Ringo Starr – Vertical Man (1998)

History: After the success of the Beatles Anthology, Ringo hoped to relaunch his career and appeal to a new set of fans. He worked closely with writer/producer Mark Hudson and songwriter Dean Grakal to come up with some new songs, and once again called in a lot of famous friends to help him record. That […]

Paul McCartney – Flaming Pie (1997)

History: EMI asked Paul to delay release of his next album after Off the Ground so as to not essentially compete with himself while the Beatles Anthology discs were released. As such Paul took his time putting this album together, working with Jeff Lynne, Ringo, George Martin and Steve Miller of Steve Miller Band on […]

Ringo Starr – Time Takes Time (1992)

History: Ringo started working with a few different producers on tracks to see who he might want to record his next album with, but in the end he decided to keep all of them to put the best songs together on one album. Perhaps most interesting is that these sessions included one song he co-wrote […]

George Harrison – Cloud Nine (1987)

History: After taking the time off to work with his film production company, George was ready to make music again in 1987. He asked his friend Jeff Lynne to help him with production. Jeff also performs on the album, adding both instrumentation and backing vocals. Ringo, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Jim Keltner and Gary Wright […]

Ringo Starr – Old Wave (1983)

History: Ringo, ever the one to swing back and forth on methods for recording his albums, decided this time to stick with just one producer. He chose Joe Walsh of The Eagles for the task, and the two of them cowrote most of the songs on the album. Ringo had a lot of trouble getting […]

Paul McCartney – Tug of War (1982)

History: Paul started production of a new album in the summer of 1980, initially with members of Wings but then alone once they decided to part ways. He also decided to call in George Martin to help produce the album. On December 9th, Paul and George mutually agreed to take a break after hearing of […]