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Y Not

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Ringo Starr, Y Not | PEACE BE WITH YOU Ringo Starr

Y Not

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Ringo Starr
genre:
Rock

We gave it a C

For Beatlemaniacs, the (rubber) sole reason to buy Ringo Starr’s latest is ”Walk With You,” which features a prominent harmony vocal by Paul McCartney. As many times as we’ve studied the Fab reissues, a near-duet between Paul and Ringo is something cool we haven’t heard before. But Y Not mostly makes you wonder ”Why?” The Beatlesque affectations of Starr’s recent discs have been replaced with determinedly bland ’80s production, although there are still enough painfully underwritten peace ‘n’ love aphorisms to make even a Rip Van Winkle hippie wince. C

Download This: Listen to the song Walk With You at last.fm

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