- Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the Figure of Eight CD Single.
- Timeline More from year 1986
- The Power Station, New York, USA
Some songs from this session appear on:
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Paul McCartney spent two days in the studio with producer Phil Ramone, Liberty DeVitto and David Brown from from Billy Joel’s band, and session musicians David Lebolt and Neil Jason. They worked on two songs Paul wrote during the summer.
Paul McCartney, in Club Sandwich n°82, Summer 1997:
I wrote ‘Beautiful Night’ quite a few years ago, and I’ve always liked it, and people who heard an early recording that I made in New York, with some of Billy Joel’s players, have said that they liked it too. But I always felt that we hadn’t quite “pulled it off’ – you know? […]
Last updated on August 21, 2020
Eight Arms To Hold You • Chip Madinger • Mark Easter
We owe a lot to Chip Madinger and Mark Easter for the creation of those session pages, but you really have to buy this book to get all the details!
Eight Arms To Hold You: The Solo Beatles Compendium is the ultimate look at the careers of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr beyond the Beatles. Every aspect of their professional careers as solo artists is explored, from recording sessions, record releases and tours, to television, film and music videos, including everything in between. From their early film soundtrack work to the officially released retrospectives, all solo efforts by the four men are exhaustively examined. Not only are John, Paul, George and Ringo's official projects
As the paperback version is out of print, you can buy a PDF version on the authors' website