The Paul McCartney Project

1980 Japan Tour





'80 Japan tour cancelled

Jan 17, 1980 • Posted in A day in the life

Following Paul McCartney being jailed for possession of marijuana when entering Japan, promoters logically decide to cancel the 11-dates Japan tour. The dates of the tour were to be: Budokan Hall, Tokyo (21-24 January), Aichi-Ken, Taiiku-Kan, Nagoya (25-26 January), Festival Hall, Osaka (28 January), Osaka Furitsu-Kan, Osaka (29 January), Budokan Hall, Tokyo (31 January to




Paul McCartney arrested and jailed in Japan

Jan 16, 1980 • Posted in A day in the life ,

From bt.com : Former Beatle Paul McCartney was arrested and jailed in Japan for possession of marijuana on [January 2, 1980]. The musician had landed at Tokyo’s Narita airport with the rest of his band, Wings, his wife Linda and their four children prior to a short tour of the country when the drugs were