Its lovely and laid back, with a non-city feeling – you can relax. All Rights Reserved. 2CD + 1DVD/DL/Vinyl. At restaurants I always ask for Crepe Suzettes, you’ll never get them, but ask for them. If you could pass a new law, what would it be? That must have been quite an honour? Do You Remember was also recorded by The Scaffold and released as a single in 1968. WIRRAL’S No.1 FREE PREMIUM LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE, New partnership to support men’s mental health in Wirral, Concept Mortgages wins prestigious national award, Rescue is ‘perfect end’ for retiring firefighter and career first for Fire Control operator, Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet announces start of construction on new phase, Bob Dylan’s coffee house days recreated in West Kirby, Neston Hero Alan Johnson is Awarded Champion of Champions 2017, Building Wirral’s Future – A ‘hive’ of activity. What was the last book that you read? So Paul said to the tape operator “sorry can we have the first take?” The tape operator said “what do you mean the first take, there’s no room left on the tape. I wasn’t into Bridget Bardot, every other child in the world, particularly in Liverpool, were into her. Visit our. The recording features Paul McCartney on piano, mellotron and backing vocals. It was Thank You Very Much for Cadbury Roses… It was Thank You Very Much for a new kitchen and Thank You Very Much for a new car… so yes, thank you very very very much to Cadbury Roses, I wish they’d run it again! He was attracted by the charm to become a professional Musician. It brightened up the life of the wonderful actor Alan Cumming no end, in fact he had to shake my hand. What do you like to do with your down time? and he did, so if you ever hear the song on the radio it is not Roger McGough singing that verse… it is so obviously Graham Nash. To tell you the truth, we used to have to drive to Liverpool to get good restaurants, but now thank god, Wirral has some amazing places. He’s just been talking to The Wall Street Journal and now he’s telling me, “It’s a pleasure to be in Record Collector.” Funny, thoughtful and always entertaining, McGear has been part of my life since I used to watch him on TV with Jon Gorman and Roger McGough on The Scaffold’s telly show (all together now: “Is everybody happy?” “You bet your life we are”) and then go back to school and sing Lily The Pink in the playground. And so it goes ‘So Much In Love… do be do be’ etc… then suddenly Jimi rips into a totally mind blowing solo which was amazing! See also Grimms Discography. What’s most cheering is that, among the expected fare – lavish box sets, extensive reissue campaigns, lost rarities rec…. Tracks which were first released from 1973 onward show the artist as Scaffold (rather than The Scaffold). It was only when they looked at my photographs they said if we can have the photographs we’ll buy it… and they did. In reality, to try and compete with the best band in the world would be insane, you don’t go there. Paul went on “but Dad, you can live anywhere”. I’m getting together the definitive re-release of my 1974 McGear album its going to be a double gate, vinyl and on CD luxury album. McGear, the second album by Mike McGear, is being reissued as a three-disc expanded deluxe edition in June. Songs played include Simply Love You. Mike McGear: Mike McGear: #Mike #McGear Track 11 of Mike Mcgear's (McCartney) 1974 album McGear. During his original radio tour to promote the album in 1974, Mike was disappointed to learn that American copies of the LP were housed in single-pocket sleeves, in place of the beautiful gatefold sleeve that adorned original UK pressings. It was released on the 1968 album McGough & McGear. 1 in the UK Singles Chart for the four weeks encompassing the Christmas holidays that year, it became a huge playground classic comedy singalong The lyrics celebrate the “medicinal compound” invented by Lily the Pink, and chronicle the “efficacious” cures it has brought about, such as inducing morbid obesity to cure a weak appetite, and our favourite – a sex change as a remedy for freckles. So we changed all the words to get it into the charts. The new owner Mrs Jones had shown the National Trust around the property but they weren’t remotely interested because it was now a modern two up two down. Exclusive offers on the RC Rare Vinyl Club releases, books and guides. Plus a first prize in Art at the Liverpool Institute. Which at that time was like Sinatra or Presley etc. Mike McGear was born on January 7, 1944, in Liverpool, United Kingdom. Woman, Mike’s sombre yet beautiful debut, showcased a striking photo of Mary McCartney, the majestic midwife whose life was celebrated by Paul on the laudatory Let It Be.McGear, an assortment of post sixties psychedelic rock, features one delicate moment which honoured the homeland of the McCartney’s shared mother: “The Casket was a McGough poem” Mike recalls. Mike McCartney (born Peter Michael McCartney, 7 January 1944, at Walton General Hospital, Liverpool), known professionally as Mike McGear, is a British performing artist and rock photographer, and the younger brother of Paul McCartney. Did you really whistle the theme tune to the Liver Birds TV Show? Mike, now 70, is the lesser-known brother of that very famous McCartney, Sir Paul. It was 46 years ago today (September 24th, 1974) that Mike McCartney teamed up with older brother Paul McCartney and released the longtime fan favorite McGear album. He is a revered figure in society and has played many roles throughout the years- that of a singer, writer, poet, artist, entrepreneur, composer and humanitarian. We were called the Liverpool One Fat Lady None Electric Show, but nobody could pronounce it! You’re famously monochromatic with your wardrobe, but apart from black, what’s your favourite colour? Everything. for Liverpool FC! The Hollies had a big hit called Jennifer Eccles, so I rang Graham and said “Look, we’re doing this daft song called Lily the Pink and there’s a verse in there about Jennifer Eccles do you want to come to Abbey Road and sing it?” My home. Thank you. Who were your heroes growing up? I said “That’s nice but what do you mean, they were great days?” He explained “We used to come to Abbey Road to do backing vocals for your Scaffold, they were the best gigs we ever did, laughed all day and still got paid”. One thing that has always been important to Paul is family. We were a comedy, satirical poetry type act… we weren’t singers at all. We were with Brian Epstein and his big rock and roll Merseyside stable but we didn’t fit in. Immediately after Merseybeat there was a sudden change in attitude and perceptions. And through his younger brother Michael, McCartney had a 1974 album ( McGear ) that showcased his finely-tuned ear, a project that serves as a nice midway point between two of his own projects, namely Band On The Run and Venus and Mars . No I don’t really miss performing on stage, unless you’d like a song now? Peter Michael McCartney Wiki: Salary, Married, Wedding, Spouse, Family Peter Michael "Mike" McCartney (born 7 January 1944), known professionally as Mike McGear, is a British performing artist and rock photographer and the younger brother of Paul McCartney. We all know what is good and what is bad, and, The 50th anniversary of the death of Otis Redding, soul music’s greatest exponent, falls on 10 December 2017. My favourite dessert at home is Mike’s Malteser Magic… mmm! So we left Brian to join David Frosts agency, Noel Gay because we were big fans of ‘That Was The Week That Was… TW3’. It was also very much a class thing but the working class now had a voice – it changed history for ever. At Christmas time, after dinner the Royals would play and sing along to the song with their children. He started to bring professionalism in his works from an early age. Paul was working on another track in the studio so I offered Jimi a drink. George Orwell 1984 – would you like to know the end? Originally finding fame as part of ‘Lily the Pink’ hitmakers The Scaffold, Mike McGear’s (nee Peter Michael McCartney) solo material was slightly less frivolous than that or even his work with Roger McGough … Released 19th July 2019. Graham Nash was in the Hollies, whenever you hear Lily the Pink, our number one record listen to the Jennifer Eccles verse. So we changed it to Scaffold. But mostly I’m proud of my wife and children, I love them. I prefer to eat in as my wife does fab food, but when we eat out (out) one of my favourite restraints is Nisha Katona’s Mowgli. Mike McGear – McGear – Album Review. The recording also features Graham Nash on backing vocals. Scaffold couldn’t sing so were needed someone to do harmonies. I’m getting more embarrassing every day. Jimi was a charming gentleman. Brian Epstein asked me if I’d like to be a pop singer and offered to manage me. I politely declined. We had lived in the property from when I was 11 years old and I have some great memories from there. The curly haired boy was Marc Bolan (T-Rex). No wonder I’m always watching Bargain Hunt – one of my favourite programmes, that and the news. Mike McGear was previously married to Angela Fishwick and Rowena Horne. He said “Oh no I’m not Reg anymore, I changed my name to Elton… Elton John”. You’re a distinguished photographer, but do you miss performing on stage? She intimates that I’m a notorious hoarder. Wirral’s Mike McCartney known professionally as Mike McGear is a performing artist, writer and photographer who was a member of the satirical humour trio Scaffold and is the younger brother of Paul McCartney. You are a notable Musician, Photographer and Author. That will include special additions, out-takes and lots of other things that I’ve collated, it will be wonderful. I was honoured by JMU as an Honorary Fellow and proud to be patron of DADA Fest. From here he entered ‘show biz’ in the Liverpool One Fat Lady None Electric Show, which eventually became Scaffold. I’m proud of my 1 GCE …in Art! He tried to get into next doors art college but lack of GCE’s meant that he ended up a lady’s hairdresser. He is the younger brother of Paul McCartney. We will never forget the friendly embrace we received from Mike when we first landed in … He always has stayed in touch with both family and friends and is known to drop in on both unannounced. I didn’t have the heart to tell the Majors that the actual words were Thank U for our ‘gracious Team’ i.e. He has more than three thousand copyrights under […] Years later in 2009, I was in Scotland at the Castle of May doing a book called ‘Mike McCartney’s North Highlands’. I even changed my name so not to look like I was cashing in on my proud McCartney name. My favourite colour apart from black is black. The traditional ones… Elvis, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Everly Brothers and particularly Fats Waller, I love him to this day, I guess that’s where my love of comedy and satire came from, he was a big hero. I’m proud of writing Thank U Very Much for Scaffold. Sir Paul decided to invite the media to his primary residence located on the outskirts of the small town of Peasmarsh, in Sussex, to refute the allegations and to put an end to the rumors which have been spreading and multiplying over the last few days. Mike Dangerfield was one option after the main character in JP Donleavy’s The Gingerman and he nearly became Mike McFab, but that was , “too jokey”. The monster “Live and Let Die” secured McCartney an Oscar nomination, his zenith as an arranger. Your twitter account indicates that you have a love of puddings – what is your favourite dessert? I ONCE heard Mike McGear (Paul McCartney's brother), lead singer of Scaffold, define Aintree Iron thus: Brian Epstein, the Beatles' manager, was resident in Aintree. Was your choice to take the satirical route early on a chance to side-step Beatlemania? Did you sign with David Frost? John passed the demo disk to a curly haired boy, played it, listened to the intro and said “That is number one” I made him listen to the whole thing and at the end he said “Yes, I still think its going to be number one.” The curly haired boy agreed. He was an integral part of the 60’s Merseybeat era but Scaffold were mainly a theatre, university, satirical comedy act. Gusto and Burnt Truffle in Heswall and The Opera Bar and Grill in Chester and The Pen Factory are also amongst my favourites. According to the Majors who control the castle, Thank U was a particular favourite of the Queen Mother. There were probably other albums released in Japan. Sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with Record Collector magazine features, reviews and discographies. Mike McGear is a member of the following lists: English people of Irish descent, English male singers and 1944 births. As a spotty 14-year-old schoolboy, brought up on the parochial delights of British pop, I discovered him through an enlightened schoolmate who played me I Can’t Turn You Loose, which still has the ability to raise the hairs on the back …, Joe Meek was a master of producing perfectly formed pop records by the most primitive of means. What’s your favourite place on the Wirral? He performed very well in school and was a good sportsman. Mike McGear’s height and weight. Wirral’s Mike McCartney known professionally as Mike McGear is a performing artist, writer and photographer who was a member of the satirical humour trio Scaffold and is the younger brother of Paul McCartney. Back in those days, Mike McCartney was known professionally as Mike McGear—a stage name that helped to distinguish him from his older brother, Paul. McGear is the second and final solo album by English singer Mike McGear, released in 1974.The album was a collaboration between McGear and his older brother Paul McCartney, who produced the record.All backing tracks on the album are performed by McCartney's band Wings, occasionally accompanied by various guest artists, although all lead vocals are sung by McGear. Don’t ask my wife that question. Occasional emails from selected third party sponsors including gigs and auction houses. Our parents actually dropped our first names, still don’t know why. Roger McGough and Mike McGear were both members of The Scaffold. I was an awkward bugger so I decided on Jeanne Moreau of Jules et Jim etc. He also had a crack at showbusiness, and has a gold disc to show for his efforts on the wall of his home. I don’t collect anything, I collect everything! Mike McGear - Biography. © Hall Smith Publishing 2019. What’s the best image you’ve ever shot? Is it quite surreal that your original 2 up – 2 down family home has been bought by the National Trust? But he has had his own fame and successes, with Scaffold and later with the supergroup GRIMMS. By the 1980s, he became a very respected photographer. It has great walks, bike rides and now great restaurants! Yes I’ve been told that. An interview with Mike McCartney. Sep 5, 2015 - Mike McGear McCartney. But what did you want to be as a kid? I’ve yet to shoot it. While major record companies expended millions of pounds a year on high-quality recordings that often sold poorly, the independent Meek spent next-to-nothing by comparison, creating extraordinary pictures in sound that frequently entered the Top 20 chart…, Some sports event might have dominated the headlines this summer, but deciding which of the year’s album, DVD and book releases have been worthy of inclusion in our annual round-up has been a truly Olympian task. Sir Paul McCartney was a member of The Beatles, legendary musical group along with John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison. During one crazy week in October, while working with Derek Taylor on a Mike McGear project, Dave found himself with Ron in Lennon’s apartment, turning him on with their latest finds. What are you most proud of (professionally and personally)? But McGear sounded Irish so I went with that. Registered in England. You were originally called The Liverpool One Fat Lady Non Electric Show before The Scaffold, what happened there? My guilty pleasure is reading Wirral Life whilst eating Crepe Suzettes. Do you collect anything and if so what? Preview of the forthcoming issue, including latest features, discographies and reviews. He said “No that’s cool, I’ll just go into the studio and rehearse stuff”. See also Mike McGear Discography. Overlooking the horses in the fields, the lovely River Dee and the most beautiful sunsets in the world. He refused to cash in on his famous name, renaming himself firstly Mike Blank and then Mike McGear, in keeping with the argot of the day, and eschewed the easy route to Top Of The Pops stardom. Two years after his 1972 solo debut album, Woman, Mike collaborated with his brother on the largely overlooked pop classic, McGear. In 1974, McGear had left both … Elton John was our backing singer for Scaffold. Was the reason for you and Paul to drop your actual first names – you being Peter and Paul being James an early attempt at an alter ego? Peter Michael McCartney (born 7 January 1944), recognized professionally as Mike McGear, is an English performing artist and photographer who was a member of the teams The Scaffold and Grimms. Who brought this wacky idea to the table, that must have been a laugh? In 1968, their huge hit Lily the Pink reached the top of the charts (here and abroad) and stayed number one for four weeks. Mike McCartney, 62, was alleged to have touched the 16-year-old's bottom while attending a family party at a pub in the Wirral, Merseyside, in September 2004. Yes I suppose it was. “No, Heswall”, so Heswall it was . but it was so risqué we would have never got away with it and it would have never been played. My camera tells me when to click the shutter. Guilty pleasure? How quickly did London accept Scousers after the Merseybeat invasion? And then came Lily the Pink. Your solo project ‘McGear’ is an excellent album, there is a distinct family vocal similarity and arrangement, do you have any future plans? It is surreal. A big kid. Do you prefer to eat in or out and what’s your favourite type of food and your favourite restaurant? Lily the Pink was originally a bawdy rugby song that everyone joined in with, they used to sing it in pubs etc. We were at Panoramic, Liverpool doing an interview for Sky TV’s Urban Secrets. He said “They were great days weren’t they Mike”, I said “Hello Reg (that was his name at the time). Then Radio 4 called me one day as they were doing a programme asking all about ‘Thank You Very Much’ and I told them the same… It was Harold Wilson’s favourite record. Here he talks to Wirral Life in an exclusive and revealing interview. But I have secret colour on my socks, hidden in my shoes. I got a number one with Lily the Pink. and to protect the innocent I became Mike McGear. McGear -- which was the younger McCartney's stage name since the early '60s when he co-founded the legendary British comedy trio the Scaffold -- was Mike's second mainstream rock release following his 1972 solo debut … See more ideas about mccartney, the beatles, paul mccartney. I get down. Because of Beatlemania, Mike had to change his name to ‘McGear’, and was an integral part of the 60’s Merseybeat era, but on the more theatrical, poetic side. Not that McGear came into popular music via any of the usual routes. I’m currently working on a comedy record to befit a Wirral and Liverpool cancer charity next year and helping the Sally Army with something. Because of the sheer enormity of Beatlemania, Mike, not wanting to appear to be cashing in, changed his name to McGear. All other releases by The Scaffold. McGough and McGear released an eponymous album without Gorman, featuring cameos from Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell, Paul McCartney and Graham Nash, in May 1968. They said they knew, I asked “How?” and they replied “He told us”! Whilst I’m eating her delicious Indian Street Food, I like to listen to her husband in the Katona Twins, their guitar music is unbelievable, just like the food. The album was produced by his brother Paul McCartney. Mike McGear has been played on NTS in shows including The Uline Catalog, featured first on 1 August 2019. The Scaffold’s Lily The Pink hit single, released in November 1968, became No. Paul and I were listening and there was a bit in it were Jimi was to come in for the solo. He attended the Liverpool Institute two years behind his brother. Hopefully to stay alive, that would be nice! What plans do you have for 2018? My youngest son, Sonny, who is a photographer in London was in Paris recently and sent me a photo with the caption ‘I’ve found the Crepe Suzettes Dad!’ I love Crepe Suzettes but try and get one anywhere! He came to the studio and played guitar on my McGough McGear album, I was expecting an enormous entourage with all his press people, photographer, groupies, drug administrators etc., but when he arrived at De Lane Lea Studios London he was just on his tod with a guitar. In the 60’s our kid once offered to get me and Dad a house preferably in London, where he now lived, but Dad said he wanted to live in Heswall. He was one of the most adorable children of his parents. He is the youthful brother of former Beatles co-lead vocalist and bassist Paul McCartney. We’ve been wiping everything as we go”!! The album, McGough and McGear, is by Roger McGough and Mike McGear. Relationships. He settled on Mike McGear… I wanted to pursue comedy/satire. Our kid who had just finished Pepper, turned to me smiling and said “So what do you think?” When I looked concerned Paul said “that was extraordinary… what’s wrong?” I said “well he didn’t come in at the right place!” Paul said “So do you want to tell him?” I didn’t mind so went into the studio and said “Jimi, that was brilliant but the thing is you didn’t know when to come in did you?” He said “No sorry, I just went for it, can you tell me when to come in?” So Jimi and I sat on the floor waiting with me till I tapped his knee… “NOW Jimi!” We did a couple of takes till it was ‘perfect’. Mike McCartney, 75, is a singer-songwriter, performance artist and photographer. Yes, but I don’t need to run a catalogue of them. When I met with Mike in the summer, in his West London flat, and sat down to discuss the record, it was clear he loved … Company No. Born on 7th January 1944 at the end of World War 2 and brought up in Liverpool, Mike McCartney was educated at the Liverpool Institute High School for boys. Esoteric. Paul and I came to the track called ‘So Much In Love’ so we sent it to him in the studio where he sat on the floor and started playing. Originally released in 1974, McGear was the second solo album by Mike McGear (McCartney) and was a more "serious" record than his work with the Liverpool satirical trio Scaffold, or his work with Roger McGough on the McGough & McGear album. 2CD+DVD set • Produced and co-written with Paul McCartney. Here he talks to Wirral Life in an exclusive and revealing interview. The Merseybeat invasion was a very important part of social history in the old North and South divide days. The two ‘in words’ in Liverpool at that time were Fab and Gear, so I was nearly Mike McFab! To me photography is when a photograph has to be taken then its taken. Not only does the Cherry Red edition of McGear sound better than ever, but it’s also a marvel visually. In 1974 Mike McCartney got together with brother Paul, and Wings, to record an album, McGear. So that’s lesson number one in recording. The Queen Mum would insist on taking one particular line – Thank U Very Much, Thank U Very Much and sing.. ‘For our gracious Queen’. Everyone of a certain age will remember the Cadbury’s Roses TV Ad (which is still considered the most famous Cadbury’s ad of all time) featured one of your singles ‘Thank You Very Much’ (Which was a huge favourite of then Prime Minister Harold Wilson who was famously a former pupil at Wirral Grammar), and also THE favourite of the Queen Mother. According to our records, Mike McGear is possibly single. About. I’m actually in discussions with labels in LA and the UK about releasing a new luxury version of the album next year. I’m also helping with a new Salvation Army project and working on an old Scaffold hit to raise lots of money for a Wirral and Liverpool Breast Cancer Charity. I would make it compulsory to read Wirral Life… Wirral’s FREE posh magazine. Diamond Publishing Ltd., 7th Floor, Vantage London, Great West Road, Brentford, TW8 9AG. However, I was nearly Mike Dangerfield from J.P. Donleavy’s ‘Ginger Man’ but it was a little too pretentious. You’re well known for your enormous amount of charity work, what have you been up to recently? We only realised we had a chance of success when Norris Paramor (he produced Ruby Murray, Cliff Richard and the Shadows… and Lily) suggested we run the first pressing of Lily over to John Peels house, he played all the new records on his radio one programme. Also, I’m collecting images for a photographic book ‘Mike McCartney’s People’ and working on a cartoon book called ‘The Wierdo’s’. I whistled for him and he shook my hand and said “I can now tell my Mum in Scotland that I’ve shaken the hand of the man who whistled the Liver Bird theme tune.” So yes, that was me. In fact, if you listen to the old Scaffold songs, you can clearly hear Elton’s voice on them. Get a glass, put vanilla ice cream at the bottom, place maltesers on top of that, then add more ice cream and put more maltesers on top and build it up to the top and then pour Baileys all over, delicious. What do you love about the Wirral? For all readers here’s how to make it. I said that we were actually working on a track with our kid (Paul) who was the producer of the album. ... Live … Somebody had told me in the sixties that Prime Minister Harold Wilson was a fan of the song, so I told people this for years and got away with it. I was at the in the bathroom at the Wings launch in London and this young lad came in. By the way Tim Rice was our coffee boy on Lily the Pink and I’ll be working with him next year on something special. After successful musical outings in the 1960s and early 1970s with The Scaffold, McGear and McGough and Grimms, the McGear album would ultimately be Mike’s last long-player. For such a long time Liverpool people and northerners were ignored by London as we didn’t speak the same language and were no use to them. I then played the tape back with Paul and he said “Now do you understand what you’ve done? (Wirral Life were allowed a sneaky look). Now, a million years later, I’m talking to the ex-Scaffold, ex-GRIMMS, ex-hairdresser McGear about the reissue of arguably his finest piece of work, 1974’s McGear. Mike McGear McCartney Performing Artist, Rock Photographer, Paul's Brother Thank you very, very, very much Mike! Other hero’s were Marlon Brando and JFK. (Mike answers by whistling the theme tune) Yes I did for 20 years. The Scaffold’s eponymous debut LP was released only two months later and was a live recording of mostly McGough’s poetry and McGear and Gorman’s sketches. What’s your most embarrassing moment? Do you remember the first one when it was wild and electric, well this one is now modified, cooled down, perfect but no balls in it.” I agreed that he was absolutely right. What is your favourite photographic subject? Unbelievably, yes. Mike McGear is on the phone from his home on the Wirral. 04611236, We use cookies to personalize and improve your experience on our site. Mike McGear McGear (Remastered & Expanded Boxset Edition) Esoteric/Cherry Red Mike McGear’s real name is Peter Michael McCartney, but goes by Mike McCartney. Didn’t the legendary Jimi Hendrix, Elton John, Graeme Nash and Sir Tim Rice play as session musicians for your first album? 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