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45 Years Ago: Ringo Starr Temporarily Quits the Beatles
Although they wouldn't officially disband until April 1970, the first signs that the four-headed beast known as the Beatles was starting to come apart at the seams took place on Aug. 22, 1968. A little more than six years to the day that he performed his first show with the group, drummer Ringo…
Ringo Starr to Appear on New ‘Powerpuff Girls’ Special
Few things seemed more incongruous on children's television in 1989 than Ringo Starr's time on PBS' show, 'Shining Time Station' (apart, of course, from when George Carlin took over for Ringo a year later). Starr is about to make the year spent as 'Mr. Conductor' l…
Ringo Starr’s Birthplace Saved from Demolition
A three-year battle to preserve Ringo Starr‘s childhood home has resulted in a victory. The small house in the Dingle section of Liverpool had been on a list of houses to be demolished as part of an urban renewal project, but a campaign started by local Beatles fans has saved No. 9 Madryn Stre…
Ringo Starr and Dave Stewart Announce Movie Musical
After watching the film version of ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,’ you’d think Ringo Starr would have no love for rock movie musicals, but think again — the Funny Beatle is teaming up with erstwhile Eurythmic Dave Stewart to write …
Ringo Starr Spews Details on Dealing With Preshow Jitters
There’s always a spring to 71-year-old Ringo Starr‘s step when he hits the concert stage, and the reason why is not something the former Beatles drummer acknowledges with pride.
It turns out that Starr, even with 50-plus years of concert performances under his belt, still suffers from stage fright. B…
Ringo Starr Doesn’t Care If Kids Ask ‘Who Are the Beatles?’
When Paul McCartney performed at the 2012 Grammy Awards last month, “Who is Paul McCartney” became a trending topic on Twitter, causing older Beatles fans to blink in amazement.
But before you start spouting off about “kids these days” and the sadness of their musical apathy, it turns out McCartney’s…

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