Back Off Boogaloo (3:40)

Cover of Blast From Your Past

From Blast From Your Past and 14 other releases

“Back Off Boogaloo” is a 1972 single released by Ringo Starr. The song was a hit in the U.S. reaching #9 on the US Hot 100 and achieving Starr’s best position in the UK Singles Chart, where it reached #2 (blocked from #1 only by the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards’ version of “Amazing Grace”). This is one of the few songs written solely by Starr. It was produced by George Harrison, who also plays lead guitar on the recording.


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  • DeathNoteAddict

    I'll never understand why my Dad's favorite Beatle is Ringo.

    20 Nov 2013 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn

    @Eye_Gore - Maybe so, there are many versions of this song recorded. Ringo had a lot of music ppl drop in studio to guest-play when he made his albums. The one playing now for me has Harry Nilsson singing background on the "Stop And Smell The Roses" version of "...Boogaloo". Harry produced the album,I recall.

    3 Sep 2013 Reply
  • ButchGantenbein

    Ssssshhhh!!! Its the greenvillepa.

    26 Aug 2013 Reply
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    31 Jul 2013 Reply
  • tabletopdrummer

    Great Tune! Happy Fathers Day to all the POP's out there! 6-16-2013

    14 Jun 2013 Reply
  • phillipkilch316


    11 May 2013 Reply
  • wisaac5440

    Pretty sure this is a Marc Bolan song

    7 May 2013 Reply
  • Eye_Gore

    I'm probably wrong, but I swear that's Frank Zappa singing background.

    5 Apr 2013 Reply
  • themetalguru200

    Is the rumour about Marc Bolan co-writing and performing on this song true?

    17 Jan 2013 Reply
  • Tron1276

    EASILY one of Ringo's best (...with much help from that amazing "American Beatle", Harry Nilsson, producing this jam/adding backing-vox).

    21 Dec 2012 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn

    Hey gdcman...I heard you drive the Tourbus for the Hills Tours. .Lol jk dude!

    15 Sep 2012 Reply
  • gdcman

    He has a gig ass star in the middle of his driveway turnaround section at his home in Beverly Hills.

    30 Aug 2012 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn

    Faked me out there,sly devil,Ringo! (Live intro)

    25 Jul 2012 Reply
  • wisaac5440

    Ringo for all times!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    13 Jul 2012 Reply
  • DeathNoteAddict

    @bandfan76 Lol. I honestly have on fucking idea xD Meh... I've never really liked Ringo's voice though... :P

    14 May 2012 Reply
  • wisaac5440

    This track is cool-love Ringo's voice-Beatles should have had him sing more

    10 May 2012 Reply
  • lottadogs

    love this for sure ;-)

    17 Apr 2012 Reply
  • NitaD1

    Gotta luv this quirky one from the great RINGO!!!!!

    28 Feb 2012 Reply
  • Bandit17C

    Peace & Love, Ringo!

    6 Feb 2012 Reply
  • dluuu

    RINGO ROCKS !!!!!

    3 Feb 2012 Reply
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