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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Video: Radiohead's Phil Selway joins Ringo Starr for Beatles classic

Radiohead drummer Phil Selway joined Ringo Starr and the All Starr Band for a performance of the Beatles' classic With a Little Help From My Friends at the Beacon Theater in New York City Wednesday. Selway struck a characteristically stoic pose behind the kit, his steady playing style a sharp contrast to the flash of Gregg Bissonette.

Source: Rolling Stone
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Baby you can drive Paul's Aston and Ringo's Mini

If you love the Beatles as much as you love cars, your opportunity to secure your dream ride is coming up in just a couple of weeks. Consigned to Bonhams' auction in London on December 2 are two cars owned by famous members of the Fab Four: an Aston Martin once owned by Paul McCartney, and a Mini Cooper that was Ringo Starr's.

Source: Carscoops
Friday, November 10, 2017

The Point
Harry Nilsson's overlooked masterpiece

One day I came across the movie, "The Point." My mother said, "Oh, you'd love this! It's about a boy who gets bullied because he's the only person without a pointed head." As a child with undiagnosed autism who was bullied relentlessly, I had self-esteem issues, so my mom thought it would help me out. Plus Ringo Starr narrated it, and that was a bonus.

Source: Splice Today
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Video: Ringo Starr invites fans to be part of his next video

Ringo says he's celebrating people who Give More Love every day, and is inviting fans to share photos or short video depicting peace, love, and kindness using the hashtag #GiveMoreLoveContest. Ringo has announced he will choose his favorite photos and videos to be featured in the upcoming fan video for Give More Love.

More Information  Source: Ringo Starr Facebook page
Ringo Starr tweets Fort Lauderdale beach photo

There's a Beatle in Broward, and he's near the beach. A photo posted by Ringo Starr's official Twitter account Tuesday morning announced the legendary drummer's arrival in Fort Lauderdale, for two concerts this week. Ringo tweeted along with the photo, "Welcome to Florida Fort Lauderdale tonight. Peace and love."

Source: Sun Sentinel, Miami
Monday, November 6, 2017
Video: Michael Stipe covers Ringo Starr

Michael Stipe covered Ringo Starr and others on Sunday during a brief live set as part of Pathway to Paris' climate change benefit concert at New York City's Carnegie Hall. Stipe teased Starr's 1971 hit It Don't Come Easy before interrupting himself and switching to the former Beatle's 1973 classic, Photograph.

Source: Rolling Stone
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band have a Halloween party at Austin concert

In Austin last night, Ringo Starr and his six-piece backing band charged onstage just past 8 p.m. sporting all manner of goofy masks, a skeleton-cranium helmet and, in drummer's Gregg Bissonette's case, a gorilla suit. "That's enough of that!" Ringo declared, tossing aside his cartoon-animal mask after the first song.

Related Articles  Source: Austin 360
Monday, October 30, 2017
Re-examining the underrated Ringo Starr

Many musicians say Ringo Starr is a great musician, but he's often treated as a second-class Starr. Sure, musicologists and Beatles superfans might appreciate exactly what he did, but too often the drummer for the most influential rock band of all time is regarded as a fortunate goofball lucky to be keeping the beat for such a group.

Source: Houston Chronicle
Friday, October 27, 2017
Paul McCartney's sweater, Ringo Starr's suit pants up for auction

A short-sleeve knit sweater worn by Paul McCartney, a suit jacket worn by George Harrison and a pair of suit pants worn by Ringo Starr are up for sale through Heritage Auctions, which bills itself as "the world's largest collectibles auctioneer." The Beatles memorabilia is part of a large auction of classic rock and film-related items.

Source: Rolling Stone
Monday, October 23, 2017
VIP meet-up with Ringo Starr to be auctioned for children's music education

Musack, an organization that helps underprivileged kids by providing instruments and support for music education, has launched a new auction for a meet-up and VIP ticket package to one of Ringo Starr's tour stops this fall. Proceeds from the auction will go directly to purchasing guitars for Musack's programs.

Source: Relix
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Georgia gallery hosts Ringo art show to coincide with upcoming concert

An opportunity to meet a music icon is coming soon to the Ann Jackson Gallery in downtown Roswell, Georgia. Beginning on Nov. 8 and running through Nov. 11, the gallery will host "The Ringo Starr Fine Art Show." Ringo will take a photo backstage at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta with fans who purchase select pieces of his signed art work.

Related Articles  Source: North Fulton Neighbor, GA
Monday, October 16, 2017
Listen: Ringo Starr talks new album, reuniting with Paul McCartney

In a new radio interview, Ringo Starr talks about his latest album, and why Paul McCartney is still the most melodic bass player in the industry. About the song Show Me The Way, Ringo said, "You know, one part of that track he plays just four straight notes, and they are so moving. Anyway, I love the man, what more do you want me to say?"

Source: WZLX FM, Boston
Video: Ringo Starr begins 2017 tour of his All-Starr Band

Ringo Starr kicked off the 2017 edition of his All Starr Band with the first two of eight performances at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas last Friday and Saturday. The current lineup of All Starrs first came together in 2012 and is the band's longest-running. Ringo performed songs that he sang lead for The Beatles as well as many solo hits.

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Friday, October 13, 2017
Tommy Live now available on DVD and Blu-ray

Tommy is considered one of the greatest concept albums of all time, but it has taken nearly 50 years for the Who to perform the double album live in its entirety. Tommy Live At The Royal Albert Hall comes to DVD, Blu-ray, 2 CD and 3 LP packages today. Founding members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are joined by Zak Starkey on drums.

Source: The Music Universe
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Iconic Marylebone Town Hall now open for bookings

The diary is now open for bookings at one of London's most recognisable civil wedding venues, The Old Marylebone Town Hall, a celebrity favorite for weddings including Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. Reopening in January 2018, the Town Hall will offer intimate ceremonies for four people to larger weddings for up to 100 guests.

Source: London Loves Business
Friday, October 6, 2017
Ringo Starr dedicating first All Starr Band show to Las Vegas victims

With Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band set to launch a new U.S. tour next week with a Las Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Starr has dedicated the group's first Vegas show, which takes place October 13, to the shooting victims, and also will make a donation to them from his Lotus Foundation charity.

Events Calendar  Related Articles  Source: WFJA 105.5 FM
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Concert for John Lennon's 77th birthday this Saturday in Geneva, NY

Had he lived, John Lennon would have turned 77 this Monday, October 9, and in honor of the late Beatles legend's birthday, a special concert featuring a variety of musicians will be held on Saturday, October 7, in Geneva, New York. Performances include Lennon session guitarist Earl Slick and one-time Ringo Starr producer Mark Hudson.

Source: WJBD FM, Salem, IL
Friday, September 22, 2017
In defence of Ringo Starr: Masterful drummer and Beatles' unsung genius

The public's perception of Ringo Starr, a non-musician who got lucky, a journeyman alongside three musical geniuses, is total nonsense. Ringo, whose new album Give More Love has just come out, wasn't just the funniest Beatle, and he wasn't just the best drummer in the Beatles. He was the best drummer for the Beatles.

Source: The Guardian, UK
Friday, September 15, 2017
New Ringo Starr album out now

Out today is Give More Love, the 19th solo album by Ringo Starr. The 10-track album features a wealth of guest co-writers and players, including Paul McCartney and brother-in-law Joe Walsh, as well as appearances by friends and All-Starr Band alumni such as Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather, Edgar Winter and others.

Source: WROR, Boston
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Ringo Starr supports Brexit, but don't tell Bob Geldof

The Beatles drummer appeared on BBC's Newsnight yesterday to encourage the powers that be to "get on with it". "The people voted," he said, but he explained, not all rockstars feel the same way as him, adding, "Don't tell Bob Geldof." Paul McCartney has stated he was against Brexit, neither voted as they were out of the country at the time.

Source: Gigwise
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Philadelphia art dealer brings Beatles artwork together at exhibit

Philadelphia art dealer Neal Glaser first worked with Ringo Starr, exhibiting his work around the country and at shows with his All-Starr Band. He also is the distributor of fine art lithographs signed by Paul McCartney, the proceeds of which go to charities. His latest exhibit brings together the art of Paul, Ringo and George Harrison.

Source: Connecticut Post
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Listen: Ringo releases single from his new album

Exclusive to, ahead of its worldwide release tomorrow, fans can listen today to "Standing Still," Ringo's newest single from "Give More Love", on the website. The single will be available worldwide beginning tomorrow. Give More Love here wil be available everywhere on September 15th.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Ringo Starr keeps pushing forward with new music

"I decided at the end of November last year that I'm taking 2017 off," says Ringo Starr in a new interview. "On the 12th of January, I said 'Yes' to the October tour, so that didn't last long," he said with a hearty laugh. "I only ever wanted to play, that was my aim from 13. I'm sitting here, at 77, still talking about it. And I'm still playing."

Source: Los Angeles Times
Friday, September 1, 2017
Ringo Starr shares his wish list for next reissues

On what's next for Beatles reissues, Ringo Starr says, "I'd like to do the White Album, I think Giles should redo that. I don't know why not. And Abbey Road. But I love the White Album [because] we were back being a band, even though emotionally it was a bit weird between us for a while, and I left the band and came back."

Source: Los Angeles Times
Monday, August 28, 2017
Ringo Starr's modified boots sell for 6,900

A pair of Beatle boots worn by Ringo Starr on stage in 1963 have sold for 6,900 (about $8,900) at auction in Liverpool. Unlike the leather boots worn by the rest of the Fab Four, the drummer had suede versions of the distinctive pointed-toe footwear with a lower heel. This was so he could use the pedals of his drum kit while performing.

Source: BBC News, UK

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