It is likely to be exhausting to imagine, however Ringo Starr simply turned 80! The Beatles drummer celebrated his birthday on July 8, 2020.
In an interview with Leisure Tonight, he shared that one thing that retains him tremendous wholesome is his vegetarian weight loss program. “I work out, I’m a vegetarian, so quite a lot of broccoli’s in my weight loss program, and I believe that’s all it’s, simply preserve transferring!”
Ringo was solely 22 when he left Rory and the Hurricanes and commenced drumming for the Beatles. He met the band in Hamburg, Germany, the place Rory and the Hurricanes had been additionally performing. One factor led to a different, and shortly historical past was made.
Ringo hosted a particular birthday celebration on YouTube final evening, and as a part of his huge digital birthday celebration he determined to share footage of himself enjoying with Paul McCartney. The 2 reunited final 12 months.
Ringo shares, “I went to Dodger Stadium final 12 months and performed with Paul. Although it’s by no means been out, by no means been seen.”
Ringo can be celebrating his most up-to-date album, which contains a music written by John Lennon. The music, titled “Develop Outdated With Me,” is among the final songs that John ever wrote. He recorded the music as a demo in Bermuda in 1980, and it additionally appeared on John’s 1984 album, Milk and Honey.
The music had a particular which means for John: It was impressed by a Robert Browning poem referred to as “Rabbi ben Ezra” and by his spouse Yoko Ono’s music “Let Me Rely the Methods.” Yoko’s music was impressed by a poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and John and Yoko cherished the work of the Brownings. So it’s a reasonably particular music for Ringo to incorporate on his personal document.
John and Yoko every recorded a model of the music, and John recorded his at residence of their studio, on a cassette with a piano and rhythm field. The music is believed to be the final one which he ever recorded.