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Thursday, January 16, 2014
Photo Gallery: Ringo Starr's custom 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

The 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air built by George Barris (aka the King of the Kustomizers) for Ringo Starr is scheduled to cross the auction block on February 7 in Paris. Fitted with a flaming hood, the black coupe also sports a set of Cragar-style wheels and side tailpipes. It's estimated to sell for between $54,400 and $108,800.

Source: Auto Evolution
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Confirmed: Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to reunite at Grammy Awards

It was announced today that Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will perform at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. Paul and Ringo, who with the Beatles are this year's recipients of the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award, will perform at the ceremony, set to take place live from Los Angeles' Staples Center on Jan. 26.

Related Articles  Source: Billboard
Monday, January 13, 2014
MP3 Deal: Very Best Of Ringo now available on Amazon for $5

The Very Best of Ringo, which compiles the solo hits and more from Ringo Starr, is now available on MP3 format from Amazon this month for only $5.00. The CD is currently $13.89 on Amazon and is an AutoRip, which means with the CD purchase you'll also get a FREE MP3 download of the entire album.

Source: Geeks of Doom
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Both Paul and Ringo make top 10 most valuable living autographs list

On the list of the top 10 most valuable living autographs, Ringo Starr comes in on the list at number 9, with a value of $750, the least valuable of the four Beatles, yet rising at a rapid pace, climbing by 20.6% in value in 2013. Paul McCartney places number 3 on the list, with his autograph currently going for $3,275.

Source: News-Antique.com
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Not so fast: Beatles reps say Letterman reunion not a sure thing

Representatives for Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr say that stories circulating on the internet that the two Beatles would be performing together on David Letterman next month are, at this point, not yet a done deal. "It has been discussed but that is as far as it has gone. Nothing is confirmed," Ringo's rep said.

Source: Beatles Examiner
Powderpuffs art director on working with Ringo

Powerpuff Girls art director and character designer said, about working with Ringo on the new Powderpuffs episode, "Ringo was absolutely amazing and I had the experience of a lifetime in meeting him and seeing him perform with his All-Star band! He is inspiring and seemed to have all of the same energy as he did 50 some years ago!"

Related Articles  Source: SpyVibe
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
David Lynch Foundation honoring Ringo Starr with tribute concert

The David Lynch Foundation will present Ringo Starr with the "Lifetime of Peace and Love Award" in L.A. on Jan. 20, culminating with a Ringo tribute concert featuring Joe Walsh, Ben Folds, Brendan Benson, Ben Harper, Bettye LaVette and Dave Stewart.

Source: Rolling Stone
Paul and Ringo may perform together on Letterman

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr may mark the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania hitting U.S. shores next month by performing together. Showbiz According to reports, the two surviving Beatles could show up on David Letterman's late-night show during his network's week-long celebration of the Fab Four.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Monday, January 6, 2014

Video: First look at Ringo in the Powerpuff Girls

Ringo Starr will guest star on an all-new episode of Cartoon Network's The Powerpuff Girls which premiers Monday, January 20. Ringo performs a special song in honor of the animated trio Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup. Now available streaming on the internet is an exclusive first look at his performance for the show, "I Wish I Was a Powerpuff Girl."

Related Articles  Source: Broadway World
Monday, December 30, 2013
Ringo Starr completes a busy year with his All-Starr Band

Ringo Starr said he hoped to power down the All-Starr Band caravan for a bit in 2013, taking a rare summer off. But he ended up touring from February through March and then from October through November anyway. Starr celebrated his 72nd birthday on the road in Nashville with the latest edition of the All-Starr Band.

Source: Something Else Reviews
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Ringo's Photograph book sells out in record time

On their official website, Genesis Publications is thanking fans for pre-ordering Ringo Starr's forthcoming book, Photograph. They report that Ringo's limited edition is now fully subscribed, making it their fastest selling edition ever. Since it was made available, all 2,500 signed copies were snapped up in less than 3 months.

Source: Genesis Publications
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, December 19, 2013

Mark Rivera
Mark Rivera to release new album in February

Mark Rivera, longtime Billy Joel band mate and Ringo Starr's Music Director, will release his first solo album, Common Bond, an eclectic mix of his rock, pop and soul influences rolled up into a new package of 8 original songs and 2 covers, on February 18th, 2014. Friends including Ringo Starr are expected to contribute their talents to the album.

Source: Long Island.com
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Ringo Starr and Tom Petty appear on Benmont Tench solo track

Ringo Starr is featured on a track on Benmont Tench's debut album, "You Should Be So Lucky." Tench has been the keyboardist for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers for the past 40 years. Originally Ringo was scheduled on the track, there was a mix-up in the dates, but at the last minute, Ringo was able to make the session.

Source: RTT News, Ireland
Monday, December 16, 2013
Ringo Starr set as guest voice for new Powerpuff Girls special

The Powerpuff Girls, the animated series about three young girls with superpowers, is coming back to the Cartoon Network for a special event. Ringo Starr will voice Fibonacci Sequins, Townsville's most famous mathematician, Viacom confirmed earlier this morning. There will also be an original song titled "I Wish I Was A Powerpuff Girl."

Related Articles  Source: The Slanted
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Gregg Bissonette
All-Starr Band-mate Gregg Bissonette on the magic of Ringo Starr

Many have tried to untangle the mysteries of Ringo Starr's drumming, why it works when it looks so ungainly, how he remains so definitively in the pocket with so little effort. Gregg Bissonette, who has just finished his third tour with the All-Starr Band, led as always by the legendary ex-Beatles drummer, has gotten an up-close-and-personal tutorial.

Source: Something Else Reviews
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The Grammy Museum offers free admission on Friday

In celebration of its fifth anniversary, the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles is offering free admission this Friday, December 6. Museum visitors can explore 30,000 square feet of interactive multi­media exhibits, including "Ringo: Peace and Love," which features the drum kit Ringo used at the Beatles performance at Shea Stadium.

Related Articles  Source: Los Angeles Daily News
Monday, December 2, 2013
Ringo Starr donates autographed jackets

Ringo Starr joined today in the national movement by donating twenty-five autographed jackets to be sold on eBay in support of WaterAid. The hand-signed Timberland cotton khaki jackets will be available on eBay beginning at 10am PST tomorrow, December 3, with bidding continuing through Friday.

Source: PR Newswire
Monday, November 25, 2013

Ringo Starr reunited with Beatles fans he photographed

Five Beatles fans who were photographed by Ringo Starr during the band's first US tour, finally met their idol almost 50 years later last weekend in Las Vegas. The friends were reunited last month, after answering Ringo's appeal for information on the teenagers he captured in a snapshot he took in New York City in February 1964.

Related Articles  Source: The Telegraph, UK
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Beatles reunion almost for Ringo album 40 years ago today

It was the closest the Beatles ever got to reuniting in the studio, and Ringo Starr's third album, Ringo, released in the U.K. on Nov 23, 1973, went to the top of the charts. On the album, Starr, John Lennon and George Harrison gathered together with Billy Preston and Klaus Voormann to record the Lennon-composed "I'm The Greatest".

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Ringo Starr in Vegas this weekend

Beatles fans will get an extra treat when Ringo Starr rolls into Las Vegas this weekend for a pair of headlining gigs at the Palms. The resort will also host the first public exhibit of Starr's original photographs, culled from his new photo book "Photograph," from Friday through Saturday. The photo exhibit is open to the public.

Source: Las Vegas Sun
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Ringo Starr to meet with 'kids in the car' in famous photo this week

Photos from Ringo Starr's "Photograph" book, including the now famous "kids in the car" photo, will be on view in Las Vegas this week where Ringo will meet with them, Ringo Starr has announced. The photo was taken during the Beatles' first tour of the U.S. In 1964 and will be among those shown during the two-day exhibit.

Source: Beatles Examiner
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Ringo Starr makes change in All-Starr setlist

Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band has made one song change in their current setlist, the group has added Gregg Rolie singing Santana's "Oye Como Va." Ringo also moved "Boys" from following Todd Rundgren's "Bang the Drum All Day" to after "Black Magic Woman." The tour will play five shows in Mexico starting Nov. 13.

Source: The Examiner
Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band delight Peruvians

Legendary rock drummer Ringo Starr and his All-Start Band delighted Peruvians with Monday night's performance at Lima's Jockey Plaza. The show kicked off with Ringo's solo hit Matchbox, while the audience welcomed the presence of the beloved drummer of the mythic Liverpool-based band in the Peruvian capital with loud screams.

Source: Adina, Peru
Monday, November 11, 2013
Ringo and his All-Starr Band returns to Mexico

Ringo Starr will return to Mexico with his All-Starr Band to give three concerts in the Mexican capital on Nov. 13, 14 and 19, the second time the ex-Beatle has performed at the auditorium on Avenida Reforma. The appearance in Mexico is part of a Pacific tour that in October began visiting various Latin American countries.

Source: Hispanically Speaking
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Ringo Starr releases Photograph book later this month

Ringo Starr has had quite a life. He documented much of his time and life in The Beatles via photographs. He will be releasing a limited-edition book, simply dubbed Photograph. The book is filled with shots he took throughout his life and career, some published for the first time in this book. It lands at retail on November 22.

Source: Artist Direct
Friday, November 1, 2013
Ringo Starr returns for more dates with close-knit All-Starr Band

Starr is touring, once again, continuing an All-Starr run that's already hit North America, where the group filmed a well-received live DVD at the Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Now, they're playing more than a dozen shows in Latin America, before returning to the states for two more Las Vegas dates later this month.

Source: Something Else Reviews
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Paul Mccartney releases Pipes of Peace 30 years ago

McCartney's fifth proper solo outing, "Pipes of Peace," arrived on Oct. 31, 1983, roughly a year and a half after 1982′s Grammy-nominated "Tug of War," in their titles answering each other, and each record containing a trio of high-profile collaborations, as well as appearances from Ringo Starr and ex-Wings member Denny Laine.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Beatles fans reunite to recreate Ringo Starr's 1964 photograph

Five friends who were photographed by Ringo Starr almost 50 years ago are to finally meet their idol, after being reunited and recreating the drummer's snapshot. Now in their 60s, the group came forward after Starr appealed for details of the five teenagers in a Chevrolet Impala whom he snapped with his personal camera when they sided up to his limousine.

Related Articles  Source: The Telegraph, UK
Monday, October 28, 2013
Kids in photo to meet Ringo Starr

The now famous "Kids in the Car" are going to get to finally meet Ringo Starr. In a statement released on Monday, Ringo said, "Right now I'm off in Latin America on tour and I won't be back until November when we play two shows at the Palms in Las Vegas. I look forward to meeting them when I get back."

Related Articles  Source: NorthJersey.com
Video: Ringo Starr says Grammy exhibit 'shows you what it was like'

Ringo Starr talks about his Grammy Museum exhibit, and a priceless piece of pre-Beatles memorabilia from his time with Rory Storm and the Hurricanes. "The great letter, I love, from Rory Storm. This shows you what it was like in those days. He's written to me to tell me we're playing on Thursday night. We didn't have a phone!"

Related Articles  Source: Something Else Reviews
Ringo Starr explains his philosophy on signing autographs

Last Wednesday, when asked why he agrees to sign special photo and art prints even though he vowed a few years ago not to sign autographs anymore, Ringo Starr said that he has not changed his view on signing autographs in public, that he only signs for special projects

Source: Daytrippin' Magazine
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Ringo hints at possible Beatles reunion at Grammys

Ringo Starr confirms that The Beatles will likely be celebrated twice–once during the 2014 Grammy Awards, and then again the next night. Ringo says that so far he and Paul McCartney have discussed only the "possibility" of their participation, but knowing Paul and Ringo, it might be hard to keep them off the stage.

Related Articles  Source: Showbiz 411
Friday, October 25, 2013
Man thinks he solved ringo Starr photo mystery

With the search on for five kids immortalized in a photo snapped by Ringo Starr in 1964, Kenneth Kolpan tells the Miami Herald that he recognizes the crew as his former classmates from New Jersey's Fair Lawn Senior High School, he recalls them cutting class in order to greet the Fab Four when they touched down in New York City.

Related Articles  Source: Newser
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
Photos: Dave Grohl praises Ringo Starr at Photograph book launch

On Wednesday, Ringo Starr appeared in Hollywood at a public book launch event for the premiere of his limited edition hardcover book, Photograph. At the event, former Nirvana drummer, Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters, spoke highly of Starr's influence on him, and said he believes Starr is the "original rock and roll drummer".

Source: The Examiner
Before his new tour, Ringo Starr recalls Beatles U.S. arrival

"The Americans will never understand it, but all the music we loved came from America," Ringo Starr said on Wednesday. "The country music, the rhythm and blues, it all came from here. Now kids come to Liverpool and say, Oh, this is where they came from. But for us, it was, We're in America, where the music came from!"

Source: Los Angeles Times
Could Ringo Starr be headed for permanent Las Vegas show?

Ringo Starr may be the latest music legend headed toward a residency in Las Vegas. He hinted at the possibility Tuesday at a press conference in Hollywood to announce Latin American tour dates for Ringo and His All Starr Band. He said, "It's been talked about, but nothing's been finalized. We have a couple years before that happens."

Source: CNN
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Ringo Starr to appear at book launch in Hollywood tonight

Ringo Starr will appear tonight at the worldwide premiere of his new limited edition book, Photograph, and the unveiling of his series of artist-signed photographic prints, The Photograph Portfolio, at ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood. Official information states Ringo will not be available for signing memorabilia at the event.

Source: Amoeba Music
Monday, October 21, 2013
Ringo Starr releases Photograph book in lavish deluxe edition

A few months ago, Ringo Starr collected some of his personal pictures for the e-book Photograph. Now, that book is being printed in a limited edition physical version, however, it won't come cheap, costing a whopping £345 ($557).

Source: Exclaim, Canada
Did Ringo Starr snap your photo in 1964?

During The Beatles' first U.S. visit in February 1964, Ringo Starr snapped a photo as a carload of teens passed on a freeway. Now Ringo's wondering who they are. "It's just a great shot," Starr writes in his book Photograph. Recognize anyone in the snapshot? If you know identities of Ringo's mystery subjects, USA Today wants to know.

Related Articles  Source: USA Today
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

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