This song was written by Felix Cavaliere and Eddie Brigati. It was recorded by The Rascals in 1968. It was released as a single with My World on the B-side. The single failed to chart in the UK but reached number one on the Billboard Chart. The song was part of the repertoire of Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band and was sung by Felix Cavaliere. A live version recorded in 1995 was released in 1997 on the album Ringo Starr And His Third All-Starr Band Volume 1.
Now Hear This: People Got To Be Free – Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band (1997)