Recorded: March 1972
Producer: Paul McCartney
Wings’ second single, ‘Mary Had A Little Lamb’, was based on the nursery rhyme of the same name. See more…
I do things that aren’t necessarily very carefully thought out. Now, you know, I’ve just got three kids over the last few years, and when I am sitting at home playing at the piano my audience a lot of the time is the kids. I just wrote that one up, the words were already written, you know, I just found out what the words to the nursery rhyme were, wrote a little tune up around it, went and recorded it. I had an idea in my head to find out what the words to the original nursery rhyme were.
I’m doing features on key McCartney songs, probably all the singles to begin with. I’ll create forum threads where there are none, regardless of how bad the songs were. So here’s one.