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Ringo Starr – Postcards from Paradise (2015)

Ringo Starr – Postcards from Paradise (2015)

His current All-Starrs buoy everything that surrounds them — including, it’s clear, Ringo Starr himself. The ultimate bandmate, Starr sounds whole again.

Rick Danko + the All-Starr Band, “Raining in My Heart” (1990): Across the Great Divide

Rick Danko + the All-Starr Band, “Raining in My Heart” (1990): Across the Great Divide

Seemingly an offbeat choice for an All-Starr Band tour, “Raining in My Heart” had already become a signature part of Rick Danko’s solo shows.

Ringo Starr, “Right Side of the Road” from Postcards from Paradise (2015): One Track Mind

Ringo Starr, “Right Side of the Road” from Postcards from Paradise (2015): One Track Mind

Ringo Starr’s comfy, aw-shucks persona often obscures his very real talents as a drummer. Then you hear a song like “Right Side of the Road.”

Ringo Starr, “Postcards From Paradise” from Postcards From Paradise (2015): One Track Mind

Ringo Starr, “Postcards From Paradise” from Postcards From Paradise (2015): One Track Mind

Ringo Starr has always loved reanimating his storied past in song, but rarely has he hit on such a winning combination of whimsy and memory.

Ringo Starr promises a very collaborative 2015: ‘I love hanging out with musicians’

Ringo Starr promises a very collaborative 2015: ‘I love hanging out with musicians’

As a forthcoming album and tour attest, Ringo Starr is still getting a little help from his friends some 45 years after the Beatles’ ugly breakup.

Ex-producer Mark Hudson still piles praise on Ringo Starr: ‘He plays the song’

Ex-producer Mark Hudson still piles praise on Ringo Starr: ‘He plays the song’

Mark Hudson produced five Ringo Starr studio albums over a 10-year period beginning with 1998, and he says he learned something every time.

Harry Nilsson played a key role on Ringo Starr’s Liverpool 8, 14 years after his death

Harry Nilsson played a key role on Ringo Starr’s Liverpool 8, 14 years after his death

Harry Nilsson, who died on Jan. 15, 1994, inspired Ringo Starr to one of his best solo moments almost exactly 14 years later.

Ringo Starr’s Y Not was elevated by a dark Paul McCartney duet: ‘That’s why he’s a genius’

Ringo Starr’s Y Not was elevated by a dark Paul McCartney duet: ‘That’s why he’s a genius’

Released five years ago today, Ringo Starr’s ‘Y Not’ featured the usual group of friendly co-stars. A partial Beatles reunion stole the show.

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason doesn’t count Ringo Starr as a hero: ‘I wanted to be something a bit wilder’

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason doesn’t count Ringo Starr as a hero: ‘I wanted to be something a bit wilder’

Asked about his influences, Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason quickly names Ginger Baker and Keith Moon — but stops short when Ringo Starr’s name surfaces.

The Beatles … LIVE!: More Perfect Playlists

The Beatles … LIVE!: More Perfect Playlists

The Beatles’ early retirement makes compiling a concert playlist difficult – but not impossible.