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Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Peter Frampton to be featured on next Ringo Starr album

Peter Frampton has joined Ringo Starr on stage several times in recent months, and now fans will be able to hear the veteran guitar whiz on Ringo's upcoming album. Late last week, Frampton posted a photo on his Facebook page of him and Starr together with a note that reads, "Played on two tracks of Ringo's next cd yesterday."

Source: WFJA FM, Sanford, NC
Monday, March 17, 2014
Ringo Starr highlights Toledo Zoo concert series

This summer's Circle K Concert Series at the Toledo Zoo kicks-off on July 1 with Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band, featuring Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rollie, Richard Page, and Steve Lukather. Also performing in the series will be Willie Nelson, John Fogerty and the Moody Blues. Tickets for all shows go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.

Source: Toledo Blade
Monday, March 10, 2014
Hollywood restaurant makes special meal for Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney was treated like royalty recently at a Hollywood restaurant. McCartney was having dinner with his wife, Ringo Starr and his wife. According to a source, "The owner, a friend, escorted the ex-Beatle into the kitchen where Paul, who loves to cook, watched intently as the chef prepared veggies chosen by the star."

Source: Ecorazzi
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Ringo begins work on a new studio album with help from Steve Lukather

Ringo Starr is at work on his first studio project since the aptly named Ringo 2012, with Steve Lukather again at his side. The Toto guitarist says he also wrote a song for the as-yet-unnamed album. Lukather will also be touring again with Starr this summer, continuing a relationship that began in the summer of 2012.

Source: Something Else Reviews
Friday, February 28, 2014
Macca, Ringo and Julian Lennon wanted for new animated flick

Harvey Weinstein has revealed plans to turn the remaining Beatles into aliens in a sequel to his hit animation movie, "Escape from Planet Earth." Weinstein says he wants Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Julian Lennon to appear as The Greys. He said, "The characters already speak like The Beatles and it would be really fun."

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Mark Rivera
Ringo Starr and Billy Joel guest on Mark Rivera debut album

Over the last few decades Mark Rivera has toured and recorded with some of the biggest stars in music, including playing sax in Billy Joel's backing group and music director of the current edition of Ringo Starr's All Starr Band. Mark's debut studio effort, Common Bond, hits stores today and it features guest appearances from Starr and Joel.

Source: WFJA FM, Sanford, NC
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Sheridan Smith to play Cilla Black in new TV drama

Actress Sheridan Smith is to play singer and TV presenter Cilla Black in a new three-part drama on UK TV network ITV. The show will "capture the essence of 1960s Liverpool," and will look at Black's friendship with Ringo Starr which brought her to the attention of Beatles' manager Brian Epstein and producer George Martin.

Related Articles  Source: BBC News, UK
Monday, February 17, 2014
Collector's Edition Wonderwall to be released on DVD and Blu-ray

A new Collector's Edition of Wonderwall, a 1968 psychedelic film that features a score composed by George Harrison, will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on March 25. Harrison recorded the music for Wonderwall with a variety of musicians, including his Beatles band mate Ringo Starr and his good friend Eric Clapton.

Source: WFJA FM, Sanford, NC
Photos: Paul and Ringo at the Grammy Beatles Salute

Earlier this month CBS broadcast The Grammy Salute To The Beatles at the same time and date of the now legendary first TV appearance by the band on The Ed Sullivan Show on February 9th 1964. Paul McCartney's official photographer was on hand to capture exclusive photos from the rehearsals and the show.

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Friday, February 14, 2014
Beatles fans wait in line for Ringo Starr tickets

Ringo Starr's tour will make a stop this summer in Williamsport, PA. More than 100 people filled the lobby of the Community Arts Center in Williamsport to buy tickets. From 9 a.m. until 10 a.m., the tickets were only available at the arts center box office on West Fourth Street. Some people say they started waiting in line at 3 a.m.

Source: WNEP TV, Scranton
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Drummer Kenny Aronoff on playing with Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr

Drummer Kenny Aronoff is probably best known for his work with John Mellencamp. But it was a triple-play of opportunities to jam with Ringo Starr that meant the most to Aronoff as he got the chance to play alongside Starr at the David Lynch tribute, the Grammy Awards and then with both Ringo and Paul on the Grammy salute.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
All hail Ringo, for 50 years the unsung Beatle

Dear Ringo, congratulations on the 50th anniversary of your appearance with the lads on Ed Sullivan. Savor the moment. After all, you are The World's Most Famous Drummer. But people forget that, don't they? For some Beatles fans, you're the Fab Four's version of Joey Bishop. It's that old "Pete Best was a better drummer" nonsense.

Source: NY Post
Video: Paul and Ringo rehearse Queenie Eye for Grammys

Paul McCartney's official website has posted an exclusive behind-the-scenes video shot at the rehearsals for the Grammys featuring Paul and Ringo practicing "Queenie Eye." The clip includes interviews, Paul says that "playing with Ringo is very special," and Ringo says of his lifelong friend, "Paul McCartney is the finest."

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Sunday, February 9, 2014
George Harrison and Ringo Starr Help! jackets to go on sale

Rare jackets worn by George Harrison and Ringo Starr during the making of The Beatles' 1965 film Help! are to go up for sale. The jackets, which were worn throughout the five days of filming in the Alps and also feature on the album cover of the soundtrack, are expected to sell for in excess of ?50,000 (about $82,000).

Source: Yahoo! UK
Friday, February 7, 2014
Video: Letterman interviews McCartney and Starr for CBS Beatles special

David Letterman spoke this week with Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr at the Ed Sullivan Theater for the CBS Beatles tribute special which will air Sunday night. "It's like going back to your old school, isn't it?" McCartney said. Starr's memory of the Ed Sullivan Theater was that it was "four times bigger than this."

Related Articles  Source: Newsday
Ringo Starr remembers dawn of Beatlemania in 1964

Ringo Starr might not recall that first visit to the States like it was yesterday, but the experience still resonates for someone's who's lived in L.A. since 1976. "Anybody's memory isn't that vivid after 50 years but emotionally I remember it so well," said Starr. "When we landed, it was incredible because it was like coming home."

Source: Variety
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Drum stars talk Ringo

Ringo Starr is arguably the most influential drummer of all time. Blondie drummer Clem Burke said, "My main inspiration was probably seeing Ringo with The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show." Greg Bissonette, Ringo's All Starr drummer, said, "When I was seven my dad took me and my brother to see The Beatles. I remember it vividly."

Source: MusicRadar
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr go full circle on Beatles night

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are set to spend the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show at the theater where it all took place. They will be guests on The Late Show With David Letterman on Feb. 9, following the Grammy Salute to the Beatles. Letterman's show is taped at the Ed Sullivan Theater.

Related Articles  Source: Artist Direct
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Ringo Starr talks Paul, meditation and why he loves L.A.

Ringo Starr has been a fixture in Los Angeles since 1976, when he bought his first home here. "You ask anybody who's ever met me: I love L.A.," he says. "I love the relaxed atmosphere here, and I have a lot of good friends here, a lot of musicians. It just suits my makeup. I love the weather. I love the casualness."

Source: Variety
Ringo Starr's film career: More than meets the eye

Ringo Starr "was used perfectly in the movies," says Chris Carter, host of Breakfast With the Beatles on KLOS-FM. "In A Hard Day's Night, he had his own scene and his own theme; in Help it's all about the ring and Ringo; he sings the title song for Yellow Submarine. So if you think about it, he was really used to great effect."

Source: Variety
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Ringo Starr and his band add more dates to U.S. tour

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band are gearing up for another round of performances. They'll kick off on June 6 in Ontario and wrap up on July 19 in Los Angeles with stops in Chicago, Dallas and New York. Ringo's All Starrs will include Steve Lukather, Richard Page, Gregg Rolie, Todd Rundgren and Gregg Bissonette.

Source: USA Today
Ringo Starr's tandem drumming with Paul McCartney at the Grammys

Many Beatles fans were disappointed when the Grammys reunion featuring Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney found Starr performing alongside McCartney's regular drummer, Abe Laboriel Jr. That's actually Starr's preferred format these days, his regular All-Starr Band tours always feature an additional drummer.

Related Articles  Source: Something Else Reviews
In Pictures: The Grammy Salute to the Beatles

Music world stars celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show by performing Monday night in Los Angeles, including Stevie Wonder, Keith Urban, Jeff Lynne, Joe Walsh, Dave Stewart, Adam Levine, Dave Grohl, John Legend, Katy Perry, Annie Lennox, Peter Frampton and Alicia Keys.

Related Articles  Source: NY Daily News
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunite for Beatles TV special

No one plays a Beatles song quite like a Beatle. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr joined forces at the Los Angeles Convention Center on With a Little Help From My Friends and Hey Jude as the finale on the tribute to the Beatles that CBS will air on Feb. 9, the 50th anniversary of their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.

Related Articles  Source: Billboard
Monday, January 27, 2014
What if The Beatles never were? Ringo Starr almost moved to U.S. at 18

The Beatles might never have happened without some good old-fashioned U.S. red tape. Ringo Starr said in an interview that while still a teenager, he considered chasing his musical dreams in Texas, not Liverpool, because Texas is where his favorite Blues singer came from. But immigration forms proved too daunting.

Source: The Today Show
Beatle-basher Piers Morgan gets schooled by James Rosen

CNN host Piers Morgan couldn't stop himself from bashing Ringo Starr at last night's Grammy awards, tweeting, "If this was a karaoke bar, Ringo would be bottled off by now." Fox News correspondent, and huge Beatles fan, James Rosen came to his defense, tweeting, "Remind me who Piers Morgan is again?"

Related Articles  Source: The Daily Caller
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr share Grammy stage for rare performance

As many fans hoped, a Paul and Ringo reunion happened on the Grammy stage tonight. McCartney sat down on a psychedelic-painted piano with Starr on drums and they performed "Queenie Eye" from Macca's latest album New. Earlier in the broadcast, Starr performed solo and played "Photograph" from his 1973 album, Ringo.

Related Articles  Source: Rolling Stone
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

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