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Zoo Gang

Written by Paul McCartneyLinda McCartney Instrumental

Album This song officially appears on the Band On The Run / Zoo Gang 7" Single.
Timeline This song has been officially released in 1974
Sessions This song has been recorded during the following sessions

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Song facts

From Wikipedia:

Zoo Gang” is a song composed by Paul and Linda McCartney and performed by Paul McCartney & Wings.

It was recorded on 25 April 1973 and was released on 28 June 1974 as the B-side of the “Band on the Run” single in the United Kingdom. “Zoo Gang” was the theme song to the short-lived television programme The Zoo Gang. In 1993, “Zoo Gang” was included as a bonus track on the re-issue of the album Venus and Mars on compact disc as part of The Paul McCartney Collection. It was the song’s first appearance on an album. It was later released on all editions of the 2010 re-release of Band on the Run.

Last updated on October 22, 2016

Officially appears on


Band On The Run / Zoo Gang

7" Single • Released in 1974

1:59 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Accordion (?), Bass, Drums (?), Keyboards (?), Producer
Linda McCartney:
Keyboards (?)
Denny Laine:
Electric guitar (?)
Henry McCullough:
Electric guitar (?)
Geoff Emerick:
Mixing engineer
Denny Seiwell:
Drums (?)
Mark Vigars:
Assistant recording engineer
Alan Parsons:
Recording engineer
Andy Arthurs:
Assistant mixing engineer

Session Recording:
Apr 25, 1973
Studio:
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


Venus And Mars (1993)

Official album • Released in 1993

2:03 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Accordion, Bass, Drums, Keyboards, Producer
Linda McCartney:
Keyboards
Denny Laine:
Electric guitar
Henry McCullough:
Electric guitar
Geoff Emerick:
Mixing engineer
Denny Seiwell:
Drums
Mark Vigars:
Assistant recording engineer
Alan Parsons:
Recording engineer
Andy Arthurs:
Assistant mixing engineer

Session Recording:
Apr 25, 1973
Studio:
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


The Music Of ITC

Official album • Released in 2009

Studio version • Main Titles


The Music Of ITC

Official album • Released in 2009

Studio version • Closing Titles


Band On The Run - Archive Collection

Official album • Released in 2010

2:02 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Accordion, Bass, Drums, Keyboards, Producer
Linda McCartney:
Keyboards
Denny Laine:
Electric guitar
Henry McCullough:
Electric guitar
Geoff Emerick:
Mixing engineer
Denny Seiwell:
Drums
Mark Vigars:
Assistant recording engineer
Alan Parsons:
Recording engineer
Andy Arthurs:
Assistant mixing engineer

Session Recording:
Apr 25, 1973
Studio:
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon

Bootlegs


Alone Together Vol.1

Unofficial album • Released in 2014

1:08 • Studio version • Alternate Version 1


Alone Together Vol.1

Unofficial album • Released in 2014

0:35 • Studio version • Alternate Version 2


MoMac's Hidden Tracks Vol. 6

Unofficial album

0:32 • Studio version


B-Sides Complete Vol. 1

Unofficial album • Released in 2000

1:58 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Accordion, Bass, Drums, Keyboards, Producer
Linda McCartney:
Keyboards
Denny Laine:
Electric guitar
Henry McCullough:
Electric guitar
Geoff Emerick:
Mixing engineer
Denny Seiwell:
Drums
Mark Vigars:
Assistant recording engineer
Alan Parsons:
Recording engineer
Andy Arthurs:
Assistant mixing engineer

Session Recording:
Apr 25, 1973
Studio:
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


UK Singles Collection - Volume 01

Unofficial album • Released in 2007

1:58 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney:
Accordion, Bass, Drums, Keyboards, Producer
Linda McCartney:
Keyboards
Denny Laine:
Electric guitar
Henry McCullough:
Electric guitar
Geoff Emerick:
Mixing engineer
Denny Seiwell:
Drums
Mark Vigars:
Assistant recording engineer
Alan Parsons:
Recording engineer
Andy Arthurs:
Assistant mixing engineer

Session Recording:
Apr 25, 1973
Studio:
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Credits & recording details courtesy of Luca Perasi • Buy Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) on Amazon


Live performances

Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.


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