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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"Photograph" (1973)

While passing the time between Mick Jagger's wedding and the Cannes Film Festival on a yacht off the south of France (ah, the Seventies), Starr began collaborating with George Harrison on the song that would become his first Number One U.S. solo hit. Ringo allows a swelling chorale to envelop and buoy his voice, and Phil Spector's original studio accomplice, Jack Nitzsche, created the lush wall of sound arrangement, which the great studio saxman Bobby Keys bursts through with a typically mighty solo.

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