Paul McCartney – Off the Ground (1993)

History: Paul recorded this album with his touring band, largely recording all the tracks together at once to get a degree of a live feel. Some songs were rejects from Flowers in the Dirt including two he wrote with Elvis Costello, though Costello himself did not record with them this time. My own personal history […]

Ringo Starr – Time Takes Time (1992)

History: Ringo started working with a few different producers on tracks to see who he might want to record his next album with, but in the end he decided to keep all of them to put the best songs together on one album. Perhaps most interesting is that these sessions included one song he co-wrote […]

George Harrison – Cloud Nine (1987)

History: After taking the time off to work with his film production company, George was ready to make music again in 1987. He asked his friend Jeff Lynne to help him with production. Jeff also performs on the album, adding both instrumentation and backing vocals. Ringo, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Jim Keltner and Gary Wright […]

Paul McCartney – Press to Play (1986)

History: After Give My Regards to Broad Street proved to largely be a commercial failure, Paul turned to producer Hugh Padgham to help give him a more contemporary sound. Padgham had worked with bands like XTC, The Police, and Genesis and helped give the album his signature sound. Paul also cowrote many of the songs […]