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The Secret Life of Ringo Starr
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7 October 2010
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ochdeus said:

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Breal name Richard

Starkey - turns 70 this summer (Jul10)

 


Man!  I celebrated the wrong day I guess!

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ochdeus said:

"But Starr insists fans can gain insight into his life by
listening to his music, adding, "(Songwriting is) better for me than
doing it in a book. In two lines I can say what would take five pages."


I'd be more interested in the 5 pages.

C'mon Ringo – write that book!a-hard-days-night-ringo-15

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Zig said:

ochdeus said:

"But Starr insists fans can gain insight into his life by

listening to his music, adding, "(Songwriting is) better for me than

doing it in a book. In two lines I can say what would take five pages."


I'd be more interested in the 5 pages.
 

C'mon Ringo – write that book!a-hard-days-night-ringo-15


(chanting) Write that book! Write that book! Write that book!

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11 October 2010
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I'd much rather read a book by Ringo, but I suppose it's unlikely. He's not much of a songwriter, so if he thinks his music is better than his prose I think we could probably go without.

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Is there any decent Bios of Ringo

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

'When the fall's all that's left, it matters a great deal.

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skye said

Joe said:


 

I learnt that postmen in the 1960s and 70s were very honest people. If I was delivering those postcards to Ringo's house I'd have nicked the lot a-hard-days-night-ringo-6


 

I bet some were nicked. Postmen have daughters and girlfriends. a-hard-days-night-john-6

Zig said:

You can count me among those who would really like to know more about him – I just don't know how much there is. Even listening to him speak, I get the impression that he was very content to play his drums with his best mates and stay away from the limelight / madness that was everything else going on.

Thoughts?


 

Thats probably true. I don't think there are any deep dark secrets - I just want to see things from his point of view.

We now have a thread where we are gathering questions we would like to ask Ringo.

http://www.beatlesbible.com/fo.....-of-ringo/

So I thought folks might like to read through this thread.

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Here's what Ringo had to say about not writing an autobiography during a recent interview.

On your most recent albums, you have written and recorded autobiographical songs – "Liverpool 8," "Rory and the Hurricanes" and "In Liverpool." Has this been deliberate and do you plan to continue this in the future?

Yes. I was asked to do my autobiography and I said to myself, "I'm not going to do an autobiography." Instead, every record will have a song like "Rory" about my early music life... And with this book ("Photograph"), I am showing where I was at the time, who I was with and I then talk about the photos, of course. So that's another way I'm doing it any way other than writing an autobiography (laughs).

Why not an autobiography?

You have got sit there too long. What was great about "Photographs" is they gave your mind a push – "Oh yeah, I remember that." I don't want to sit there thinking, "What happened in 1964 on Tuesday, November 10th. Do you know what I mean? [Note to Ringo: On Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1964, The Beatles performed two evening shows at Colston Hall in Bristol for £850.]

At least we now have Michael Starr's book.

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