All Those Years Ago / Writings On The Wall

UK release date:
May 22, 1981
Dark Horse
K 17807

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This album has been recorded during the following studio sessions

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Side 1


All Those Years Ago

Written by George Harrison

3:42 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Backing vocals
Ringo Starr :
George Harrison :
Backing vocals, Electric guitars, Producer, Synthesizer, Vocals
Phil McDonald :
Recording engineer
Herbie Flowers :
Ray Cooper :
Producer, Tambourine
Al Kooper :
Electric piano

Recording :
November 19th-25, 1980
Studio :
Friar Park, Henley-on-Thames, UK

Session Overdubs:
March / April 1981 ?
Studio :
Friar Park Studio, Henley-on-Thames, UK

Side 2


Writings On The Wall

Studio version


From Wikipedia:

[…] “All Those Years Ago” was released as the lead-off single in May 1981 to a strong response, reaching number 13 in the United Kingdom and number 2 in the United States. It was Harrison’s biggest hit since “Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)” in 1973, and Somewhere in England benefited from the song’s popularity. The album peaked at number 13 in the UK, giving the artist his highest-charting album there since 1973, and number 11 in the US. […]


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