I heard this Ringo Starr interview the other day, and was impressed once again with what a really nice man he seems to be.

And it doesn’t hurt that he’s up there with the best drummers of all time! You can forget what a great drummer he is because he’s not showy, like a Keith Moon.

But he’s really, really good. Listen to this:

2 Responses to Ringo

  1. bob February 10, 2010 at 1:52 pm #

    Ringo Starr and Charlie Watts laid ALL the groundwork. It never ceases to amaze me that so many people just don’t understand that.

  2. zuzu February 10, 2010 at 5:16 pm #

    Amusing little story about Ringo’s predecessor: for the film Backbeat, about the Beatles’ time in Germany, the soundtrack was done by early 90s musicians. Dave Grohl did the drumming, but had a really hard time with it because he’s got good timing and Pete Best … did not.

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