Robber's Ball

Written by Paul McCartneyUnreleased song

Related sessions

This song has been recorded during the following studio sessions

Overdubs for Cold Cuts project

September / October 1986

Other songs from the "Back To The Egg" era


Officially appears on Standard Time

Weep for Love

Officially appears on Japanese Tears

Same Time Next Year

Officially appears on Put It There

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Song facts

Robber’s Ball – recorded in Lympne Castle, Kent, in Autumn 1978, during the Back to the Egg sessions. All these over the top vocals suggest that Paul never saw this as regular song, but something to be put on a Cold Cuts comp, from the start.

Last updated on April 22, 2016


MoMac's Hidden Tracks Vol.13

Unofficial album

3:57 • Studio version

MoMac's Hidden Tracks Vol.13

Unofficial album

3:56 • Studio version

Complete Cold Cuts

Unofficial album

3:53 • Alternate take • Final Mix 1

Complete Cold Cuts

Unofficial album

4:11 • Alternate take • Final Mix 2

Cold Cuts

Unofficial album • Released in 1996

4:02 • Studio version

Live performances

Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.


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