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Harrison's Widow Rallies Stars For Africa Fundraising

Eric Clapton, Selena Gomez, Enrique Iglesias and Ringo Starr are among celebrities who have teamed up with the widow of Beatles star George Harrison to raise money for the victims of drought and famine in...

Sir Paul Mccartney To Open Olympics

Sir Paul McCartney is set to headline the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games.The Beatles legend has told organisers of London 2012 he is "up for" playing at the prestigious event on July 27,...

Ringo Starr Will Not Be Involved In Olympics Opening

Beatles legend Ringo Starr has removed himself from the line-up of a potential supergroup tipped to perform at the London Olympics next year (12), insisting he will be busy on tour at the time of...

Rock Legends Feted At Mojo Awards

Rock legends Ringo Starr, John Lydon and Brian Wilson were honoured at the 2011 Mojo Awards in London on Thursday night (21Jul11).The Beatles legend was the main attraction at the magazine's annual prizegiving, as he...

Sir Paul Mccartney Plays Beatles' Birthday For Ringo Starr

Sir Paul Mccartney paid tribute to Ringo Starr on his former Beatles bandmate's 71st birthday on Thursday (07Jul11) by performing a song in his honour and posting it online.The rock legend was rehearsing with his...

Ringo Starr Invites German Fans To Spread 'Peace And Love' With Him

Ringo Starr has invited fans to help him celebrate his 71st birthday in style by joining him at the Hard Rock Cafe in Hamburg, Germany on Thursday (07Jul11).The Beatles star is urging devotees to mark...

Starr's Ex Happy He's Found Lasting Love With Bach

Ringo Starr's former fiancee has finally forgiven the Beatle for ending their engagement and romancing Bond girl Barbara Bach - his wife of 30 years.Photographer Nancy Lee Andrews, who dated the drummer throughout the 1970s,...

Johnny Cash, Ringo Starr And Jackson Items Set To Sell Big At Auction

A guitar once owned by Johnny Cash, Ringo Starr's jacket and Michael Jackson's glove, wig and Thriller jacket are expected to be among the highlights sold at Julien's Auctions' Music Icons Auction in Los Angeles...

Ringo Starr Returns To Hometown Three Years After Controversial Comments

Ringo Starr returned to his hometown of Liverpool, England to play his first gig in the city since infuriating residents by insisting he missed "nothing" about it.The former Beatles drummer sparked fury among residents in...

Paul Mccartney Not Approached For Olympics

Sir Paul McCartney is "working on" performing at the 2012 Olympics.The Beatles legend insists he has not yet been approached to sing at the London Games next summer but is willing to be involved if...

Sir Paul Mccartney Wants Starr To Be Knighted

Sir Paul Mccartney has expressed his disappointment after his Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr failed to land a knighthood this year (11), because "it's about time" his friend received the honour.MCCartney received the title from Queen...

Paul Mccartney Reflects On Beatles Breakup

Paul McCartney "hadn't thought of the implications" when he effectively announced the end of The Beatles. The 'Heavy Roller' singer is credited as being the one who broke the news of the legendary British group's...

Keith Moon Partied Too Hard For Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper used to hide from Keith Moon because he couldn't handle how hard he partied.The 'School's Out' rocker used to be a member of a drinking club called the Hollywood Vampires, which saw him...

Ringo Starr Survived The Blitz

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...

The Beatles Nearly Drafted

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...

Ringo Claims Beatles Were 'Lucky' To Get Him

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...

Ringo Starr Shocked By Fury Over Liverpool 'Joke'

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...

The Beatles Entourage Set To Reunite For Cirque Du Soleil Anniversary

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...

Debbie Harry Admits Crush On Marilyn

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...

Ringo Starr Documenting His Life In Song

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...

Dave Stewart Prepares First Solo Album In 16 Years

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...

Ringo Starr's Home Saved After Last-minute Ruling

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...

Ringo Starr Gives Drum Kit To Teenage Cancer Survivor

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...

Ringo Starr Gives Drum Kit To Teenage Fan

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...

Ringo Starr's Birthplace Receives Final Demolition Order

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...

Ringo Starr Staging First Liverpool Gig Since Furore

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...

Yellow Submarine Goes In The Tank With Mars Needs Moms

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...

Mick Jagger Working With Dave Stewart

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...

Starr Trademarks Name For Video Games

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...

British Politician Attempts To Save Starr Home

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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