“Photograph” can be read as a follow up to the sentiments of “The Long and Winding Road.”
“Every time I see your face / It reminds me of the places we used to go,” Starr begins, concluding the first verse with acceptance of a harsh reality: we can’t get back. There will never be a reunion at “the door” about which McCartney previously sang.
“But all I’ve got is a photograph,” repeats Starr throughout the song.
We are all Ringo now. Ram on …