Starr

MATT SORUM: The Reason I Became A Drummer Was RINGO STARR https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/matt-sorum-the-reason-i-became-a-drummer-was-ringo-starr/ MATT SORUM: The Reason I Became A Drummer Was RINGO STARR Matt Sorum has credited Ringo Starr with being the reason he became a drummer. The former GUNS N' ROSES member took to his Instagram earlier today (Tuesday, July 7) to share a […]

Happy 80th birthday to Ringo Starr, drums, vocals, Rory Storm and The Beatles. He sang lead vocals on one track on most Beatles albums, The Beatles scored 21 US No.1 & 17 UK No.1 singles. Starr had the solo 1974 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'You're Sixteen' plus 9 other US Top 40 hits. […]

17th April 1971, All four Beatles had solo singles in the UK charts, Paul McCartney with ‘Another Day’, John Lennon ‘Power To The People’, George Harrison ‘My Sweet Lord’ and Ringo Starr ‘It Don’t Come Easy.’ https://youtu.be/bvEexTomE1I Ringo Starr – It Don’t Come Easy (Official Video) [HD] Ringo Starr – It Don't Come Easy [HD] […]

12th April 2010, The Vatican's official newspaper L'Osservatore Ramano published a story praising The Beatles and saying that it forgave John Lennon for his 1966 comment that the group was 'bigger than Jesus.' Lennon told a British newspaper in 1966 – at the height of Beatlemania – that he did not know which would die […]

4th March 1966, John Lennon's statement that The Beatles were 'more popular than Jesus Christ' was published in The London Evening Standard. His opinions drew no controversy when published in the UK, but when republished in the US a few months later, angry reactions flared up in Christian communities. Extensive protests broke out with some […]

18th February 1965, Working at Abbey Road studios in London, The Beatles recorded two new songs: John Lennon’s ‘You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away’ and a new Paul McCartney song ‘Tell Me What You See’. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/artists/the-beatles-100-facts/ Facts on John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr 1. A Hard Day’s Night is the […]

11th February 1964, The Beatles made their live concert debut in the US at the Washington Coliseum. Over 350 police surrounded the stage to keep the 8,000 plus screaming fans in control. One police officer who found the noise so loud stuck a bullet in each ear as ear plugs. The Beatles had to stop […]

31st Dec 1970, Paul McCartney filed a suit against the rest of The Beatles to dissolve their partnership. According to the court documents, McCartney's main reason for wanting to legally break up the group stemmed from the decision taken by the others to to appoint Rolling Stones manager Allan Klein as their manager. McCartney didn't […]

18th August 1962, Ringo Starr made his debut with The Beatles at the horticultural society Dance, Birkenhead, England, having had a two-hour rehearsal in preparation. This was the first appearance of The Beatles as the world would come to know them: John, Paul, George, and Ringo. More on Ringo here: https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-…/starr-of-the-beatles/ Starr of the Beatles, […]

30th June 1966, The Beatles played the first of three concerts at the Nippon Budokan Hall, Japan. The concert was filmed with The Beatles wearing black suits. The following day's first performance was also filmed; with The Beatles wearing white suits. There was a strict police presence with 3,000 police observing each concert played in […]


Current track

Title

Artist

Background