Things are looking good for Ringo Starr at the moment. In the last 18 months he’s released the album Postcards From Paradise, been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist, completed a 21-date American tour, is about to begin another in Asia. Despite his accomplishments over the decades, Ringo’s drumming has been the subject… [read this]
Ringo gets the holidays rockin’ with “Come on Christmas,” a song from his very fun Christmas album, I Wanna Be Santa Claus which includes both original and traditional songs.
Bill Harry’s chronicle of the Beatles road to their first single release may not get any awards for journalistic style, but it is still a fascinating rundown of the lucky breaks, perseverence, and machinations it can take to get even a talented band signed. Harry’s e-book is great for the little insider details of how Beatle manager Brian Epstein had… [read this]
Got a kid on your holiday shopping list? Want to introduce them to the Beats, modern design, the ’60s, jazz, folk, or rock & roll? Learn about your favorite musicians & places? Or, just give ’em something fun? Check these way cool tomes for tots (and grown-ups, too). Most of these are picture books; a few are available for Kindle,… [read this]
Ringo Starr has been on a roll the past several years with the well-reviewed 2010 release “Y Not,” a successful tour, and now a lively new album called “RINGO 2012”. This marks Ringo’s 17th solo outing as well as his first self-produced effort, and is an infectious pop-rock project with a good feel and damnably catchy tunes. “2012” kicks off… [read this]