1981 highlights


Recording of Tug Of War


January


Recording "Christian Bop"

Circa 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Pipes Of Peace - Archive Collection


Recording "Ballroom Dancing", "Wanderlust", "Sweetest Little Show"

Jan 02, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


"Cold Cuts" overdubs and mixing

January 12th - 23th, 1981


Recording "Tug Of War"

Jan 21, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War

February


"Tug Of War" sessions at AIR Studios, Montserrat

February 2 till March 3, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Recording "Dress Me Up As A Robber", "The Pound Is Sinking", "Average Person"

Feb 04, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Recording "Somebody Who Cares"

Feb 09, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Recording "Hey Hey"

Feb 10, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Pipes Of Peace


Recording "The Pound Is Sinking"

Feb 10, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Recording "Keep Under Cover"

Feb 11, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Pipes Of Peace


Recording "Take It Away", "Average Person"

February 16-18, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


The McCartney Interview

By Paul McCartney • Official album

Feb 23, 1981 • Released in the UK

Recording "Get It"

Feb 24, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Recording "My Old Friend"

Feb 25, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Go Cat Go!


Recording "Ebony And Ivory"

Feb 28, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War

March


Recording "What's That You're Doing", "Tug Of War"

Mar 01, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War



Overdubs for "What's That You're Doing?"

March 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Overdubs for "All Those Years Ago"

March / April 1981 ? • Songs recorded during this session appear on All Those Years Ago / Writings On The Wall


Tug Of War sessions at AIR Studios, London

March 11, 1981 - March 1982 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Recording "Newt Rack"

Mar 11, 1981


Overdubs for "The Pound Is Sinking"

Mar 12, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Overdubs for "Ballroom Dancing"

Mar 17, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Recording "Keep Under Cover"

Mar 23, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Pipes Of Peace


Overdubs for "Dress Me Up As A Robber"

Mar 23, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Overdubs for "Take It Away", "Dress Me Up As A Robber"

Mar 23, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Concerts for the People of Kampuchea

By Various Artists • Official album

Mar 30, 1981 • Released in the US

Recording "Ebony And Ivory"

Mar 30, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


April


Concerts for the People of Kampuchea

By Various Artists • Official album

Apr 03, 1981 • Released in the UK



May


Recording "Say Say Say", "The Man"

May 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Pipes Of Peace



All Those Years Ago

By George Harrison • 7" Single

May 11, 1981 • Released in the US

All Those Years Ago / Writings On The Wall

By George Harrison • 7" Single

May 22, 1981 • Released in the UK

June


Somewhere in England

By George Harrison • Official album

Jun 01, 1981 • Released in the US

Somewhere in England

By George Harrison • Official album

Jun 05, 1981 • Released in the UK

July


Recording "Average Person"

July 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Pipes Of Peace

August


Mixing "Dress Me Up As A Robber"

Aug 14, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War

September


Mixing "Average Person"

Sep 01, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Pipes Of Peace


Mixing "Somebody Who Cares", "The Pound Is Sinking"

Sep 01, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War



6th Buddy Holly Week

September 7th? to 14th?, 1981

October


Mixing "Get It", "Wanderlust", "Ballroom Dancing", "What's That You're Doing"

Oct 01, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Overdubs for "Ebony And Ivory"

October 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Stop and Smell the Roses

By Ringo Starr • Official album

Oct 27, 1981 • Released in the US

November


Mixing "Christian Bop"

Nov 11, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Pipes Of Peace - Archive Collection


Stop and Smell the Roses

By Ringo Starr • Official album

Nov 20, 1981 • Released in the UK

Recording "Here Today"

Nov 30, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War

December


Mixing "Here Today"

Dec 09, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Mixing "Tug Of War"

Dec 13, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War


Recording and mixing "Be What You See"

Dec 29, 1981 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Tug Of War

November


Lucille

1981 • • Directed by Keith McMillan

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