From behind the drums to behind the lens, inPhotograph Ringo Starr opens his archives to share memories of his childhood, The Beatles and beyond. Rare and unseen photographs taken by Ringo, with others reproduced from his family albums, are showcased here for fans of The Beatles and anyone passionate about modern music. Accompanied by Ringo’s original manuscript of over 15,000 words,Photograph gives unprecedented insight into the life of one of the world’s greatest musicians. From Pwllheli to Delhi, obscurity to superstardom, join Ringo on his travels in his photographic memoir.
The latest Beatles album of all their No.1 singles has sold over 2 million copies worldwide and topped the charts in 15 countries. Their Anthology book is in the bestseller's lists. Forty years after changing the face of popular music. The Beatles have been voted the nation's all-time favourite group in HMV and Channel 4's Music of the Millennium Poll. With The Beatles as popular as ever, no wonder Ringo Starr was, according to many, the luckiest man in pop music when he replaced Pete Best as the group's drummer. Straight Man Or Joker? follows Ringo through his entire life, tracing his careers as a musician and actor, his romantic liaisons, health problems, the battle and ultimate triumph over alcoholism and his barnstorming global solo tour in 1989. This new edition brings Starr's life right up to date including Ringo's GBP]500,000 fees for voiceovers; the continuing box-office popularity of his All Starr Band; his new studio album, Vertical Man (his best since 1973, according to Mojo); The Beatles' Anthology autobiography and the 1 album; his children's entertainment work; and new and rediscovered information about Ringo's ancestry. This is the only biography of Ringo Star
Come sing and dance around in an octupus’s garden in the shade! The classic Beatles song comes to life with colorful illustrations from bestselling illustrator Ben Cort and a new music recording and audio reading from stellar musician Ringo Starr. I’d like to be under the sea In an octopus’s garden in the shade He’d let us in, knows where we’ve been In his octopus’s garden in the shade Who wouldn’t like to visit an octopus’s garden? Well, now you can! This lively picture book, complete with a CD of the beloved song, brings Ringo Starr’s joyful underwater tale to life and is perfect for reading, sharing, and singing again and again.
A unique insight into the friendship between the members of the Beatles through postcards sent to Ringo from John, Paul and George. Sensationally presented, this book features 53 postcards sent by John Lennon, George Harrison and Paul McCartney to Ringo Starr. The superb facsimile reproductions of the cards, complete with the occasional drawing, depict both the spontaneous wit and art of the Beatles. The reproduction of the postcards is supplemented by revealing text from Ringo explaining the meaning behind the cards and documenting the corresponding moments in his life. This visually stunning and intriguing book is, quite simply, a must-have for anyone interested in the story of the Beatles phenomenon.
Ringo Starr was the genuine working-class member of the Beatles. Born into poverty in a tiny house in Liverpool's Dingle area, deserted by his father, he suffered years of illness which seriously affected his schoolwork. Despite having all the odds against him, he became one of the most famous people on the planet. The Ringo Starr Encyclopedia completes the Virgin series on the individual Beatles and in the most comprehensive book about Ringo Starr ever written.
With over 80 years drumming experience between them, Liverpool drummers Alex Cain and Terry McCusker explore the percussive elements of the Beatles songbook, providing intuitive descriptions and detailed notation of the drumming and percussion in every original Beatles release. Scratch beneath the surface of the Beatles' musical output to discover percussive layers which display just how much care and attention to detail John, Paul, George and Ringo put into their music. With comprehensive song by song analysis, there's something for the drummer and non-drummer alike - from the tentative, nervous recording of Love Me Do at Abbey Road in 1962, to the final recording of I Me Mine by George, Pa...
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A personal scrapbook of UK newspaper & magazine cuttings about Ringo Starr. This volume stretches from 1963 through to the mid 1970's. The cuttings provide a fascinating glimpse back in time to see how Ringo was perceived by the UK press and his fans. Full of interviews; single & album reviews this is a must for any Ringo Starr / Beatles fan. The vast majority of cuttings won't have been seen since their one and only publication over 40 years ago. Don't miss it!
Just like prose, a novel in verse tells a story. But verse is unique because readers access the text through short “chapters,” or poems. The varying lengths of the chapters are ideal for a struggling reader, giving them breaks to collect their thoughts, to imagine the characters in their mind’s eye, and to set the scene—like a frame in a movie. The structure of poetry makes the books appear less intimidating, with plenty of airy white space. Moreover, the depth and substance conveyed in verse is every bit as deep and real as in a Gravel Road prose novel. Her family runs Stevens Brothers Funeral Home. Which is ironic, since Faith Hope Stevens is not long for this world. Unless someone dies. Unless there is a match. Staying alive will mean a heart transplant. Faith copes with wit and nerve. She’s also a little pissed off. She will never grow old. She will never have a boyfriend. Then one shocking day everything changes ...
A Ringo Starr look that's entirely new. This book is your ultimate resource for Ringo Starr. Here you will find the most up-to-date 63 Success Facts, Information, and much more. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Ringo Starr's Early life, Career and Personal life right away. A quick look inside: Ringo Starr: Live at Soundstage - Track listing, Bad Boy (Ringo Starr album), Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band Volume 2: Live from Montreux - Release, Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band - Track listing, Bad Boy (Ringo Starr album) - Release and reception, Ringo Starr and Friends, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band - Personal lif...