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Ringo Starr Cancels North Carolina Show Over New State Law

Days after The Boss pulled out of a gig in Greensboro at the weekend (10Apr16) to protest the launch of new legislation, which forces transgender residents to use gender-specific restrooms in the state,...

New Anti-gay Law Forces Sharon Stone Out Of Mississippi

The actress has written to Mississippi Film Studios President Rick Moore, explaining her reasons for moving the production of The Principal, which tackles cyber-bullying. She explains she cannot do business in the...

Ringo Starr's Childhood Home Sells To Fan

Jackie Holmes paid $99,000 (£70,000) for the property in Admiral Grove, Toxteth, where Starr, then Richard Starkey, lived from the age of three until he became drummer Pete Best's replacement in the Fab...

Ringo Starr's Childhood Home In Liverpool Sells For £70k At Auction

The childhood home of The Beatles’ drummer Ringo Starr has been sold at an auction in Liverpool for £70,000, to a fan who also owns properties connected with John Lennon and George Harrison.The property of...

Paul Mccartney Pays Tribute 'Second Father' George Martin

The 73-year-old musician worked closely with Martin during his time in The Beatles, with the musical director even earning the nickname the 'Fifth Beatle' due to his work with the band.Following the tragic news that...

Music Producer George Martin Dies Aged 90

The legendary producer was often referred to as the Fifth Beatle due to his work with the iconic band. Beatles drummer Ringo Starr first revealed the tragic news on his Twitter.com page, writing: "God bless...

Paul Mccartney And Ringo Starr Pay Tribute To Engineer And Archivist Allan Rouse

Details surrounding Rouse's death on Saturday (20Feb16) have yet to be released, but according to reports he suffered from a lengthy illness. Rouse began scoring films at Abbey Road Studios in...

Ringo Starr's Twitter Page Hacked

Fans of the veteran rocker became suspicious after noticing a series of odd messages pop up on Ringo's micro-blogging profile, with one retweet stating, "f**k the beatles". Another criticised One Direction star...

'Come Together' Is The Most Popular Beatles Track On Spotify

It’s been less than a week since The Beatles’ back catalogue finally hit streaming services and music fans all over the world have been indulging in all the Fab Four’s classic hits. But the band’s...

The Beatles' Back Catalogue Confirmed To Hit Streaming Services On Christmas Eve

The Beatles music has finally been confirmed as hitting a range of streaming services just in time for Christmas. The band’s official twitter account made the announcement today, with their full catalogue becoming available from...

Beatles Christmas Card Up For Auction

The festive greeting was signed by the legendary band in December, 1963, as they stood on the brink of global superstardom at the height of Beatlemania in the U.K. It was sent...

Could The Beatles Be Ready To Hit Streaming Services On Christmas Eve?

It's been a long wait for fans, but The Beatles are rumoured to finally be about to begin releasing their music on streaming services and tracks could come as early as Christmas Eve. Despite being...

Legal Battle Over Ringo Starr's Birthplace Ends

A fight broke out over the property at 9 Madryn Street after local officials decided the house should be torn down as part of a plan to regenerate the local area. Campaigners...

Ringo Starr's Drum Kit Sells For Whopping $2.1 Million

Ringo used the drums for more than 200 performances with the Fab Four after buying the kit in May, 1963, and Jim Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts American football team, was the...

Ringo Starr's Drum Kit Sells For $1.75 Million At Charity Auction

A drum kit used by former Beatle Ringo Starr in over 200 shows during the 1960s has sold for $1.75 million at a charity auction. More than 800 pieces of memorabilia were being sold by...

Beatles Stand-in Drummer Dies

Session musician Andy White was asked by George Martin to run through Love Me Do and its eventual B-side P.S. I Love You because the famed producer was unhappy with Starr's rhythm tracks....

Yoko Ono Still Scared Of John Lennon's Killer

Yoko Ono is ''super careful'' since John Lennon's assassination.The 82-year-old artist was married to the Beatles star until his murder in 1980 and admits she now struggles to go anywhere without remembering the day crazed...

Ringo Starr Is Glad He's Embraced Twitter

Ringo Starr loves Twitter.The legendary musician - who was one of The Beatles with late stars John Lennon and George Harrison and Sir Paul McCartney - made a conscious decision to get involved on social...

Elvis Presley's Gold Piano Up For Auction

The grand piano was adorned with 24-carat gold leaf by the rock icon's wife Priscilla as a wedding anniversary gift in 1968. It has been on display at the Country Music Hall...

The Beatles' Management Contract With Brian Epstein Fetches £365,000 At Auction

The original contract signed by The Beatles and their manager Brian Epstein sold at auction for £365,000 on Tuesday (September 29th).The document, dated October 1st 1962, was signed at Epstein’s office in Whitechapel a matter...

Beatles Contract Sells At Auction For $553,000

The document is extra special because it was the first signed by Ringo Starr, who had replaced drummer Pete Best in the band just two months before. Auction experts at Sotheby's...

Ringo Starr Discovered Cilla Black's Death On The News

Ringo Starr was devastated to find out about Cilla Black's death on the news.The pair grew up together in English city Liverpool and remained firm friends after they both found fame but Ringo only...

The Beatles Contract Sold In New York

The Beatles' first record contract has sold for $75,000 in New York.The contract was signed in Hamburg in 1961 by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and drummer Pete Best - who was later replaced...

Ringo Starr Auctioning Off Over 800 Pieces Of Beatles Memorabilia

The Fab Four star reveals he and his wife, Barbara Bach, realised it was time to offload the many keepsakes they hadn't seen for decades after discovering just how much they had accumulated...

Ringo Starr Urges Paul Mccartney To Dig Out Old Beatles Photos

As he prepares to re-release his Fab Four photo book, Photograph, later this month (Sep15), the drummer has started thinking about a follow-up - but he admits he needs a little help from...

Ringo Starr & Robert Plant Wish Jerry Lee Lewis A Happy 80th At London Gig

Lewis, who turns 80 years on 29 September (15), is currently hitting U.K. venues as part of his farewell tour, and he had a star-studded finale at the Palladium. Starr and Plant...

The Beatles' Brian Epstein Contract Up For Auction

The document, which formally bound the Fab Four to Epstein's management roster for five years, was inked by all five parties in October, 1962, two months after Ringo Starr joined the band as...

The Beatles' First Ever Recording Contract Going Up For Auction In New York

A critical piece of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia is to go on sale next month, with the news that the first ever recording contract signed by The Beatles is to go under the hammer in...

Beatles' First Record Contract Up For Sale

The Beatles' first recording contract has been put up for auction.The document - which is being sold by the estate of late Beatles historian Uwe Blaschke, who died in 2010 - will be sold at...

Cilla Black To Be Buried With Parents

A funeral service for the singer-turned-TV star, who died aged 72 on 1 August (15), will be held at St Mary's Catholic Church in Woolton on 20 August (15), before Black is buried...

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