Photograph

Album: Ringo (1973)
Charted: 8 1
  • Every time I see your face
    It reminds me of the places we used to go
    But all I've got is a photograph
    And I realize you're not coming back anymore

    I thought I'd make it
    The day you went away
    But I can't make it
    'Til you come home again to stay

    I can't get used to living here
    While my heart is broke, my tears I cry for you
    I want you here to have and hold
    As the years go by, and we grow old and gray

    Now you're expecting me to live without you
    But that's not something that I'm looking forward to

    I can't get used to living here
    While my heart is broke, my tears I cry for you
    I want you here to have and hold
    As the years go by, and we grow old and gray

    Every time I see your face
    It reminds me of the places we used to go
    But all I've got is a photograph
    And I realize you're not coming back anymore

    Every time I see your face
    It reminds me of the places we used to go
    But all I've got is a photograph
    And I realize you're not coming back anymore

    Every time I see your face
    It reminds me of the places we used to go
    But all I've got is a photograph Writer/s: George Harrison, Richard Starkey
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 11

  • Howard Luloff from St. Louis Park, MnOne of my all-time favorite solo hits from Ringo Starr. I never get tired of hearing that song. To me, it has a bit of country rock in it.
  • Francisco Carranza from Mexico CityI wonder if there's a version of this song sung by George Harrison alone.
  • Jacs from London Beautiful emotional song
  • Guy from Woodinville, WaThis is George and Ringo's most straight-ahead perfect pop song. Badge with Eric Clapton wasn't bad, either.
  • John from Grand Island, NyOne of the best songs ever written...so poignant especially after the death of George Harrison in 2001. I could listen to this song non stop every day for the rest of my life. George would often help Ringo out in writing songs (see Octopus' Garden, It Don't Come Easy etc.), he never took any credit as he was just happy to help out his best friend.
  • Mike from Matawan, NjI have a photograph of Def Leppard and Ringo Starr photographing each other WHILE their singing each others versions of Photograph. Top THAT.
  • Dave from Easton, PaLove this song! The lyrics match Ringo's plaintive vocals perfectly.
  • Linc from Beaumont, TxBritsh Band Def Leppard also has a song Photograph. And they are both good!
  • Ken from Louisville, KyWhen this reached #1 on the Billboard chars, John sent Ringo a funny telegram: "Congratulations! How dare you? Please write a hit song for me!"
  • John from Fort Worth, TxRingo Starr performed his memorable song on "The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson" on Jan. 24, 2008. He also sang a wonderful new song he had recently written. John Martin, 46
  • Andy from Arlington, VaRingo performed this song at the Concert for George in 2002.
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