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Friday, March 6, 2015
Ringo Starr pays loving tribute to filmmaker Albert Maysles

Ringo Starr has issued a statement reacting to the death of Albert Maysles. In his statement Ringo said, "Albert Maysles was a beautiful human being. The many times I hung out with him it was always a pleasure. He was a pioneer of his time, even for a short man. He will be missed. God bless him. Peace & Love, Ringo"

Related Articles  Source: Beatles Examiner
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Video: Ringo Starr debuts first song from new album

Ringo Starr will release his 18th studio release, Postcards From Paradise, on March 31. The album contains 11 original tracks, and is the first to include a song written and recorded by Ringo Starr and his current All Starr Band. The video for the very "Beatley" title track is now available online exclusively on the Yahoo! Music site.

Related Articles  Source: Yahoo! Music
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Ringo's Rock Hall induction to air May 30 on HBO

We already knew that the 30th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, including the induction of Ringo Starr, is scheduled for April 18 in Cleveland, but we now know when and where fans will be able to watch the big event on TV. The show will premiere on HBO on Saturday, May 30, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Related Articles  Source: WFJA FM 105.5
Monday, March 2, 2015
Ringo Starr presented with Key to the City of Sarasota

Last Tuesday, moments before taking the stage to perform to a sold out house for the Van Wezel 45th Anniversary Celebration, Ringo Starr was presented the Key to the City of Sarasota, Florida, by City Commissioner Susan Atwell. Ringo graciously accepted, proclaiming "Peace!" and then posing for a photo.

Source: WWSB TV, Sarasota
Ringo admits Paul Is Dead rumors were true... not

Last week, websites reported on an "exclusive Ringo Starr interview" in the Hollywood Inquirer in which Starr admits the 1966 Paul Is Dead conspiracy is true, and quotes him as saying, "When Paul died, we all panicked!" However, the Hollywood Inquirer doesn't actually exist, the story was created by a satirical news website.

Source: The Mirror, UK
Friday, February 27, 2015
Lliverpool City Council challenges move to stop Welsh Streets demolition

A decision to halt the demolition of Liverpool's Welsh Streets area has been challenged by the city council, saying, "The long-suffering residents have now been waiting more than a decade for new homes and we are standing up against this unacceptable political interference." The area includes Ringo Starr's birthplace.

Related Articles  Source: BBC News
Now on Blu-ray: Ringo Starr in Caveman

Caveman starring Ringo Starr revolves around Atouk (Ringo) falling in love with and pursuing cavewoman Lana, played by Barbara Bach, even though she is the mate of the huge and hunky alpha male Tonda, played by John Matuszak. In real life, Starr and Bach were married ten days after the theatrical release of this film.

Source: PopMatters
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, February 16, 2015
Photos: Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band in Birmingham

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band made a rare appearance Sunday night at the BJCC Concert Hall in Birmingham, Alabama, performing a show that lasted more than two hours and featured a handful of tunes by the Beatles, including Don't Pass Me By, Yellow Submarine and With a Little Help From My Friends.

Source: AL.com
Friday, February 13, 2015
Video: Behind-the-scenes with Ringo Starr for his Skechers campaign

Ringo Starr is the new face of Skechers Relaxed Fit, and they have released a behind-the-scenes preview of the campaign. Starr commented on his unexpected gig as a Skechers footwear model, saying, "I'm still a working musician, I'm still on tour, I love to be relaxed and I'm wearing the shoes because they're comfortable."

Source: Artist Direct
Pictures: Ringo Starr marries Maureen Cox 50 years ago today

Fifty years ago today, the media massed outside Caxton Hall registry office in London as Ringo Starr married Liverpool hairdresser Maureen Cox. They met at the Cavern before the band were household names and Maureen was eventually forced to give up her career as jealous Ringo fans had been known to attack her in public.

Source: Liverpool Echo
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Ringo releases new fan video and new album cover

Out in March, Postcards From Paradise is Ringo Starr's 18th studio release and is the first to feature his current All-Starr band made up of Steve Lukather, Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rolie, Richard Page, Warren Ham and Greg Bissonette. Family and friends also feature on the new album which was recorded at Ringo's home studio in LA.

Related Articles  Source: The Express, UK
Monday, February 9, 2015
Ringo Starr asking fans for pics for Postcards from Paradise video

Ringo Starr is making a video for the title track of his upcoming album, Postcards from Paradise, and he's seeking a little help from his fans. Ringo has launched a new promotion asking his followers to submit photos of what they consider a depiction of paradise, and some will be chosen to be included in the video.

Related Articles  Source: WFJA FM 105.5
Ringo's Beatles drum case and George Harrison's Mercedes Benz for sale

A drum case used by Ringo Starr and a Mercedes Benz owned by George Harrison are being offered for sale. Ringo's name is stenciled on the case, and a sticker found inside the drum case features his signature in faded ink. George Harrison owned the 1984 Mercedes Benz 500 SEL with AMG package for 16 years.

Source: Beatles Examiner
Video: Liverpool's Welsh Streets from the air

Amazing video shot using an unmanned aerial drone shows the current state of the Welsh Streets properties in Liverpool. The neighborhood was slated to demolished, but development plans are now on hold again, because of the cultural importance of Ringo Starr's former home in Madryn Street.

Related Articles  Source: Liverpool Echo
Friday, February 6, 2015
Video: Skechers previews Ringo Starr ad campaign

Ringo Starr is taking on a new role as a spokesman for Skechers Relaxed Fit footwear this spring and the company released a behind-the-scenes video with Ringo talking about the new campaign, his upcoming tour and his new album to Beatles Examiner on Feb. 5. The video also includes him showing his skills on the drums.

Source: Beatles Examiner
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Ex-producer Mark Hudson still piles praise on Ringo Starr

After collaborating over the years with the likes of Gregg Bissonette and Phil Collins, Grammy-winning Beatles nut Mark Hudson knows drummers, and says Ringo Starr bests them all. "I've worked with every great drummer on the planet," Hudson says, "Ringo Starr is the greatest rock drummer that I've ever heard."

Source: Something Else Reviews
Friday, January 30, 2015
Ringo Starr pays tribute to Rory Storm on new album

Ringo Starr has a song about his first band Rory and the Hurricanes on his next album Postcards From Paradise. Ringo Starr was the drummer in Rory Storm and the Hurricanes from 1960 to 1962 before replacing Pete Best in The Beatles on August 14, 1962. The Hurricanes were one of Liverpool's most popular bands in 1960.

Related Articles  Source: Music News, UK
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Ringo Starr releases date of next solo album Postcards From Paradise

About a month before his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ringo Starr will release his 18th solo album, Postcards From Paradise, containing 11 original songs. Among them are "Island in the Sun," the first he has written with his All-Starr Band, and songs featuring appearances by a number of his famous friends.

Related Articles  Source: Rolling Stone
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Ringo tweets funny Abbey Road parody for snow-bound fans

Even Ringo Starr got into the act making jokes about the blizzard-that-wasn't here on the East Coast. Ringo posted a photo of the legendary Abbey Road album as if the Beatles had to record it in New York during a blizzard, with the tweet, "I love this photo peace and love be safe in New York and the East Coast."

Source: New Jersey 101.5
Friday, January 16, 2015
Local residents unhappy as politician steps in to save Beatles heritage

Plans to transform Liverpool's Welsh Streets area have been blocked by UK government official Eric Pickles. A proposal to knock down 271 terraced houses in Toxteth was recommended after a public inquiry, but the communities secretary said the plans were "short sighted" because the site includes Ringo Starr's birthplace.

Related Articles  Source: Liverpool Echo
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Harry Nilsson played key role on Liverpool 8, 14 years after his death

A sometime musical collaborator/drinking companion of John Lennon and Ringo Starr, Harry Nilsson had this crazy knack for musical alchemy. "Harry's Song" lifted Liverpool 8 all by itself. Dedicated to the mad genius who died almost exactly 14 years earlier, the track finds Ringo loosening up in the tradition of his old friend.

Source: Something Else Reviews
Monday, January 12, 2015
Five years ago today, Ringo's Y Not features dark duet with Paul McCartney

Ringo Starr's Y Not, released on January 12, 2010, found its centerpoint with "Walk With You," a duet with former Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney. The track features a darkly mature chorus unlike any he's put out, Paul's vocal works in counterpoint, taking the high road, while Ringo intertwines beside and underneath.

Source: Something Else Reviews
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

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