Newly knighted Ringo Starr says he remembers ’k all about the nineteen sixties, let alone who the bands were back then.
“Never heard of him,” he replied when asked whether it had been a long wait to catch up with Paul McCartney in the Honours stakes.
Sir Ringo described his knighthood ceremony as ‘surreal’.
“I went down on one knee and asked the Duke if he’d marry me. Then somebody spoke and I went into a dream.” Continue reading
We think they should do a mash-up of their two greatest songs and wow the crowd with Octopus’s Chorus.
Harold resident Alfie Brooks was delighted yesterday to be named as the winner of one of Britain’s longest running competitions.
Ringo Starr and Paul MacCartney both made the trip to Harold in person to announce Alfie as the winner of the “Which is the best Beatles album?” competition launched in 1970.
The competition was originally due to end in 1971, when George Martin sent the answer to Ringo. However Ringo misplaced the envelope and assuming it had been used as roach material, they decided to ‘Let it be’ and the competition rumble on for a further 42 years…outliving two of the Beatles! The contest has led to fierce debate around the country, not least in the Squirrel Lickers Arms where the pub landlord Eddie once broke a regular’s femur for suggesting that Rubber Soul was better than Abbey Road. Continue reading