Tag Archives: Ringo Starr

Apple to the Core: A Fan’s Notes

Fifty years ago, Apple Records released “Our First Four,” led by The Beatles’ “Hey Jude”/“Revolution” single. Bill King recounts how he’s followed the Fabs’ record label ever since. … My fascination with Apple Records began in the summer of 1968, when I … Continue reading

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Ringo’s Back Beat: You Can’t Lose It

Beatlefan contributor Dave Persails offers an appreciation of the world’s greatest drummer. Ringo Starr recently finished a concert tour of the U.S., and he made a stop in greater Houston, in Sugarland, Texas, to be precise. With no real surprises, … Continue reading

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‘Give More Love’: A Track-by-Track Preview of Ringo’s New Album

Beatlefan Publisher Bill King previews Ringo Starr’s “Give More Love” album, set for Sept. 15 release on CD and download and Sept. 22 on vinyl. …   If you’ve listened to Ringo’s three most recent albums that he’s self-produced with … Continue reading

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Screw It! A Beatles Podcast Without the Pontificating

Beatlefan Executive Editor Al Sussman looks at a refreshingly unassuming Beatles podcast that a group of young fans are doing. If you’re a regular or even occasional listener of the more popular and long-running Beatles podcasts available online, you may … Continue reading

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‘Sgt. Pepper’ Lives … Onstage!

The “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album kicked off The Beatles’ “studio” period, when they made music that they didn’t think adequately could be re-created in concert. That’s no longer the case, however, as Rick Glover details. … It’s … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Sirius/XM’s Beatles Channel

Beatlefan Executive Editor Al Sussman offers some random observations on the early days of Sirius/XM’s channel devoted to The Beatles. By now, you probably know the trivia. “All You Need Is Love” was the first song played on The Beatles … Continue reading

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The Beatles, Pete Shotton and Me

Bill King looks back fondly on an evening of Beatles stories and more with the late Pete Shotton. It’s always sad to hear about another of The Beatles’ old Liverpool pals passing on, but I couldn’t help but smile when … Continue reading

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