American Woman was written by Burton Cummings, Garry Peterson, Jim Kale and Randy Bachman. It was first recorded by the band The Guess Who in 1969. It was released on their album American Woman in 1970. It was also released as a single with No Sugar Tonight on the B-side. The single went to number nineteen on the UK Singles chart and 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 Burton Cummings. A live version was released in 1993 on the album Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band Volume 2: Live From Montreux.
Now Hear This: American Woman – Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band (1993)