The Paul McCartney Project

Pipes Of Peace - Archive Collection

By Paul McCartneyOfficial album • Part of the collection “Paul McCartney Archive Collection

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UK release date:
Oct 02, 2015

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Track list

Disc 1


1.

Pipes Of Peace

Written by Paul McCartney

3:56 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Drums (?), Piano, Shaker (?), Synthesizer (?), Tambourine (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Adrian Brett :
Pan flute
James Kippen :
Tabla
Pestalozzi's Children Choir :
Choir
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering
? :
Horns, Strings

Session Recording:
Sep 10, 1982
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Overdubs :
October 1982
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Jun 30, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


2.

Say Say Say

Written by Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson

3:56 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Electric guitar (?), Electric piano (?), Percussion (?), Synthesizers (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Michael Jackson :
Backing vocals, Vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Jerry Hey :
Horns
Nathan Watts :
Bass
Bill Wolfer :
Keyboards, Synthesizers
David Williams :
Electric guitar
Chris Smith :
Harmonica
Ricky Lawson :
Drums
Ernie Watts :
Horns
Gary E. Grant :
Horns
Gary Herbig :
Horns
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering

Session Recording:
May 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK ; Odyssey Studios, London, UK

Session Recording:
April 1982
Studio :
Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, USA ; Sigma Sound Studios, New York City, USA

Session Mixing:
Feb 15, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


3.

The Other Me

Written by Paul McCartney

3:58 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass (?), Electric guitar (?), Keyboards (?), Piano (?), Tambourine (?), Vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering

Session Recording:
Jan 11, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Jul 06, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


4.

Keep Under Cover

Written by Paul McCartney

3:06 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangement, Backing vocals, Drums (?), Electric guitar, Piano, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Tambourine (?)
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar (?), Electric guitar (?)
Stanley Clarke :
Bass
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Engineer, Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering
? :
Strings

Session Recording:
Nov 30, Dec 7, Dec 8, 1980
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Overdubs:
Feb 11, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Overdubs:
Mar 23, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Jan 25, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


5.

So Bad

Written by Paul McCartney

3:22 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Electric piano (?), Piano (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Keyboards (?)
Ringo Starr :
Drums
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering
? :
Strings

Session Recording:
Sep 16, 1982
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Mixing :
Unknown
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


6.

The Man

Written by Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson

3:55 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar (?), Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass (?), Drums (?), Electric guitar (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals, Vocals
Michael Jackson :
Backing vocals, Vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering
? :
Flutes, Strings

Session Recording:
May 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Overdubs ? :
April 1982 ?
Studio :
Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, USA

Session Recording:
Aug 25, 1983
Studio :
Sigma Sound Studios, New York City, USA

Session Mixing:
Jun 08, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


7.

Sweetest Little Show

Written by Paul McCartney

2:52 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Castanets (?), Drums (?), Electric guitar, Piano (?), Shaker (?), Synthesizers (?), Vocals, Vocoder
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering

Session Recording:
Jan 02, 1981
Studio :
Parkgate Studio, Sussex, UK

Session Recording:
Jul 11, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Jan 25, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


8.

Average Person

Written by Paul McCartney

4:34 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar (?), Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar (?), Piano, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Denny Laine :
Acoustic guitar (?), Electric guitar (?)
Ringo Starr :
Drums
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Mike Stavrou :
Recording engineer assistant
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering
? :
Horns

Session Recording:
February 16-18th, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Recording:
July 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Sep 01, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


9.

Hey Hey

Written by Paul McCartney, Stanley Clarke

2:54 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Keyboards (?), Synthesizer (?)
Denny Laine :
Electric guitar (?)
Stanley Clarke :
Bass
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Steve Gadd :
Drums
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant
Mike Stavrou :
Recording engineer assistant
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering

Session Recording:
Mar 01, 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, Montserrat

Session Mixing:
Feb 01, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


10.

Tug Of Peace

Written by Paul McCartney

2:55 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar (?), Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass (?), Drums (?), Electric guitar (?), Garden canes, Keyboards (?), Shaker (?), Tambourine (?), Vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Garden canes, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering

Session Recording:
Jan 29, 1982
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Jul 06, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


11.

Through Our Love

Written by Paul McCartney

3:27 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar (?), Arrangement, Backing vocals, Bass, Shaker (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Bicycle wheel, Piano, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Dave Mattacks :
Drums
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Geoff Whitehorn :
Acoustic guitar
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering
? :
Horns, Strings

Session Recording:
Sep 14, 1982
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Mixing:
Jul 04, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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

Disc 2


1.

Average Person

Written by Paul McCartney

4:05 • DemoB • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Performed by :
Paul McCartney
Alex Wharton :
Mastering

Session Recording:
August 1980
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland


2.

Keep Under Cover

Written by Paul McCartney

3:43 • DemoB

Paul McCartney :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Performed by :
Paul McCartney
Alex Wharton :
Mastering

Session Recording:
August 1980
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland


3.

Sweetest Little Show

Written by Paul McCartney

3:01 • DemoB

Paul McCartney :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Performed by :
Paul McCartney
Alex Wharton :
Mastering

Session Recording:
August 1980
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland


4.

It’s Not On

Written by Paul McCartney

2:53 • DemoA

Performed by :
Paul McCartney
George Martin :
Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Alex Wharton :
Mastering

Session Mixing:
Feb 02, 1982
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

Session Recording:
Feb 25, 1982
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK


5.

Simple As That

Written by Paul McCartney

3:14 • DemoB

Paul McCartney :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Performed by :
Paul McCartney
Alex Wharton :
Mastering

Session Recording:
August 1980
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland


6.

Say Say Say

Written by Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson

6:56 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Arrangement, Backing vocals, Electric guitar (?), Electric piano (?), Percussion (?), Synthesizers (?), Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Michael Jackson :
Backing vocals, Vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Arrangement, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Jerry Hey :
Horns
Nathan Watts :
Bass
Bill Wolfer :
Keyboards, Synthesizers
David Williams :
Electric guitar
Chris Smith :
Harmonica
Ricky Lawson :
Drums
Ernie Watts :
Horns
Gary E. Grant :
Horns
Gary Herbig :
Horns
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering

Session Recording:
May 1981
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK ; Odyssey Studios, London, UK

Session Recording:
April 1982
Studio :
Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, USA ; Sigma Sound Studios, New York City, USA

Session Mixing:
Feb 15, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London, UK

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


7.

Ode To A Koala Bear

Written by Paul McCartney

3:44 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Electric guitar, Piano, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals
George Martin :
Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Engineer assistant
Paul Robinson :
Drums
Chris Lawrence :
Bass
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering

Session Recording:
Dec 08, 1980
Studio :
AIR Studios, London

Recording :
Aug 31, 1983
Studio :
AIR Studios, London


8.

Twice In A Lifetime

Written by Paul McCartney

3:00 • Studio versionA.2015 • 2015 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass, Drums (?), Electric guitar (?), Mellotron, Percussion (?), Piano, Producer, Vocals
Linda McCartney :
Backing vocals
Eric Stewart :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar (?)
Jon Kelly :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Steve Jackson :
Mixing engineer assistant, Recording engineer assistant
Sam Okell :
Remastering
Alex Wharton :
Remastering
? :
Sax

Session Recording:
Mar 14, 1985
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Mixing:
Mar 22, 1985
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


9.

Christian Bop

Written by Paul McCartney

2:01 • Studio versionA

Performed by :
Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney :
Producer
Jon Kelly :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Alex Wharton :
Mastering
Danny Dawson :
Mixing engineer assistant

Session Recording:
Jan 01, 1981
Studio :
I.C.C Studios, Eastbourne, UK

Session Mixing:
Nov 11, 1981
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

About

From paulmccartney.com, July 30th 2015:

The Pipes of Peace 2-CD Special Edition is made up of the original album plus a 9-track bonus disc with such exclusive gems as a 2015 remix of ‘Say Say Say’ by Spike Stent, unearthed demos of three album tracks and outtakes ‘It’s Not On‘ and ‘Simple As That,’ the previously unreleased ‘Christian Bop‘ and more. The 2-CD/1-DVD Pipes of Peace Deluxe Edition features a bonus video disc comprised of the original promo clips for all three of the album’s singles, plus previously unreleased clips from Paul’s film archives. The Deluxe configuration will also include a 112-page essay book and 64-page book that takes the reader behind the scenes on the ‘Pipes of Peace‘ title track video shoot.

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From puremccartney.com – PAUL DURING THE ‘PIPES OF PEACE’ RECORDING SESSIONS, HOG HILL MILL STUDIOS, EAST SUSSEX, 1981

Last updated on January 1, 2020


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