Saturday, 2 November 2013

Ringo Starr releases RINGO

On 2 November 1973 (40 years ago in the US) and three weeks later (23 November 1973 in the UK), Ringo released his third solo album (after Sentimental Journey and Beaucoup of Blues).

It would be one of his most succesful and critically-acclaimed records and is famous for guest appearences by the other three Beatles and many other musicians

Track Listing

1.     "I'm the Greatest"       John Lennon     3:21
2.     "Have You Seen My Baby"       Randy Newman     3:44
3.     "Photograph"       Richard Starkey, George Harrison     3:56
4.     "Sunshine Life for Me (Sail Away Raymond)"       Harrison     2:45
5.     "You're Sixteen"
6.     "Oh My My"       Starkey, Vini Poncia     4:16
7.     "Step Lightly"       Starkey     3:15
8.     "Six O'Clock"       Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney     4:06
9.     "Devil Woman"       Starkey, Poncia     3:50
10.     "You and Me (Babe)"       Harrison, Mal Evans     4:59


    Ringo Starr – lead vocals, drums, acoustic guitar, piano
    George Harrison – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, harmony vocal
    Vini Poncia – acoustic guitar, percussion, harmony vocal
    Marc Bolan – electric guitar
    Robbie Robertson – guitar
    Steve Cropper – electric guitar
    Jimmy Calvert – acoustic guitar
    Klaus Voormann – bass
    Levon Helm – mandolin
    Rick Danko – fiddle
    David Bromberg – banjo, fiddle
    Paul McCartney – kazoo, piano, synthesizer, string and flute arrangements, backing vocal
    John Lennon – piano, harmony vocal
    Billy Preston – piano, organ
    Nicky Hopkins – piano, electric piano
    James Booker – piano
    Tom Hensley – piano
    Stephen Stills – piano
    Gary Wright – piano
    Garth Hudson – accordion
    Jim Keltner – drums
    Milt Holland – percussion, marimba
    Lon Van Eaton – percussion
    Derrek Van Eaton – percussion
    Bobby Keys – tenor sax
    Tom Scott – horns, sax, horn and clarinet arrangements
    Chuck Finley – horns
    Ron Cattermole – horns
    Jim Horn – horn arrangements
    Jack Nitzsche – orchestral and choral arrangements
    Richard Perry – backing vocals
    Harry Nilsson – backing vocals
    Linda McCartney – backing vocals
    Martha Reeves – backing vocals
    Merry Clayton – backing vocals
    Pete Ham – backing vocals
    Tom Evans – backing vocals

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