|McGear - C.D.1 - Front and Rear Cover|
|McGear - C.D.1 - Inside Gatefold|
|McGear - C.D.2 - Front and Rear Cover|
|McGear - C.D.2 - Inside Gatefold|
|McGear - DVD - Front and Rear Cover|
|McGear - DVD - Inside Gatefold|
|Catalogue No.||ECLEC 32655 (Barcode: 5013929475540)|
|Release date||26th July 2019|
|Total time||CD 1 - 50 minutes 32 seconds
CD 2 - 49 minutes 54 seconds
DVD - 100 minutes 36 seconds
McGear - Remastered Boxset
Contains Previously Unreleased Audio Material
Two CDs + NTSC/Region 0 DVD.
Originally released in 1974, McGear was the second solo album by Mike McGear (McCartney) and
Recorded at Strawberry studios in Stockport, (the musical home of the band 10cc),
The album featured a selection of tremendous songs such as 'Rainbow Lady', 'Simply Love You', 'Givin' Grease a Ride' and 'The Man Who Found God on the Moon'.
Producer – Paul McCartney
Housed in a glossy clam shell box.
|1||Sea Breezes||Brian Ferry||4:29|
|2||What Do We Really Know ?||McCartney||3:47|
|5||Have You Got Problems||McGear-McCartney||6:14|
|8||Simply Love You||McGear-McCartney||2:47|
|9||Givin' Grease A Ride||McGear-McCartney||5:32|
|10||The Man Who Found God On The Moon||McGear-McCartney||6:35|
|11||Sweet Baby||McGear-P & L McCartney||3:39|
|12||Dance The Do||McGear-McCartney||2:57|
|1||Sea Breezes (Without Orchestra)||Ferry
A monitor mix before the Halle Orchestra overdub.
Paul on piano, plus Wings.
|2||Leave It (Extended Version)||McCartney
Mixed by Alan Parsons
Features an extended instrumental section with
Mike on cowbell and Paul on Electric guitar.
Over six and a half minutes, with two fades.
|3||Dance The Do (Rough 1st Mix)||McGear-McCartney
Mike's solo voice, with brass up-front
Paul on Moog and a Jimmy Mculloch guitar solo
|4||What Do We Really Know ? (Monitor Mix)||McCartney
First mix with more emphasis on the hard rock ending.
Features a Paul rare bass solo,
plus Gerry Conway and Danny Laine ace solos
|5||Paddy Pipes 1||"The Casket" featured Uillean pipes by Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains.
This outtake was a warm-up by Paddy and conversation with Mike and Linda McCartney
|6||Do Nothing All Day||A-side of a June 1976 single.
Produced by Pete Wingfield who adds harmonies.
|7||A to Z||McGear
B-side of Do Nothing All Day (above)
The concept was for a Sesame Street style song to teach children the alphabet.
Features Mike's young girls, plus Pete Wingfield on Moog
|8||Girls On The Avenue||Wingfield
Unreleased from the Wingfield sessions.
|9||Paddy Pipes 2||A further extract from the "warm-up" tape.||0:37|
|10||All The Whales In The Ocean||McGear
Recorded in Liverpool in 1980
Released as an A-side single, now on CD for the first time
Features 10cc's Gyzmo, Mike's children and whale heartbeat
|11||Blowin' In The Bay||McGear
Recorded at Apple in 1973 and unreleased.
One of the last recording sessions at Apple, features:
Paul on drums, Johnny (Big Three) Gustafson on bass, Zoot Money on piano and organ.
|12||Keep Cool Road Safety Ad||Version 1
Used as a cinema advertisement.
Recorded at Olympic Studios, London in 1971
Features Madeline Bell and Roger Cook from Blue Mink
|13||Keep Cool Road Safety Ad||Version 2
Another rockier version and features Scaffold !
|14||I Just Want What You Got - Money !||McGear
B-side to "All The Whales", features:
Albie "Supercharge" Donnelly's brass section and Paul Reeney's guitar solos
|15||Paddy Pipes 3||Final exerpt from the "warm-up" tape, features
Paddy chatting about his ten city tour of America with Linda
|16||Viv Stanshall Sings||Recorded at Apple during "Blowin' in the bay sessions||0:45|
|17||Let's Turn The Radio On||McGear
Recorded at Apple in 1973 and unreleased, features:
Paul on drums, Johnny Gus on bass, Viv Stanshall on ukelele and Mike whistling
|18||Dance The Do - Radio Ad 1||Mike and Vivian Stanshall||0:15|
|19||Dance The Do - Radio Ad 2||Mike and Vivian Stanshall , plus
cousin Kate Robbins singing Dance The Do into the sunset ....
|1||Mike "McGear" McCartney Reminisces at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts||30:07|
|2||Mike "McGear" McCartney Interview at the Everyman Theatre, Liverpool||66:51|
|3||Leave It - Promo Video 1974
Complete reel even including test card at start and end for,