Thursday, March 22, 2012

Come and Get It (live)

Paul in Bologna, Italy, November 2011. Paul was hired to do the score for a Peter Sellers film, "The Magic Christian," and he prepared this song for a new group, "Badfinger." That song propelled Badfinger into the limelight and created an entire successful career for its members (and that is no exaggeration, they re-used this song in 1978 when they needed a new record contract). Aside from the (famous) demo he did one morning before an "Abbey Road" session, he never recorded or performed this publicly at any other time prior to this (to my knowledge). Note that Paul speaks pretty good Italian, which I'm sure for him was about as easy as learning to play the drums or produce his own records or organize a world tour or....

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