Introduction I’m not gonna hype this post as some kind of EPIC SHOWDOWN when comparing two essentially similiar Beatles records, because in almost any configuration, the UK Beatles albums were superior to their US counterparts, and that’s pretty much all there is to it. Except for Rubber Soul, which may be the only exception, and…
After personal tragedy, McCartney returned to the studio to record covers of some his favorite oldies. The result was entirely successful.
Driving Rain is a difficult and often problematic record from McCartney, but it is also not without its moments.
Flaming Pie is a top notch record from Paul. After participating in The Beatles Anthology project, he wanted to bring his creative A-game to his next release. He succeeded.
This bootleg collection features both greatest hits and unreleased tracks, B-sides, and more.
Off The Ground is the scrappy underdog of McCartney’s solo albums. Not a big seller and rarely mentioned among fans, it remains a mostly strong and consistent record throughout.
This entirely serviceable collection of oldie cover songs was originally released in the USSR and worldwide 3 years later.
If you want to get Beatle Nerd gums a-flapping wildly and passionately and incessantly, just bring up the topic of the band’s American LP releases from the mid 60s. I’m not even kidding. This is a subject I myself love to geek out over, and why not? If you were born of a certain era,…
As of when this album review was published, it has been just around 50 years since the legendary Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was released in North America (it was released a week earlier in the UK), and I’m going to avoid the easy “It was 50 years ago today…” H1 headline because that…
Flaming Pie marked Paul’s “return” of sorts, especially with its Elvis Costello collaborations. Overall an impressive album with some amazing highs and a few quizzical lows.