London Town (1993)

By WingsOfficial album • Part of the collection “The Paul McCartney Collection

Timeline More from year 1993

Master album


Related sessions

This album has been recorded during the following studio sessions


"London Town" sessions #1

February 7 to March 31, 1977



"London Town" sessions #2

May 1 to May 31, 1977






"London Town" sessions #4

October 25 to December 1, 1977



"London Town" sessions #5

December 3 to 14, 1977


"London Town" sessions #6

January 4 to 23, 1978


Mixing "Girlfriend"

Jan 12, 1978


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Track list

Disc 1


1.

London Town

Written by Paul McCartney, Denny Laine

4:10 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar (?), Bass, Electric guitar (?), Piano, Producer, Synthesizer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Keyboards
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Electric piano
Jimmy McCulloch :
Electric guitar, Slide guitar
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Joe English :
Drums
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
February 7 to March 31, 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Overdubs:
August 1977
Studio :
Spirit Of Ranachan Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland

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


2.

Cafe On The Left Bank

Written by Paul McCartney

3:27 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Percussion (?), Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Keyboards, Percussion (?)
Denny Laine :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Percussion (?)
Jimmy McCulloch :
Electric guitar, Percussion (?)
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Joe English :
Drums, Percussion (?)
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
May 02, 1977
Studio :
Record Plant Mobile Studio, Fair Carol Yacht, US Virgin Islands

Session Overdubs:
November 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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


3.

I'm Carrying

Written by Paul McCartney

2:44 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Producer, Synthesizers, Vocals
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
May 05, 1977
Studio :
Record Plant Mobile Studio, Fair Carol Yacht, US Virgin Islands

Session Overdubs:
December 3 to 14, 1977
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


4.

Backwards Traveller

Written by Paul McCartney

1:09 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Producer, Synthesizer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Keyboards
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
October 25 - December 1, 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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


5.

Cuff Link

Written by Paul McCartney

2:02 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Bass (?), Drums, Producer, Synthesizer
Linda McCartney :
Keyboards (?)
Denny Laine :
Bass (?), Synthesizer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
October 25 - December 1, 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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


6.

Children Children

Written by Paul McCartney, Denny Laine

2:22 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar (?), Autoharp (?), Backing vocals, Bass, Flute, Producer, Violin
Linda McCartney :
Autoharp (?), Backing vocals, Keyboards
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Flute, Vocals
Jimmy McCulloch :
Acoustic guitar (?)
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Joe English :
Drums, Harmonica, Vocals (?)
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
February 7 to March 31, 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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


7.

Girlfriend

Written by Paul McCartney

4:42 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Drums, Electric guitar, Electric piano, Piano (?), Producer, Synthesizers, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Keyboards
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Piano (?)
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer
Unknown musician(s) :
Flutes, Strings

Session Recording:
February 14, 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Overdubs:
October 25 to December 1, 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Recording:
January 12, 1978
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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


8.

I've Had Enough

Written by Paul McCartney

3:06 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar (?), Producer, Tambourine (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Keyboards, Tambourine (?)
Denny Laine :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
Jimmy McCulloch :
Electric guitar
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Joe English :
Drums
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
May 1 to May 31, 1977
Studio :
Record Plant Mobile Studio, Fair Carol Yacht, US Virgin Islands

Session Overdubs:
Nov 24, 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Overdubs:
January 4-23, 1978
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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


9.

With A Little Luck

Written by Paul McCartney

5:46 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums (?), Electric piano, Producer, Synthesizer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Keyboards (?)
Denny Laine :
Backing vocals, Synthesizer (?)
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Joe English :
Drums (?)
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
May 10 and 12, 1977
Studio :
Record Plant Mobile Studio, Fair Carol Yacht, US Virgin Islands

Session Overdubs:
November 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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


10.

Famous Groupies

Written by Paul McCartney

3:36 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar (?), Bass, Electric guitar (?), Mellotron, Percussion, Producer, Slide guitar (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar (?), Backing vocals, Electric guitar (?)
Jimmy McCulloch :
Electric guitar, Slide guitar (?)
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Joe English :
Drums
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
May 13, 1977
Studio :
Record Plant Mobile Studio, Fair Carol Yacht, US Virgin Islands

Session Overdubs:
November 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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


11.

Deliver Your Children

Written by Paul McCartney, Denny Laine

4:18 • Studio versionA1993 • 1993 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Bass, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Spanish guitar, Vocals
Jimmy McCulloch :
Acoustic guitar (?)
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Joe English :
Drums
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
May 1 to May 31, 1977
Studio :
Record Plant Mobile Studio, Fair Carol Yacht, US Virgin Islands

Session Overdubs:
November 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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


12.

Name And Address

Written by Paul McCartney

3:09 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Bass (?), Electric guitar, Percussion, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Organ
Denny Laine :
Backing vocals, Bass (?), Electric guitar (?)
Jimmy McCulloch :
Electric guitar
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Joe English :
Drums
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
February 7 to March 31, 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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


13.

Don't Let It Bring You Down

Written by Paul McCartney, Denny Laine

4:35 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar, Irish tin whistle, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Irish tin whistle
Jimmy McCulloch :
Acoustic guitar (?)
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Joe English :
Brushes, Drums
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer

Session Recording:
May 25, 1977
Studio :
Record Plant Mobile Studio, Fair Carol Yacht, US Virgin

Session Overdubs:
November 24, 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Mixing:
Wednesday, January 18, 1978
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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


14.

Morse Moose And The Grey Goose

Written by Paul McCartney, Denny Laine

6:34 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Bass, Electric piano, Mellotron, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Keyboards
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Piano
Jimmy McCulloch :
Electric guitar
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Joe English :
Drums
Mark Vigars :
Assistant engineer
Pete Henderson :
Assistant engineer
Steve Churchyard :
Assistant engineer
Gavin Wright :
Violin

Session Recording:
May 1 to May 31, 1977
Studio :
Record Plant Mobile Studio, Fair Carol Yacht, US Virgin Islands

Session Overdubs:
November 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Overdubs:
December 3 to 14, 1977
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


15.

Bonus tracks


1.

Girls' School

Written by Paul McCartney

4:38 • Studio version


2.

Mull Of Kintyre

Written by Paul McCartney, Denny Laine

4:44 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic bass guitar, Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Lead vocal, Producer
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals, Vocals
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Joe English :
Drums
Campbell Maloney :
Drums
Campbeltown Pipe Band :
Bagpipes
Ian Bairson :
Backing vocals
Dave Paton :
Backing vocals
Tony Wilson :
Bagpipe
Ian McKerral :
Bagpipe
David McIvor :
Bagpipe
John Lang Brown :
Bagpipe
Archie Coffield :
Bagpipe
John McGeachy :
Bagpipe
Dougie Lang :
Bagpipe
Jimmy McGeachy :
Drums
David Hastie :
Drums
Ian Campbell :
Drums
Tommy Blue :
Drums
John MacCallum :
Drums
Ian MacKenzie :
Drums
Tim Summerhays :
Assistant recording engineer

Session Recording:
August 9, 1977
Studio :
Spirit Of Ranachan Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland

Session Overdubs:
October 1977
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

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

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