On September 11, 1962, Ringo’s version of “Love Me Do’ got rejected by the Beatles. Do you know which drummer ended up playing on the album version?
Ringo Starr Speaks on ISIS Jihadists Getting Beatles Nicknames: It’s ‘Against Everything the Beatles Stood For’
“If we stood for anything we never stood for that. If we stood for anything we never stood for that.”
The Beatles always put extreme effort into their image, including their album covers. But for ‘Abbey Road’, the process was much simpler.
Director Ron Howard is working with Apple Corps Ltd. on the first Beatles film since 1970.
Ringo Starr doesn’t actually like being interviewed. He will cut the interview short if he doesn’t like the line of questioning, which especially includes asking too many Beatles questions. He’s much happier just having a conversation. Alas, on a day off from his latest All-Starr Band tour, he’s at the Soho Contemporary Art Gallery in New York City to talk about his computer generated artwork, which he’s been working on since about 2005. His art promotes his all-but trademarked message of — you guessed it — peace and love.
Happy Birthday to our favorite Beatles drummer, Ringo! (Technically there were 2 others at one point) Let’s celebrate his birthday with 4 moments he probably wishes to forget!
What do Alice Cooper, Ringo Starr and Keith Moon have in common? Alcohol. Help Alice figure who else was in his “drinking club” in the 70’s!
On Minimation, we comb through the archives of legendary New York radio station WNEW-FM and animate interviews with legendary rock artists. This installment is taken from a 1992 interview with Ringo Starr, who was promoting his then-current album, “Time Takes Time.” This Minimation was animated for Radio.com by Jakob Strunk of Strunk Cartoons.
This week’s roundtable brings another special guest to the roundtable: Suffolk University music professor David Gallant, who instructs a Beatles course. He joins the group to talk Beatles singles, specifically the “45” records that Chachi loved to collect as a kid – mainly because he could afford them more than the full records!
“Rubber Soul” marked a transition for the Beatles. They brought in a whole new array of musical influences and began to establish themselves as great artists, and more than just pop stars. That’s the topic for this week’s roundtable.