Don't Pass Me By by The Beatles

“Ringo Starr's first recorded composition was written several years before its 1968 release on the White Album. "I wrote Don't Pass Me By when I was sitting round at home. I only play three chords on the guitar and three on the piano. I was fiddling with the piano - I just bang away - and then if a melody comes and some words, I just have to keep going. That's how it happened: I was just sitting at home alone and Don't Pass Me By arrived. We played it with a country attitude. It was great to get my first song down, one that I had written. It was a very exciting time for me and everyone was really helpful, and recording that crazy violinist was a thrilling moment." Ringo Starr”

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Ringo Starr's first recorded composition was written several years before its 1968 release on the White Album. "I wrote Don't Pass Me By when I was sitting round at home. I only play three chords on the guitar and three on the piano. I was fiddling with the piano - I just bang away - and then if a melody comes and some words, I just have to keep going. That's how it happened: I was just sitting at home alone and Don't Pass Me By arrived. We played it with a country attitude. It was great to get my first song down, one that I had written. It was a very exciting time for me and everyone was really helpful, and recording that crazy violinist was a thrilling moment." Ringo Starr   2

Beatlemaniacs 19 Aug 2015

Fiddle.

leagueofrobbie 15 Oct 2013

Ringo's sole solo songwriting credit whilst a member of The Beatles!   18

curtywyshart 26 Jun 2013

My friends hate this song and i LOVE it, does that make them stupid or me? The odds favour the latter.   7

MagicAlexDJS 14 Dec 2012

Ringo's coming to town!!! :D

ximeniux92 11 Nov 2013

Singing this song to my seven week old son this evening. He seemed to like it quite a bit. :)

jlt 12 Jun 2013