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Monday, May 4, 2015
Ringo Starr sells his 13million Surrey home to Czech billionaire

Ringo Starr has just sold his luxurious Surrey home to a Czech billionaire for 13.5 million. Starr put 17th Century Rydinghurst on the market eight months ago because he's spending more time in L.A., the 200-acre estate was snapped up by property magnate Radovan Vitek, who already owns a palatial home in Belgravia.

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Ringo rehearses with Paul in video from Rock Hall Induction ceremony

Ringo Starr has posted a video featuring some cool backstage and rehearsal highlights from his induction into the Rock Hall of Fame on his official Facebook page and YouTube channel. The footage includes Ringo running through his hit It Don't Come Easy and working out the arrangement of I Wanna Be Your Man with Paul.

Related Articles  Source: WFJA FM 105.5
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Zak Starkey ignites the Who

Zak Starkey, who turns 50 in September, son of Ringo Starr, has now powered the Who even longer than Keith Moon, his godfather. The group's Tazmanian drum demon counted Ringo among his closest friends. Monday night in Austin, Texas, Moony was alive and quakin' in the maelstrom of Starkey.

Source: Austin Chronicle
Monday, April 20, 2015
Yoko Ono call Ringo Starr the most influential Beatle

Yoko Ono paid a surprising tribute to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's latest inductee Ringo Starr last night. "No one is probably going to believe it but he was the most influential Beatle," Yoko said to Rolling Stone. "For some reason John got it, then George got it, then Paul got it. So why didn't they think about Ringo?"

Related Articles  Source: NME, UK
My name is Ringo and I play drums: Ringo's accepts Rock Hall award

Ringo Starr was applauded by a stellar array of friends, colleagues and admirers Saturday night when he took the stage at Cleveland's Public Hall to accept the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Award for Musical Excellence from his former bandmate Paul McCartney. His entire acceptance speech is now on the internet.

Related Articles  Source: Rolling Stone
Ringo nailed it: Paul McCartney inducts Starr into Rock Hall of Fame

When it came to handing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Award for Musical Excellence out to Ringo Starr, there was certainly no one more appropriate for the task than Paul McCartney. He bestowed ample praise upon his old mate, along with the award. You can now read his entire speech on the internet.

Related Articles  Source: Rolling Stone
Friday, April 17, 2015
Beatles piano sells for almost $100,000 at auction

The East St. Tammany Habitat for Humanity's Veterans Build Program raised $98,888 on Friday by auctioning off a hand painted piano signed by Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. Originally purchased for $100, it was restored, custom painted with a Beatles theme, and then trucked around to their gigs for the Beatles autographs.

Source: Nola Defender
5 Starr classics: Ringo's essential albums

John, Paul, George, Ringo. You'll usually find poor Richard Starkey's name at the bottom of the list. Even the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame chose to honor him last. But, perhaps the best argument for reconsidering Ringo's place the rankings are his own post-Beatles albums, the most underrated of any of the Fab Four's solo works.

Source: WXRT FM, Chicago
Being Ringo: A Beatle's All-Starr life

After five decades, the happy-go-lucky sidekick in the greatest band of all time is finally getting his moment in the sun when he's inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist. "Paul said he's going to do the Hall of Fame speech," says Ringo. "I really think I'm doing it just to give Paul a night out. He likes to keep busy."

Source: Rolling Stone
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Video: Ringo's new shoes

As reported here earlier. Ringo Starr is now the face of Skechers Relaxed Fit footwear. Ringo said, "I love to be relaxed. I don't know why people think because you're a well-known pop star that we relax differently. We don't." The first look at Ringo's new commercial for Skechers is now available streaming on the internet.

Source: Artist Direct
Monday, April 13, 2015
Ringo Starr didn't get over Beatles breakup for 20 years

Ringo Starr admitted in a new interview that he didn't get over the 1970 breakup of The Beatles for two decades, where he turned to alcohol in an attempt to make the pain of the breakup go away. "I was mad for 20 years," Ringo said, presumably meaning he went crazy. "I had breaks in between of not being."

Source: WZLX FM, Boston
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Ringo Starr steps to the front as the last Beatle enshrined in Rock Hall

Ringo Starr is entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo act on April 18. With a few notable exceptions, drummers usually are not that great as frontmen. "I was offered a job to be a bass player with Gerry and the Pacemakers,'' Starr said. "Standing in front? That sounds pretty cool. The only drawback is, I never played bass.''

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Ringo's drums, clothes to be displayed in Rock Hall of Fame exhibit

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced it will display memorabilia from each of its new inductees in an exhibit that will include a set of Ringo Starr's drums, used during the years from 1964 to 1968. Also on view will be the shirt Ringo wore on the cover of his Goodnight Vienna album that was released in 1974.

Related Articles  Source: Beatles Examiner
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Video: Beatles' 1988 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

The Beatles were inducted as a band into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988. George Harrison, Ringo Starr and Yoko Ono accepted the honor. Mick Jagger inducted the band, Ringo then came to the mike to deliver a few jokes. George and Ringo later hit the stage with an all-star lineup to perform I Saw Her Standing There.

Friday, April 3, 2015
Ringo says he still misses his Beatles brothers

Former Beatle Ringo Starr says he still misses his "brothers" in the band. He said, "We proved everybody wrong that music is more important than a name. We made some great music and I am really proud of it to this day. I was in a band suddenly with three brothers. Yeah, I do miss the others, you can't not miss your brothers."

Source: Liverpool Echo
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,

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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