Tweet: "Are you ready Christmas Eve 12:01 AM we are coming to you from out of the blue peace and love peace love... I am excited I hope you are too peace and love strawberry fields forever." Beatles drummer Ringo Starr celebrates the release of the Fab Four's back catalogue on music streaming services.
Quote: "You have to listen to it. There are so many emotional moments in her performance. It is fabulous." Ringo Starr is a big fan of Adele's new single Hello.
Tweet: "Happiest of birthdays to @ringostarrmusic on this special day. It's my Dad's too - he would have been 113!" Sir Paul McCartney sends his best wishes to his former Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr as he marks his 75th birthday on Tuesday (07Jul15).
Quote: "I have a trainer who comes three times a week and just listens to me moan... and I keep fit and keep moving... and I do watch what I eat. I am a vegetarian... I can't eat crazy food. I'm highly allergic to onions and garlic and spices... I've never had a pizza, never had a curry." Rocker Ringo Starr's allergies help him stay healthy.
Tweet: "Peace and love to Julian Lennon God bless Cynthia love Ringo and Barbara." Ringo Starr offers his support to John Lennon's eldest son following the death of his mother on Wednesday (01Apr15).
Quote: "They're under a lot of pressure... Compared to them, we were on holiday - and we could go on holiday... But now, you cannot move. Someone is on the phone (camera), they're photographing you and filming you... (but) I don't think this will stop One Direction." Ringo Starr on Zayn Malik's decision to quit One Direction.
Quote: "I am, I definitely am. I'm really excited about that..." Sir Paul McCartney is looking forward to honouring his former The Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr with the Award for Musical Excellence at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony next year (15). The drummer will become the last member of The Beatles to be saluted by organisation bosses as a solo artist.
Quote: "We only once called each other. The offer was just incredible... There was a couple of people who thought they could get us out there and give us a billion bucks, or whatever, but it's not what we were ever about." Ringo Starr admits the Beatles only briefly considered a reunion in the mid-1970s.
Quote: "This is one of the best gigs anyone could possibly have... You travel the same way that Ringo does, you stay in the same hotels that Ringo does - you are essentially a Beatle! In Nagoya (in Japan), when we got off the train we were mobbed as if we were Beatles. It's just a lot of fun." Veteran rocker Todd Rundgren loved touring the world as part of Ringo Starr's All-Starr Band.
Tweet: "Congratulations Well Done beatle boys. Please please me. The start of it all. Peace and love R". Beatles drummer Ringo Starr marks the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's debut release on Friday (22Mar13).
Quote: "It's just another number, isn't it? You know, that's how it is - it used to be just two years. Ooh, now five. Now 40..." Ringo Starr has no plans to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' debut single Love Me Do later this year (12).
Quote: "I've said from day one I'm not doing the Olympics unless I do a sprint... I know my son's closing it (Olympics) with The Who." Ringo Starr insists he won't be joining his former Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney for his Olympics opening ceremony concert.
Quote: "I've been asked to write my autobiography and really they only want 8 years (1962-1970), and I keep saying it would be five volumes before I even got into the band!" The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr rules out writing a memoir because he has too much to say.
Quote: "When we were in the Beatles, George brought me this kit of, like, 15 drums. When it came time to do a fill, I couldn't hit anything. It was too confusing. I said, 'F**k it, take these away!'" Ringo Starr didn't appreciate bandmate Harrison's gift.
Fact: Ringo Starr will celebrate his 72nd birthday onstage at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on 7 July (12). The gig will mark Starr's first performance on the famed country music stage.
Quote: "The main thing is not to be afraid of that, to get to a place where you'll go gracefully, not screaming and kicking up a fuss." Ringo Starr offers up his thoughts on death.
Quote: "He didn't actually give us it; he was in the room... when it was arranged that someone else would bring some stuff. We got high and we laughed our a**es off." Ringo Starr confirms the rock 'n' roll myth that Bob Dylan introduced the Beatles to marijuana.
Quote: "I used to invite George every time and he'd say, 'You'd have to give me all the money!' And Paul's always busy." Ringo Starr admits he has tried to recruit his Beatles bandmates for his All-Star Band over the years.
Quote: "Every night there's a moment that I just wanna go back to bed. I just get nervous. Then I run on (stage) and as soon as I grab the mic then I'm fine." Ringo Starr still suffers from a little stagefright before every gig.
Quote: "I get on with kids and I feel that's because I am one." Ringo Starr on his affinity for children.
Fact: British funnyman Russell Brand interviewed Beatles legend Ringo Starr for a special radio broadcast in Hollywood on Monday (30Jan12). The pair chatted about George Harrison and Eric Clapton during SiriusXM's Town Hall show.
Fact: Ringo Starr was among the music fans cheering on Paul MCCartney's son James as he performed at the Viper Room in Hollywood on Sunday night (29Jan12).
Fact: Beatles legend Ringo Starr launched his latest art exhibition in Vienna, Austria over the weekend (16-17Jul11). The drummer began experimenting with painting in the 1990s, but now uses computers to create digital pieces, and he launched his latest collection at the G-Pop gallery in Vienna in a show called The Art Of Ringo Starr.
Quote: "I'm nervous ahead of every gig. I feel like running away three seconds before I'm due on stage. But I'm all right as soon as I get the mic in my hand." Even after 50 years in the spotlight, Beatles legend Ringo Starr still gets stage fright.
Tweet: "Happy Birthday Ringo! Peace and Love! lots of love from yoko" John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono wishes Ringo Starr well on his 71st birthday. The former Beatle celebrates his big day on Thursday (07Jul11).
Quote: "I'm listening to Plan B and I love Mumford and Sons' record. I don't usually buy CDs though, I buy tracks on iTunes." Ringo Starr keeps up to date with modern music and the latest technology.
Quote: "I'm escorting Kate down the aisle, hooking her up with the Prince." Ringo Starr jokes about his involvement in the upcoming royal wedding.
Quote: "My aunt used to babysit Ringo. And he was a monster, apparently!" Sex And The City star Kim Cattrall reveals her little-known link to Ringo Starr. The actress was born in Liverpool, England - the former Beatles star's home city.
Fact: Ringo Starr showed he's still a hippie at heart on his 70th birthday on Wednesday (07Jul10) - he was presented with a cake decorated with flowers and the iconic Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament symbol at a party in New York's Times Square.
Quote: "People were screaming at me to sign scratch boards of guitars and then I'd see it on eBay for $3,000... so I decided that day, I'm gonna end it on my website... On reflection, I could've done it nicer, but it was the mood I was in." Ringo Starr on his 2009 decision not to sign any more autographs.
Fact: Ringo Starr will become the first BEATLE To turn 70 in July (10).
Quote: "The game is great, the graphics are great. I haven't played it. I've tried. I get too crazy watching that guitar arm and the things coming towards you." Ringo Starr has yet to master videogame Rock Star: The Beatles.
Quote: "So much has been written about me doing a collaboration with Bob or me doing a collaboration with Ringo and Bob. But that is not happening yet. We're nowhere near. I did say I wanted to work with Bob but that was ages ago and he hasn't been in touch. I can't contact him, (and say), 'Hey Bob, what's happening? Where's the party?'" Sir Paul McCartney clears up reports about his upcoming collaborations with Bob Dylan and Ringo Starr.
Fact: The pink dress worn by Madonna in the promo for her 1985 hit MATERIAL GIRL is expected to fetch $120,000 (£80,000) when it goes up for auction on Tuesday (28Apr09). The frock will go under the hammer as part of the Fame Bureau's Rock 'n' Roll Art and Soul online sale which also lists a Beatles bass drum skin once owned by Ringo Starr.
Quote: "They'd lost a lot of fingers and noses because of leprosy... and you know you're in a strange country when you go to India, it's not like France or Denmark." Former BEATLE Ringo Starr found it difficult to come to terms with life in poverty-stricken India during a trip to the south Asian country in the 1960s.
Quote: "You don't call him RINGO if you know him. You call him RICHARD, or he'll come at you with a pitchfork." CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM star Richard Lewis on former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and his hatred of his rock pseudonym.
Quote: "I would love to work with Ringo again. We don't rule it out... He's a great drummer, and we're used to each other." Sir Paul McCartney is fired up about the prospect of reuniting with surviving Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr.
Quote: "It's very difficult. I used to say Rain, but there is Day in The Life. There's Drive My Car. I mean, there's too many tracks really. I've never been able to like say, that one, you know?" Ringo Starr can't decide on his favourite Beatles song.
Quote: "I learned to knit in hospital. They give you stuff to do to keep you busy because you're so ill." Ringo Starr on picking up his knitting skills during a long spell in hospital as a child.
Quote: "I'm left handed and I'm playing a right handed kit... That's why everyone thought, 'Wow, he's a genius,' but all I was doing was trying to play backwards... It's one of those mad accidents, you can't learn it." Ringo Starr on the secret to his drumming skills.
Quote: "We always say GEORGE fought for me because someone would say, 'What are you doing with him?' and George would shout back... He wasn't always a guru." Ringo Starr on George Harrison's support when he joined the Beatles full-time and sparked fights at early Liverpool, England concerts.
Fact: Former BEATLE Ringo Starr has recruited ex-Men At Work singer Colin Hay, Edgar Winter and BILLY SQUIER to join his ALL STARR BAND for the supergroup's 10th annual tour. Starr spends a portion of every summer touring with a rotating line-up of celebrity pals.
Quote: "When we did that BEATLES ANTHOLOGY, the guy interviewing me asked me about the second time we played Shea (Stadium - in New York), and I was like, `What? We played it twice?' I had no memory of the second time." Ringo Starr has a bad memory.
Quote: "Take Johnny Cash's last CD, I couldn't even play it. He just sounded so frail... If I was ever down, tough, I'd put on Leonard Cohen. Then you know you aren't that down." Former BEATLE Ringo Starr found Cash's AMERICAN V: A HUNDRED HIGHWAYS a difficult listen.
Quote: "It was the worst track we ever had to record. It went on for f**king weeks. I thought it was mad." Ringo Starr remembers how difficult it was recording MAXWELL'S SILVER HAMMER for THE Beatles's ABBEY ROAD album.
Fact: Former BEATLE Ringo Starr helped to kick off celebrations in his native Liverpool, England, on Friday (11Jan08) after the city was named European Capital of Culture. The event also saw a performance from former Eurythmics star DAVE STEWART.
Fact: Ringo Starr will pay tribute to the area of Liverpool in which he grew up by titling his new album and single LIVERPOOL 8.
Fact: Madonna, Ringo Starr and Halle Berry were among the celebrities who sent beloved US TV host Regis Philbin get-well gifts as he recovered from a heart operation. Madonna and Berry sent him luxury bathrobes, while former Beatle Starr sent the TV star a basket of apples.
Quote: "They said do what you want, because if we don't like it, no-one will hear it." Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison gave legendary Beatles producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN an ultimatum over new Beatles album, LOVE.
Fact: A gold and silver chess set modelled on the hands of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is on display at the Takashimaya department store in Tokyo, Japan, and can be snapped up for 4.15 million yen ($35,000/GBP19,400). The set was commissioned by late Beatle George Harrison in 1973.