The Paul McCartney Project

What happened for Paul in 1988

The year is spent working on the new album, with Elvis Costello.

Last updated on May 2, 2020

Albums released in 1988


Choba B CCCP

By Paul McCartney • Official album


Past Masters Volume 1

By The Beatles • Official album


Past Masters Volume 2

By The Beatles • Official album

Albums Paul McCartney contributed to, released in 1988



T-Shirt

By The Crickets • 7" Single


Concerts, TV & Radio shows


Buddy Holly Week

Shows: 1 • Countries: 1


San Remo Festival

Feb 27, 1988 • Italy • San Remo • Ariston Theatre

Sessions


Mixing "Ou Est Le Soleil?"

Dec 10, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Orchestral overdubs for "Good Sign"

Dec 08, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording "We Got Married"

Dec 01, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Orchestra overdubs for "Put It There"

Nov 28, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


"A Leaf" / "Spiral" session

Nov 09, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Working Classical


Mixing "Flying To My Home"

Nov 09, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Orchestral overdubs for "Distractions"

Nov 01, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording "You Want Her Too"

Oct 31, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording "Don't Be Careless Love"

Friday, October 28-29, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording "Don't Be Careless Love"

Oct 27, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Mixing "The First Stone"

Oct 21, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording "How Many People"

Sep 08, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


"Flowers In The Dirt" sessions with Mitchell Froom & Neil Dorfsman

September - November 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


"Flowers In The Dirt" session #7

Sept - Oct 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Home recordings

August 1988


Recording "The First Stone"

Jul 13, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording "Ou Est Le Soleil?"

Jun 23, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording "Good Sign"

Jun 02, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording "This One"

May 18, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording "New Moon Over Jamaica"

May 09, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Water from the Wells of Home


Recording "Distractions"

May 06, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording "Flying To My Home"

May 05, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording "Put It There"

Apr 22, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


"Flowers In The Dirt" sessions at Hog Hill Mill

April - July 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording "That Day Is Done"

Mar 03, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording demo of "Tommy's Coming Home"

Feb 26, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording demo of "The Lovers That Never Were"

Feb 02, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording "You Want Her Too", "Don't Be Careless Love"

Feb 01, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


Recording demos of "Twenty Fine Fingers", "So Like Candy", "Playboy To A Man"

Jan 26, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


"Flowers In The Dirt" sessions with Elvis Costello

January - March 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt


"Flowers In The Dirt" session #2

January 2nd-21st, 1988 • Songs recorded during this session appear on Flowers In The Dirt

Songs written in 1988


Figure Of Eight

Officially appears on Flowers In The Dirt


How Many People

Officially appears on Flowers In The Dirt


Motor Of Love

Officially appears on Flowers In The Dirt


Put It There

Officially appears on Flowers In The Dirt


Rough Ride

Officially appears on Flowers In The Dirt


That Day Is Done

Officially appears on Flowers In The Dirt


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