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Ringo Starr Reunites With Joe Walsh Onstage

The former Eagles star was wrapping up his performance at the Forum in Inglewood when he introduced Ringo to the audience for the encore, much to the crowd's delight. Together, the old...

Father John Misty Vows To Play North Carolina To Protest Controversial Law

The singer/songwriter has become the latest musician to condemn the state's House Bill 2 legislation, known as the 'Bathroom Bill', which restricts the public toilets transgenders can use. Bruce Springsteen announced he...

Pearl Jam Pull North Carolina Date

Springsteen scrapped a show in Greensboro earlier this month (Apr15) following the introduction of the HB2 legislation, which restricts the public toilets transgenders can use, and Starr quickly followed suit, axing shows there...

Rockers Boston Scrap North Carolina Shows Over Anti-lgbt Law

Bruce Springsteen and Ringo Starr recently cancelled concerts in the area, citing their disgust at legislators' House Bill 2 (HB2), a recently-introduced anti-LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) state law, which restricts the...

Elton John And Jk Rowling Top List Of Charitable Celebrities

Sir Elton John and JK Rowling are officially Britain’s most charitable celebrities, according to the Sunday Times’ Giving List. The music icon and the author both gave away a hefty amount of their fortune to...

Bruce Springsteen Warns Michigan About Anti-gay Laws

The singer pulled out of a gig in North Carolina earlier this month (Apr16) due to its law which prohibits people in the state from using bathrooms or changing facilities which are...

Mumford & Sons Donating North Carolina Gig Proceeds To Lgbtq Charity

The British rockers have opted to honour their scheduled show in the state, while others, like Ringo Starr and Bruce Springsteen, have scrapped gigs to protest recently-passed legislation, which forces transgender people to...

Ringo Starr Joins Bruce Springsteen In North Carolina Boycott After 'Bathroom Bill'

Ringo Starr joins those in protest of the newly enacted 'bathroom bill' in North Carolina by cancelling his upcoming show in the state. He is among a group of celebrities rallying against the new law,...

Ringo Starr Cancels North Carolina Show Over New State Law

Days after The Boss pulled out of a gig in Greensboro at the weekend (10Apr16) to protest the launch of new legislation, which forces transgender residents to use gender-specific restrooms in the state,...

New Anti-gay Law Forces Sharon Stone Out Of Mississippi

The actress has written to Mississippi Film Studios President Rick Moore, explaining her reasons for moving the production of The Principal, which tackles cyber-bullying. She explains she cannot do business in the...

Ringo Starr's Childhood Home Sells To Fan

Jackie Holmes paid $99,000 (£70,000) for the property in Admiral Grove, Toxteth, where Starr, then Richard Starkey, lived from the age of three until he became drummer Pete Best's replacement in the Fab...

Ringo Starr's Childhood Home In Liverpool Sells For £70k At Auction

The childhood home of The Beatles’ drummer Ringo Starr has been sold at an auction in Liverpool for £70,000, to a fan who also owns properties connected with John Lennon and George Harrison.The property of...

Paul Mccartney Pays Tribute 'Second Father' George Martin

The 73-year-old musician worked closely with Martin during his time in The Beatles, with the musical director even earning the nickname the 'Fifth Beatle' due to his work with the band.Following the tragic news that...

Music Producer George Martin Dies Aged 90

The legendary producer was often referred to as the Fifth Beatle due to his work with the iconic band. Beatles drummer Ringo Starr first revealed the tragic news on his Twitter.com page, writing: "God bless...

Paul Mccartney And Ringo Starr Pay Tribute To Engineer And Archivist Allan Rouse

Details surrounding Rouse's death on Saturday (20Feb16) have yet to be released, but according to reports he suffered from a lengthy illness. Rouse began scoring films at Abbey Road Studios in...

Ringo Starr's Twitter Page Hacked

Fans of the veteran rocker became suspicious after noticing a series of odd messages pop up on Ringo's micro-blogging profile, with one retweet stating, "f**k the beatles". Another criticised One Direction star...

'Come Together' Is The Most Popular Beatles Track On Spotify

It’s been less than a week since The Beatles’ back catalogue finally hit streaming services and music fans all over the world have been indulging in all the Fab Four’s classic hits. But the band’s...

The Beatles' Back Catalogue Confirmed To Hit Streaming Services On Christmas Eve

The Beatles music has finally been confirmed as hitting a range of streaming services just in time for Christmas. The band’s official twitter account made the announcement today, with their full catalogue becoming available from...

Beatles Christmas Card Up For Auction

The festive greeting was signed by the legendary band in December, 1963, as they stood on the brink of global superstardom at the height of Beatlemania in the U.K. It was sent...

Could The Beatles Be Ready To Hit Streaming Services On Christmas Eve?

It's been a long wait for fans, but The Beatles are rumoured to finally be about to begin releasing their music on streaming services and tracks could come as early as Christmas Eve. Despite being...

Legal Battle Over Ringo Starr's Birthplace Ends

A fight broke out over the property at 9 Madryn Street after local officials decided the house should be torn down as part of a plan to regenerate the local area. Campaigners...

Ringo Starr's Drum Kit Sells For Whopping $2.1 Million

Ringo used the drums for more than 200 performances with the Fab Four after buying the kit in May, 1963, and Jim Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts American football team, was the...

Ringo Starr's Drum Kit Sells For $1.75 Million At Charity Auction

A drum kit used by former Beatle Ringo Starr in over 200 shows during the 1960s has sold for $1.75 million at a charity auction. More than 800 pieces of memorabilia were being sold by...

Beatles Stand-in Drummer Dies

Session musician Andy White was asked by George Martin to run through Love Me Do and its eventual B-side P.S. I Love You because the famed producer was unhappy with Starr's rhythm tracks....

Yoko Ono Still Scared Of John Lennon's Killer

Yoko Ono is ''super careful'' since John Lennon's assassination.The 82-year-old artist was married to the Beatles star until his murder in 1980 and admits she now struggles to go anywhere without remembering the day crazed...

Ringo Starr Is Glad He's Embraced Twitter

Ringo Starr loves Twitter.The legendary musician - who was one of The Beatles with late stars John Lennon and George Harrison and Sir Paul McCartney - made a conscious decision to get involved on social...

Elvis Presley's Gold Piano Up For Auction

The grand piano was adorned with 24-carat gold leaf by the rock icon's wife Priscilla as a wedding anniversary gift in 1968. It has been on display at the Country Music Hall...

The Beatles' Management Contract With Brian Epstein Fetches £365,000 At Auction

The original contract signed by The Beatles and their manager Brian Epstein sold at auction for £365,000 on Tuesday (September 29th).The document, dated October 1st 1962, was signed at Epstein’s office in Whitechapel a matter...

Beatles Contract Sells At Auction For $553,000

The document is extra special because it was the first signed by Ringo Starr, who had replaced drummer Pete Best in the band just two months before. Auction experts at Sotheby's...

Ringo Starr Discovered Cilla Black's Death On The News

Ringo Starr was devastated to find out about Cilla Black's death on the news.The pair grew up together in English city Liverpool and remained firm friends after they both found fame but Ringo only...

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