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Ringo Starr Survived The Blitz

27th May 2011

The Beatles star Ringo Starr cheated death when he was just a baby after a Nazi bomb was dropped on his street, according to a new book.The drummer's native Liverpool, England was targeted in German...

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The Beatles Nearly Drafted

25th May 2011

The Beatles would never have formed if they hadn't narrowly escaped being drafted into the army. The band's Sir Paul McCartney said the group - which originally came together in 1960 - were lucky to...

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Ringo Claims Beatles Were 'Lucky' To Get Him

24th May 2011

Ringo Starr has claimed The Beatles were lucky to have him as their drummerThe 70-year-old musician - who replaced former drummer Pete Best two years after the original line-up was formed - claimed he was...

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Ringo Starr Shocked By Fury Over Liverpool 'Joke'

23rd May 2011

Ringo Starr was stunned by the reaction of fans in his hometown when he insisted he missed "nothing" about the English city of Liverpool - because the remark was meant as a joke.The former Beatles...

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The Beatles Entourage Set To Reunite For Cirque Du Soleil Anniversary

22nd May 2011

A few members and associates of the Beatles are set to get together in Las Vegas on 8 June to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Cirque Du Soleil's 'Love', the music-driven circus show from THE...

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Debbie Harry Admits Crush On Marilyn

27th April 2011

Debbie Harry used to have a crush on Marilyn Monroe.The Blondie singer has always been "open-minded" when it comes to her sexuality and admits she was attracted to the legendary sex symbol when she was...

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Ringo Starr Documenting His Life In Song

27th April 2011

Ringo Starr is writing a semi-autobiographical record.The former Beatles drummer - who now performs with collaborative group Ringo Starr And His All Star Band - enjoys penning songs about his hometown of Liverpool, North West...

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Dave Stewart Prepares First Solo Album In 16 Years

21st April 2011

Dave Stewart has collaborated with Bob Dylan and Stevie Nicks on his new album. The Eurythmics musician co-wrote a track with the legendary folk musician for 'The Blackbird Diaries', as well as recording collaborations with...

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Ringo Starr's Home Saved After Last-minute Ruling

20th April 2011

The birthplace of Beatles legend Ringo Starr has been saved from demolition after a dramatic last-minute intervention by the British government.Officials in the drummer's hometown of Liverpool, England are planning to bulldoze dozens of dilapidated...

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Ringo Starr Gives Drum Kit To Teenage Cancer Survivor

5th April 2011

Beatles legend Ringo Starr has made one lucky fan's dreams come true after giving him his drum kit.Brain cancer survivor Alexx Kipp, who also suffers from Tourette's Syndrome, reached out to the rocker through the...

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Ringo Starr Gives Drum Kit To Teenage Fan

4th April 2011

Ringo Starr gave his drum kit to a teenage brain cancer survivor.The former Beatles star met with 17-year-old Alexx Kipp - who also suffers from Tourette's Syndrome - at the Los Angeles' Hard Rock Cafe...

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The Things They Say 21062

4th April 2011

"I'm escorting Kate down the aisle, hooking her up with the Prince." Ringo Starr jokes about his involvement in the upcoming royal wedding.

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Ringo Starr's Birthplace Receives Final Demolition Order

24th March 2011

Campaigners in Ringo Starr's hometown have failed in their bid to preserve the Beatles drummer's birthplace - local authorities are pressing ahead with plans to demolish the house where he was born.The musician's former family...

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Ringo Starr Staging First Liverpool Gig Since Furore

21st March 2011

Ringo Starr is preparing to make peace with fans in his native Liverpool after declaring he missed "nothing" about the English city - he's returning to his hometown for a special show in June (11).The...

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Yellow Submarine Goes In The Tank With Mars Needs Moms

16th March 2011

The sinking of Robert Zemeckis's Mars Needs Moms has apparently sunk plans for another Zemickis motion-capture feature, the Beatles' Yellow Submarine. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the project has been canceled by Disney after the...

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Mick Jagger Working With Dave Stewart

4th March 2011

Sir Mick Jagger is reportedly working on a new album with Eurythmics' Dave Stewart.The Rolling Stones frontman is said to be working on his first material since his main bands' last studio album, 'A Bigger...

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The Things They Say 20496

24th February 2011

"My aunt used to babysit Ringo. And he was a monster, apparently!" SEX AND THE CITY star KIM CATTRALL reveals her little-known link to RINGO STARR. The actress was born in Liverpool, England - the...

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Starr Trademarks Name For Video Games

1st February 2011

RINGO STARR has sparked speculation he's preparing to launch himself into the video games market by trademarking his name for the industry.The Beatles legend has filed an application to trademark the name 'Ringo' for video...

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British Politician Attempts To Save Starr Home

3rd January 2011

A British politician has stepped in to help save the birthplace of BEATLES legend RINGO STARR from demolition.The house at 9 Madryn Street in Liverpool, England is under threat of demolition after officials at the...

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Starr Sells Aspen Home

29th December 2010

RINGO STARR and his actress/model wife BARBARA BACH are reducing their assets - they've put one of their luxury homes up for sale.The former Beatle and his wife own property in Los Angeles, Colorado, and...

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Campaigners Slam Ruling On Starr's Home

28th December 2010

BEATLES fans have blasted a decision by English Heritage bosses not to save RINGO STARR's birthplace from demolition - branding the ruling "a joke".Earlier this month (Dec10), a preservation order was placed on the famous...

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Heritage Bosses Reject Protection Order For Starr's Home

28th December 2010

Officials at English Heritage turned down the chance to save RINGO STARR's birthplace from demolition after branding the house an "unremarkable building".The organisation works to preserve areas of historical significance in Britain, and earlier this...

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The Beatles Added To Itunes

16th November 2010

The Beatles' back catalogue has been added to iTunes. The legendary British group - comprised of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison - have been the largest artist to be conspicuously absent...

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Starr's Childhood Home Boarded Up To Prevent Vandalism

27th October 2010

The suburban home where RINGO STARR was born was boarded up on Tuesday (26Oct10) in a bid to stop BEATLES fans stealing pieces of the property.The house on Madryn Street in Liverpool, England has been...

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Ringo Starr's Home Boarded Up

27th October 2010

Ringo Starr's childhood home has been boarded up to stop Beatles fans from stealing mementos from it. The house - number nine Madryn Street, Liverpool, North East England - has had metal shutters fitted to...

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Jonas Brothers Pay Tribute To Lennon

11th October 2010

The Jonas Brothers paid tribute to the late John Lennon on YouTube to celebrate his 70th birthday.The pop group - consisting of brothers Joe, Kevin and Nick - celebrated the late Beatles star's 70th birthday...

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Starr's Former Home Vandalised

1st October 2010

RINGO STARR's former home has been targeted by vandals who have ripped off parts of the brickwork as mementos of the BEATLES legend.Fans of the Fab Four were left fuming earlier this year (10) when...

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The Things They Say 18100

22nd September 2010

"I'd like to be in a man band, but with PAUL MCCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and KEITH RICHARDS. We'd have a rocky edge." ENRIQUE IGLESIAS names his ideal collaborators.

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Starr Is Signing Again

14th September 2010

RINGO STARR has scrapped his ban on handing out autographs to fans - he's offering up signed drumsticks as prizes in a competition.The Beatles legend famously announced in a video message in 2008 that he...

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Starr's Home Facing Demolition

18th August 2010

BEATLES fans are fuming over plans to demolish the house in Liverpool, England where RINGO STARR was born.The drummer was welcomed into the world on 7 July 1940 in a house on Madryn Street in...

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