Tag Archives: Ringo Starr

Keith Moon would have been 70

If Keith Moon were alive today he would be dead.  Some people live long,fruitful lives, others live to burn the candles at both ends and then slice it in half and blow it up and that was Keith.  He lived life the way he played the drums, kind of all over the place and yet […]

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Rock Hall Class of 2015

The Rock Hall Class of 2015 was announced and I have to say that I’m a little disappointed.  Artists that I believe deserved induction  Kraftwerk, N.W.A, Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths, Sting and War did not get in this year. Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Bill Withers […]

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The Beatles and Halloween

Sure, The Beatles didn’t invent rock and roll or films or fashion but they certainly made it more fun and that can also be said for their stamp on Halloween.              This also gives me the opportunity to post this forgotten gem from John Lennon’s Walls & Bridges album and with John […]

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Ringo Starr

Sure there’s Jagger and Richards and Lennon and McCartney but there was only one guy from a band that is recognizable from his first name, Ringo! Many people might think that Ringo was just lucky to be the drummer for  The Beatles, but like all musicians that made it, it”s just the combination of timing […]

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Movember: Best Rock Star Moustaches

In honor of Movember, a movement to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues, specifically prostate and testicular cancer initiatives.  I present the greatest rock star moustaches of all time.                           Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers […]

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One Year Anniversary

Yes, it’s hard to believe but I’ve been doing this 5 days a week for the past 52 weeks.  That’s 260 posts people!    Who do you think I’ve mentioned the most in my posts?  Anyone that knows anything about me won’t be surprised that Bruce Springsteen was featured 11 times in my posts beating […]

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Fire And Rain

1967-The Summer Of Love-All You Need Is Love 1968-The Summer of Hate-Revolution 1969-The Summer of Woodstock-With A Little Help From My Friends (Joe Cocker) 1970-The Beatles break up-Let It Be…so do Simon and Garfunkel When you think of musically defining years, 1970 rarely comes up in the conversation but Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon and […]

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Beatles Life Events

As I type this, it is what could have been, John Lennon’s 71st birthday. Also on this day today, eternal optimist Paul McCartney married Nancy Shevell.  Ringo Starr was apparently in attendance.  It is Paul’s third and Nancy’s second marriage.  May this be the final marriage for both. This weekend was also when the George […]

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