February


Recording "Simple As That"

February 1986 • Songs recorded during this session appear on The Anti-Heroin Project: It's A Live-In World

April


"Press To Play" sessions #3

April 14th-18th 1986 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Press To Play

June



Prince's Trust All-Star Rock Concert

Jun 20, 1986 • United Kingdom • London • Wembley Arena

July


Seaside Woman / B-Side To Seaside

By Suzy and the Red Stripes • 7" Single

Jul 07, 1986 • Released in the UK


Press / It's Not True

By Paul McCartney • 7" Single

Jul 14, 1986 • Released in the UK

Press / It's Not True

By Paul McCartney • 12" Single

Jul 14, 1986 • Released in the UK

August


Home recordings

August 1986


"Beautiful Night" / "Loveliest Thing" session

Aug 21-22, 1986 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Figure of Eight


Press To Play

By Paul McCartney • Official album

Aug 22, 1986 • Released in the UK

Press To Play

By Paul McCartney • Official album

Aug 22, 1986 • Released in the US

September


Overdubs for Cold Cuts project

September / October 1986 • Songs recorded during this session appear on McCartney II - Archive Collection


11th Buddy Holly Week

Early September 1986


Paul McCartney: The Rolling Stone Interview

Sep 11, 1986 • From RollingStone

October


Paul McCartney: An Innocent Man?

Oct 01, 1986 • From Q Magazine


Paul McCartney : Press To Play

Oct 01, 1986 • From Sound On Sound




Pretty Little Head / Write Away

By Paul McCartney • 12" Single

Oct 27, 1986 • Released in the UK

Pretty Little Head / Write Away

By Paul McCartney • 7" Single

Oct 27, 1986 • Released in the UK

Stranglehold / Angry

By Paul McCartney • 7" Single

Oct 29, 1986 • Released in the US

Mixing "Blue Sway", "A Love For You"

Oct 31, 1986 • Songs recorded during this session appear on McCartney II - Archive Collection

November


'Stranglehold' video shoot

Nov 04, 1986 • USA • Amado • Half Way Station restaurant





The Anti-Heroin Project: It's A Live-In World

By Various Artists • Official album

Nov 24, 1986 • Released in the UK

Royal Variety Performance

Nov 24, 1986 • United Kingdom • London • Theatre Royal

December


Only Love Remains / Tough On A Tightrope

By Paul McCartney • 7" Single

Dec 01, 1986 • Released in the UK

The Tube

Dec 11, 1986 • United Kingdom • Newcastle • Tyne Tees Television • TV show


The Tube

Dec 12, 1986 • United Kingdom • Newcastle • Tyne Tees Television • TV show


"Squid" session

Dec 12, 1986 • Songs recorded during this session appear on The World Tonight #1


"This One" demo

Dec 29, 1986 • Songs recorded during this session appear on 2017 exclusive downloads

July


Only Love Remains

1986 • For Paul McCartney • Directed by Maurice Phillips


Press (version 1)

1986 • For Paul McCartney • Directed by Philip Davey


Press (version 2)

1986 • For Paul McCartney • Directed by Philip Davey


Pretty Little Head

1986 • For Paul McCartney • Directed by Steve Barron


Stranglehold

1986 • For Paul McCartney • Directed by Bob Giraldi

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