The Paul McCartney Project

Mary Hopkin

Post Card


Post Card is as much Paul McCartney’s as it is Mary Hopkin’s, which is to say that it is one of those albums on which the producer is as big a star as the performer… An absolute must for Paul McCartney people. Mary Hopkin fans will also like it. By John Mendelsohn, RollingStone, May 17th, 1969

Mary Hopkin


From Wikipedia: Mary Hopkin (born 3 May 1950), credited on some recordings as Mary Visconti (from her marriage to Tony Visconti), is a Welsh folk singer best known for her 1968 UK number one single “Those Were the Days“. She was one of the first to sign to the Beatles’ Apple label. Biography Early singing

Launch party for Mary Hopkin’s album Postcard

Feb 13, 1969 • Posted in A day in the life

Apple Records organized a launch party for Mary Hopkin’s album Postcard, produced by Paul McCartney. Among the guests, Paul himself joined with Linda Eastman, soon to become Mrs McCartney, Donovan, Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Tony Visconti, Eric Clapton and many others. The party was located at the top of Post Office Tower in central London.