1976 Ringo Starr – Ringo’s Rotogravure

Ringo’s Rotogravure is the fifth studio album by Ringo Starr, released in 1976. It was Starr’s last album to feature active involvement from all four former Beatles before John Lennon’s death in 1980. Following the end of his contract with EMI, Starr signed on with Polydor Records worldwide (Atlantic Records handling US distribution).

Tracks

A Dose Of Rock ‘N’ Roll(Carl Groszmann) 03:24
Hey Baby(Bruce Channel; Margaret Cobb) 03:11
3  Pure Gold (Paul McCartney) 03:14
4  Cryin’ (Ringo Starr; Vini Poncia) 03:18
5  You Don’t Know Me At All (Dave Jordan) 03:16
6  Cookin’ (In The Kitchen Of Love) (John Lennon) 03:41
7  I’ll Still Love You (George Harrison) 02:58
8  This Be Called A Song (Eric Clapton) 03:15
9  Las Brisas (Nancy Lee Andrews; Ringo Starr) 03:34
10  Lady Gaye (Clifford T Ward; Ringo Starr; Vini Poncia) 02:59
11  Spooky Weirdness  01:28

Musicians

1 A Dose Of Rock ‘N’ Roll

BassKlaus Voormann
DrumsRingo Starr
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarDanny Kortchmar
GuitarJesse Ed Davis
GuitarPeter Frampton
KeyboardsMac Rebennack
SaxLew Del Gatto
SaxGeorge Young
SaxMichael Brecker
TrumpetAlan Rubin
TrumpetRandy Brecker
Background VocalsDuitch Helmer
Background VocalsJoe Esposito
Background VocalsMelissa Manchester
Background VocalsVini Poncia
VocalsRingo Starr


2 Hey Baby

BassCooker Lo Presti
DrumsRingo Starr
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarLon VanEaton
KeyboardsJohn Jarvis
SaxLew Del Gatto
SaxGeorge Young
SaxMichael Brecker
TrumpetAlan Rubin
TrumpetRandy Brecker
Background VocalsThe Mad Mauries
VocalsRingo Starr


3 Pure Gold

BassKlaus Voormann
DrumsRingo Starr
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarLon VanEaton
KeyboardsJane Getz Wilson
KeyboardsJohn Jarvis
Background VocalsPaul McCartney
Background VocalsLinda McCartney
VocalsVini Poncia
VocalsRingo Starr


4 Cryin’

BassCooker Lo Presti
DrumsRingo Starr
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarLon VanEaton
Steel GuitarPete Kleinow
Electric PianoArif Mardin
PianoJohn Jarvis
VocalsRingo Starr


5 You Don’t Know Me At All

BassCooker Lo Presti
DrumsRingo Starr
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarLon VanEaton
KeyboardsJohn Jarvis
Background VocalsDuitch Helmer
Background VocalsVini Poncia
VocalsRingo Starr


6 Cookin’ (In The Kitchen Of Love)

BassWill Lee
DrumsRingo Starr
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarDanny Kortchmar
GuitarMac Rebennack
OrganMac Rebennack
PianoJohn Lennon
PercussionKing Errisson


7 I’ll Still Love You

BassKlaus Voormann
DrumsRingo Starr
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarLon VanEaton
PianoJane Getz Wilson
SynthesizerArif Mardin
Background VocalsDavid Lasley
VocalsRingo Starr


8 This Be Called A Song

BassKlaus Voormann
DrumsRingo Starr
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarEric Clapton
GuitarLon VanEaton
PianoJane Getz Wilson
Steel DrumsRobert Greenidge
Background VocalsJoe Esposito
Background VocalsMelissa Manchester
Background VocalsVini Poncia
VocalsRingo Starr


9 Las Brisas

MusiciansLos Galleros
MaracasRingo Starr
Background VocalsVini Poncia


10 Lady Gaye

BassKlaus Voormann
DrumsRingo Starr
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarDanny Kortchmar
GuitarJesse Ed Davis
KeyboardsMac Rebennack
MarimbaGeorge Devens
SaxLou Marini
SaxMichael Brecker
Background VocalsDavid Lasley
Background VocalsHarry Nilsson
VocalsRingo Starr

Liner Notes

Producer – Arif Mardin
Arranged By (Strings & Horns) – Arif Mardin
Concertmaster (Strings) – Gene Orloff (Tracks 5, 7)
Engineer – Lew Hahn
Engineer (Assistant) – Steve Brandon

Design, Art Direction – Andrew Ayers, John Kosh
Photography By – TomHanley, David Alexander, Mark Hanauer

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Wibble Records Ltd.
Manufactured By – Polydor Ltd.
Distributed By – Polydor Ltd.