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Take It Away

(Paul McCartney)

This song written by Paul McCartney was his 29th solo single, released in July 1982, and reaching No.7 in the US and No. 15 in the UK.

Paul McCartney played all the instruments on the song apart from drums by Ringo Starr and Steven Gadd.  The backing singers were himself, Linda McCartney and Eric Stewart.  George Martin was the producer of the single and makes an appearance on the video along with Ringo Starr.

It appears on Paul McCartney’s Tug of War album.

Paul McCartney recordings
Parlophone R6056 (UK 45)
Columbia 18-03018 (ZSS 170217) (US 45 picture sleeve)