Written by Paul McCartney

Album This song officially appears on the One Hand Clapping LP.
Timeline This song has been officially released in 2024

Related sessions

This song has been recorded during the following studio sessions

Home recordings

Circa 1971-1972

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Song facts

In 1984, “Blackpool” was scheduled to be released as the B-side of the third single out of “Pipes Of Peace“, with “The Man” as the A-side. The release date was set for February 13th, 1984 (under the catalog number Parlophone R 6066). But after Paul and Linda’s drug bust in Barbados and London in January, the release got cancelled ; and “Blackpool” remained unreleased.

Last updated on April 5, 2020

Officially appears on

One Hand Clapping

LP • Released in 2024

1:43 • Studio version


McCartney - Ultimate Archive Collection

Unofficial album • Released in 2015

4:15 • DemoA

Unknown musician(s) :
Acoustic guitars, Drums, Electric keyboard

Session Recording:
Circa 1971-1972
Studio :
Rude Studio, Campbeltown, Scotland

Session Mixing:
Jan 20, 1973
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

MoMac's Hidden Tracks Vol. 3

Unofficial album

4:16 • Studio version

MoMac's Hidden Tracks Vol. 6

Unofficial album

1:57 • Studio version

MoMac's Hidden Tracks Vol. 8

Unofficial album

1:35 • Studio version

Backyard +

Unofficial album

1:45 • Studio rehearsal

Paul McCartney :
Acoustic guitar, Vocals

Session Recording:
Aug 30, 1974
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Live performances

“Blackpool” has been played in 1 soundchecks.


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