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 thoughts on “Ringo

  1. 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. 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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