Check out this iPhone video I recorded of Grohl speaking about the influence of The Beatles as a band and of Ringo Starr’s influence on his own drumming. It’s a great straight from the heart unscripted question and answer about Ringo…
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“Ringo” is the third studio album by Ringo Starr, released in 1973 on Apple Records and is noted for being the only solo album by an ex-Beatle that has all members of The Beatles appear on it.
John Lennon never intended to attend the start of The Beatles “Abbey Road” recording sessions on July 1 but the crash further delayed his return to London. After being discharged from the hospital he spent three days at home before finally rejoining The Beatles at Abbey Road Studios on July 9.
Malcolm “Mal” Evans is best known as the road manager, assistant, bodyguard and friend of The Beatles. As The Beatles gained popularity their manager Brian Epstein hired Evans to serve as their assistant road manager.
Just before 10 p.m. on August 27th, 1965, Elvis’ manager Colonel Tom Parker and Memphis Mafia foreman Joe Esposito rode in limos over to The Beatles rented Benedict Canyon house to pick up John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, The Beatles manager Brian Epstein and road manager, Mal Evans for what would be a historical meeting.
This photo is the last photo of John Lennon and George Harrison together. It was taken at the Troubador nightclub in Los Angeles, California in November of 1974.
In watching a short film presented at the press conference that included footage of Ringo and Paul McCartney performing The Beatles song “Birthday” live for Starr’s 70th birthday on July 7, 2010, I noticed tattoos on each of Starr’s inner forearms.
At the height of Beatlemania, The Beatles song “She Loves You” was parodied in an episode of The Flinstones. In episode “The Hatrocks and The Gruesomes” that first aired on January 22, 1965,
The GRAMMY Museum, in cooperation with Ringo Starr, debut a major new exhibition, Ringo: Peace & Love that opened on June 12, 2013. Here is the promotional poster hanging all around Los Angeles showing the current Ringo holding a cutout of The Beatles Ringo.
Pete Best, The Beatles original drummer was replaced by Ringo Starr on August 16, 1962. To commemorate his sacking, 20 years later on April 6, 1982, Best sported this “I’m Not Ringo” shirt for a photo shoot.