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Monday, December 7, 2015
Ringo Starr's personal White Album sells for world record $790,000

Ringo Starr's personal copy of the Beatles' The White Album, numbered No.0000001, sold for a world record $790,000 Saturday at the Julien's Live auction of items from Starr and wife Barbara Bach's estate. Starr's White Album carried a pre-auction estimate of $40,000 to $60,000, a number that was easily shattered during bidding.

Related Articles  Source: Rolling Stone
Ringo Starr Barbara Bach auction brings $10 million

Overall the Ringo Starr Barbara Bach auction over the weekend brought in nearly $10 million according to a spokeswoman for Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills. The auction included some 1,300 items donated by Starr and Bach to generate funds for the Lotus Foundation, including a 1964 Rickenbacker electric guitar given to Ringo by John Lennon.

Related Articles  Source: Los Angeles Times
Friday, December 4, 2015

Ringo Starr Tribute Concert album released today

Ringo Starr: The Lifetime of Peace & Love Tribute Concert, an album featuring highlights from a star-studded January 2014 event honoring the former Beatles drummer, was released today. The show included songs from Starr's solo career and his years with The Beatles performed by Joe Walsh, Ben Harper, Ben Folds and Ringo himself, among others.

Source: WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Ringo Starr talks about upcoming White Album auction

More than 800 items from Ringo Starr's music career and the life he shares with wife Barbara Bach will be sold by Julien's Auctions, from vintage drum kits to his suit from A Hard Day's Night. His original mono U.K. edition of the White Album, stamped with a serial number A0000001 is expected to break auction records.

Related Articles  Source: Rolling Stone
John Lennon 75 birthday concert announces additional artists

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy Award-winner John Fogerty and Spoon have been added to the star-filled lineup of artists taking part in Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert, to be held at Madison Square Garden this Saturday. The event will also include special video appearances by Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr.

Related Articles  Source: Rock 'n' Roll Truth
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Barbara Bach and Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr on his 35-year romance with wife Barbara Bach

Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach have been together nearly 35 years, so what's their secret to marital bliss? As it turns out, it comes down to one of the Beatle's oft-quoted lyrics: Love is all you need. Ringo says, "There's no escape ... I think I love Barbara as much [today] as I did [when we met], and I'm beyond blessed that she loves me and we're still together."

Source: People
Ringo Starr admits he's a big Adele fan

In a new interview, Ringo Starr said that everyone has to listen to Adele's hit single "Hello," adding that there were so many emotional moments in her performance of the song, "It is fabulous," Ringo said. He also revealed that he listens to blues, country music, and all the big bands, adding, "I have always had a broad scope of what I listen to."

Source: Big News Network
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Ringo's auction stash to include Beatles White Album No. 0000001

Ringo Starr's auction of some 1,300 items between now and early December will include his copy of the UK's first pressing of the White Album, numbered "No. 0000001." Widely known among collectors that the four members of the Beatles kept numbers 1 through 4, it was not known that Starr was given the No. 0000001 album.

Related Articles  More Information  Source: WZLX FM, Boston
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Two Ringo Starr radio specials now streaming online

Two of Beatles talk show host Ken Michaels' recent live broadcasts celebrating Ringo Starr's 75th birthday are now available online, a 2-hour birthday show, highlighted by a 30-minute set of Ringo's collaborations and a "Ringo Starr Album Sampler" in which he featured one song each from all 18 Ringo studio albums in chronological order.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Monday, February 23, 2015
New issue of Beatlefan highlights an All Starr

In honor of Ringo Starr's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the newest issue of Beatlefan Magazine has special articles that include a couple of recent fan encounters, including how Ringo is himself a Beatles memorabilia collector. Also a new look at the various bass guitars Paul McCartney has played over the years.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Monday, December 29, 2014
Joe Cocker: The Beatles connections

Joe Cocker first came to fame in the UK in 1968 with his cover of With A Little Help From My Friends, and his performance of that song at Woodstock the following summer rocketed him to world fame. The Beatles were not always thrilled by some of the covers of their songs, but that was not the case with Joe.

Source: Beatles News
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
LA Beatles Tour guide helps fans reach out to Ringo on his birthday

Yesterday, July 7, 2014, was Ringo Starr's 74th birthday. To let him know how his fans feel on his birthday, Los Angeles Beatles Tour guide Gillian Lomax gathered birthday wishes for Ringo on twitter and combined them into a massive birthday card which she presented to Ringo by delivering it to his house in Beverly Hills today.

Source: Beatles News
Friday, December 20, 2013
Ringo talks about the Beatles and the Beeb in Beatlefan magazine

The new Beatlefan magazine includes an interview with Ringo Starr about his new "Photograph" book and the "Live at the BBC Vol. 2" album. "Those sessions were really immediate; there were no real overdubs of any sort. They'd tell us, 'We'd like you to be on this show and we'd like you to do 10 songs,' and we'd just say 'OK.'"

Source: Beatles News
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Video: Ringo Starr launches book in Hollywood

The unveiling of Ringo Starr's "Photograph," a book of Ringo's photo collection from the years when he was with the Beatles, was held in Hollywood yesterday, with Ringo Starr in attendance and a number of interesting guest speakers, including Dave Grohl from the Foo Fighters and Steve Gorman, drummer with the Counting Crows.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Ringo announces 13th All Starr Band tour for 2012

Today Ringo Starr announced his 13th All Starr Band, which will launch June 14 from Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls, Ontario and conclude in July at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, California. New to the All Starrs are Steve Lukather and Gregg Rolie who will join All Starr alumni Richard Page, Todd Rundgren, Mark Rivera, and Gregg Bissonette.

Source: Beatles News
Saturday, April 4, 2009
Beatles reunite at the Radio City Music Hall

The concert started at 7:40. Ringo was introduced shortly before 10pm. At about 10:30, Paul took the stage. Then the fun REALLY started. Paul introduced "Billy Shears" to the crowd and Ringo led the band through "With A Little Help From My Friends". With Ringo on lead vocal, and Paul providing the "response" portion. It was truly magical.

Source: Beatles News
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Tickets go on sale Monday for Paul and Ringo at Radio City

Paul McCartney and special guests including Ringo Starr will perform at the David Lynch Foundation's benefit concert, "Change Begins Within," at Radio City Music Hall in New York on Saturday, April 4th, 7:30 p.m. David Lynch and other surprise guests will fill out the star-studded slate as presenters.

Source: Beatles News
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Brazilian Beatles fan wins Ringo photo contest

On July 3, Ricardo Martinelli de Medeiros flew all the way to Hollywood, Florida from Brazil to see Ringo Starr perform live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel. When Ringo posted an announcement about the concert photo contest on his official website last year, Ricardo says, "I thought, Let's try, why not?"

Source: Beatles News
Saturday, September 20, 2008
Ringo announces All Starr Tour 2008 Photo Contest

Have you been coveting your picture of Ringo and his All-Star Starr band captured from the recent All-Star tour? Ringo wants YOU, his loyal fans, to submit photos taken from his 2008 All-Star tour. Ringo will hand pick his favorite photo to be featured on his official website, Ringostarr.com.

Source: Beatles News
Wednesday, July 2, 2008
Peace and Love with Ringo on July 7

Ringo is asking for a little help from his friends! On Monday, July 7, Ringo would like everyone, at Noon local time wherever they are in the world, to join him in making the peace sign and saying, singing, shouting, whispering or quietly thinking one simply beautiful and universal message: "Peace & Love."

Source: Beatles News
Monday, April 7, 2008
Rock Star Gallery features Beatles photo exhibit and book signing

Authors May Pang and Nancy Lee Andrews both long time companions of John Lennon and Ringo Starr will hold an exhibition and book signing at Rock Star Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona on April 11 and 12. Both events are open to the public.

Source: Beatles News
Friday, April 4, 2008
Ringo shares secrets with Dave Stewart on new HBO special

In Ringo Starr: Off The Record on HBO, hosted by fellow musician Dave Stewart, the Beatles' drummer discusses his career and influences, sharing stories from his childhood, the heyday of Beatlemania, the group's trip to India to meet the Maharishi, their breakup and his solo career as a touring musician.

Source: Beatles News
Friday, March 21, 2008
John Lennon's last televised interview on DVD April 1

On April 25, 1975, John Lennon gave what was to be his last televised interview on "The Tomorrow Show With Tom Snyder." No one knew then that Lennon would be taking an extended hiatus from public life. A new DVD contains that complete interview, and also interviews of Paul and Ringo.

Source: Beatles News
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
New book captures photographer's life with Ringo Starr

A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll is a photographic essay about photographer Nancy Lee Andrews' life with Ringo Starr. Andrews met Ringo through Lennon who introduced them in May of 1974. The photographs, taken over a decade starting in 1970, are a personal journey through her life at the peak of pop culture history.

Source: Beatles News
Thursday, February 14, 2008
Ringo announces 10th All Star Band summer tour

2008 continues to be a very busy year for Ringo, fresh off launching his new CD Liverpool 8, he announced today that he will be touring the US and Canada this summer. The 31 US and Canadian tour dates will begin June 19 at Fallsview Casino in Niagra Falls, Ontario, with a show at New York's Radio City on June 24.

Source: Beatles News
Thursday, January 31, 2008

Ringo appears on A&E's Private Sessions this Sunday

Ringo Starr is the next featured guest on A&E's weekly one-hour performance and interview series Private Sessions, hosted by Lynn Hoffman in New York City, premiering this Sunday, February 3rd at 9 AM ET/PT on the A&E cable network. Plus, surprise guest appearances from Yoko Ono, Bad Company drummer Simon Kirke as well as Conan O'Brien's Max Weinberg.

Source: Beatles News
Friday, January 18, 2008
Ringo to give free concert in Los Angeles next Friday!

Ringo Starr & Dave Stewart and band will perform a short set of Ringo's songs LIVE at an exclusive event celebrating the release of Ringo's new Capitol/EMI album, Liverpool 8! This event takes place 1pm PST next Friday, January 25 at Los Angeles' House Of Blues on Sunset Blvd. & LIVE webcast on Ringo's official site.

Source: Beatles News
Friday, December 21, 2007

Liverpool 8 Wristband
Ringo's new album to come on digital wristband

The Beatle famous for the rings on his fingers is now making news with a bracelet. "Liverpool 8" is being released Jan. 15 as a CD, a digital download and also as a "pre-loaded USB wristband", basically a memory stick with enough plastic attached to wrap around a wrist, that includes all 12 tracks and a slew of extras.

Source: Beatles News
Thursday, December 6, 2007
Cover art for Ringo's Liverpool 8

An anonymous friend has sent us a large version of the cover art for Ringo's upcoming CD, Liverpool 8, which is still about a month away from being released. Ringo's Liverpool 8 will be available in stores on January 15, 2008.

Source: Beatles News
Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Autographed Ringo lithography on internet auction

EMI Music Group is auctioning off an exquisite and highly collectible a framed 20 x 16 color lithograph signed by Ringo Starr himself. This great photo is an impressive addition to your Beatles collection and is worthy of any wall in your home. Bidding ends next Wednesday, December 12.

Source: Beatles News
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Ringo celebrates release of Help! at Beverly Hills screening

Last night Chris Carter of Breakfast with the Beatles in Los Angeles had the privilege of attending a very special screening of the Beatles second film HELP! held in Beverly Hills, presented by Apple Corps Ltd and Capitol/EMI. The screening was held to celebrate the re-release Help! on DVD.

Source: Beatles News
Monday, November 5, 2007
Ringo new CD and live in Liverpool in January

On January 15, Ringo Starr will release Liverpool 8, his first new album with Capitol/EMI since 1974's Goodnight Vienna. Liverpool 8 will be available worldwide on CD and digitally, and the album's title track will debut as a digital single on December 4. Starr will launch the album with a hometown performance on January 12 to commence Liverpool's 2008 Capital of Culture celebrations.

Source: Beatles News

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