Meet the Beatle: A Guide to Ringo Starr's Solo Career in 20 Songs

A crash course in the last 45 years of the most under-appreciated Beatle

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"(It's All Down to) Goodnight Vienna" (1975)

This rousing New Orleans-style rock & roll number, written by Lennon, lifted its title from a British slang term for "it's all over." And after this minor hit, it was pretty much goodnight Vienna for Starr's career as a hitmaker. Not even his charisma could enliven the slick studio rock of the two last albums he'd release in the Seventies.

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