Oobu Joobu - Ecology

Paul McCartney
CD cover CD back
Front Cover Back Cover
Label  Best Buy
Catalogue No. OOBU 5
Country of origin U.S.A.
Release date 1997
Total time 41:52
Comments: A "promotional" Cd of one of Paul's performances as a radio DJ. for his "Oobu Joobu" series.
There are no separate tracks on the CD, just the one single 41:52 track,
but for documentation purposes, I have separated and timed the segments of the show.

The C.D.

No Tracklisting Notes Time
1 Oobu Joobu Main Theme Some spoken intro, followed by the theme 02:05
2 Looking For Changes Soundcheck in Las Vegas 02:41
3 Peace In The Neighbourhood Soundcheck in Las Vegas 04:55
4 Guest Interview An ecological statement from Chrissie Hynde 00:58
5 Wild Life Full album track 05:18
6 Mother Nature's Son Live performance soundcheck 02:51
7 Off The Ground Live performance soundcheck 04:10
8 Linda's Recipe "Cook of the House", gives us, "Beefless Stroganoff" 01:59
9 Cow Linda McCartney And Carla Lane 03:51
10 How Many people Rehearsal 04:32
11 We All Stand Together Original Demo 02:42

CD Liner notes



"It's like being a fly on the wall in the private life of Paul McCartney. People never hear the makings of final product, only the final product. On "Oobu Joobu", you hear it as he was making it."

- Eddy Pumer, London-based musician-producer

The summer of 1995 saw the debut of Paul McCartney's critically acclaimed radio series, Oobu Joobu, which featured :

And many, many more rarities...

The fascinating glimpse into the ex-Beatle's musical world, the radio series, whose name was inspired by a BBC production of Alfred Jarry's Ubu Cocu that McCartney heard some 30 years ago on the radio - was a 20-year labour of love, with material gathered from over 250 hours of rare recordings from Paul's personal archives. The enclosed program is one of Paul's favourite shows from the series highlighting his favourite cause - The Environment.

The series, directed by Paul McCartney and produced by London-based musician-producer Eddy Pumer, gave the listeners a relaxing hour of summer radio each week from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and offered a little something for everyone: comedy, rarities, cooking tips, concerts, interviews and special guest appearances, all combined with a career that spans more than 30 years, making Oobu Joobu the radio event of 1995, and beyond.

"It's time that we became the young child.
To build a better kind of future. What do you Think ?"
- Paul McCartney

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