Charity Bubbles

Album This song officially appears on the Charity Bubbles / Goose 7" Single.
Timeline This song has been officially released in 1969

Related sessions

This song has been recorded during the following studio sessions

Recording "Charity Bubbles", "Goose"

Circa April - Early May 1969

Related songs


Officially appears on Charity Bubbles / Goose

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Song facts

“Lily The Pink” went on to be a gigantic hit. It was Number One for a month over Christmas and the New Year, selling a million and giving the NP Organisation a terrific credibility boost. Unfortunately, as a novelty record, albeit a brilliant one, it did not herald a string of Scaffold best-sellers. I was promoted to co-producer with Norrie for the follow-up, “Stop Blowing Those Charity Bubbles”, but it failed even to creep into the Top Fifty. I was absolutely certain that anything following a massive Number One had to totter at least into the bottom of the charts, but despite Paul McCartney’s guitar solo, “Charity Bubbles” sunk. I was still hitless, in chart terms, in any capacity.

Tim Rice – co-producer – from his book “Oh, What A Circus”

Officially appears on

L the P

Official album • Released in 1969

Studio version

Charity Bubbles / Goose

7" Single • Released in 1969

2:47 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Norrie Paramor :
Tim Rice :

Session Recording:
Circa April - Early May 1969
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Live performances

Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.


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