The 82-year-old drummer hoped to carry on but his condition affected his voice and so he cancelled just hours before the show.
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“When I look back, I probably think that if I was George and Ringo, I'd probably been thinking what a t***!”
The musician shared a throwback snap from their special day, which was attended by George Harrison and Paul McCartney.
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The former Beatle is in Los Angeles and will not be able to spend the festive period with his children and grandchildren.
The message inspired the drummer to record his own version of Lennon's track for his new album.
Former Corrie actress also claims Starr refused to sign an autograph for a four-year-old girl
The Beatles drummer – who has previously battled with alcoholism and substance abuse – reportedly admitted himself into a residential rehabilitation clinic to “dry out” before his autumn tour dates with his All-Starr supergroup.
Ringo Starr has followed in the footsteps of Bruce Springsteen by calling off his concert in North Carolina over the anti-gay ‘bathroom law’. The former Beatles drummer has made the decision not to play his planned gig on June 18 at the Koka Booth Amphitheater in protest over the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, which decides which toilet a transgender person can use. A statement on the venue’s website about the drummer, below, reads: ‘Ringo Starr cancels his North Carolina performance in opposition to the passing of HB2.
The childhood home of the Beatles drummer has sold at a bargain price after going under the hammer at an auction held at the Cavern Club. The modest Victorian mid-terrace based in the Toxteth area of Liverpool managed to beat its asking price, selling for £70,000. ‘10 Admiral Grove’ was Ringo’s address for 20 years, moving there at aged three, he stayed with his mum Elsie Starkey until he wed in 1963.
On June 6 1962, The Beatles entered Abbey Road studios - which would become their recording hub for years - for the first time to have their debut meeting with Sir George Martin. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and then drummer Pete Best had already been stung by rejection after being summoned to London to try out for Decca on the recommendation of a company junior who had seen them at Liverpool’s Cavern Club.