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Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Ringo Starr's drumsticks featured in limited-edition art pieces

Several pairs of Ringo's used drum sticks, housed in beautifully framed and signed art pieces, are available through Donn Bennett's Donn's Drum Vault, the top drum shop and school in the Northwest. The art pieces include an actual pair of Ringo Starr's stage-used sticks, professionally framed with a photo of Ringo at the drums.

Source: The Examiner
Monday, March 21, 2016
Ringo Starr's Octopus Garden to be kid's TV show

Paris-headquartered Superprod has struck a deal to adapt Ringo Starr's Octopus Garden book as an animated TV series. Based on the hit song written and sung by Starr, the children's book brings the famous musician's lyrics to life with illustrations by Ben Cort, the artist behind bestselling children's book Aliens Love Underpants.

Source: Kid Screen
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Rock photographer's work on exhibit in Ventura

Rob Shanahan has earned a reputation in the world of professional photography as one of the most prolific photographers of legendary musicians and rock stars, including Beatles Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney. A selection of Shanahan's photographs is on exhibit at in Old Town Camarillo, Ca., through March 31.

Source: Ventura County Star
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Vintage Video: Ringo Starr guest stars on Rowan & Martin's Laugh In

46 years ago this week, Ringo Starr was the guest star on NBC's Rowan and Martin's Laugh In. It was the first TV appearance by a Beatle during the time of their breakup. He was in the midst of promoting The Magic Christian, which may be the reason he refers to himself on the show as Peter Sellers, who was the co-star of the film.

Source: Vintage Vinyl News
Tuesday, February 16, 2016

James Bay
Ringo Starr says he's a fan of James Bay

British singer James Bay has received the ultimate compliment from none other than Ringo Starr. Bay told interviewers on the Grammys red carpet he was pulled aside by the Beatles drummer who confessed he loved Bay and his songs. "'You, hey man I love you I love your music,' and I am like this is a huge deal, thank you," Bay said.

Source: Yahoo! News
Monday, February 15, 2016

Harry Styles
Ringo Starr's Twitter hacked by Harry Styles-hater

Ringo Starr's official Twitter account appeared to have been hacked earlier today, although the suspicious tweets were later deleted. BuzzFeedUK noticed that Starr retweeted a 2015 tweet disparaging the Beatles. Then, a tweet said rude things about Harry Styles, making some One Direction fans unhappy, and starting a Twitter firestorm.

Source: NY Daily News
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Why Ringo rules

John Lennon reportedly said, "He's not even the best drummer in The Beatles," but the Beatles would not have been the group we know today without Ringo Starr. When Ringo joined the Beatles, the chemical reaction of the combination of those precise personalities created a form of divine magic that can never be duplicated.

Source: The Maine Edge
Thursday, January 28, 2016

New hope for Liverpool's historic Welsh Streets

New plans have been revealed by council chiefs to refurbish "a significant" number of homes in Liverpool's Welsh Streets, which includes the home of Beatle Ringo Starr, and have been "in limbo" for years. The move follows a decision by former communities secretary Eric Pickles to block the council's initial plans to demolish the historic homes.

Source: Liverpool Echo
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Ringo Starr's Liverpool home to be auctioned at the Cavern Club

Number 10 Admiral Grove, in the Dingle, where Ringo Starr lived until he was 21, is up for auction. The two-up-two-down will go to the highest bidder at a special March auction at the Cavern Club with a guide price of 55,000 (about $78,340). Restrictions have been placed on the sale so the house cannot become a tourist attraction or museum.

Source: Liverpool Confidential
Monday, January 25, 2016
Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band announce new 2016 tour dates

Ringo Starr announced today that he and his All-Starr Band will be out on the road again this summer all over America. The tour begins June 3 in Syracuse, New York, and will hit the East Coast, the South, the Midwest and the mountain states, concluding in July in California with shows in San Diego and Los Angeles.

Source: Beatles Examiner
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Video: Fred Armisen is a master of Beatles impressions

Tuesday night on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Fred Armisen demonstrated his hyper-regional accent skills, a hallmark of his standup sets, doing all his best Beatles' voices in under a minute, including the evolution of Paul McCartney's very recognizable cadence, and Ringo's signature phrase "Peace and Love."

Source: USA Today
Monday, January 18, 2016
Skechers to open store in Liverpool

Top US shoe chain Skechers is to open in Liverpool ONE, one of Europe's leading retail and leisure destinations, set in the heart of Liverpool City Centre. Skechers, which is promoted in TV ads by Beatle Ringo Starr, will stock its full product range of athletics, dress, casual and work shoes for men, women and children.

Source: Liverpool Echo
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Ringo Starr to appear in B.B. King documentary

B.B. King was one of the most influential and celebrated blues musicians of all time. His story is chronicled in American Masters: B.B. King: The Life of Riley, premiering on Friday, February 12. The show will include candid interviews with the man himself and fellow music contemporaries including Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton and others.

Source: Broadway World
Website giving away last year's Top 3 Beatles releases

Beatles DJ Ken Michaels has expanded the trivia page on his web site to include a list of one of 9 amazing prizes. Fans can now win one of the Top 3 music releases for Beatles fans for 2015, Ringo Starr's "Postcards From Paradise," Paul McCartney's latest remasters "Tug Of War" and "Pipes Of Peace," and the "Beatles 1 (CD + DVD.)"

Source: Beatles News Blog
Monday, January 11, 2016
David Bowie's life touched McCartney and Ringo, too

Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Yoko Ono reacted quickly today to the news of David Bowie's death. "Very sad news to wake up to on this raining morning," McCartney wrote on Twitter. Also Ringo Starr, who appeared in Bowie's Ziggy Stardust film, wrote, "God bless David Bowie. Peace and love to all his family."

Related Articles  Source: Beatles Examiner
Monday, January 4, 2016
He paid $44,000 for Ringo's drumhead, and sold it for $2 million

The very Beatles bass drumhead that was on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1964 was the greatest piece in the collection of Russ Lease of Columbia, Md. He'd paid $44,000 for it in 1994, and on Nov. 7 last year, it went up for auction with an estimate of $800,000 to $1 million. It sold to Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for $2,125,000.

Related Articles  Source: The Washington Post
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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