His current All-Starrs buoy everything that surrounds them — including, it’s clear, Ringo Starr himself. The ultimate bandmate, Starr sounds whole again.
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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’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 has always loved reanimating his storied past in song, but rarely has he hit on such a winning combination of whimsy and memory.
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.
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, who died on Jan. 15, 1994, inspired Ringo Starr to one of his best solo moments almost exactly 14 years later.
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’
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’ early retirement makes compiling a concert playlist difficult – but not impossible.