All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ringo Starr’

Ringo Starr, Lenny Kravitz, Brad Paisley: Stars Mourn Passing of B.B. King

Ringo Starr, Lenny Kravitz, Brad Paisley, and more took to social media on Friday to mourn the passing of blues legend B.B. King. The guitar player died in his sleep on Thursday at the age of 89. B.B. King had long suffered from type 2 diabetes, having been diagnosed more than 20 years ago. He had experienced a number of …

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Cynthia Lennon, John Lennon’s Ex-Wife, Dies at 75

Cynthia Lennon, the ex-wife of John Lennon, died on Wednesday of cancer at her home in Mallorca, Spain. She was 75. John and Cynthia Lennon were married from 1962 to 1968 and had one child, Julian Lennon. Julian was with his mother when she passed away. A representative for Julian Lennon posted a statement on his website announcing his mother’s …

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Bryan Adams, Ringo Starr Remember Joe Cocker

Bryan Adams, Ringo Starr, and a wealth other singers and celebrities paid tribute to the late Joe Cocker, who died Monday at the age of 70. The singer died following a battle with cancer. He is best known for his 1974 hit song, ‘You Are So Beautiful.’ Joe Cocker collaborated with Jennifer Warnes on his only hit to surpass ‘You …

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Ringo Starr Not In Rare Photos To Be Sold At Auction

Pete Best was the original drummer for the Beatles. He was dismissed from the band on August 16, 1962. He was told it was because he wasn’t a good enough drummer. Whether or not that is true is a matter of much speculation and debate. We know that Best was replaced by Ringo Starr, and the rest as they say …

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George Harrison: Sister Saved Him for Ed Sullivan

George Harrison might not have made it on to the Ed Sullivan Show back in 1964 had it not been for the vigilant watch of his older sister Louise. Harrison arrived in New York with the Beatles for the famous Ed Sullivan Show gig as well as a few other performances in February of 1964, but he was immediately deemed …

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Ringo Starr Honored Prior to Grammy Appearance

Ringo Starr received the Lifetime of Peace and Love award from the David Lynch Foundation on Monday night, during a concert in L.A. The foundation helps provide scholarships to teach transcendental meditation — a practice the Beatles dabbled in — to at-risk youth, veterans and domestic violence victims. Paul McCartney and John Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono expressed their love for …

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Kris Kristofferson Will Be Joined By Fellow Country Stars In Special Grammy Performance

Kris Kristofferson is set to have quite an exciting night tomorrow during the presentation of the 56th annual Grammy Awards. He will perform for audiences along with a couple of other legends, along with a newcomer to the genre. In a special performance that should be exciting for any fans of the genre, and especially for the fans of the …

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Paul McCartney And Ringo Starr Will Perform At The Grammys

While the majority of the performers and nominees during the upcoming Grammy ceremony is clearly geared toward the younger audiences and mainstream popular music, a blast from the past will be present with at least one performance. The recent addition to the Grammy Awards is good news for any fans of The Beatles with the announcement that Paul McCartney and …

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Ringo Starr, Former Beatle, Releases “Photograph” Album

Ringo Starr (a.k.a. Richard Starkey) is one of the best-known British musicians around, as well as performing as the drummer for the legendary 1960’s pop band The Beatles. Apart from his success with The Beatles, Starr spawned a solo career as well and recently released a new project called “Photograph.” According to CBS News, back in 1964, when The Beatles …

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Ringo Starr Brings Back His ‘Octopus’s Garden’

Seventy-three-year-old drummer and legendary Beatle, Ringo Starr, is a man of many talents. Last year he was named the richest drummer in the world and has released 16 solo albums. Quite impressive for someone who famously proclaims to have never studied drums in the first place. While he has already taken the music world by storm, now he is also …

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