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Latest news as of Friday, October 18, 2019

Friday, September 27, 2019
Photo: Paul and Ringo reunite to celebrate 50 years of Abbey Road

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr had a mini reunion this week, as they visited Abbey Road Studios to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road, which was released on 26 September 1969. They shared images of the pair arriving at the special event, commenting that Abbey Road was the studios where the album was largely created.

Source: Radio X, UK
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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Ringo Starr performs Yellow Submarine with Jimmy Fallon

Ringo Starr, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots recorded a recent installment of The Tonight Show's segment Classroom Instruments. Fallon, Starr and the Roots Crew delivered a rendition of The Beatles' Yellow Submarine. Starr sang lead vocals on the original version, initially appearing on the groundbreaking 1966 album Revolver.

Source: JamBase
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Ringo Starr to release new album with Lennon cover

According to the internet, Ringo Starr will release a new solo album, What's My Name, on October 25. And, if those reports are correct, the album will include a cover of "Grow Old With Me," one of the last songs written by John Lennon, and Ringo also invited Paul McCartney to contribute background vocals and bass to the track.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Monday, August 19, 2019
Ringo Starr played a rooftop concert in New York City

New York City was treated to a Beatle on a rooftop when Ringo Starr stopped by on Sunday night for a show at the Rooftop at Pier 17 with His All Starr Band. At 79 years young, Ringo's voice hasn't aged one bit, the show included Ringo's classic It Don't Come Easy and a handful of Beatles songs including Don't Pass Me By and Yellow Submarine.

Related Articles  Source: Brooklyn Vegan
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band show celebrates 30th anniversary

Last night at The Met in Philadelphia, music icon Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band took the stage for a sold out performance. The tour marks the 30th anniversary of the supergroup's debut back in August of 1989. With this run, Ringo and company are soaking up every moment of the celebration.

Related Articles  Source: The Rock Revival
Friday, August 9, 2019
Ringo Starr makes his humble return to the Ryman

The history of the venerable Ryman Auditorium can humble even Ringo Starr. "When I was living in Liverpool, England," began Starr, who performed Wednesday night at the hallowed Nashville venue, "and listening to Ernest Tubb and Willie Nelson - when he wore a suit ... the idea I'm on this stage is mind blowing."

Related Articles  Source: The Tennessean
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Video: Ringo Starr joins Paul McCartney on stage at Dodgers Stadium

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunited on stage last night for the final date of McCartney's 2019 Freshen Up tour at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles. During the evening's encore, Paul announced the surprise and the pair of Beatles joined together for two songs, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band and Helter Skelter.

Related Articles  Source: Best Classic Bands
Monday, July 8, 2019
Ringo says Peter Jackson's Beatles documentary to be more expressive

Ringo Starr says an upcoming documentary on the Beatles from filmmaker Peter Jackson will be "more expressive and more like we were". Speaking to SiriusXM about the upcoming film, Starr says the original 1970 documentary Let It Be, which ends with the Beatles' famous rooftop concert in London, misrepresented the band.

Source: New Zealand Herald
Ringo Starr celebrates 79th birthday and tour begins soon

Ringo Starr celebrated his 79th birthday on Sunday with a little help from his friends. The beloved Beatle returned to the Capitol Records Tower in Los Angeles for his annual Peace & Love celebration, where he and a starr-studded group of classic rock stars and other celebrities joined gathered fans.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Friday, June 28, 2019
21 uplifting quotes from Ringo Starr

One of the most beloved members of The Beatles, Ringo Starr quotes can be used for a number of reasons. He's an eccentric, fun-loving, talented musician who made The Beatles complete. And if your favorite Beatles song is Yellow Submarine or Octopus's Garden then you have Ringo Starr to thank!

Source: Women.com
Friday, June 21, 2019
Details on Ringo Starr's 2019 birthday celebration and tour

Ringo Starr has announced details for his annual birthday celebration. On July 7, 2019, he'll turn 79 and will return to Capitol Records Tower at 1750 N Vine St. in Los Angeles for his annual Peace & Love celebration, where he and a starr-studded group of classic rock stars and other celebrities will join gathered fans.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Thursday, June 13, 2019
What Ringo Starr does to deal with stage fright

In a recent interview with Al Roker, Ringo Starr admitted he still gets stage fright even after all these years of performing. He said, "I do still get stage fright. Seconds before I go on, I want to go to bed. I wanna go anyway bar there. And then I run on. Once I've run on, I grab the mic and I'm fine."

Source: The Express, UK
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Photographer shoots Ringo and his All-Starrs

Vulcan contacted me this past September. They needed a photographer in San Jose, California, to photograph Ringo. As in Ringo Starr. Yes, the Beatles drummer. What was he like? Very laid-back, super personable, no attitude. He let his personality shine throughout the shoot and he was as he's always appeared: a pretty happy guy.

Source: OZY
Friday, May 3, 2019
Zak Starkey and Sshh Liguz on starting new reggae label Trojan Jamaica

Zak Starkey has made his mark drumming for British rock mainstays Oasis, the Who and Johnny Marr, but in 2019, he's focused on reggae, rocksteady and the sounds of Jamaica. He and his partner Sharna "Sshh" Liguz have launched Trojan Jamaica, a new BMG-funded and -distributed record label focusing on Jamaican music.

Source: Billboard
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Ringo Starr pays tribute to Don Was at 2019 Jazz FM Awards

At last night's Jazz FM Awards, the most prestigious event in the UK jazz calendar, Don Was and Blue Note Records collected the prestigious PPL Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing the label's contribution to jazz history for the past eight decades. Ringo Starr was on hand to congratulate his friend and collaborator.

Source: UDiscover Music
Monday, April 22, 2019
John Lennon's Sgt. Pepper piano sells for more than $700K

An antique piano once owned by John Lennon which he used to write several songs on the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album, was purchased at auction Saturday for $718,000 by Jim Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts. Irsay also owns a 1963 drum kit Ringo Starr used to record some of The Beatles' biggest early hits.

Source: WFJA FM
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
New exhibit at NY Metropolitan Museum includes Ringo's drum kit

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is opening the first major exhibition in an art museum dedicated entirely to the iconic instruments of rock and roll. Play it Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll, features more than 130 instruments played by artists including Paul McCartney and one of Ringo Starr's Beatles drum kits.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Ringo Starr is giving fans chance to come to his birthday bash

Ringo Starr is offering his fans the chance to come celebrate his birthday party with him on July 7 in Los Angeles. Continuing his tradition of using his birthday to benefit The David Lynch Foundation, fans who make a donation of $10 or more to the foundation will be entered to win a trip to the party.

Source: iHeart Radio
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Is Ringo recording a new album with Peter Frampton?

Ringo Starr posted this on Twitter on Monday: "Back in the studio with the great Peter Frampton thanks for the great day Pete Peace and love," along with a picture of Ringo and Frampton together. Ringo told Billboard last June that he was recording a new studio album for 2017, but there was no mention at the time of Peter Frampton.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Website giving away last year's Top 3 Beatles releases

Beatles DJ Ken Michaels has expanded the trivia page on his web site to include a list of one of 9 amazing prizes. Fans can now win one of the Top 3 music releases for Beatles fans for 2015, Ringo Starr's "Postcards From Paradise," Paul McCartney's latest remasters "Tug Of War" and "Pipes Of Peace," and the "Beatles 1 (CD + DVD.)"

Source: Beatles News Blog
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

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