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Ringo Starr’s Weirdest Drumming With The Beatles Came During a

Ringo Starr songs rarely made the cut on Beatles albums (he wrote two Fab Four tunes). His playing almost never received the credit it deserved, either. Ringo’s drumming — subtle and situated perfectly in the song — often made him the most overlooked member of The Beatles, and yet there were very few places in […]

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Ringo Starr’s Wedding Proved How Good The Beatles’ Relationships

Ringo Starr started a serious relationship around the time he joined The Beatles. The drummer said the sweetest words about his wife soon after they started dating, but the marriage came several years later. Still, Ringo’s wedding in 1965 proved how tight The Beatles’ relationships were before things went sour for the band. Ringo Starr […]

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Listen to early recordings of Ringo Starr’s first band

The legacy of The Beatles seems to transcend mere music. The band was lucky enough to reach full stride just as the globalisation of showbiz allowed for icon worship that would perhaps eclipse Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe. With America’s Hollywood and rock ‘n’ roll spheres pervading the youth of post-war Britain, it was an […]

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Paul McCartney Once Explained Why His Song for Ringo Starr’s Wife

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr share a unique bond as the only surviving members of The Beatles. Their relationship started deepening its roots almost as soon as Ringo joined the band. The drummer roomed with only one bandmate on tour — Paul. Even before then, Macca knew Ringo was the perfect drummer for The Beatles […]

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A Crazed Beatles Fan Once Scratched Ringo Starr’s Girlfriend

The Beatles had avid fans — one of whom even intentionally scratched Ringo Starr’s then-girlfriend, Maureen Tigrett. Here’s what Cynthia Lennon said about growing up adjacent to the rock band in her 2005 memoir John. Ringo Starr began dating hairdresser Maureen Starkey Tigrett (also known as Mo Starkey)  A Beatle and his bride… Beatle drummer […]

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How Ringo Starr’s ‘EP3′ Relates To Thanksgiving, According to the Beatles’ Drummer

Ringo Starr often advocates for “peace and love” with his solo music — EP3 is no exception. This collection, originally released in September 2022, has a vinyl version available for purchase just in time for Thanksgiving. Here’s why the former Beatles member thought that was appropriate. Ringo Starr released his third EP with songs ‘World […]

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Ringo Starr’s Epic Clapback To Paul McCartney After He Once Made an Offhanded Joke About The Beatles Drummer’s Sobriety

After years of friendship, The Beatles members Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney have achieved a level of comfort and security achieved over 60 years of familiarity that allows for some fun jabs at one another. However, when Paul once made an offhanded joke about Ringo’s sobriety, the drummer responded with an epic clapback. Paul McCartney […]

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John Lennon Never Forgot Ringo Starr’s Reaction to Yoko Ono, and it Was Pure Ringo

Ringo Starr was the last person to join The Beatles, but he was a key piece. Ringo’s down-to-earth attitude helped save them from ending up like Elvis Presley as the Fab Four shot to worldwide fame. His demeanor also meant that John Lennon never forgot Ringo’s reaction to the start of his relationship with Yoko […]

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Ringo Starr’s Beatles Fame Was Worth $7 Million to People Who Weren’t Even in the Band

Ringo Starr saw his fortunes change when he made it big with The Beatles. After growing up in a working-class section of Liverpool, missing years of school due to illness, and playing in a handful of middling bands, he became a celebrity overnight. The Beatles eventually inspired at least one cover so good Ringo once […]

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The moment Buddy Rich heavily criticised Ringo Starr’s drumming

It has long been assumed that Ringo Starr, the much-loved drummer of The Beatles, was the weakest part of the machine, a musician who was labelled as bang average at what he did, there to serve the rest of the band’s undoubted genius. However, over the years, this has been proven to be untrue, with […]