The Paul McCartney Project

All Those Years Ago / Writings On The Wall

Timeline More from year 1981
UK release date:
May 22, 1981
Publisher:
Dark Horse
Reference:
K 17807

Related sessions

This album has been recorded during the following studio sessions


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Track list

Side 1


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 :
Drums
George Harrison :
Backing vocals, Electric guitars, Producer, Synthesizer, Vocals
Phil McDonald :
Recording engineer
Herbie Flowers :
Bass
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


2.

Writings On The Wall

Studio version

About

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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