Woman (Mike McGear album)

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Woman
Studio album by Michael McGear
Released 27 February 1972 (LP)
22 December 1997 (CD)
Recorded Winter 1971-Early 1972
Genre Rock
Length 36:57
Label Island/Edsel
Producer Roger McGough
Michael McGear chronology
Woman
(1972)
McGear
(1974)
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Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Woman is the first solo album by British musician Mike McGear (spelled Michael on the cover), brother of former-Beatle Paul McCartney, who also co-wrote a song, but is credited as a "friend". Roger McGough produced and co-wrote some songs with McGear.

The cover is a black-and-white photo of McGear/McCartney's mother.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Mike McGear & Roger McGough, except where noted.

  1. "Woman" – 3:02
  2. "Witness" – 4:11
  3. "Jolly Good Show" / "Benna"+ – 3:25
  4. "Roamin a Road" / "Benna (Reprise)"+ (Mike McGear) – 2:30
  5. "Sister" (McGear) – 3:11
  6. "Wishin" – 3:21
  7. "Young Young Man (Five Years Ago)" / "Young Young Man (Five Years Later)" – 3:36
  8. "Edward Heath" (McGear) – 0:55
  9. "Bored as Butterscotch" (McGear, Roger McGough, Friend) – 2:50
  10. "Uptowndowntown" / "Blackbeauty"+ (McGear) – 3:10
  11. "Tiger" / "Strawberry Jam" – 7:20

+ short connecting pieces missing from the Edsel CD

Personnel[edit]

  • Mike McGear – Vocals
  • Roger McGough – Guitars
  • Andy Roberts – Guitars
  • Roger Bunn – Bass guitar
  • Dave Richards – Bass guitar
  • Zoot Money – Piano, keyboards
  • John Megginson – Organ
  • Brian Auger – Keyboards
  • Norman Yardley – Harmonica
  • Gerry Conway – Drums, percussion
  • Ginger Johnson – Percussion
  • Michael Rosen – Horns
  • Roger Ball – Horns
  • Cecil Moss – Horns
  • Chris Pyne – Horns
  • Malcolm Duncan – Horns
  • Paul Korda – Backing vocals
  • Steve Gould – Backing vocals
  • Alan Gorrie – Backing vocals
  • Centipede – Strings
  • Tony Coe – Saxophones

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