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Flower Power As Beatle's Wife Opens Garden

19th May 2008

Late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON's wife OLIVIA and his former bandmate RINGO STARR thrilled plant lovers at London's Chelsea Flower Show on Monday (19May08) as they launched a new garden tribute to the green-fingered rocker. Harrison, who...

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The Things They Say 8215

5th May 2008

"I learned to knit in hospital. They give you stuff to do to keep you busy because you're so ill." RINGO STARR on picking up his knitting skills during a long spell in hospital as...

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The Things They Say 8209

5th May 2008

"We always say GEORGE fought for me because someone would say, 'What are you doing with him?' and George would shout back... He wasn't always a guru." RINGO STARR on GEORGE HARRISON's support when he...

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The Things They Say 8210

5th May 2008

"I'm left handed and I'm playing a right handed kit... That's why everyone thought, 'Wow, he's a genius,' but all I was doing was trying to play backwards... It's one of those mad accidents, you...

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Ringo Starr: 'The Beatles Were Soldiers That Never Signed Up'

5th May 2008

The world has the end of mandatory national service in Britain to thank for the BEATLES, according to RINGO STARR. The drummer insists the U.K.'s pop and rock explosion in the 1960s all happened because...

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Mccartney And Starr To Reunite?

4th May 2008

BEATLES fans have been sent into a frenzy over rumours SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR are set to reunite on stage in an historic performance. To celebrate the city being named 2008's Capital of...

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Vandals Behead Starr Statue

8th April 2008

Angry vandals have beheaded a statue of RINGO STARR in his hometown after THE BEATLES legend made disparaging remarks about the city of Liverpool, England, in a TV interview. The drummer appeared on a British...

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Beatles' Business Partner And Friend Neil Aspinall Dies

24th March 2008

Neil Aspinall, the man who ran Apple Records for the Beatles and long-time friend of the band, has died at the age of 66.A statement released by surviving band members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr...

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Macca Positive On Beatles Download Deal With Itunes

8th March 2008

The Beatles back-catalogue is set to be released for download thanks to a deal between Sir Paul McCartney and iTunes, according to reports.A deal believed to be worth around 200 million would be split between...

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Starr Sick Of Beatles Association

7th March 2008

Rocker RINGO STARR is sick of the adulation he receives for being part of the THE BEATLES - because he wants to be known for his other musical achievements too. The Photograph singer, 67, hates...

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Starr: 'The Beatles Turned Into An Awful Band'

2nd March 2008

THE BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR was disgusted with the band's musical prowess in the mid 1960s - because their screaming fans turned them into "bad musicians". The Fab Four star is convinced they became victims...

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Starr: 'Alcohol Helped Me To Cope'

2nd March 2008

BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR blames his alcoholism on his inability to function sober following the break-up of the legendary band. The 67-year-old drifted into a downward spiral of depression after the Penny Lane hitmakers broke...

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Vandals Attack Starr Tribute

24th February 2008

Angry vandals have attacked a tribute to RINGO STARR in his hometown after the BEATLES legend made disparaging remarks about the city of Liverpool, England, in a TV interview. The drummer appeared on a British...

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Fascinating Fact 4834

14th February 2008

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR has recruited ex-MEN AT WORK singer COLIN HAY, EDGAR WINTER and BILLY SQUIER to join his ALL STARR BAND for the supergroup's 10th annual tour. Starr spends a portion of every...

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The Things They Say 7095

9th February 2008

"The good news is your boy is working." Ex-BEATLE RINGO STARR is proud his son ZAK STARKEY drums for OASIS and THE WHO.

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Mccartney + Starr Pay Tribute To Late Guru

8th February 2008

Former BEATLES SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR have paid tribute to the band's one-time spiritual advisor MAHARISHI MAHESH YOGI. The musicians are "saddened" by the death of Yogi who was credited with helping the...

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Exercise And Love Keep Starr Young

28th January 2008

Pop pensioner RINGO STARR is a youthful 67, thanks to a rigorous workout regime and a beautiful wife. Starr is preparing to go back on the road, in his seventh decade, to promote a new...

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Israel Withdraws Beatles Ban

28th January 2008

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR have been invited back to Israel - 43 years after the BEATLES were banned from the country. The Fab Four were due to play a gig in the Middle...

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Starr Offers 'Peace And Love' To Regis Philbin

28th January 2008

LATEST: RINGO STARR has apologised to U.S. TV host REGIS PHILBIN after backing out of a performance on his morning show last week (22Jan08) - blaming the programme's producer for cutting his time slot. The...

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The Things They Say 6919

25th January 2008

"It was probably the only time he played to 70 million people." RINGO STARR on magician FRED KAPS, who performed after the BEATLES' fabled performance on America's ED SULLIVAN SHOW in 1964.

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Ringo Walks Out Of Regis And Kelly

23rd January 2008

Suggesting that being a 67-year-old former Beatle no longer carries the cachet that it once did, the producers of Live With Regis and Kelly on Tuesday refused to allow Ringo Starr to perform a song...

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Starr Storms Off Tv Show Over Cut Song

23rd January 2008

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR stormed off the set of U.S. morning show LIVE WITH REGIS + KELLY on Tuesday (22Jan08) after producers attempted to cut short his musical set. Starr was set to appear on...

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Starr's Negative Comments Anger Liverpudlians

22nd January 2008

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR has infuriated residents in his native Liverpool - after admitting he "misses nothing" about the English city when he is away. The rocker was the guest of honour in the north-west...

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Starr Regrets Medicated Indianapolis Show

21st January 2008

A regretful U.S. show in 1964 still haunts former BEATLE RINGO STARR - because it was the only performance when he let his bandmates down. The drummer insists he would have been beat perfect throughout...

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Starr Hates Modern Technology

21st January 2008

RINGO STARR hates modern technology - and does his best to avoid using mobile phones and computers. The 67-year-old former Beatle insists he has no interest in emailing his pals, and admits while he has...

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The Things They Say 6867

21st January 2008

"When we did that BEATLES ANTHOLOGY, the guy interviewing me asked me about the second time we played Shea (Stadium - in New York), and I was like, `What? We played it twice?' I had...

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The Things They Say 6861

19th January 2008

"Take JOHNNY CASH's last CD, I couldn't even play it. He just sounded so frail... If I was ever down, tough, I'd put on LEONARD COHEN. Then you know you aren't that down." Former BEATLE...

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Fascinating Fact 4661

18th January 2008

RINGO STARR's new tune HARRY'S SONG is a tribute to the former BEATLE's late pal, singer HARRY NILSSON.

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The Things They Say 6834

17th January 2008

"It was the worst track we ever had to record. It went on for f**king weeks. I thought it was mad." RINGO STARR remembers how difficult it was recording MAXWELL'S SILVER HAMMER for THE BEATLES's...

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Photos Help Forgetful Starr Piece Together His Past

17th January 2008

RINGO STARR is grateful for photographs of his time with THE BEATLES - because they help him piece together his amazing past. The drummer admits he can't remember many great Fab Four moments and only...

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