That Would Be Something

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"That Would Be Something"
Song by Paul McCartney from the album McCartney
Released 17 April 1970
Recorded Late 1969 – March 1970
Genre Rock
Length 2:43
Label Apple
Writer Paul McCartney
Producer Paul McCartney
McCartney track listing

"That Would Be Something" is a song written by Paul McCartney in Scotland, which was first released on his McCartney album on 17 April 1970.[1]


McCartney sings and plays acoustic guitar, bass, tom tom and cymbal on this song.[2] This song, and "Valentine Day", was mixed at Abbey Road Studios on 22 February 1970.[1]


Shortly after the McCartney album's release, George Harrison described this song and "Maybe I'm Amazed" as "great".[3] Stephen Thomas Erlewine of allmusic said the song was "light folk-pop".[4]

"That Would Be Something" was also released on the 1991 album Unplugged (The Official Bootleg). The song was first performed live by McCartney, in Barcelona, on 8 May 1991.[5]



  1. ^ a b "Paul McCartney: That Would Be Something". Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "McCartney". JPGR. Retrieved 30 October 2006. 
  3. ^ "George Harrison Interview, New York City". DM's Beatles Site. 25 April 1970. Retrieved 30 October 2006. 
  4. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "McCartney - Paul McCartney | AllMusic". Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Song - Paul McCartney". Retrieved 25 April 2012. 

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