Playback of "Oo You"

Monday, March 16, 1970 • For Paul McCartney

Part of

"McCartney" sessions at Abbey Road Studios

February 21 to March 1970 • Songs recorded during this session appear on McCartney

Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the McCartney LP.
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Master release

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On February 25, 1970, Paul McCartney had completed the recorded of his debut solo album, “McCartney“.

On this day, he was at EMI Studios to listen to a playback of the eight-track and stereo version of “Oo You“, which had been prepared at Morgan Studios earlier in the month. This brief session lasted from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

Last updated on March 30, 2022

Songs recorded


Oo You

Written by Paul McCartney

Recording • Playback of the eight-track and stereo version


Production staff

Paul McCartney:
Phil McDonald:
Engineer ?

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