘That’ll Be The Day’ by Buddy Holly,
  • -‘God Only Knows’ by The Beach Boys,
  • -‘Touch Of Grey’ by The Grateful Dead, (the most current song of all of them, hit single of 1987)
  • -‘Rock And Roll Music’ by Chuck Berry,
  • -‘Mr Tambourine Man’ by Bob Dylan,
  • -‘Long Tall Sally’ por Little Richard.”

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happyan 1 year ago

Hello! I found the audio of the 1982 Desert Island Disc radio show quite easily, but have trouble searching for more information on this one. I wonder whether you have some clues:) Thank you very much! Have a nice day<3

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