Starr

10th April 1970, 27 year-old Paul McCartney issued a press statement, announcing that The Beatles had split, (one week before the release of his solo album). McCartney said, 'I have no future plans to record or appear with The Beatles again, or to write any music with John'. John Lennon, who had kept his much-earlier […]

He attempted to make sense of Sparks’ first band, had a very public bust-up with John Lennon, and found life surprisingly easy with Grand Funk Railroad. Interview: Todd Rundgren on John Lennon, Ringo Starr, New York Dolls and more Link to original article here

24th November 1973, Ringo Starr went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Photograph'. His first of two US chart toppers as a solo artist. Written by Starr and George Harrison, the promotional film shot for the single showed Starr walking around his new house at the time, Tittenhurst Park, which had been previously […]

It was only 7 years with Ringo Starr: We posted earlier about the last Beatles band picture earlier today. Here is a little more about it. The first picture of The Beatles together (with Ringo) was taken on Aug. 22, 1962 in the Cavern Club. 7 years later, on Aug. 22, 1969, the last picture […]

Happy birthday to Ringo Starr, born on 7th July 1940, drums, vocals, Rory Storm, 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). Solo (1974 US No.1 & UK No.4 single ‘You’re Sixteen’ plus 9 other US Top 40 hits). […]

A couple of days ago we posted about when Ringo Starr collapsed with tonsillitis and was hospitalised on the eve of The Beatles’ 1964 world tour. Here’s how it ended. The band’s manager Brian Epstein and their producer George Martin discussed using a stand-in drummer, rather than canceling part of the tour. Martin suggested Jimmie […]

24th Nov 1973, Ringo Starr went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Photograph’. His first of two US chart toppers as a solo artist. Written by Starr and George Harrison, the promotional film shot for the single showed Starr walking around his new house at the time, Tittenhurst Park, which had been previously […]


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