2012 – “Yellow Submarine” the animated Beatles movie was restored completely today on This Day in Rock Music History! The iconic movie was carefully restored frame by frame for a May 28th DVD Release this year. The movie was originally released in 1968, and was a surreal story about a magical land called Pepperland which […]
2011 – Gary Wright Announces he will gig with Ringo Starr on This Day in Rock! Gary Wright, known for the hit singles “Dream Weaver” and “Love Is Alive”, will perform with ‘Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band’ on his UK tour which starts Friday June 17th at Hampton Court. 2011 celebrates the 35th […]
2010 – Paul McCartney celebrated Ringo Starr’s 70th birthday performing at New York’s Radio City Music Hall on This Day in Rock! Along with Ringo’s All Starr band, Yoko Ono, Joe Walsh, Angus Young and Steven Van Zandt, Paul sang ‘Birthday’… and supported Ringo on ‘With a little help from my friends’.
2008 – In a video message on his website, Ringo Starr announced that he no longer has time to sign autographs and asked fans not to send him any mail at all. “No more fan mail and no objects to be signed. Nothing.” After finishing a tour of the US and Canada, he was dividing […]
2008 – Ringo Starr helped launch the celebrations for Liverpool’s year as European Capital of Culture. He was joined by acrobats who dangled on wires from cranes as the opening party kicked off a year-long programme of more than 350 events. Organisers hoped the Capital of Culture tag would attract an extra two million visitors […]
2003 – The TRL audience think, “Who’s that old man?” when Ringo Starr makes an appearance in the studio. When Carson Daly asks the Beatle’s drummer how he writes songs, he replies, “Slowly. In English.”
2003 – Ringo Starr announces he’s starting a new label called Pumkinhead to give a hand to musical “newcomers.”
1976 – The Beatles re-release 22 singles in the UK. One of the singles, “Yesterday,” had never been released in the UK. Yesterday is the most recorded song of all time by other artists, which was released in the US in 1965.
1974 – Bob Dylan and the Band wrap up their current tour at the Los Angeles Forum. Audience member Ringo Starr says it’s “the best concert I’ve ever been to.”
1970 – The Beatles release “Let it Be” as a single in the UK.
1970 – The Ed Sullivan Show, airs clips of the Beatles performing “Let It Be” and “Two of Us.” It’s the last time the band appear on the show that introduced them to American fans.
1968 – Ringo Starr quit The Beatles during the White Album sessions when the constant bickering and tension became too much for him. The news of Ringo’s departure was kept secret, and he rejoined the sessions on September 3. After Ringo walked out, the remaining Beatles recorded ‘Back In the USSR’, with Paul on drums and […]