The album contained 11 original songs including lead song ‘Rory And The Hurricanes’, a reference to his pre-Beatles band.
The release, which was announced on 29 January 2015, coincides with the All-Starr Band’s return to touring, with shows in the United States and Latin America.
Postcards From Paradise reached number 99 on the US Billboard 200, and 21 on the Top Rock Albums chart. In the UK it peaked at number 157.
Also on this day...
- 2010: Paul McCartney live at the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles
- 1978: UK album release: London Town by Wings
- 1970: Paul McCartney reacts angrily to a letter from John Lennon and George Harrison, delivered by Ringo Starr
- 1970: Radio: Ringo Starr on Open House
- 1969: George and Pattie Harrison are fined for drugs possession
- 1969: John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s lightning trip to Vienna
- 1967: Recording, mixing: With A Little Help From My Friends, Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!
- 1965: Filming: Help!
- 1964: Radio: Saturday Club
- 1964: Filming: A Hard Day’s Night
- 1963: Live: De Montfort Hall, Leicester
- 1962: Live: Subscription Rooms, Stroud
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