Written by: Domino, Bartholomew Recorded: 21 July 1987 Producer: Paul McCartney Released: 31 October 1988 (USSR), 30 September 1991 (UK), 29 October 1991 (US) Available on: Choba B CCCP Tripping The Live Fantastic Personnel Paul McCartney: vocals, guitar Mick Gallagher: piano, keyboards Nick Garvey: vocals, bass guitar Henry Spinetti: drums, percussion Paul McCartney recorded a version of Fats Domino’s ‘Ain’t That A Shame’ for his 1988 album . Choba B CCCP
The song was written by Domino and his producer Dave Bartholomew. Released as a single in 1955, it topped the US
Billboard R&B chart and sold more than a million copies. VIDEO
McCartney’s version was recorded on
21 July 1987, along with at least three other songs: ‘Don’t Get Around Much Anymore’, ‘Crackin’ Up’, and ‘I Wanna Cry’.
A number of cover versions were recorded by McCartney on 20 and 21 July, although he initially had no plans to issue them as an album. ‘Ain’t That A Shame’ was first released a b-side of the
‘My Brave Face’ single.
It was included on
Choba B CCCP, released in the Soviet Union in 1988 and internationally three years later.
A live version from the Paul McCartney World Tour was included on the 1990 album
. Tripping The Live Fantastic ‘Ain’t That A Shame’ was also recorded by John Lennon for his 1975 album . Rock ‘N’ Roll
Published: 29 September 2021 | Last updated: 15 August 2023