The Paul McCartney Project

Show Me The Way

Album This song officially appears on the Give More Love Official album.
Timeline This song has been officially released in 2017
Sessions This song has been recorded during the following sessions

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Song facts

From Billboard, August 1, 2017, from an interview with Bruce Sugar, Ringo Starr’s longtime recording engineering:

[…] the bass on the ballad ‘Show Me the Way’ … that’s a difficult ballad. So he had to work on that a bit. We definitely put him through his paces. But the guy’s the greatest. (He’s) humble. He came in to help his friend on a Sunday when he had his day off. What else can you say?

Sugar says the songs that McCartney played on were challenging. “I think (Paul) was initially a little taken back by what Lukather wrote. It’s a little more sophisticated than some of the stuff Ringo’s done in the past. I think Paul was looking at and listening to it. He doesn’t read charts. He has his own notation.” Sugar says he’s discussed this with Starr. “I’ve brought that up to Ringo. ‘I can’t believe Paul doesn’t read charts.’ He goes, ‘We’re all buskers.’ They just played, just played by ear.” […]

Last updated on August 6, 2017

Officially appears on

Give More Love

Official album • Released in 2017

4:42 • Studio version

Paul McCartney:
Ringo Starr:
Drums, Percussion, Vocals
Steve Lukather:
Guitar, Keyboards
Amy Keys:
Backing vocals
Richard Page:
Backing vocals
Timothy B. Schmit:
Backing vocals
Jim Cox:

Session Recording:
Feb 19, 2017
Ringo Starr's home studio, Los Angeles, USA

Live performances

Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.


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