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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 + 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 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 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...

Beatles And Emi Work It Out

The Beatles' record company Apple Corps has reached a settlement with EMI over unpaid royalties, meaning the band's songs could finally be made available to download on the internet.A further step to getting the Beatles'...

By on 12 April 2007

Former Beatle: 'No Hard Feelings'

Sacked BEATLE PETE BEST has pledged a peace offering to his former bandmate SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY 40 years after he left the legendary English group. Best, who was a member of the HEY JUDE band...

Pub Keeps Kinks Memorabilia

LATEST: A London pub landlord has caved into protests from fans of THE KINKS to keep iconic band memorabilia at the establishment. Brothers RAY and DAVE DAVIES pleaded with the new owner of The Clissold...

Happy Birthday, Rocket Man

On Sunday March 25th, ELTON JOHN celebrated his 60th birthday. For four decades now the magical musician has wowed fans all across the globe with his instantly recognisable singing voice, music writing and, of course,...

By on 21 March 2007

Rare Beatles Footage Made Available Online

Rare footage of THE BEATLES has been made available to the public for the first time. Fans of the Fab Four will be able to view "new" clips of JOHN LENNON, PAUL MCCARTNEY, GEORGE HARRISON...

Emi Deny The Beatles Digital Distribution Deal

THE BEATLES' record label EMI has denied reports the iconic British group's back catalogue is to become available online, after an internet download site hinted at the songs' impending sale last Friday (09MAR07). Apple Inc...

Ono Lets Lennon Track Live From Beyond The Grave

YOKO ONO has granted permission for an unfinished track by her late husband JOHN LENNON to be finished by his BEATLES bandmates. The song, called NOW AND THEN, will be completed by SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY...

Oasis To Play Classic Tunes At Brits

Manchester rockers OASIS are set to play some of their classic hits at the Brit Awards tonight, where they will collect their Outstanding Achievement award from BEATLES legend RINGO STARR.OASIS will be performing CIGARETTES &...

By on 14 February 2007

Gallagher Glad To Get Lifetime Honour While He Is Young

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER is relieved he is receiving the Outstanding Contribution award at this year's Brits (14FEB07) - he wanted it while he still young to enjoy it. The WONDERWALL mastermind would hate to...

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