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McCartney and Perkins (duet) - Get It

Sun Jun 26, 2011 10:33 am

Hey haven't heard this since 1983 ! A duet with Paul and one of his heroes, Carl Perkins was a fave. It also sounds a lot sharper than what i can remember.

What do others think ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0i0eE01oRrw

Re: McCartney and Perkins (duet) - Get It

Sun Jun 26, 2011 10:50 am

Hi!

Tug of war is one of Paul´s better studio albums and the first one after the death of Lennon. Seems like Paul felt he must show the world that Lennon wasn´t the only beatle in the band. Sadly, the next three albums wouldn´t be that good...

This is a nice little tune, but I prefer tracks like "Take it away", "The pound is sinking", Wanderlust and "Ballroom dancing".

//Björn

Re: McCartney and Perkins (duet) - Get It

Sun Jun 26, 2011 1:00 pm

My Friend, yes you're correct. Completely Forgot about "Wanderlust". Thanks for reminding me. I think Paul recorded a second version on the film GIVE MY REGARDS...

Re: McCartney and Perkins (duet) - Get It

Sun Jun 26, 2011 9:59 pm

Robt wrote:My Friend, yes you're correct. Completely Forgot about "Wanderlust". Thanks for reminding me. I think Paul recorded a second version on the film GIVE MY REGARDS...


Yes, with Ringo Starr on drums. There´s also a version of "Ballroom dancing" with Ringo. Except for the "new" tracks "No values" and "Not such a bad boy", I feel the re-recorded Beatles tracks makes the album a bit dull for me. Later live versions are better in my opinion. But worse was to come: "Press to play"! Horrible production and just a few listenable tracks like "Only love remains" and "Footprints".

Regards!

Björn

Re: McCartney and Perkins (duet) - Get It

Mon Jun 27, 2011 11:25 pm

Carl played a great version of that song during his concert at Silver Eagle. That show was released on CD (very good!) but unfortunately they edited a.o. "Get it" out of it.

Re: McCartney and Perkins (duet) - Get It

Sat Jul 02, 2011 10:03 am

There's also a nice song Carl did with Paul during the Tug of War sessions called "My Old Friend", it's on Carl's last album, Go Cat Go.

Re: McCartney and Perkins (duet) - Get It

Sat May 05, 2012 12:12 pm

That was really great and you gotta love Carl's laughing,which according to a poster on you tube was Paul telling an off colour joke! :lol: 8) I bought Tug of War when it first came out. 8)