The Paul McCartney Project

Young Boy (2020)

By Paul McCartneyEP • Part of the collection “Paul McCartney • Singles

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Release date:
Jun 12, 2020

Related sessions

This album has been recorded during the following studio sessions


Sessions with David Foster

September - October 1984


"Press To Play" sessions #1

March - May 1985


Home recordings

Circa 1994


Recording "Young Boy"

Started Feb 22, 1995


Overdubs for "Young Boy"

Mar 21-22, 1995


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Track list

Disc 1


1.

Young Boy

Written by Paul McCartney

3:55 • Studio versionA2020 • 2020 remaster

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Bass guitar, Drums, Hammond organ, Lead vocal, Producer
Steve Miller :
Backing vocal, Electric guitar, Rhythm guitar
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer, Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Recording engineer
Keith Smith :
Assistant engineer
Frank Farrell :
Assistant engineer
Alex Wharton :
Remastering

Session Recording:
Started Feb 22, 1995
Studio :
Steve Miller's home studio, Sun Valley, Idaho, USA

Session Overdubs:
Mar 21-22, 1995
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


2.

Young Boy

Written by Paul McCartney

2:22 • DemoB

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Producer, Vocal
Alex Wharton :
Mastering

Session Recording:
Circa 1994


3.

Looking For You

Written by Paul McCartney

4:48 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocal, Hammond organ, Hofner bass, Lead vocal, Producer
Ringo Starr :
Congas, Drums
Jeff Lynne :
Backing vocals, Electric guitar, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Jon Jacobs :
Recording engineer

Session Recording:
May 14, 1996
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


4.

Oobu Joobu - Part 1


1.

Some Folks Say Oobu

0.25 • Radio show


2.

Oobu Joobu Main Theme

0.30 • Radio show


3.

Fun Packed Show

0.09 • Radio show


4.

I Love This House

Written by Paul McCartney

3.44 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Electric guitar, Vocal
Geoff Emerick :
Mixing engineer
David Gilmour :
Electric guitar
Dave Mattacks :
Drums
Jon Jacobs :
Recording engineer
David Foster :
Keyboards
Jon Kelly :
Recording engineer

Session Recording:
Sep 25 to Oct 02, 1984
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Session Overdubs:
March 1985
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

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


5.

Clock Work

0.08 • Radio show


6.

Paul McCartney Talks About Young Boy

3.46 • Radio show


7.

Oobu Joobu We Love You

0.13 • Radio show


8.

Oobu Joobu Main Theme

0.56 • Radio show

About

From paulmccartney.com, June 12, 2010:

[…] Also available as a stand alone purchase, the EP recreates the 1997 ‘Young Boy’ maxi single and features the remastered Flaming Pie single ‘Young Boy,’ a home recorded version of the song, the original B-side ‘Looking For You,’ and excerpts of ‘Oobu Joobu Part 1’ also from the original single. The two music videos for the track have been restored and will also be published on the same day.

Two additional EPs will be available for pre-order with ‘The World Tonight’ arriving on June 26 and ‘Beautiful Night’ on July 17. […]

The below table summarizes the differences between “Oobu Joobu Part 1” released on the 1997 EP and the 2020 version.

Oobu Joobu Part 1 (1997)Oobu Joobu Part 1 (2020)
Some Folks Say Oobu0:250:25
Oobu Joobu Main Theme0:300:30
Fun Packed Show0:090:09
I Love This House3:443:44
Clock Work0:080:08
Paul McCartney Talks About Young Boy3:463:46
Oobu Joobu We Love You0:130:13
Oobu Joobu Main Theme0:56Absent
Total length9:518:55
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Last updated on September 26, 2020


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