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PAUL MCCARTNEY / WINGS INTEREST – BAND ON THE RUN RECORDING TAPES – WITH BOLAN RECORDING.
Two reels of 1/4″ recording tape, each with 10.5″ diameter, marked by pen to one ‘R243A’ and to the other ‘R243B’, containing recordings of Wings performing tracks from ‘Band on the Run’ (1973). In original card mailer with handwritten note ‘Dear George, Track 2 side one is 2db too loud on this cut, slight distortion‘ with a signature. A summary of contents prepared by the vendor is as follows:
TAPE 1 LAGOS, 30 mn pristine studio sound quality. A complete Geoff Emerick tape of the recordings made in September 1973 ( From the 3rd to the 14th at EMI studio, Lagos Nigeria), with count in and talks before tracks but without overdubs done in October at AIR studios, London.
MAMOONIA 4.56 mn : Basic track with guide vocal and without overdubs
BAND ON THE RUN PART 1 & PART 2 , 5.20 mn,Not yet linked together, no overdubs, great introduction, guide vocals with mistakes, wonderful
HELEN WHEELS 3.59 mn, basic track without overdubs, full of energy
MRS VANDERBILT 4.38mn, basic track with no overdub, no sax solo yet
NO WORDS 4.29mn, longer version, still instrumental, the best moment of the tape
LET ME ROLL IT 5.12 mn, instrumental without overdub, rough basic track
DRINK TO ME ( PICASSO LAST WORDS ) 6,24, longer version without overdubs, great introduction, all the pieces are stuck together, recorded at Ginger Baker ARC Batakota Lagos Studio on the 17th of September 1973
MARC BOLAN VOCAL AND GUITAR track overdubs SESSION, 20 mn
£10,000 – £20,000
THE BEATLES / PAUL MCCARTNEY / WINGS – ORIGINAL RECORDINGS.
A collection of original and rare studio recordings to inc: EMI reel (5″ diameter, 1/4″ tape) with a 1974 recording of Wings – Live and Let Die. A reel of 1/4″ Emitape in original card mailing envelope with MPL address sticker and December 1978 postmark, with reel containing a recording of ‘Don’t Let it Bring You Down’, a similar Emitape reel with recording of ‘I’ve Had Enough’. Also with a cassette bearing ‘The Master Tape 60’ inlay with handwritten inlay card to read ‘Girlfriend Rough Mix 7/11/77’ – believed to be an unreleased version of the Wings song.
These items are sold as artefacts only, without copyright. Any reproduction is strictly prohibited. A summary of contents provided by the vendor is below:
Geoff Emerick, Paul McCartney & WINGS 5 Studio Tapes in pristine studio quality from 76 and 77 at Abbey Road Studios
Girl’s School Take 1 , 3,57 mn, beautiful take full of energy, with wonderful Paul’s vocal, Feb 1977
Girl’s School, Take 2, 4.53 mn, basic track of the final version without overdubs, slower version, Feb 1977
London Town, 4.21 mn, extraordinary version without overdubs, great Paul’s guide vocal and a totally different bridge, Feb 1977
Silly Love Songs, 6.01 mn, great version without strings and horns, in perfect sound quality, January 1976
Wino Junko, 5.25 mn, without overdubs, wonderful sound quality, January 1976
£5,000 – £7,000
THE BEATLES / WINGS INTEREST – PAUL MCCARTNEY / WINGS EMI RECORDING TAPES 1976/77.
Five reels of 1/4″ Emitape, with recordings to include first takes of Wings songs c 1976/77 such as ‘Girl’s School’ (takes one and two), London Town, Silly Love Songs, Wino Junko. In original paper bag with annotation in pen ‘Geoff Emerick To be collected from D.Croker.’
These items are sold as artefacts only, without copyright. Any reproduction is strictly prohibited. A summary of contents as provided by the vendor is as follows:
4 Geoff Emerick tapes in astonishing studio sound quality, recorded at Abbey Road
Live and Let Die August 1974 with orchestra, 3.24 mn, different version than the single release from 73
I’ve Had Enough and Don’t Let It Bring You Down slightly different mixes in astonishing sound qualities ( 3.04 mn and 4.35 mn ) , November 1977
Girlfriend cassette recording of the very rough version in November 1977, 4.46 mn, longer version, without a lot of overdubs, and a rough Paul’s guide vocal. Great version
£6,000 – £10,000