Sir Paul McCartney has said playing music with Sir Ringo Starr for their first post-Beatles collaboration was “a sort of magic”.
Original Beatles drummer Pete Best has extended an olive branch to Sir Ringo Starr, wishing him a happy 80th birthday.
Sir Ringo Starr, born Richard Starkey in Liverpool in 1940, celebrates his 80th birthday on Tuesday. Across six decades in the music industry, the drummer has released some 20 studio albums and collaborated with artists including Eric Clapton and Jerry Lee Lewis. Here is his life in pictures:
Sir Paul McCartney’s handwritten lyrics for The Beatles’s 1968 hit Hey Jude have sold at auction for 910,000 dollars (£731,000).
It is the nightclub where arguably the greatest band in the world learned their trade.
John Lennon’s round sunglasses and a parking ticket issued to Ringo Starr are going under the hammer.
Photographer Robert Freeman, who helped define the image of The Beatles with some of the band’s best-known album covers, has died at the age of 82.
Sir Ringo Starr has revealed the unexpected message John Lennon left for him on a long-lost demo recorded shortly before his death.
Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Mick Jagger have paid tribute to “wild, lovely” and “extremely talented” drummer Ginger Baker.
Rock royalty has paid tribute to legendary drummer Ginger Baker, who had a “heart of gold” beneath his abrasive exterior.
Lost footage of The Beatles has emerged after being found in a Welsh bread bin.
Sir Ringo Starr has teamed up with Sir Paul McCartney to record a version of a lost demo written by John Lennon less than a year before his death.
Sir Ringo Starr has celebrated his 79th birthday, and offered his advice for staying fit and healthy – “don’t eat a lot of crap”.
Sir Paul McCartney has called fellow Beatle Ringo Starr “the best drummer in the world” as he wished him a happy birthday.
Ringo Starr is backing a Glastonbury Festival campaign for clean water.
K-pop superstars BTS channelled The Beatles as they performed on the same stage as the Fab Four during an appearance on a US talk show.
A rare and controversial Beatles record once belonging to John Lennon has sold at auction for £180,000.
Sir Ringo Starr has paid tribute to the president of one of the US’ most prestigious jazz labels during an event celebrating the genre in London.
A Beatles record owned by John Lennon and dubbed one of the band’s rarest could fetch £136,000 when it goes under the hammer.
Sir Ringo Starr has signed a worldwide deal with music publisher BMG, the company has announced.
The Beatles’ Ringo Starr has told of his “shock” at receiving a knighthood at Buckingham Palace.
A hotel directory signed by all four of The Beatles is estimated to sell for £10,000 at auction.
Sir Paul McCartney has hailed Ringo Starr as the “best drummer, best pal” while he congratulated his fellow Beatle on his knighthood.
Ringo Starr has said it is “an honour and a pleasure” to be awarded a knighthood, 52 years after receiving an MBE with the “Fab Four”.
Sir Paul McCartney has remembered his former Beatles bandmate John Lennon on what would have been his 77th birthday.
The widow and son of the late Beatle George Harrison have hailed Tom Petty as “a poet and a music master on stage” following his death at the age of 66.
Sir Paul McCartney has sent his love to the family of Tom Petty as he led tributes following the news of the singer’s death.