Mama's Little Girl

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"Mama's Little Girl"
Single by Paul McCartney
A-side"Put It There"
Released5 February 1990
Recorded14 March 1972 [1]
StudioOlympic Studios
GenreRock, folk rock, psychedelic folk
Songwriter(s)Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney singles chronology
"Figure of Eight"
"Mama's Little Girl"

"Mama's Little Girl" is a song by Paul McCartney and Wings that was taped in March 1972 during the Red Rose Speedway recording sessions.

Recording and performance[edit]

The final mix was made in 1987 at Air Studios in London by McCartney, co-producer Chris Thomas and engineer Bill Price.

McCartney performed "Mama's Little Girl" as part of a medley during the 1973 James Paul McCartney television special, though it was not broadcast.



"Mama's Little Girl" was intended to be included on Cold Cuts, an album of outtakes which was never released.

"Mama's Little Girl" was officially issued:

  • In 1990 as the B-side of the "Put It There" single & on the 2 CD Japanese version of the Flowers in the Dirt album.
  • In 1993 as a bonus track on the 1993 remastered CD edition of Wings' 1971 Wild Life album.
  • In 2018 as part of the Red Rose Speedway Archive Collection.
  • In December 2022 as part of Paul McCartney’s The 7" Singles Box collection of 80 singles and 159 tracks.

Track listings[edit]

This song was released as a 7" single, a 12" maxi-single, and a CD single.

7" single
  1. "Put It There"
  2. "Mama's Little Girl"
12" single
  1. "Put It There"
  2. "Mama's Little Girl"
  3. "Same Time Next Year"
CD single
  1. "Put It There"
  2. "Mama's Little Girl"
  3. "Same Time Next Year"


  1. ^ "Recording "Mama's Little Girl" (Mar 14, 1972)". The Paul McCartney project.