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Beatles Labelled 'Traitors' In Hometown

Former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR was shocked when the band were called 'traitors' by people in their native city of Liverpool, England. The group provoked outrage in the 1960s when they decided to quit their...

Starr's Words Of Support For Winehouse

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR sympathises with troubled singer AMY WINEHOUSE for having suffered such a "public destruction". The veteran rocker is full of praise for Winehouse's musical achievements, and is confident she can kick her...

Starr Not 'Desperate' Enough To Work With Young Stars

Veteran rocker RINGO STARR has ruled out any future collaborations with his younger peers - because he's not "desperate" for a hit record. The ex-Beatle admits he's been approached many times to work with today's...

Ownership Row Over Starr's Car

An ownership row has broken out over a 1970s Porsche which was once owned by former BEATLE RINGO STARR. Scottish oil worker Stuart Johnstone insists he is the legal owner of the 1972 Porsche 911,...

Ringo Raises Beatles Flag

RINGO STARR thrilled THE BEATLES fans by hoisting the only Fab Four flag high above Los Angeles' Capitol Records building on Tuesday (06Nov07). The ceremony was held to mark the release of the limited edition...

Scorsese To Direct George Harrison Film

Martin Scorsese, who appears to enjoy making documentaries about celebrated musicians as much as he does dramas about the underworld, is planning to direct a film about George Harrison, the former Beatle who died in...

Tarantino Wants To Make Ringo An Acting Starr

PULP FICTION director QUENTIN TARANTINO is hoping to cast BEATLES legend RINGO STARR in an upcoming movie role. The cult filmmaker admired the drummer's presence onstage and believes he has the abilities to star in...

Scorsese To Make Harrison Film

Legendary director Martin Scorsese has signed up to make an untitled documentary about the life of Beatles singer George Harrison, according to reports.Hollywood trade paper Variety claims that the film is to be made in...

By on 27 September 2007

Beatles Stars Return To Liverpool

Beatles stars Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are to return to their home city of Liverpool to take part in the European Capital of Culture concerts.Sir Paul will headline the Liverpool Sound concert at...

By on 27 September 2007

Grohl Slams 'Grunge Ringo' Tag

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is stunned by his RINGO STARR comparison, insisting he is nothing like the BEATLES musician. The former Nirvana admits he is not as talented as Starr and believes his success...

Starr's Drum Therapy

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR took up drumming as a teenager after finding it therapeutic. The rocker found he could release his emotions behind a kit. He tells music magazine Mojo, "When I was 13 every...

Starr Battles To Save Street

Music legend RINGO STARR is spearheading a campaign to save an English street from demolition. The Beatles star has convinced local authorities in Liverpool to save his childhood home in Madryn Street, but has raised...

Starr Set For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Honour?

Veteran rocker RINGO STARR has been tipped to finally be honoured in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame next year (08), according to industry insiders. The former Beatles drummer is the only member of...

Starr Hails Bob Dylan

RINGO STARR has lavished praise on rock legend BOB DYLAN for lasting so long in the music industry. The former Beatles drummer admires musicians who can match his own band's longevity, and cites Dylan as...

Starr Turns His Back On Acting

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR is giving up acting to throw himself back into the music industry. The 67-year-old featured in a string of movies with his former bandmates including A Hard Day's Night and Magical...

Ringo Can't Strum

RINGO STARR is a terrible guitar player and can't write songs - according to the BEATLES legend himself. Although most famously known as a drummer, Starr admits when it comes to other instruments he struggles...

Brosnan Takes Children's Tv Role

Actor PIERCE BROSNAN is following in the footsteps of RINGO STARR and ALEC BALDWIN by narrating children's TV classic THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE. The former James Bond actor will swap his Astin Martin for a...

Mccartney Thrills Fans, Starr + Harrison At Record Store Gig

There were a few familiar faces caught among the racks at Hollywood record store Amoeba for SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's intimate show on Wednesday night (27Jun07) - former bandmate RINGO STARR, his wife BARBARA BACH and...

Mccartney, Ringo Honour Dead Beatles With Yoko, Olivia

Despite years of feuding, SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO have shown that they can put their differences aside at a ceremony in Las Vegas.Honouring Lennon and fellow late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON,...

By on 27 June 2007

Mccartney Berates King For George/ringo Slip-up

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY poked fun at U.S. talk show titan LARRY KING during a rare TV interview on Tuesday (26Jun07) when the CNN host accidentally called BEATLES bandmate RINGO STARR "George." King insisted he was...

Mccartney + Starr Team Up With Beatles Widows For Primetime Interview

BEATLES SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR made TV history in America on Tuesday night (27Jun07) when they teamed up with GEORGE HARRISON and JOHN LENNON's widows for a one-of-a-kind primetime interview. The quartet took...

Mccartney + Starr Team Up With Beatles Widows For Primetime Interview

BEATLES SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR made TV history in America on Tuesday night (27Jun07) when they teamed up with GEORGE HARRISON and JOHN LENNON's widows for a one-of-a-kind primetime interview. The quartet took...

Mccartney + Starr Come Together For Chat With Bandmates' Widows

BEATLES SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR will make TV history tomorrow night (26Jun07) in America when they join GEORGE HARRISON and JOHN LENNON's widows for a panel chat. The quartet will join CNN anchorman...

A "Beatles Reunion" On Larry King Live

In what amounts to the first Beatles reunion -- of sorts -- Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono Lennon, and Olivia Harrison will be interviewed together on Larry King Live next Tuesday. Joining them will...

Ringo Goes Online

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR has signed a new deal to allow fans to download his music from the internet. Following in the footstep of ex-bandmate Sir Paul MCCartney, Starr's Capitol/EMI catalogue - including 1970 album...

Starr: 'I Didn't Rate Sgt Pepper's'

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR sees nothing special about the forthcoming 40th anniversary of the Fab Four album SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEART CLUB BAND - because he never liked it. The LP is hailed by many...

Ringo Starr 'Unimpressed' By Rolling Stones Live

THE BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR is unimpressed by the ROLLING STONES' live performances - and insists he'd rather watch them from the comfort of his own home. The star admits he didn't enjoy sitting in...

Mccartney Plans Last "Great" Song

Paul McCartney is masterminding the release of the "last great" Beatles single, it has been reported. The former Beatle is to turn fragments of Now and Then, a song written by John Lennon, into a...

By on 30 April 2007

Starr's Recording Sessions Memory Fails Him

Veteran rocker RINGO STARR's memory isn't what it used to be - he can't remember playing on the debut album by his former Beatle bandmate GEORGE HARRISON. Drummer Starr actually performed on most of the...

Starr: 'The Police Reunion Was Boring'

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR has branded STING "really boring", after the Police singer failed to impress with his performance at this year's (07) Grammy Awards. The awards ceremony was the first time the Every Breath...

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