Geoff Wonfor, director of Beatles ‘Anthology,’ dead at 73November 22, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Geoff Wonfor, a Grammy-winning British filmmaker who directed the Beatles' acclaimed “Anthology” documentary series and worked on the 1980s music program “The Tube” as well as several projects with Paul McCartney, has died at age 73.
Ringo Starr tour on hold as he recovers from COVID-19October 3, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Ringo Starr has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the former Beatle to cancel several scheduled concerts in Canada with his All Starr Band.
Five concert dates from Tuesday to Sunday — in Winnipeg, Manitoba; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Lethbridge, Alberta; and the British Columbia cities of Abbotsford and Penticton — will be rescheduled.
Ringo Starr cancels Canadian shows after catching COVID-19October 3, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Ringo Starr has cancelled shows in North America after the former Beatles drummer tested positive for COVID-19.
The 82-year-old cancelled performances Sunday at the Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, Michigan, and Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake, Minnesota, citing illness.
Today in History: August 16, Elvis Presley dies at 42August 16, 2022 GMT
Today in History
Today is Tuesday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2022. There are 137 days left in the year.
ShowBiz Minute: Caan, Baron Cohen, StarrJuly 8, 2022 GMT
McCartney marks 80th birthday with Springsteen, 60,000 palsJune 17, 2022 GMT
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Hard to think of a better way for Paul McCartney to celebrate his 80th birthday than by singing “Glory Days” onstage with Bruce Springsteen or being serenaded by some 60,000 well-wishers.
Ringo Starr gets honorary degree from Boston music schoolJune 2, 2022 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Ringo Starr finally made it to Boston on Thursday to receive his honorary degree from the Berklee College of Music.
The school originally announced that the Beatles drummer would receive a doctorate in music at commencement ceremonies in May, but Starr was unable to attend then and instead addressed the graduating class in a recorded statement.
Full schedule of concerts planned for Tanglewood this summerJanuary 20, 2022 GMT
LENOX, Mass. (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Thursday that its summer home in Tanglewood will host a full schedule of concerts this year for the first time since 2019.
The 2022 season that runs from June 17 through Sept.
Denis O’Dell, worked on Beatles films, dies in Spain at 98December 31, 2021 GMT
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Denis O’Dell, a British film producer and director who worked with The Beatles on the movie “A Hard Day’s Night” and other productions, has died at his home in Spain, his son said Friday.
Colts owner Irsay talking up pop culture collection museumOctober 10, 2021 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is talking with officials in several cities about the possibility of creating a museum to display the pop culture memorabilia that he’s spent millions of dollars collecting over the past 20 years.
Fun & names: Colorado lists TV, movie characters as startersSeptember 16, 2021 GMT
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes’ depth chart contains a bunch of characters — from TV shows and Hollywood movies. Even a few singers, too.
Just part of the plan not to reveal anything along the lines of position depth since Minnesota doesn’t either.
Today in HistoryAugust 16, 2021 GMT
Today in History
Today is Monday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2021. There are 137 days left in the year.
Ringo calling! If he wants you to sing, who could say no?March 19, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If Ringo Starr calls to ask if you'll sing on a song for him, who could possibly say no...
Fans, Ono, bandmates mark 40 years since John Lennon’s deathDecember 8, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Fans remembered John Lennon with flowers, candles and songs Tuesday, the 40th anniversary of the former Beatle's death after being shot outside his New York City apartment building...
The year the music might die: British clubs face closureAugust 15, 2020 GMT
LONDON (AP) — When Keiron Marshall was 15, he found his way out of a desperate situation with help from an unexpected source: Eric Clapton. The guitar great was host at the first gig Marshall ever went to, and he was joined on stage by Gary Brooker of Procol Harum, The Who's Pete Townshend and Beatle Ringo Starr.
Astrid Kirchherr, photographer of the Beatles, dead at 81May 16, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Astrid Kirchherr, the German photographer who shot some of the earliest and most striking images of the Beatles and helped shape their trend-setting visual style, has died at age 81...
Hal Willner, longtime ‘Saturday Night Live’ staple, has diedApril 8, 2020 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hal Willner, a music producer and longtime “Saturday Night Live” music supervisor, has died...
Review: Ringo Starr’s peace and love fills up new albumOctober 23, 2019 GMT
Ringo Starr, "What's My Name" (UMe)
With enviable energy and the simple, persistent message of "peace and love," Ringo Starr has become one of humanity's quintessential goodwill ambassadors...
Coming clean: Public embrace for celeb addicts offers hopeOctober 20, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Beneath sparkling chandeliers hanging in the famed Rainbow Room, as a gala crowd dotted with rock stars sat around white-clothed dinner tables, Ringo Starr stood at a podium and described what it felt like to be 30 years sober...
TV picks for Oct. 3: ‘Trump’s Showdown,’ Ringo Starr, ‘Student Athlete’October 1, 2018 GMT
How we got here
Those seeking a refresher course in how we landed in the current political predicament are encouraged to enroll in Trumps Showdown, a step-by-step explanation of events that led up to Robert Muellers investigation and beyond.
34 Greater Cleveland concerts to check out in September 2018: Liz Phair, Ringo Starr, Superchunk, moreAugust 30, 2018 GMT
34 Greater Cleveland concerts to check out in September 2018: Liz Phair, Ringo Starr, Superchunk, more
We've selected some standout shows in Greater Cleveland, including Liz Phair, Ringo Starr and Superchunk.
Good Day Sunshine: Paul McCartney award at Buckingham PalaceMay 4, 2018 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney paid tribute to his parents after a ceremony making him a Companion of Honor at Buckingham Palace.
The former Beatle was joined by wife Nancy Shevell at the Friday ceremony on a sparkling spring day.
Ringo Starr, Bee Gee Barry Gibb tapped as British knightsDecember 30, 2017 GMT
LONDON (AP) — A Beatle and a Bee Gee are among the celebrated citizens who have been selected for knighthood and other awards given in the name of Britain's monarch...
AP Exclusive: ‘Bathroom bill’ to cost North Carolina $3.76BMarch 30, 2017 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3...