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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.

‘It was very organic and natural': Ringo Starr’s current All-Starr Band can’t stop having fun

‘It was very organic and natural': Ringo Starr’s current All-Starr Band can’t stop having fun

Together since 2012, the All-Starrs play the Greek in LA tonight – but they’ll be back.

‘I just sort of dialed': Ringo Starr surprised Paul McCartney in the hospital during illness

‘I just sort of dialed': Ringo Starr surprised Paul McCartney in the hospital during illness

The Beatles bandmates remained in constant contact as McCartney battled an infection.

The Beatles reunite! (Well, kind of): More Perfect Playlists

The Beatles reunite! (Well, kind of): More Perfect Playlists

With Lennon and Harrison’s untimely passings, this is as close as we’ll ever get again.

‘The chemistry is just incredible': Ringo Starr on perhaps his best All-Starr Band ever

‘The chemistry is just incredible': Ringo Starr on perhaps his best All-Starr Band ever

Ringo, Steve Lukather, Gregg Rolie and Todd Rundgren begin a run at the Beacon tonight.