1980 highlights


In January, Paul McCartney is arrested and jailed for 10 days in Japan, for possession of marijuana


On December, 8th 1980, John Lennon is murdered

March


Rarities (US - 1980)

By The Beatles • Official album

Mar 24, 1980 • Released in the US

April


Mixing the 1979 Glasgow show

April 1980 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Coming Up


Coming Up

By Paul McCartney • 7" Single

Apr 11, 1980 • Released in the UK

Coming Up

By Paul McCartney • 7" Single

Apr 15, 1980 • Released in the US

June


Waterfalls / Check My Machine

By Paul McCartney • 7" Single

Jun 13, 1980 • Released in the UK

July


Rehearsal session

Jul 04, 1980


"Can't Fight Lightning" / "Stop And Smell The Roses" sessions

July 11st-21st, 1980 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Stop and Smell the Roses


Seaside Woman / B-Side To Seaside

By Suzy and the Red Stripes • 12" Single

Jul 18, 1980 • Released in the UK

Waterfalls / Check My Machine

By Paul McCartney • 7" Single

Jul 22, 1980 • Released in the US

August


Home recordings

August 1980 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War - Archive Collection

September


5th Buddy Holly Week

September 7-14, 1980


Temporary Secretary / Secret Friend

By Paul McCartney • 12" Single

Sep 15, 1980 • Released in the UK

October


The McCartney Interview

Oct 01, 1980 • From Club Sandwich


Pugin Hall rehearsals

October 2-25, 1980




We All Stand Together session #1

Oct 31, 1980 • Songs recorded during this session appear on We All Stand Together

November


We All Stand Together session #2

Nov 03, 1980 • Songs recorded during this session appear on We All Stand Together


Overdubs, editing and mixing for "We All Stand Together"

Nov 10, 1980 • Songs recorded during this session appear on We All Stand Together


Overdubs, editing and mixing for "We All Stand Together"

Nov 15, 1980 • Songs recorded during this session appear on We All Stand Together




Recording "Ode To A Koala Bear", "Keep Under Cover"

Nov 30, Dec 7, Dec 8, 1980 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Pipes Of Peace

December


Tug Of War sessions at AIR Studios, London

December 1980 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


The McCartney Interview

By Paul McCartney • Official album

Dec 04, 1980 • Released in the US

Japanese Tears

By Denny Laine • Official album

Dec 06, 1980

Recording the intro of "Tug Of War"

Dec 07, 1980 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Recording "Rainclouds"

December 8th-9th, 1980 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Ebony And Ivory / Rainclouds


John Lennon murdered

Dec 08, 1980


Recording "Ballroom Dancing"

Dec 14, 1980 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War

July


Coming Up

1980 • For Paul McCartney • Directed by Keith McMillan


Rockshow

1980 • For Paul McCartney & Wings


Seaside Woman

1980 • For Linda McCartney • Directed by Oscar Grillo


Waterfalls

1980 • For Paul McCartney • Directed by Keith McMillan

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