Recording "Yesterday", "The Fool On The Hill", "Wanderlust", "Here, There And Everywhere"

February - March 1983 ? • For Paul McCartney

Part of

"Give My Regards To Broad Street" sessions

December 1982 to July 1984 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Give My Regards To Broad Street (CD version)

Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the Give My Regards To Broad Street (CD version) Official album.
Timeline More from year 1983
AIR Studios, London, UK

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Scenes showing Paul McCartney (and Ringo Starr and accompanying musicians) playing “Yesterday“, “The Fool On The Hill”, “Wanderlust”, “Here, There And Everywhere” in the studio were shot at AIR Studios in London, from February 28th to March 2nd, 1983.

It’s likely that the recordings of the songs have been done around the same time – either live during the filming, or still at AIR Studios. From The Beatles Monthly Book, N°83, March 1983:

Paul was recently at work in the studios re-recording some of the Beatles’ well-known standards for inclusion in the soundtrack to his film “Give My Regards To Broad Street”, due for release in time for Christmas. It is only the second time a member of the Beatles has done this, Ringo being the first when he re-recorded “Act Naturally” for his 1978 TV special.

Mark Lewisohn

It is worth noting that Ringo Starr accepted to be part of the Broad Street project, but didn’t want to play drums on the re-recording of the Beatles song. In the movie, we can see him trying to find his sticks during the rendition of “Yesterday“, “Here, There And Everywhere” and finding them to play on “Wanderlust” (“The Fool On The Hill” was cut off from the final version).

Last updated on May 1, 2020

Songs recorded



Written by Lennon - McCartney


Album Officially released on Give My Regards To Broad Street (CD version)


The Fool On The Hill

Written by Lennon - McCartney




Written by Paul McCartney


Album Officially released on Give My Regards To Broad Street (CD version)


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


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