Ringo Starr – Live at Soundstage – Photograph

Genessee Theatre, Waukegan, Illinois. June 24 2005. “Photograph” is a song written by Ringo Starr and George Harrison. It was released by Starr as a single on October 5, 1973, reaching number eight and number one in the UK and US singles charts, respectively. It can also be heard on the Ringo album and several compilation and live albums. On “Photograph”, Starr is the lead vocalist and plays drums, and Harrison plays 12-string acoustic guitar and sings harmony vocals; Jim Keltner (drums), Klaus Voorman (bass), Nicky Hopkins (piano), Vini Poncia (acoustic guitar), Jimmy Calvert (acoustic guitar), Lon and Derrek Van Eaton (percussion), Bobby Keyes (tenor saxophone solo) are also featured. The orchestral arrangements are by Jack Nitzsche, and Richard Perry produced the recording. A promotional film was shot for the “Photograph” single, showing Starr walking around his new house at the time, Tittenhurst Park, which had been previously the home of John Lennon and Yoko Ono. The B-side of the “Photograph” single, “Down And Out”, was written by Starr on his own.

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