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  • On guitar... Ringo Starr!

    Not sure if this was already posted, but I found an interesting site detailing the various guitars and basses owned by each of the Beatles.

    It promises a section for Ringo "coming soon" but in the meantime, they had this cool shot of Mr. Starkey.

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  • #2
    Very cool!!!
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    • #3
      He looks more comfortable on guitar than drums. What a weird, talented lot, the Beatles.
      gear:PRS Custom 241980 Marshall JMP 50 wattOvation 1778TLudwig drumsHammond Porta-B/Leslie 130...and I sound the same no matter what gear I use; go figure?good transactions with: GCDEF, Fender Picker, dmtnt, XelderX, melvinspeed


      • #4
        Looks like it's "Starr Time!" with Rory Storme and the Hurricanes.


        • #5
          To quote Early 1970- "I play guitar A,D,E. I play the piano if it's in C" Looks like Ringo is even more talented than we give credit for.


          • #6
            The haircut alone is worth the price of admission!
            You have the right to free speech, as long as you're not dumb enough to actually try it. -- Joe Strummer


            • #7
              It's always interesting to think that these well known/celebrity band members all once got their start in a band.

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              Well Dick, it's got a good beat, and I could dance to it, so I give it a 10!
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              • #8
                John gave Ringo his 3rd Rickenbacker. Ringo still has it.

                One chord is fine. Two chords is pushing it.
                Three chords and you're into jazz
                - Lou Reed


                • #9
                  Ringo picks up a guitar now and then, sometimes during a show. I remember seeing him play a Gibson L6-S once - just strumming it mainly. Not sure if it was his or someone's from the band.

                  Gear: buncha stuff and a couple bazilion cables


                  • #10
                    I bet that photo had to be from at least the very early 60's. That scruffy beard look is pretty hip now, but back then it was totally subversive.




                    • #11

                      He had to shave it off when he joined The Beatles -- but they told him, 'You can keep the sidies, though ...'

                      Originally Posted by Spike

                      He's got his crust all stiff and upper with that nancy-boy accent. You Englishmen are all so ... bloody hell ... sodding, blimey, shagging, knickers, bollocks ... oh no, I'm ENGLISH!

                      Originally Posted by Lucio

                      everyone has different gear and stuff like this tends to be quite subjective.

                      Originally Posted by Captain Jack Sparrow

                      Gentlemen, I wash my hands of this weirdness.

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