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Monday, October 12, 2015
Ringo Starr is glad he's embraced Twitter

Ringo Starr has made a big effort to embrace the modern world at 75 and especially loves Twitter and social media. He told The Independent newspaper, "I am trying to move into the modern world. I love Twitter! I love it because some of them love me and some of them don't! But that doesn't bother me at all."

Source: Contact Music
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Ringo Starr releases his first-ever live album 25 years ago today

The live Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band album, which was released on Oct. 8, 1990, was recorded on the closing nights of their U.S. tour at Los Angeles' Greek Theatre, swept across a broad variety of styles, from Joe Walsh's edgy "Life in the Fast Lane" to the amped-up gospel of Billy Preston's "Will It Go Round in Circles."

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Ringo Starr fine art show to open this month in Boston

WZLX and The Citi Wang Theatre will celebrate the upcoming Ringo Starr & His All- Starr Band's 2015 concert in Boston with an exhibit and sale featuring hand signed, limited edition art from Ringo Starr, October 21 through October 23. Ringo Starr will appear at the exhibit for a private reception for purchasers of his hand signed artwork.

Source: Broadway World
Monday, October 5, 2015
Ringo Starr rocks Paso Robles at sold out show

Ringo Starr took Paso Robles in Central California by storm and accompanied by his All-Starr Band rocked the Vina Robles Amphitheater in a sold out concert on Saturday, his first performance in Paso Robles. "You can tell you're in the wine country, everybody's drunk," he joked with the enthusiastic audience.

Related Articles  Source: Paso Robles Daily News
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Podcast: Ringo Starr in Vancouver

The Vancouver Sun recently had a very special opportunity to talk with Ringo Starr ahead of a performance with his All-Starr Band at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver. Now online, Starr discussed performing in Vancouver on the night of John Lennon's birthday, his new book Photograph and new album, and his shoes.

Source: Vancouver Sun
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Ringo Starr still on the move

Ringo Starr wasn't happy when he had to postpone his All-Starr Band's San Francisco date earlier this year. This week Starr will wrap up a tour in support of his 18th studio record, "Postcards From Paradise," with a makeup date at the Masonic on Thursday, Oct. 1 and headlining set at the Sonoma Music Festival on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Related Articles  Source: SF Gate
Monday, September 28, 2015
Ringo Starr and Conan O'Brien trade one-liners at live book event

Beatles fan Conan O'Brien interviewed Ringo Starr for a discussion about Starr's new book, Photograph, at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on Sept. 25, and from the very beginning, the jokes started flying. Ringo seemed extremely relaxed with Conan, as Starr has appeared many times on O'Brien's late night talk show.

Source: The Examiner
UK Labor spokesman says Ringo should be given a knighthood

Ringo Starr should be awarded a knighthood, says UK Labor's culture spokesman. All the Beatles were appointed MBEs in 1965 and Paul McCartney was made a Sir in 1997, but not drummer Ringo. Shadow Culture Secretary Michael Dugher said the Beatles' drummer had waited far too long and should finally get a top honor.

Source: The Mirror, UK
Friday, September 25, 2015
Ringo Starr goes country with Beaucoup of Blues 45 years ago

Ringo Starr's countrified Beaucoup of Blues harkened back to Beatles-era covers like Buck Owens' Act Naturally and Starr's own rootsy original Don't Pass Me By. There's an innate sadness in Starr's voice which seems perfectly suited to this kind of music, and he completely inhabits the songs on Beaucoup of Blues.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Pictures: Ringo Starr's private Beatles photos

To know what it was like to be in The Beatles, there's no better source than their own personal pictures. In his new book, Ringo Starr reveals more unseen treasures from his archive along with his memories of that time, and shows how four lads from Liverpool tried to have a normal life amid the frenzy of 1960s Beatlemania.

Related Articles  Source: The Mirror, UK
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Cilla Black
Ringo Starr opens up about his childhood pal Cilla Black

Ringo Starr knew Cilla Black far longer than his bandmates and says he was devastated by her death. "She was in the Cavern doing the coats, and all the bands would call her on stage, saying 'Come on, Cill, give us a song'," Ringo says. "And she'd be 'Oooh no, no, I couldn't possibly'. But you couldn't keep her back, she'd trample on you to get up on stage!"

Related Articles  Source: The Mirror, UK
Thursday, September 17, 2015

Zak Starkey
Zak Starkey sits in at Hollywood Vampires concert debut

Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp and The Hollywood Vampires made their debut show last night at the Roxy in Los Angeles, joined by Zak Starkey, son of Ringo Starr and touring drummer with the Who, who sat in for the band's take on the Who's "I'm a Boy." Hollywood Vampires' new album includes guest appearances by Paul McCartney and Joe Walsh.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Pictures: Rare photos taken by Ringo Starr

While there have been countless books and exhibitions dedicated to The Beatles over the years, there are few that can boast as much up close and personal access as Photograph by Ringo Starr, running now at the National Portrait Gallery in London. The rare shots taken by Ringo are just as intimate and exciting as that might suggest.

Related Articles  Source: NME, UK
Monday, September 14, 2015
Ringo Starr auctioning off Beatles items including famous drum kit

Ringo Starr is cleaning house, literally. Starr and his wife, Barbara Bach, have made the decision to auction off many of their personal items which have been sitting in storage for decades. Over 800 items from their London, Monaco and Beverly Hills residences are to be featured in this once-in-a-lifetime auction.

Source: The Examiner
Monday, September 7, 2015
Video: Ringo Starr and Robert Plant sing Happy Birthday to Jerry Lee Lewis

Ringo Starr and Robert Plant paid tribute to Jerry Lee Lewis at a show in London marking his upcoming 80th birthday. The special gig took place at The Palladium on Sunday night as part of the Lewis' "farewell UK tour". Starr later wrote on Twitter, "Had a great time at the Jerry Lee Lewis show in London happy birthday Jerry peace and love".

Source: NME, UK
Photos: Ringo's snaps show The Beatles behind the scenes

During the group's glory days, RIngo Starr was active behind the lens, capturing candid moments on tour, backstage, and in the studio. His work has been catalogued in a new book, "Photograph," which contains over 250 extremely rare and never-before-seen photographs taken by the world-famous drummer.

Related Articles  Source: The Journal, Ireland
Friday, September 4, 2015
Ringo at the National Portrait Gallery

This September, London's National Portrait Gallery will be unveiling the new prints in Ringo Starr's Photograph Portfolio. Hot off the press, the first copies of Ringo's new Photograph Open Edition will also be on display. Each book sale will benefit Ringo's charitable Lotus Foundation and are expected to become collector's items.

Source: Genesis Publications
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Guitar effects pedal company releases Joe Walsh sound box

Guitar effects pedal company Analog Alien has announced the launch of a new exclusive guitar pedal, the Joe Walsh Double Classic, available on October 1. It is a dual effects pedal designed in collaboration with legendary guitarist Joe Walsh of The Eagles and Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. (Joe is also Ringo's brother-in-law.)

Source: Premier Guitar
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Ringo Starr: In Conversation coming to Los Angeles this month

To celebrate the publication of Ringo Starr's Photograph memoir, on September 25, at 8 p.m., Ringo Starr will appear on stage at LA's historic El Rey Theater. During the course of a moderated conversation, the audience will be invited to join Ringo Starr looking through rare and unseen photographs drawn from his personal archives.

Source: Rock 'n' Roll Truth
Monday, August 31, 2015
Ringo Starr performing Tommy's Holiday Camp surfaces

Ringo Starr will feature on the upcoming reissue of the Who's rock opera Tommy. The 1972 performance, featuring the 104-piece London Symphony Orchestra, includes Ringo in the role of Uncle Ernie adding vocals on "Tommy's Holiday Camp." Out of print since 1972, Tommy lands on CD, vinyl and digital download September 11.

Source: RTT News
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Photos: Cilla Black celebrity floral funeral tributes led by Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr, Joan Collins and celebrities from the world of entertainment led the floral tributes to Cilla Black in Liverpool on the day of her funeral. Former Beatle Ringo Starr wrote, "Cilla, Peace and Love, Ringo and Barbara." Another tribute said, "All our love to our darlin' Cilla and family, the McCartney family."

Related Articles  Source: Liverpool Echo
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Dave Grohl has dinner with The Beatles

Dave Grohl recently said in an interview that he had dinner with the surviving Beatles, and that Ringo Starr told Grohl that he was a fan of the Washington DC episode of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways on HBO. "Ringo was like, 'Man, I watched the DC episode, I love Go-go!' I was like, oh my god, I just turned Ringo Starr onto Go-go music!"

Source: Alternative Nation
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
1972 all-star orchestral version of Tommy to be reissued next month

A remastered edition of the star-studded 1972 symphonic version of The Who's classic 1969 rock opera Tommy will be released on Friday, September 11. Tommy, performed by the London Symphony Orchestra & Chambre Choir, features contributions from three-fourths of The Who and others including Ringo Starr and Rod Stewart.

Source: WFJA FM 105.5
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

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