|Initial UK Release Date||No Official UK CD Release|
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|Weeks On UK Chart (to date)||Failed To Chart|
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Following the poor showings of his previous releases Ringo was unable to secure a label to release this album in either the UK or US. RCA Canada released it on 24 June 1983 in Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain and Holland whilst in Germany it was released on 16 June 1983 on the Bellaphon label. It failed to chart in any of these countries.
Recording of the album took place at Ringo’s home studios at Tittenhurst Park during various sessions between February 1982 and July 1982 with Joe Walsh acting as producer. The majority of the album was recorded by a core band of Ringo, Joe Walsh (guitar), Mo Foster (bass), Gary Brooker and Chris Stainton (both on keyboards). Other artists do appear throughout the album, most notably Eric Clapton and John Entwistle who both appear on, and receive a writing credit for, the track Everybody’s In A Hurry But Me.
There has been no official release of Old Wave on CD in the UK though in the US it was released on 6 September 1994 on The Right Stuff label under catalogue number T2-29675. This CD release contained a 1978 version of As Far As We Can Go as a bonus track
As I concentrate on UK released material I do not have a copy though would happily snap up a US release should I come across one cheaply.