A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll
|"A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll"|
UK picture sleeve
|Single by Ringo Starr|
|from the album Ringo's Rotogravure|
|Released||20 September 1976 (US)
15 October 1976 (UK)
|Genre||Rock and Roll|
|Ringo Starr singles chronology|
Starr decided to do a cover of it for his 1976 album Ringo's Rotogravure, becoming his first Atlantic hit. Released on 20 September 1976[nb 1] in advance of the album in the US, the single spent nine weeks on the Billboard charts, peaking at number 26 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was released in the UK on 15 October.[nb 2]
A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll is also the title of a later book by Nancy Lee Andrews, a fashion model and photographer, who had previously been engaged to Ringo Starr, and whom she subsequently sued for palimony.
- Harry, Bill (2004). The Ringo Starr Encyclopedia. London: Virgin Books. p. 209. ISBN 978-0-7535-0843-5.
- Harry, Bill (2004). The Ringo Starr Encyclopedia. London: Virgin Books. p. 183. ISBN 978-0-7535-0843-5.
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- Harry, Bill (2004). The Ringo Starr Encyclopedia. London: Virgin Books. p. 182. ISBN 978-0-7535-0843-5.
- Andrews, Nancy Lee (2008). A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll. Dalton Watson Fine Books. ISBN 978-1-85443-230-8
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