US release date:
Dec 05, 1973

Related sessions

This album has been recorded during the following studio sessions




Mixing "Helen Wheels"

Oct 02, 1973


"Band On The Run" sessions #3

Late October / Early November 1973

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Track list

Disc 1


1.

Band On The Run

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

5:13 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Electric piano, Producer, Synthesizers, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Moog
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Tony Visconti :
Orchestration
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Monday :
Assistant engineer
Pete Swettenham :
Assistant engineer
Beaux Arts Orchestra :
Horns, Strings

Session Recording:
September 1-23, 1973
Studio :
EMI Studios, Lagos, Nigeria

Session Overdubs:
October 1973
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Late October / Early November 1973
Studio :
Kingsway Studios, London, UK

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


2.

Jet

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

4:09 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Moog (?), Piano (?), Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Keyboards, Moog (?)
Denny Laine :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Piano (?)
Tony Visconti :
Orchestration
Howie Casey :
Sax
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Pete Swettenham :
Assistant engineer
Beaux Arts Orchestra :
Strings

Session Recording:
October 1973
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Late October / Early November 1973
Studio :
Kingsway Studios, London, UK

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


3.

Bluebird

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

3:24 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Chimes (?), Guiro (?), Maracas (?), Percussion (?), Producer, Triangle (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Chimes (?)
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals
Howie Casey :
Sax
Remi Kabaka :
Drums, Percussion
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Monday :
Assistant engineer
Pete Swettenham :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
September 1-23, 1973
Studio :
EMI Studios, Lagos, Nigeria

Session Overdubs:
October 1973
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Late October / Early November 1973
Studio :
Kingsway Studios, London, UK

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


4.

Mrs. Vandebilt

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

4:41 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Electric piano, Percussion (?), Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Keyboards
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar (?), Percussion (?)
Howie Casey :
Sax
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Monday :
Assistant engineer
Pete Swettenham :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
September 1-23, 1973
Studio :
EMI Studios, Lagos, Nigeria

Session Overdubs:
October 1973
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Late October / Early November 1973
Studio :
Kingsway Studios, London, UK

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


5.

Let Me Roll It

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

4:50 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Organ
Denny Laine :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Monday :
Assistant engineer
Pete Swettenham :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
September 1-23, 1973
Studio :
EMI Studios, Lagos, Nigeria

Session Overdubs:
October 1973
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Late October / Early November 1973
Studio :
Kingsway Studios, London, UK

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


6.

Mamunia

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

4:50 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar (?), Percussion, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Moog
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar (?), Percussion
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Monday :
Assistant engineer
Pete Swettenham :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
September 1-23, 1973
Studio :
EMI Studios, Lagos, Nigeria

Session Overdubs:
October 1973
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Late October / Early November 1973
Studio :
Kingsway Studios, London, UK

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


7.

No Words

Written by Paul McCartney, Denny Laine

2:35 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Producer, Shaker (?), Synthesizer (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Keyboards, Shaker (?)
Denny Laine :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Vocals
Tony Visconti :
Orchestration
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Trevor Jones :
Backing vocals
Monday :
Assistant engineer
Pete Swettenham :
Assistant engineer
Beaux Arts Orchestra :
Strings
Ian Horne :
Backing vocals

Session Recording:
October 1973
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Late October / Early November 1973
Studio :
Kingsway Studios, London, UK

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


8.

Helen Wheels

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

3:47 • Studio versionA • Additional track only on the US release

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Moog
Denny Laine :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Monday :
Assistant recording engineer
Pete Swettenham :
Assistant mixing engineer

Session Recording:
September 1-23, 1973
Studio :
EMI Studios, Lagos, Nigeria

Session Overdubs:
October 1973
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Oct 02, 1973
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


9.

Picasso's Last Words (Drink To Me)

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

5:49 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Electric piano, Producer, Shaker, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Shaker
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Shaker, Vocals
Tony Visconti :
Orchestration
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Ginger Baker :
Shaker
Monday :
Assistant engineer
Pete Swettenham :
Assistant engineer
Beaux Arts Orchestra :
Horns, Strings
Pierre Denis Le Seve :
French narration

Session Recording:
September 1-23, 1973
Studio :
ARC Studios, Ikeja, Nigeria

Session Overdubs:
October 1973
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Late October / Early November 1973
Studio :
Kingsway Studios, London, UK

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


10.

Nineteen Hundred And Eighty Five

Written by Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney

5:31 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass (?), Drums, Electric guitar, Keyboards, Piano, Producer, Shaker (?), Synthesizers, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Organ, Shaker (?)
Denny Laine :
Backing vocals, Bass (?), Electric guitar
Tony Visconti :
Orchestration
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Monday :
Assistant engineer
Pete Swettenham :
Assistant engineer
Beaux Arts Orchestra :
Horns, Strings

Session Recording:
October 1973
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Late October / Early November 1973
Studio :
Kingsway Studios, London, UK

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon

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From Cashbox Magazine, December 22, 1973

Last updated on March 24, 2022

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