Ringo Starr – What’s My Name (2019)

History: Ringo recorded what he decided would most likely be his last full length album at his home studio along with frequent collaborators Joe Walsh, Paul, Dave Stewart, and more. He made the decision to cover John’s “Grow Old With Me” after being given copies of the original recordings by producer Jack Douglas. My own […]

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Paul McCartney – Egypt Station (2018)

History: Primarily co-produced by Greg Kurstin, this album is a very loose concept album, with two tracks that feature background sounds that suggest a train station, and the remaining songs meant to be “stops” along a dreamworld where the ideas for music come from. The name of the album and its cover are based on […]

Ringo Starr – Give More Love (2017)

History: While Ringo originally wanted to do a country album in Nashville, he ended up recording a mix of rock and country at his home in LA. instead. Many of his frequent collaborators return to help him write songs, and Paul makes an appearance playing bass and doing backing vocals. Peter Frampton is a new […]

Ringo Starr – Postcards from Paradise (2015)

History: Ringo produced this album himself, once again working with his frequent cowriters like Dave Stewart, Joe Walsh, Gary Nicholson, and Richard Marx on some of the tracks. This album also features the first time all members of the All-Starr Band wrote and recorded a song with him. My own personal history and initial prediction: […]

Paul McCartney – New (2013)

History: Paul worked with a total of four different producers this time around – Mark Ronson, Ethan Johns, Paul Epworth, and Giles Martin, with Giles Martin executive producing the entire album. This was Paul’s last album for Starbucks’ Hear Music label. My own personal history and initial prediction: The album cover of this one looks […]

Ringo Starr – Ringo 2012 (2012)

History: This Ringo album features new versions of two songs that have been on previous albums, as well as a Buddy Holly cover that was featured on a Buddy Holly tribute album before this. It’s also only 30 minutes long. My own personal history and initial prediction: Between the items I mention above and that […]

Ringo Starr – Y Not (2010)

History: Having severed his relationship with Mark Hudson on the previous album, Ringo largely produced this album on his own, calling back Joe Walsh and Paul and bringing in other artists like Joss Stone and Richard Marx to help him create this album. My own personal history and initial prediction: The most promising looking track […]