Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. As someone who makes a wholehearted effort to collect every single bit of released music by each of the four Beatles, I can tell you that there is no bigger challenge than to keep up with one Sir Paul McCartney. This week’s BROW is one that I almost missed.
Back in January 1997, some four months before the release of Paul’s Flaming Pie CD, Capitol Records put out a 6-track sampler CD distributed only to a small number of Capitol executives. The sampler contained the following tracks that were to see a commercial release on Flaming Pie the following May 5th: “The World Tonight,” “Flaming Pie,” “Used To Be Bad,” “Beautiful Night,” “Young Boy” and “Somedays.”