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) 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.
Also on this day...
- 2022: Paul McCartney live: SoFi Stadium, Los Angeles, California
- 1969: Get Back photo session
- 1968: Lennon and McCartney give interviews to US press
- 1962: Live: Star-Club, Hamburg
- 1961: Live: Top Ten Club, Hamburg
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