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45 Years Ago: Ringo Rejoins the Beatles

On Aug. 22, 1968, Ringo Starr had enough of his bandmates' constant bickering. So he packed up his drumsticks and walked out of the Beatles' chaotic recording sessions for their upcoming double album, 'The Beatles' (better known as 'The White Album'). And he planned to stay away for good.

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45 Years Ago: Ringo Starr Temporarily Quits the Beatles

Although they wouldn't officially disband until April 1970, the first signs that the four-headed beast known as the Beatles was starting to come apart at the seams took place on Aug. 22, 1968. A little more than six years to the day that he performed his first show with the group, drummer Ringo Starr walked out during the recording sessions for 'The Beatles.'

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Early Recordings from Ringo Starr’s Pre-Beatles Band Unearthed

Before there were the Beatles, Richard Starkey was a group called Rory Storm and the Hurricanes. The drummer, who would go on to change his name to Ringo Starr, recorded with the band before joining the Fab Four, and now some of those early recordings have surfaced after more than 50 years.

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Ringo Starr, Phil Collins Top List of World’s Richest Drummers

Drummers are the Rodney Dangerfield of rock. From jokes like, “What did the drummer get on his IQ test?” (answer: drool) to the mock tragedies that befell Spinal Tap’s myriad timekeepers, drummers get no respect. However, a new list shows that many of them are laughing all the way to the bank.

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Ringo Starr Comes To Town + You Could Win!

Ringo Starr is coming to Spokane's Northern Quest Casino on Friday, July 13. Here's the KOOL part, 97.5 KOOL FM wants you to go, so we've got tickets for you to win...

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Ringo Starr Still Seeking Peace for His Birthday

For years, Ringo Starr has been dedicated to “peace and love,” and the sentiment still holds true today.

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Ringo Starr’s Birthplace Saved from Demolition

A three-year battle to preserve Ringo Starr‘s childhood home has resulted in a victory. The small house in the Dingle section of Liverpool had been on a list of houses to be demolished as part of an urban renewal project, but a campaign started by local Beatles fans has saved No. 9 Madryn Street from the bulldozer.

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The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Hitting Theaters Nationwide

A restored and remastered edition of the animated Beatles film ‘Yellow Submarine’ will be making the rounds at movie houses around the country prior to its June 5 release on DVD and Blu-Ray. Beginning May 5, ‘Yellow Submarine’ will make its way across the country for brief, limited engagements.

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Express Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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Beatles 1964 Concert To Hit The Big Screen

The Beatles will soon be hitting the big screen once again. Recently restored footage of the group’s first full concert in the United States at the Washington Coliseum in Washington, D...

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Ringo Starr Spews Details on Dealing With Preshow Jitters

There’s always a spring to 71-year-old Ringo Starr‘s step when he hits the concert stage, and the reason why is not something the former Beatles drummer acknowledges with pride.

It turns out that Starr, even with 50-plus years of concert performances under his belt, still suffers from stage fright. But Starr’s regular case of preshow jitters involves much more than just trotting out to his designated spot.

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Test Your Beatles Knowledge For VIP Points!

Big Bear is back with another trivia question for you in the Rock & Roll College Of Knowledge. This time you can play for 1000 VIP Points by correctly answering this question about the Beatles! Ca...

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Beatles Releasing New DVD! [VIDEO]

In the late 1960's The Beatles formed a corporation to give up and coming artists whether it was music, art, poetry, dance, whatever a place they could call home...

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