VH1 Storytellers

Ringo Starr
VH1 Storytellers - Front cover VH1 Storytellers - Rear Cover
VH1 Storytellers - Front Cover VH1 Storytellers - Rear Cover
Label Mercury
Catalogue No. 538 118-2
Release date 19th October 1998
Total time 52:01
U.K. L.P. Chart Detail : Did NOT Chart
Detail : Ringo Starr's second album release for Mercury.
Credited to Ringo Starr
Produced by Mark Hudson

According to Keith Badman's essential book After The Break-Up, after rehearsals on 12th May, Ringo and "The Roundheads" record an edition of "VH1 Storytellers" live on 13th May 1998 at the Bottom Line Club, New York. BUT, the C.D. itself says that it was recorded at the Sony Studios (are they the "Bottom Line" ?) ... and Keith only lists half the tracks. Having not seen the show (I missed it ?!) ... I can`t confirn the continuity.
The C.D. was mixed at Westlake studios and at Blue House studios in L.A. by Scott Gordon and Mark Hudson.
"The Roundheads" were :
Ringo - Lead Vocals, drums, keyboards
Joe Walsh - Electric guitar
Mark Hudson - Acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica, backing vocals
Gary Burr - Acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, backing vocals
Steve Dudas - Electric guitar
Jack Blades - Bass, backing vocals
Jim Cox - B3 organ, keyboards, backing vocals
Simon Kirk - drums
Scott Gordon - Harmonica.

Sleeve art direction was by Margery Greenspan, design and layout was by Sandra Monteparo with the cover photograph by Marc Bryan-Brown.

The C.D.

No. Track Composer Time
1 With A Little Help From My Friends Lennpn-McCartney 4:18
2 It Don't Come Easy Starkey 3:18
3 I Was Walkin' Starkey-Hudson-Grakal 4:21
4 Don't Pass Me By Starkey 5:40
5 Back Off Boogaloo Starkey 3:40
6 King Of Broken Hearts Starkey-Hudson-Grakal-Dudas 7:43
7 Octopus's Garden Starkey 2:50
8 Photograph Starkey-Harrison 4:11
9 La De Da Starkey-Hudson-Grakal-Dudas 5:04
10 What In The... World Starkey-Hudson-Grakal-Dudas 5:32
11 Love Me Do Lennon-McCartney 3:41
12 With A Little Help From My Friends
Lennon-McCartney 1:20
13 "I've Got Blisters... * dialogue * 0:18
14 The End   0:04

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