In other words, no he didn't play on Flaming Pie. I should have been able to say that straight off, having listened to it last night - the only people who play on it are Paul, Ringo, Jeff Lynne, Steve Miller, Linda, and the orchestra.
I realise that was rather insensitive a way to put it with Nicky being dead, but that's nothing. I have a sketch of The Beatles at home in Bath, and the other week, my mother looked at it and said "two down, two to go". I looked at her and told her that it wasn't in the best of taste . . .
The difference between genius and insanity is merely the difference between success and failure.