Ken Tucker
October 19, 1990 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
guest performer
Dr. John, Levon Helm, Nils Lofgren
Producers
Rykodisc

We gave it an C-

No one’s going to notice — what self-respecting rock fan would buy a recording that documents a Ringo Starr oldies tour? — but guest stars Dr. John and Levon Helm do a darn good version of ”Iko Iko”: loose, raunchy, humours. Nils Lofgren’s ”Shine Silently” is lovely. The only bad work, in fact, is Ringo’s. Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band offers leaden, arena-rock performances including ”The No-No Song” and ”It Don’t Come Easy.” Just say no-no. C-

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