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Released in 2012

Great Cock And Seagull Race

Written by Paul McCartney

Last updated on December 22, 2018


Album This song officially appears on the Ram - Archive Collection Official album.

Timeline This song was officially released in 2012

Timeline This song was written, or began to be written, in 1971, when Paul McCartney was 29 years old)

Master album

Related sessions

This song was recorded during the following studio sessions:

From the liner notes of Wings Wild Life (2018):

Recorded during the RAM sessions, this track was later mixed in mono and used to promote Wild Life. It was first played on WCBS radio, December 1971, and planned as a B-side to ‘Hi, Hi, Hi’ (tentatively named ‘Hi Hi High’, later replaced by ‘C Moon’.


Officially appears on

Bootlegs

  • MoMac's Hidden Tracks Vol. 2

    Unofficial album • Released in 2002

    4:07 • Outtake • Early take 1 - 12/71

  • MoMac's Hidden Tracks Vol. 2

    Unofficial album • Released in 2002

    3:38 • Outtake • Early take 2 - 12/71

  • Wild Life Sessions

    Unofficial album • Released in 2003

    4:10 • Studio version

  • Wild Life Sessions

    Unofficial album • Released in 2003

    3:42 • Studio version • with Overdub

  • Wild Life - Ultimate Archive Collection

    Unofficial album • Released in 2016

    3:49 • Rough mix • Instrumental outtake of the Ram sessions, a.k.a 'Breakfast Blues' or ‘Rooster’. Recorded on February 22, 1971 in New York.

    Recording : Feb 22, 1971 • Studio New York

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Live performances

Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.

Paul McCartney writing

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