Ringo Starr

  • Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney leaves Japan after illness, cancels Asian tour May 27, 2014

    Reuters: Former Beatle Paul McCartney, who cancel led his Asian concert tour and was treated at a Japanese hospital after falling ill in Tokyo, has recovered and left Japan, concert organizers said on Tuesday. McCartney, 71, left on a charter flight on Monday, they added. No destination was given, but Japanese...
  • George Harrison's Rickenbacker electric guitar fetches USD 657,000 at Beatles auction May 18, 2014

    An electric guitar played by George Harrison on British television before the Beatles' U.S. "invasion" fetched USD 657,000 at auction on Saturday in New York, topping pre-sale estimates, Julien's Auctions said. Harrison, who died in 2001 at age 58, played the black-and-white 1962 Rickenbacker 425 electric guitar on 1963 appearances on...
  • Grammy Awards 2014: Former Beatles members Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr perform together January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The 56th annual Grammy Awards was special in more ways than one as former Beatles members, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr came together to perform 'Queenie Eye'. The two surviving members of one of the most popular bands of 60s Beatles performed to a rapt audience who gave the...
  • Taylor Swift, Macklemore, Paul McCartney to perform at Grammys January 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: Taylor Swift, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are added to the stellar line-up of performers at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. Swift, 24, who performed at last year's Grammy award, is up for the coveted Album of the Year award for her hit record...
  • 50 years of The Beatles' 'Love Me Do': well, not exactly October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: It is said that the rocker quartet from the British dockside town of Liverpool, The Beatles, started their big-league journey exactly fifty years back when on September 4, 1962, they recorded their first single 'Love Me Do' at the iconic Abbey Road Studios of EMI in London. Accordingly,...
  • Beatles legend Harrison's sister plans tell-all book December 1, 2011

    London: Beatles legend George Harrison's sister Louise says she is writing a book about the guitarist and his famous bandmates. Louise Harrison is the older sister of the late guitarist - who died of lung cancer ten years ago on November 29 - at the age of 58. She said that...
  • Beatles barber turns shop into tribute to Fab 4 July 30, 2011

    Buenos Aires: Beatles fan Gerardo Weiss ran a typical Buenos Aires barber shop until he had a dream that the Fab Four dropped in for a haircut. Seven years later, Weiss has made Beatles-inspired cuts his specialty. "The dream got etched on my memory," he said at the modest salon, the walls...
  • Ent Wrap: Sandra Bullock's The Proposal out soon June 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Mel Gibson gets off his high horse for Brad Pitt, The Beatles are now a videogame that you can play and find out what according to Sandra Bullock is the ideal way to propose marriage.. All that in CNN-IBN's Entertainment Wrap of the day. THE PROPOSAL Miss Congeniality Sandra Bullock...
  • Harrison faked Beatles' signatures for a dying fan May 4, 2009

    London: Beatles legend George Harrison once forged signatures of his band mates only to make a dying fan's wish come true. He faked the signatures of John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr on photos sent to a cancer victim Ann Bartlett, 16,...
  • I don't want mail, says former Beatles drummer October 14, 2008

    Los Angeles: Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has told fans to stop sending letters and requests for autographs, saying such mail will be thrown away after next week because he has too much to do. Starr, 68, made the announcement in a video message titled: "Sorry, No More Signing Stuff"...
  • Maharishi taught Beatles to give peace a chance February 7, 2008

    Amsterdam: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the Indian mystic who taught meditation to the West, inspired the anti-materialism of the late sixties and the music of the Beatles, gaining a hold over the era's most influential stars. The Beatles - John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - recorded The...
  • Beatles smash hits now a mashup November 21, 2006

    New York: It's the Beatles as they never even imagined themselves. The Beatles' Love album being released on Tuesday is a thorough reinterpretation of their work, with familiar sounds in unfamiliar places, primarily created by the son of the man who was in the control room for virtually all of their...