paul mccartney's the alternate red rose speedway

Posted by gregor on Thursday, April 8th, 2010

i had never even heard of mccartney’s red rose speedway until i grabbed this a few weeks ago. from what i have been reading, it seems as if people fall into one of two camps regarding this record, love or hate. i havent heard the actual record, but going by this, i cant really tell ya how i feel. some of its good, some not so good. there’s a bit more to this than what i have posted, but from what i can gather the remaining stuff is pretty close to the actual record, and really dont want to risk it. i may be wrong, of course.

1. hold me tight, lazy dynamite, hands of love, power cut
2. the mess
3. thank you darling
4. mary had a little lamb
5. bridge on the river suite
6. tragedy
7. seaside woman
8. best friend
9. night out
10. mama’s little girl
11. tragedy
12. jazz street
13. give ireland back to the irish
14. night out
15. soily
16. henry’s blues
17. country dreamer
18. country dreamer
19. night out
20. one more kiss
21. jazz street
22. big barn bed
23. my love
24. when the night
25. single pigeon
26. tragedy
27. mamas little girl
28. loup
29. i would only smile


3 Responses to paul mccartney's the alternate red rose speedway

  1. JR HeatWarp says:

    Fantastic post. One of the best sounding McCartney rarities collections I’ve heard.

  2. Nick says:

    I have a fondness for seventies Wings outtakes. This was around the time Wings were playing colleges in England and developing their songs and show. This comes out in these recordings.

  3. Lubiana says:

    I’m one of the ones who loves it, I’m a huge Macca fan. But I hadn’t heard some of these alternative tracks and I am LOVING it. Thank you.

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