The Paul McCartney Project

Album This song officially appears on the Mighty Like a Rose Official album.
Timeline This song has been officially released in 1991
Timeline This song has been written (or started being written) in 1987 (Paul McCartney was 45 years old)

Related sessions

This song has been recorded during the following studio sessions



"Flowers In The Dirt" session #3

January - March 1988

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Officially appears on


Mighty Like a Rose

Official album • Released in 1991

4:37 • Studio versionA

Marc Ribot :
Electric guitar, Spanish guitar
Elvis Costello :
Acoustic rhythm guitar, Electric guitar, Producer, Vocals
Mitchell Froom :
Celeste, Chamberlain, Mellotron, Producer
Jim Keltner :
Drums
Larry Knechtel :
Tack piano
Jerry Scheff :
Bass
T-Bone Wolk :
Intro/outro bass figures
Kevin Killen :
Producer

Recording :
Late 1990 - early 1991
Studio :
Ocean Way, Hollywood & Westside Studios, London


Flowers In The Dirt (2017)

Official album • Released in 2017

3:29 • DemoB • Original Demo

Performed by :
Paul McCartneyElvis Costello
Paul McCartney :
Producer
Eddie Klein :
Recording engineer

Session Recording:
Sep 03, 1987
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK


Flowers In The Dirt (2017)

Official album • Released in 2017

3:48 • DemoC • 1988 Demo

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Guitar, Producer, Vocals
Hamish Stuart :
Guitar, Vocals
Chris Whitten :
Drums
Elvis Costello :
Producer, Vocals
Peter Henderson :
Recording engineer
Kevin Armstrong :
Guitar
Richard Moakes :
Assistant recording engineer

Session Recording:
Jan 26, 1988
Studio :
Hog Hill Studio, Rye, UK

Bootlegs


MoMac's Hidden Tracks Vol.21

Unofficial album

3:28 • Studio version


The McCartney - MacManus Collaboration

Unofficial album • Released in 1998

3:26 • Demo


Collaborators

Unofficial album • Released in 2004

3:29 • Demo • McCartney & Costello demo

Recording :
Spring-Summer '87


Flowers In The Dirt - Ultimate Archive Collection

Unofficial album • Released in 2015

3:28 • Studio version • [demo]

Live performances

Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.


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