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ringo starr singles discographyRingo Starr was the drummer for The Beatles, yet he made a name for himself as a solo artist in the 1970’s with a string of hits, culminating in his selection to the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame.  Here is the Ringo Starr singles discography.

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Ringo Starr Singles Discography

 

Songwriting and Production

Poncia – Vini Poncia
Starkey – Richard Starkey (Ringo Starr)

 

Apple 2969
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 7 Nov. 1970, peak – 87, stay – 5 weeks
Produced by Pete Drake
A.  Beaucoups Of Blues – 2:33 – Buzz Rabin
B.  Coochy – Coochy – 4:48 – Starkey

 

Apple 1831
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 1 May 1971, peak – 4, stay – 12 weeks
Produced by George Harrison (A-side), Ringo Starr (B-side)
A.  It Don’t Come Easy – 3:00 – Starkey
B.  Early 1970 – 2:19 – Starkey

 

Apple 1849
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 1 Apr. 1972, peak – 9, stay – 10 weeks
Produced by George Harrison (A-side), Ringo Starr, Klaus Voormann (B-side)
A.  Back Off Boogaloo – 3:21 – Starkey
B.  Blindman – 2:41 – Starkey

 

Apple 1865
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 6 Oct. 1973, peak – 1 (1 week), stay – 16 weeks
Produced by Richard Perry (A-side), George Harrison, Richard Perry (B-side)
A.  Photograph – 3:59 – Starkey, George Harrison
B.  Down And Out – 3:01 – Starkey

 

Apple 1870
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 15 Dec. 1973, peak – 1 (1 week), stay – 15 weeks
Produced by Richard Perry
A.  You’re Sixteen – 2:50 – Richard Sherman, Robert Sherman
B.  Devil Woman – 4:01 – Starkey, Poncia

 

Apple 1872
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 9 Mar. 1974, peak – 5, stay – 14 weeks
Produced by Richard Perry
A.  Oh My My – 3:39 – Poncia, Starkey
B.  Step Lightly – 3:15 – Starkey

 

Apple 1876
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 16 Nov. 1974, peak – 6, stay – 13 weeks
Produced by Richard Perry
A.  Only You – 3:16 – Buck Ram, Ande Rand
B.  Call Me – 3:16 – Starkey

 

Apple 1880
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 8 Feb. 1975, peak – 3, stay – 14 weeks
Produced by Richard Perry
A.  No No Song – 2:30 – Hoyt Axton, David Jackson
B.  Snookeroo – 3:27 – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
Note:  First issues show A-side composer as only Hoyt Axton

 

Apple 1882
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 14 Jun. 1975, peak – 31, stay – 7 weeks
Produced by Richard Perry
A.  It’s All Down To Goodnight Vienna – 2:58 – John Lennon
B.  Oo-Wee – 3:15 – Poncia, Starkey

 

Atlantic 45-3361
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 2 Oct. 1976, peak – 26, stay – 9 weeks
Produced by Arif Mardin
A.  A Dose Of Rock ‘N’ Roll – 3:24 – Carl Grossman
B.  Cryin’ – 3:17 – Poncia, Starkey

 

Atlantic 45-3371
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 29 Jan. 1977, peak – 74, stay – 3 weeks
Produced by Arif Mardin
A.  Hey Baby – 3:10 – Margaret Cobb, Bruce Channel
B.  Lady Gaye – 2:56 – Poncia, Starkey, Clifford T. Ward

 

Atlantic 3429
Aug. 1977
Produced by Arif Mardin
A.  Wings – 3:03 – Starkey, Poncia
B.  Just A Dream – 4:23 – Starkey, Poncia

 

Atlantic 3412
Oct. 1977
Produced by Arif Mardin
A.  Drowning In The Sea Of Love – 5:08 – Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff
B.  Just A Dream – 4:23 – Starkey, Poncia

 

Portrait 6-70015
Apr. 1978
Produced by Vini Poncia
A.  Lipstick Traces (On A Cigarette) – 2:58 – Naomi Neville (aka Allen Toussaint)
B.  Old Time Relovin’ – 3:29 – Poncia, Starkey

 

Portrait 6-70018
July 1978
Produced by Vini Poncia
A.  Heart On My Sleeve – 3:07 – Benny Gallagher, Graham Lyle
B.  Who Needs A Heart – 3:49 – Poncia, Starkey

 

Boardwalk NB7-11-130
Billboard Hot 100:  entry – 7 Nov. 1981, peak – 38, stay – 11 weeks
Produced by George Harrison (A-side), Harry Nilsson (B-side)
A.  Wrack My Brain – 2:20 – George Harrison
B.  Drumming Is My Madness – 3:30 – Harry Nilsson

 

Boardwalk NB7-11-134
Jan. 1982
Produced by Paul McCartney (A-side), Harry Nilsson (B-side)
A.  Private Property – 2:44 – Paul McCartney
B.  Stop And Take The Time To Smell The Roses – 3:13 – Starkey, Harry Nilsson

 

Capitol B-44409
June 1989
Produced by Jerry Crutchfield, Jim Shaw (A-side), Jim Shaw (B-side)
A.  Act Naturally – 2:59 – Voni Morrison, Johnny Russell
B.  The Key’s In The Mailbox – 2:42 – Harlan Howard
Shown as by Buck Owens And Ringo Starr (A-side), Buck Owens (B-side)

 

 

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