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17 November 2015
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McCartney II album artwork - Paul McCartney

Written by: McCartney
Recorded: June-July 1979
Producer: Paul McCartney

Released: 16 May 1980 (UK), 26 May 1980 (US)

Paul McCartney: vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums

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An up-tempo boogie song recorded during the experimental sessions for McCartney's second solo album, Bogey Music was inspired by Raymond Briggs' children's book Fungus The Bogeyman.

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17 November 2015
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Bassplayers, practice this!

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17 November 2015
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Took a while to grow on me, my reaction for so long was a massive "WTF?". The repeating guitar part sounds fantastic.

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8 September 2017
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Listened to this again today.  Just for bass players, a few things: I think he's playing a Fender Precision with roundwound strings on it and you can hear the buzzes, which, accident or not, add a bit of grit into the sound. In the middle bit, you can hear him deliberately use those buzzes as the bass solo then mute under the vocals. After that he really messes with the lines he used earlier in the song, some of which I think were accidental but he just went with it and improvised. 

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