KOCH Entertainment to Re-release Ringo Starr's Critically Acclaimed 'Ringo Rama' Album as a Deluxe 3-Disc Set

In-Stores November 11, 2003 - one week prior to the Beatles

'Let It Be ... Naked' release

Oct 21, 2003, 01:00 ET from KOCH Entertainment

    NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- KOCH Entertainment is pleased to
 announce the November 11, 2003 re-release of Ringo Rama, Ringo Starr's first
 new studio album in over six years. Upon its release in March of 2003, the CD
 was universally hailed as one of the drummer's best studio albums in over two
 decades. Rolling Stone called it "his best work since 1973's hit-filled
 Ringo," and The New York Post proclaimed it "Ringo's best album since The
 Beatles shattered."
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     Hitting stores just one week prior to The Beatles' Let It Be ... Naked
 release, Ringo Rama Deluxe has been upgraded to include:  Three new bonus
 tracks ("OK Ray," "I'm Home" and a re-mixed/re-mastered version of "Blink"), a
 full-fledged 40 minute interview disc hosted by Jody Denberg of KGSR/Austin
 and a 70-minute DVD which includes the original Ringo Rama sessions with Eric
 Clapton, David Gilmour, Timothy B. Schmit, Shawn Colvin, The Roundheads etc.
 plus 20 minutes of new footage from the making of the "Never Without You"
 video with extensive commentary by the man himself. The aforementioned rarely
 seen video is also included here within and features a performance clip of
 Ringo and The Roundheads mixed-in with classic Beatles footage in this moving
 tribute to George Harrison. Furthermore, Ringo Rama Deluxe will also feature
 completely re-vamped artwork and will come in a beautiful deluxe soft-digi-
     Bob Frank, President of KOCH Entertainment says, "This deluxe edition of
 Ringo Rama is truly a must for all Ringo fans.  It's a multi-media
 extravaganza.  Ringo has outdone himself once again with this beautiful
     KOCH Entertainment is the leading and fastest-growing independent music
 company in the U.S.  KOCH's overall operations encompass record and video
 labels, music publishing, as well as distribution companies in the U.S. and
 Canada.  KOCH Entertainment is the market leader among independent labels and
 distributors in both the U.S. and Canada and its record labels had the largest
 number of Billboard charting albums among independents in 2002/2003.

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