Ringo & His All Starr Band Live 2006

Ringo Starr
All Starr Band Live 2006 - C.D. cover All Starr Band Live 2006 - C.D. back
All Starr Band Live 2006 - C.D. Front Cover All Starr Band Live 2006 - C.D. Back Cover
All Starr Band Live 2006 - The C.D.
All Starr Band Live 2006 - Ringo
Label Koch Records
Catalogue No. KOC CD 4542
Release Date 4th August 2008
Country Of Origin : U.S.A.
Total Time 79:55
Comments: Ringo's 30th official release - and 8th All-Starr album.

Recorded live on 16th July 2006 at Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut.
    Ringo Starr - Vocals, drums
    Billy Squier - Vocals, guitar
    Richard Marx - Vocals, guitar
    Hamish Stuart - Vocals, bass
    Rod Argent - Vocals, keyboards
    Sheila E. - Vocals, drums, percussion
    Edgar Winter - Vocals, saxophone, keyboards
Executive Producer: Ringo Starr
Musical Director: Mark Rivera
Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by: Bruce Sugar at Sugarman Studios, Hollywood.

In 1989 Ringo first put together a band comprising well-known musicians that he called the "All-Starr Band" and hit the road.
This outing in 2006 was the 9th All Starr gathering, with an ensemble that featured newcomers:
Rod Argent (Zombies), Billy Squier, Richard Marx, Edgar Winter and Hamish Stuart (AWB and McCartney Band Member)
Plus three-time All Starr Sheila E (Prince and the Revolution).

As with every outing the highlights were the two and a half hour hits filled extravaganza performed by amazing musicians uniquely collaborating on their greatest material.

Opening with Ringo's solo smash It Don't Come Easy this rendition was anchored by Sheila E.'s drumming, Billy's guitar and Edgar Winter's sax. What makes this ensemble so powerful is the mutual respect and admiration the All Starrs have for one another and the connection the collaborative effort makes with the audience.

Other highlights include Sheila E in support of Edgar Winter on Frankenstein, Richard Marx and Billy Squier double teaming guitars on each others solo hits Don't Mean Nothing and Everybody Wants You. Edgar's support during Rod's Hold Your Head Up, Hamish's solid bass on Sheila E's A Love Bizarre and everyone contributing to a stellar four-part harmony on Ringo's classic Photograph and the only song credited to Lennon/McCartney/Starkey What Goes On. It all culminates with the iconic With A Little Help From My Friends which has become an apt anthem.

This particular All-Starr tour was also notable for the split with long-time collaborator Mark Hudson, who declined to participate this time around.

The headlines said it all: "Peace and Love: It's written in the All Starrs", and, "Two Hours of Pure Joy".

Photography by Rob Shanahan and Henry Diltz.

The C.D.

No Tracklisting Composers Lead Artiste Time
1 Introduction + It Don't Come Easy Starkey Ringo Starr 3:56
2 What Goes On Lennon-McCartney-Starkey   Ringo Starr 3:12
3 Honey Don't Perkins Ringo Starr 2:35
4 Everybody Wants You Squier Billy Squier 5:20
5 Free Ride Hartman Edgar Winter 4:40
6 A Love Bizarre Prince-Escovedo Sheila E. 4:24
7 Don't Mean Nothing Gaitsch-Marx Richard Marx   5:09
8 She's Not There Argent Rod Argent 4:17
9 Yellow Submarine Lennon-McCartney Ringo Starr 3:39
10 Frankenstein Winter Edgar Winter 8:00
11 Photograph Harrison-Starr Ringo Starr 4:02
12 Should've Known Better Marx Richard Marx 5:01
13 Glamorous Life Prince Sheila E. 3:03
14 I Wanna Be Your Man Lennon-McCartney Ringo Starr 3:26
15 Rock Me Tonite Squier Billy Squier 6:20
16 Hold Your Head Up Argent-White Rod Argent 3:52
17 Act Naturally Owens Ringo Starr 3:00
18 With A Little Help From My Friends   Lennon-McCartney Ringo Starr 5:48

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