Ringo Starr News
George Harrison's widow gives Ringo a set of handwritten lyrics
George Harrison 's widow, Olivia, says she's planning to give a very special gift to Ringo Starr : a set of handwritten lyrics to a never-recorded song from the early 1970s called "Hey Ringo," which her late husband wrote in honor of his Beatles bandmate. Reportedly, the "Hey Ringo" lyrics were
Music world remembers Chuck Berry
Some of the music world's biggest stars tweeted tonight singing the praises of one of the legends of rock 'n' roll, Chuck Berry , who died today at the age of 90. Bruce Springsteen , Ringo Starr , Questlove, Slash, Mick Jagger and others remembered Berry for his guitar style, his lyrics, and his
Why Paul McCartney Probably Won't Tour With Ringo Starr
Paul McCartney has a logical reason for why he doesn't foresee himself touring with former Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr . "It's never come up,” he told Rolling Stone . “We come together for things like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . But to actually tour together; leave well enough alone."
Andy Samberg, The Lonely Island on the Making of 'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping'
Andy Samberg and the Lonely Island are faking it -- and their fans are loving it. The comedy trio, made up of childhood friends Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, are best known for their hit SNL Digital musical shorts. They have now taken that successful formula and used it to create
Elton John Pens Essay About North Carolina's Bathroom Law
Elton John penned an essay for news site The Hill in response to North Carolina's controversial bathroom law. The singer called House Bill 2 (HB2) "discriminatory" and criticized North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory for his unwavering support of it. The issue, John wrote, is much bigger than forcing
Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas Cancel North Carolina Tour Dates Over Law Called 'Anti-LGBT'
Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas have decided to cancel the North Carolina dates on their upcoming “Future Now” tour in response to the state’s controversial “bathroom bill,” which critics believe is anti- LGBT . The two announced their decision in a joint Twitter message Monday. “After much thought and
NBA Owners to Discuss All-Star Game Amid Controversial NC Law
NBA owners are expecting an update today on the situation surrounding the 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte, North Carolina, at this week's board of governors meetings in New York. The Tar Heel State has been embroiled in controversy since Republican Gov. Pat McCrory last month signed House Bill 2
Ringo Starr Cancels NC Concert Over 'Bathroom Bill,' Cyndi Lauper Turns Hers Into a Rally
Ringo Starr and Cyndi Lauper are the latest musicians to speak out against North Carolina's House Bill 2. Starr announced today that he has canceled an upcoming concert in North Carolina in response to the "bathroom bill," which critics say places restrictions on members of the LGBT community. In a
Paul McCartney and Others React to George Martin's Death
Famed producer and "Fifth Beatle" Sir George Martin has died at the age of 90. The man who contributed to some of the classic songs the iconic group put out over the years affected so many and the likes of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr immediately took to their websites and social media to pay
Sir George Martin, Famed Beatles Producer, Dead at 90
Sir George Martin, the producer who some called "the Fifth Beatle" for his contributions to the Fab Four's sound, has died at age 90 Martin's management group confirmed his death in a statement to ABC News early Wednesday. "We can confirm that Sir George Martin passed away peacefully at home