UK album release: Unplugged (The Official Bootleg) by Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney’s second solo live album, Unplugged (The Official Bootleg), was released in the United Kingdom on 13 May 1991.

Unplugged (The Official Bootleg) album artwork - Paul McCartney

Unplugged (The Official Bootleg) became McCartney’s third post-Beatles live album, following Wings Over America and Tripping The Live Fantastic. Unplugged contained three songs which were not featured in the television broadcast: ‘San Francisco Bay Blues’, ‘Hi-Heel Sneakers’, and ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’.

The album peaked at number seven on the UK album chart. It was issued on 4 June 1991 in the US, where it reached number 14 and became McCartney’s highest charting album in almost a decade.

The vinyl version was limited to 250,000 copies worldwide, which were individually numbered.

Television: Paul McCartney on MTV Unplugged
US album release: Unplugged (The Official Bootleg) by Paul McCartney
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