The album was announced on 7 July 2017, Starr’s 77th birthday. The title track was made available that day as a digital download and on streaming services.
A second single, ‘We’re On The Road Again’, was released on 18 July, followed by ‘So Wrong For So Long’ on 18 August. The final single, ‘Standing Still’, was issued on 8 September.
Give More Love was released on 15 September 2017. It was not a commercial success, although it reached number 18 in the Czech Republic. In the US it peaked at 128 on the Billboard 200.
Also on this day...
- 2017: Paul McCartney live: Madison Square Garden, New York City
- 2016: Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr attend the world premiere of The Beatles: Eight Days a Week
- 2015: The Beatles’ hits and videos come together with new stereo and surround sound mixes
- 1972: UK album release: Some Time In New York City by John & Yoko/Plastic Ono Band
- 1969: John Lennon and Yoko Ono are interviewed by ITV News
- 1967: Filming: Magical Mystery Tour
- 1966: Paul McCartney watches experimental music in London
- 1964: Live: Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio
- 1963: Live: Great Pop Prom, Royal Albert Hall, London
- 1962: Live: Memorial Hall, Northwich
- 1961: Live: Knotty Ash Village Hall, Liverpool
- 1961: Live: Grosvenor Ballroom, Wallasey
- 1961: Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)
- 1960: Live: Indra Club, Hamburg
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