Album release: Scouse The Mouse featuring Ringo Starr

Scouse The Mouse, a children’s album featuring the voice of Ringo Starr in the title role, was released in the United Kingdom on 9 December 1977.

The album, about a mouse who emigrates from Liverpool to the USA, was written, directed and narrated by Donald Pleasence, with songs mostly composed by Roger Brown. Also appearing on Scouse The Mouse were Adam Faith and Barbara Dickson.

Ringo Starr – Scouse The Mouse (1977)

With the album’s release Starr concluded his three-album deal with Polydor in the UK. Scouse The Mouse was not issued in the USA.

Initial copies of the album included an entry form for a Scouse The Mouse colouring and drawing competition, open to children aged 5-10. Two hundred copies of an illustrated Scouse The Mouse book, published by New English Library, were given away as prizes. The book contained illustrations by Gerry Potterton.

Last updated: 17 August 2021
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