Ringo Starr

  1. Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr Returning to Ed Sullivan Theater

    January 28, 2014 2:28 PM EST Paul McCartney is scheduled to be in New York for the Super Bowl and if all goes according to schedule, he and Ringo Starr will make their way early next week to the Ed Sullivan Theater, where they made their American television debut 50 years ag ...

  2. Elton John Receives Inaugural Brits Icon Award

    September 04, 2013 2:38 AM EDT Rod Stewart on Monday night presented Elton John with the inaugural Brits Icon award during a gala event and concert here. The event, which ITV taped at the London Palladium for later this month, marked John's return to the stage after surg ...

  3. Beatlemania Revisited in 'Good Ol' Freda,' Documentary on the Beatles' Secretary, at SXSW

    March 09, 2013 9:43 PM EST "Good Ol' Freda" director Ryan White and producer Kathy McCabe, right, flank Freda Kelly, the Beatles secretary from 1962 to 1973, prior to the world premiere of the film Saturday at SXSW. (Photo: Phil Gallo) After doing the im ...

  4. A Beatle's Last Hot 100 No. 1: 25 Years Ago Today

    January 16, 2013 4:31 PM EST     Twenty-five years ago today, a member of the Beatles topped the Billboard Hot 100 for the last time. On this date (Jan. 16) in 1988, George Harrison rose 2-1 on the survey with "Got My Mind Set on You," the first single from his albu ...

  5. Brian Epstein Bought Thousands Of Copies Of 'Love Me Do' To Boost Beatles Sales, Says BBC Film

    October 04, 2012 4:11 PM EDT A new BBC documentary about the Beatles, set to air here on Sunday, features people claiming that the band's manager Brian Epstein bought thousands of copies of "Love Me Do" to boost record sales to ensure the single hit the charts. ...

  6. Slow Sales Start August, Big Guns Next Week

    August 02, 2012 4:05 PM EDT As so few major new albums were released last week, there wasn't much competition for the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200. In turn, Zac Brown Band's "Uncaged" returns to the top for a second week, rising 2-1 with 48,000 sold, a ...

  7. The Beatles Occupy the Entire Top 5 on Billboard Hot 100: 48 Years Ago Today

    April 04, 2012 1:10 PM EDT On the Billboard Hot 100 dated 48 years ago today - April 4, 1964 - the Beatles made history as the only act ever to monopolize the chart's top five positions. With a 27-1 second-week blast to the top for "Can't Buy Me Love," t ...

  8. Backbeat: Paul McCartney Honored at MusiCares Grammy Event, Performs for a Galaxy of Stars and Execs

    February 11, 2012 7:35 PM EST Sir Paul McCartney performing onstage during the 22nd Annual MusiCares Benefit Gala Honoring Paul McCartney at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Photo: WireImage) Few events bring out more music industry executives than the annual MusiCares Pers ...

  9. Backbeat: Joe Walsh Rocks Troubadour, Irving Azoff With Ringo -- and First New Songs In 20 Years

    February 02, 2012 2:37 PM EST WEST HOLLYWOOD -- A private party to introduce Joe Walsh 's first album of original music in 20 years started comical, included a sales pitch and ended with "Rocky Mountain Way" -- featuring Ringo Starr on drums -- at the Troubadour ...

  10. Abbey Road Studios, Fairmont Hotels Partner for Music-Themed Lodging 'Experience'

    January 17, 2012 7:30 AM EST Fairmont, the luxury hotel chain which operates 18 properties around the world, including New York's Plaza Hotel, has partnered with Abbey Road Studios, the recording studio made famous by the Beatles, to offer a "once-in-a-lifetime" ...

  11. Newly Married Paul McCartney Announces European Tour

    October 10, 2011 9:12 PM EDT He may just have married for the third time, but former Beatle Paul McCartney isn't settling down to a quiet life. Fresh from walking down the aisle with Nancy Shevell, the singer-songwriter has announced plans for an 11-date tour to begin ne ...

  12. Ringo Starr Brings Beatle Magic To Klaus Voormann Release Party

    February 13, 2011 1:28 PM EST Klaus Voormann is probably the person who can most legitimately claim to be the "fifth Beatle" - he's a friend from their Hamburg days, he illustrated the cover of "Revolver" and he played bass on many of their solo record ...

  13. Ringo Starr: The Phone App?

    February 02, 2011 6:00 AM EST Ringo Starr the avatar can already be seen in the video game The Beatles: Rock Band. Now the Fab Four's drummer wants to trademark his name for future use in "computer game software" and "games via the Internet and wireless dev ...

  14. Peter Asher: Long Wait for Beatles on iTunes Was 'Silly'

    November 30, 2010 12:00 AM EST In the 50 years that Peter Asher has been involved in the entertainment industry, he's worn every hat imaginable -- from child actor in his native England to artist as one-half of the '60s duo Peter and Gordon, he later transitioned to A ...

  15. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Ghostly Songs' Jeremy Peters

    August 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Name: Jeremy Peters Title: Director of Creative and Business Affairs, Ghostly Songs Panel: Sept. 15, 1:30 p.m. panel: Help Me Master: Legal Eagles Talk About Master Recordings and Publishing To register for our Music & Advertising conference i ...

  16. Beatles, iTunes Deal Still At Impasse

    August 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Don't hold your breath waiting for Beatles songs to go on sale at iTunes or other online retailers, says Yoko Ono. The Fab Four have long resisted the allure of digital downloads, instead selling millions of old-fashioned compact discs last y ...

  17. National Trust May Save Abbey Road Studios

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Britain's National Trust may intervene to protect the Abbey Road studios where the Beatles recorded most of their hits. The London studios are being put up for sale by EMI. The possibility that the studios might fall into private hands and be ...

  18. Ringo Starr Honored With Walk of Fame Star

    February 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST A star for former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday evening during a whimsical ceremony that also marked the 50th anniversary of the sidewalk attraction's groundbreaking. Starr's name was the 2,40 ...

  19. 'The Beatles: Rock Band' Going Fast

    September 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sales of "The Beatles: Rock Band" have blown past expectations, so much so that Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman said one of the most expensive iterations of the video game might not be available to Christmas shoppers. The "Limited Editio ...

  20. 'The Beatles: Rock Band' Songs Unveiled

    August 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A list of 19 songs by the Beatles including classics "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" and "A Hard Day's Night" for a new "Rock Band" video game were revealed Tuesday, leaving only one mystery title remaining. Othe ...

  21. BBC Beatles Doc Uncovers New Outtakes

    August 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The BBC is to broadcast never-before-aired outtakes and conversations from the Beatles' final Abbey Road recording sessions as part of a weeklong tribute to the band to be aired on terrestrial Web BBC2 and arts channel BBC4 in September. Narr ...

  22. Beatles Unveil 'Rock Band' Details At E3

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The surviving members of the Beatles unveiled new details about their upcoming "Rock Band" videogame at the E3 videogame conference in Los Angeles. Joined by Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr disclosed 1 ...

  23. McCartney, Morrissey, Cohen Kick Off Coachella

    April 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The 10th annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival got off to a fab start Friday (April 17), thanks to Sir Paul McCartney, who headlined the event with a marathon performance worthy of his long and lauded musical legacy. Proving himself the ...

  24. The Beatles To Finally Go Digital With 'Rock Band'

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Beatles will finally go digital on Sept. 9 with the release of the Fab Four edition of the popular "Rock Band" video game. In a joint statement Thursday (March 5), the Beatles' Apple Corps Ltd., Harmonic and MTV Games said that ...

  25. Beatles Music Podcast Pulled

    January 07, 2009 12:00 AM EST Norwegian national broadcaster NRK has pulled a series of 212 podcasts each featuring a different song by the Beatles, citing a breach of its rights agreement. It would have meant the entire Beatles back catalog was available free online. Although ...

  26. McCartney Hopes To Release Beatles Track

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney says it's time an experimental Beatles track saw the light of day. McCartney says he wants to release "Carnival of Light," a 14-minute experimental track the Fab Four recorded in 1967 but never released. The band play ...

  27. Ringo Starr's Fan Mail Ban

    October 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ringo Starr has posted a video message on his official Web site informing fans that he will no longer sign any memorabilia or receive fan mail. During the brief message at http://ringostarr.com/home.php, the former Beatle says he has "too muc ...

  28. Newly Discovered Beatles Tape Up For Sale

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A tape recording of The Beatles chatting and breaking into giggles during an early recording session is to be sold next week in England. Cameo Auctioneers said Thursday that the reel-to-reel tape was recorded in 1964 and was recently found by a ma ...

  29. Ringo Goes 'Off The Record' With HBO

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT HBO will debut "Ringo Starr: Off The Record" on May 2 at 11 p.m., a retrospective of the drummer's life with the Beatles and his solo career. The show will take the format of a conversation between Starr and The Eurythmics's Da ...

  30. Apple Inc. Downplays Beatles 'Speculation'

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Apple Inc has dismissed claims in the U.K. press that the Beatles catalog is about to be made available online through the computer giant's iTunes Music Store as "unsubstantiated speculation." Reports on Friday suggested that un-nam ...

  31. 6 Questions With David Fishof

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Admit it. At one point or another, you’ve fantasized about jamming with your favorite rock'n'roll musician. David Fishof, a veteran of the live music biz who has worked with such acts as the Monkees and Ringo Starr, has made that dream c ...

  32. EMI, New York Daily News Team

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Group is giving away digital tracks to New York Daily News readers. The Feb. 3 and Feb. 10 editions of the publication -- Super Bowl Sunday and Grammy Sunday -- will include an insert with a download code redeemable for up to three track ...

  33. Miami Indie Lays Claim To Early Beatles Tracks

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST An independent Miami label says it plans to release never-before-heard Beatles live recordings made in 1962 at the Star Club in Hamburg, Germany. Fuego Entertainment, which distributes music through Koch, has entered into a joint venture, Echo-Fue ...

  34. McCartney Gets Back To Liverpool

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sir Paul McCartney is to play a homecoming concert for 35,000 fans in Liverpool as part of the city's program of events for its year as European Capital of Culture. The former Beatle will headline the Liverpool Sound Concert at Liverpool Foot ...

  35. Ringo Goes DRM-Free With 7Digital Deal

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Digital media delivery company 7digital has followed last week's deal with EMI for its Rolling Stones catalog with another pact, this time featuring former Beatle Ringo Starr's solo material. Apple/Capitol's new "Very Best of R ...

  36. Lennon Catalog Hits iTunes

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Let the speculation resume about when the full Beatles catalog is coming to iTunes. For the first time, 16 of John Lennon's solo albums and exclusive videos from EMI Music made their digital debut on the service today. Like all other EMI trac ...

  37. Ringo Starr Goes Digital With New EMI Deal

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Another Beatle is going digital. Ringo Starr has agreed for the first time to release his Capitol/EMI solo catalog online, including 1970's "Beacoups of Blues" and "Sentimental Journey," 1973's "Ringo," and ...

  38. EverGreen Buys Fisher's Rights

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST EverGreen Copyrights inked a deal with songwriter Bruce Fisher, purchasing his interest in about 50 compositions including "You Are So Beautiful." Sam Moore's performance of the song is Grammy-nominated for best traditional R&B ...

  39. Jay-Z Reclaims His 'Kingdom' With No. 1 Debut

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST With scores of major new releases hitting shelves last week in time for post-Thanksgiving shopping, Jay-Z's "Kingdom Come" came out on top of The Billboard 200. The Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam set moved a who With scores of major new releas ...

  40. All We Need Is 'Love,' Says Retailers

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Beatles album looming as Christmas hit. Beatles album looming as Christmas hit. News ...

  41. Madison Square Garden To Honor Harrison

    July 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Walk of Fame' plaque to be presented Aug. 1. Madison Square Garden in New York City will mark the 35th anniversary of George Harrison’s Concert for Bangladesh by installing a permanent plaque in the famed arena’s "Walk of Fame.” Th ...

  42. Q&A: RINGO STARR

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ringo Starr is a band man. And while he is best-known for his time spent in a certain other band from Liverpool, the world's most famous drummer is most interested in talking about his current outfit. Ringo Starr is a band man. And while he i ...

  43. On The Road

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Zombies are very much alive. Rod Argent will follow up a summer run as a member of Ringo Starr's All-Starr Band with a U.S. tour by the Zombies. Read Ray Waddell's column. The Zombies are very much alive. Rod Argent will follow up a ...

  44. Apple Computer Wins Court Battle

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT iTunes hopes to 'work together' with Beatles. iTunes hopes to 'work together' with Beatles. News ...

  45. Apple Corps Sues EMI Over Beatles Royalties

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Beatles firm claims $53M. Beatles firm claims $53M. News ...

  46. Koch, Gotuit Partner For On Demand

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Service available to more than 500,000. Music videos and live concert footage from Koch Records will be available on demand due to a new deal with Gotuit Media Corp. Koch material will now be accessible through Gotuit Music On Demand, a service th ...

  47. Bee Gees Round Up 'Number Ones'

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Project to echo successful Beatles, Elvis sets. Project to echo successful Beatles, Elvis sets. News ...

  48. Beatles Said To Be In Online Song Licensing Talks

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Representatives of the Beatles are in discussions with various online music services about licensing their songs for distribution on the Internet, according to people familiar with the discussions. Representatives of the Beatles are in discussions ...

  49. Beatles Said To Be In Online Song Licensing Talks

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Representatives of the Beatles are in discussions with various online music services about licensing their songs for distribution on the Internet, according to people familiar with the discussions. Representatives of the Beatles are in discussions ...

  50. Library Of Congress Adds To Registry

    March 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bruce, Marvin, Beatles among honorees. Bruce, Marvin, Beatles among honorees. News ...

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