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Peace and Love: The Ringo groove
3 January 2014
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trcanberra
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Inspired by the virtual trophy on the wall - I think it's time for an ongoing Ringo appreciation thread.  Even if I am the only one to contribute - hah - just kidding :)

I think we all know how often Ringo pops up on other projects; while he himself loved the company it is also obvious that he was a great contributor to anything he worked on; musically as well as helping create a great 'vibe' in the studio.  To get things going, let's take a look at a (very) few of the places he turns up post 1969:

  • With George; Bangladesh, All Things Must Pass, Shankar Family and Friends
  • With Paul; Broad Street, Flaming Pie
  • With John; Plastic Ono Band
  • With The Band; Last Waltz
  • With Carl Perkins; A Rockabilly Session
  • With Harry Nilsson; Pussy Cats
  • With ELO; Zoom
  • With almost everyone on his All-Starr tours

I'll add a few more from time to time, but please chime in with some Ringo spotting that builds the legend.  We have a thread elsewhere discussing a newspaper article suggesting it is time for a re-evaluation, I think the history shows his significance from day 1.

3 January 2014
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trcanberra
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Oh, and re ^ - it's apparent that Ringo is the 'goto guy' for so many people - I'm sure he didn't invite himself :)

3 January 2014
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Oyster Black Pearl
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The Doris Troy album -some of his best work, in my opinion. Doris had a lot of nice things to say about him, think she was taken aback by his performances?

" They should do Marmite flavour."

3 January 2014
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Oyster Black Pearl said
The Doris Troy album -some of his best work, in my opinion. Doris had a lot of nice things to say about him, think she was taken aback by his performances?

Ah - nice find.

How about with the Manhattan Transfer in 1976 - played drums on one of their albums (Coming Out).  This guy gets around :)

 

4 January 2014
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Oyster Black Pearl
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With Yoko:Plastic Ono Band ;-)

" They should do Marmite flavour."

4 January 2014
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Oyster Black Pearl said
With Yoko:Plastic Ono Band ;-)

Another interesting one, VERY interesting in fact.  I took a look at the personnel on that one, Klaus was there as well.  Kind of nice that they could still work together even after the split.

 

4 January 2014
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"When he drummed on my Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band album, I was totally amazed that he had no difficulty in following the very complex improvisational vocals I did – again, no overdubs."

If you've heard the album, you'll know what she means!

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" They should do Marmite flavour."

5 January 2014
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Then of course there are the Ringo tribute songs:

I Love You Ringo by Bonnie Jo Mason - - - aka Cher :)

4 March 2015
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there's a very good book in italian, written by a friend of mine Help! by Vincenzo Oliva in wich all the records the Four played are accounted wonderfully. unluckily no edition in english is to be published. Ringo and george played as musicians in an incredible number of records, especially in the 70's

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4 March 2015
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Rising sun said
there's a very good book in italian, written by a friend of mine Help! by Vincenzo Oliva in wich all the records the Four played are accounted wonderfully. unluckily no edition in english is to be published. Ringo and george played as musicians in an incredible number of records, especially in the 70's

Yes, I get the impression the two of them felt the split more than Paul and John - they certainly added spark to a lot of the records of that time with some very interesting collaborations.

5 March 2015
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Was any of this under cover names, as was the popular thing in the late 60's/70's? I knew Ringo and George had done a few things, but this sounds much much bigger.

5 March 2015
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ewe2 said
Was any of this under cover names, as was the popular thing in the late 60's/70's? I knew Ringo and George had done a few things, but this sounds much much bigger.

I know George used a number of pseudonyms, not sure about Ringo.

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