US album release: Ringo’s Rotogravure by Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr’s fifth solo album, Ringo’s Rotogravure, was released in the United States on 27 September 1976, ten days after its UK release.

The album was recorded in Los Angeles in 1976, and featured musical contributions from John Lennon, Paul and Linda McCartney, Eric Clapton, Peter Frampton, Dr John, Klaus Voormann, and Harry Nilsson, plus a song written by George Harrison.

Ringo Starr – Ringo's Rotogravure (1976)

Ringo’s Rotogravure was not a commercial success, and peaked at number 28 on the US Billboard 200. It failed to chart in the UK, but reached 19 in Australia, and 35 in Canada.

‘A Dose Of Rock ‘N’ Roll’ had been released ahead of the album in the US single on 20 September 1976, with ‘Cryin” on the b-side. The single peaked at number 26 on the Billboard Hot 100. The single was issued in the UK on 15 October but failed to chart.

Last updated: 17 August 2021
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