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About Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr is a musician.

Personal Biography

Marriage with Barbara Bach

Ringo Starr married Barbara Bach in 1981. The photograph of their wedding taken just less than six months after John Lennon was shot dead featured the remaining beatles and was put as a part of National Portrait Gallery touring exhibition in January 2009.

Other Personal Information

Starr decided to stop signing autographs for fans, saying that he was tired of seeing them appear on Internet auction website eBay.

In June 2010, Starr insists that he will never write an autobiography - because readers would only be interested in his life as a Beatle.

Professional Biography

In April 2010, Ringo Starr has dismissed the Vaticans move to forgive the Beatles over Jesus remark.

Other Professional Information

In June 2010, reports are out that Starr will get a special honour for his 70th birthday - the gold plated drum he played on the Beatles 1964 U.S. tour is to become a museum item in New York.

Ringo Starr in News

Living Proof That It's Never Too Late to Embrace One's Musical Dreams Even in Her '60s, Liz Kennedy Has Overcome Many a 'Speed Bump' on Her Road Towards Becoming a Powerful Inspiration as an Emerging Singer/Songwriter
True to the title of her latest full-length independent recording, San Francisco-based singer/songwriter LIZ KENNEDY (www.lizkennedymusic.com) faced many a Speed Bump -- both creatively and emotionally -- on the road to her exciting emergence in 2006 with her debut album Clean White Shirt

Ethereal Indie Rocker and Author Mae Edwards Launches 'Starlette & Saint: A Memoir on Dualism' -- an Ambitious Multi-Media Project Chronicling Her Powerful Spiritual Journey
In the late '80s, Mae Edwards (www.maeedwards.com) was still years away from embarking on the powerful and life-changing spiritual journey that has come to define her music and artistic aesthetic. Perhaps sensing something big was coming, she wrote lyrics that perfectly captured her bold approach to life.

Hotel in Westchester Hosts Evening of Art and Music
Arts, entertainment, creative cocktails and good food come together at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel on August 20th. The hotel's Hive restaurant near White Plains, NY invites both locals and guests to spend the evening experiencing Renaissance hotel's RLife LIVE series.

NXNE FILM Presents the North American Premiere of BB King - The Life of Riley
NXNE (North by Northeast) announces the first wave of programming as part of NXNE Film. Presented in partnership with Hot Docs, NXNE Film will screen more than 30 movies from June 13-16 at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema and at alternative spaces throughout the city of Toronto. Film Festival wristbands are now available online at www.nxne

Xavier Fauthoux's Animated Film Wins Saatchi & Saatchi James Brown Music Video Challenge 2012, in Association With Universal Music Enterprises, the James Brown Estate, Genero.tv and BUG
French director Xavier Fauthoux has been chosen as the Grand Prize winner for the James Brown Music Video Challenge. In addition, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), along with the James Brown Estate, has chosen his entry to be the official music video for the track 'It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World,' with a prize of US $4,000, which will be funded by Universal and Genero.tv.

Liz Imperio Choreographs Opening Samba at 34th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival for Headliner, Sheila E.
If anyone knows how to sex up a show, it's Emmy award winning choreographer, Liz Imperio. Liz is now bringing her sultry and seductive moves to the 34th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival, as she will be choreographing a tantalizing samba as the opening number for American drummer and percussionist Sheila E. Best known for her work with Michael Jackson, Prince, and Ringo Starr, Sheila E

James Brown -- a Music Video Challenge Presented by Saatchi & Saatchi, in Association With Genero.tv and BUG -- Now Open for Entries
In an unprecedented collaboration between Saatchi & Saatchi, Genero.tv, BUG Music Videos and Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), the music of James Brown will be brought to the attention of a whole new generation through the art of filmmaking.

Smooth Jazz Summer Nights Celebrates Women in Music on the Delaware River Waterfront
The 15th Season of the Smooth Jazz Summer Nights Concert Series at Penn's Landing celebrates women in music with an illustrious all female lineup that will leave you awestruck and enthralled

Martin Scorsese's GEORGE HARRISON: LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD From Grove Street, Spitfire Pictures and Sikelia
"...an absorbing and beautifully made film..." - The New York Times "...a fitting, sonorous tribute to the pop idol, movie producer, spiritual searcher and constant gardener." - Time Magazine Martin Scorsese's GEORGE HARRISON: LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD, which premiered on HBO last October, makes its home video debut in North America

Poster advertising 'The Beatles' playing at Cavern Club sells for 27K pounds
A unique hand-painted poster advertising 'The Beatles' playing down at the Cavern Club has sold for nearly double the estimate at 27,000 pounds.

Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr's birthplace in Liverpool saved from demolition
Former Beatle Ringo Starr's birthplace has been saved from demolition, Housing Minister Grant Shapps has revealed.

Ringo Starr's birth home 'not worth saving'
The National Trust has said that former Beatles star Ringo Starr's birthplace is not worth saving because he only lived there for three months.

Beatles' unseen pics to go under the hammer
Unseen photographs of the Beatles are to go up for sale after lying in a family album for almost half a century.

Nude album pics of John Lennon and Yoko Ono to go under the hammer
Two rare vintage photographs of John Lennon and Yoko Ono posing n*ked have emerged for sale after they were discovered in a loft.

Ringo Starr still suffers from stage fright sickness
Former Beatle Ringo Starr has revealed that despite being on stage for 50 years he still gets nervous and often throws up before a performance.

Beatles' sons mulling next gen band
Paul McCartney's son James has said that he would like to see a new generation of The Beatles and is thinking of starting a band with other offspring of the Fab Four.

Sir Paul Mccartney to receive Hollywood Walk of Fame star
Sir Paul Mccartney is to be honoured with the 2,460th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Paul McCartney composing music for video game
Sir Paul McCartney is trying to reach a new generation of fans by writing music for a video game.

Ringo Starr calls for tougher gun laws on John Lennon's death anniversary
Ringo Starr called for governments around the world to implement tougher gun laws on the anniversary of John Lennon's fatal shooting on 8th December 1980.

Beatles invitation letter for drummer audition auctioned for 35k pounds
A letter written by Sir Paul McCartney asking an unknown drummer to audition for The Beatles was sold for 35,000 pounds at an auction held at Christie's.

Paul McCartney and new bride hold second wedding party for US friends
Sir Paul McCartney and his new wife, Nancy Shevell, had a second wedding party in New York.

McCartney earned œ7.4m from 'Beatles' last year
Rock legend Sir Paul McCartney has earned a monster 7.4million pounds from 'The Beatles' alone last year.

George Harrison's son 'found Beatles biopic hard to watch'
Beatles legend George Harrison's son has revealed that he faced a tough time watching Martin Scorsese's documentary on his father, as it was a repetition of his hard life on the big screen.

George Harrison biopic omits affair with band mate's wife
The new major biopic on the late Beatles star George Harrison has omitted details of his affair with band mate Ringo Starr's then wife Maureen Cox, raising eyebrows among rock historians.

The Beatles refused to perform before 'segregated audience' in US in 1965
The Beatles are said to have refused to perform before a "segregated audience" during a visit to the US in 1965.

'Please Please Me' record signed by Beatles up for grabs
A copy of the Beatles hit single 'Please Please Me', signed on both sides by the Fab Four, is to be auctioned for up to 7,000 pounds.

Road named after Beatles Pete Best in native Liverpool to 'honour' him
A road has been named in the "honour" of the Beatles' original drummer Pete Best in his native Liverpool, England.

Photographer Rob Shanahan Debuts Much Anticipated Book, "Volume 1," With Photos of Rock & Roll's Biggest Icons & Foreword by Ringo Starr
Rob Shanahan (www.robshanahan.com), recognized as one of music's most published photographers, and who is Ringo Starr's personal photographer, will release his first book of photographs, titled "Volume 1

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