As Troy McClure cried: “SPIN-OFF! Is there any word more thrilling to the human soul?”
By way of a break from rifling through the promotional back catalogue of James Paul McCartney, Chris Hughes suggested a brief diversion down the sonic side street of the Other One. It’s best typified by this, his late 80s tribute to the Fab Four – that’s George, Ringo, Jeff and Elton – wherein everything vaguely Beatles-related gets stirred up in a whiny, slide guitary stomp:
If that’s not shameless enough, try this piddly late 70s business filmed in the gardens of his massive fuck-off house, with Eric Idle behind the camera and George, Neil Innes, someone looking like Graham Chapham, the dummy Princess Margaret, tons of extras in pointed hats and Pete Townsend in front of it.