The sessions took place at McCartney’s Hog Hill Mill studio in Sussex, England.
On this first session he sang and played bass guitar. He was joined by guitarist Mick Green, keyboard player Mick Gallagher, and drummer Chris Whitten.
At least 12 known songs were taped on the day: ‘Kansas City’, ‘Twenty Flight Rock’, ‘Lawdy Miss Clawdy’, ‘I’m In Love Again’, ‘Bring It On Home To Me’, ‘Lucille’, ‘I’m Gonna Be A Wheel Someday’, ‘That’s All Right (Mama)’, ‘Summertime’, ‘Just Because’, ‘Midnight Special’, and ‘It’s Now Or Never’. All but the last was released on Choba B CCCP.
Also on this day...
- 2016: The Beatles Live At The Hollywood Bowl to be released in September
- 1968: Jane Asher announces her split from Paul McCartney
- 1967: The Chris Barber Band records Catcall
- 1967: George Harrison and Ringo Starr travel to Greece
- 1964: US single releases: And I Love Her, I’ll Cry Instead
- 1964: US album release: Something New
- 1963: Live: Ritz Ballroom, Rhyl
- 1962: Live: Bell Hall, Warrington
- 1962: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
- 1961: Live: St John’s Hall, Liverpool
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