Having enjoyed rewarding collaborations outside the beatles during much of 1968, particularly with eric clapton, bob dylan and the band, the combined patronising by mccartney and estrangement from lennon had taken its toll the band were therefore on the verge of potential collapse and at an impasse ultimately. He was, rumour had it, the most truculent of rock stars, handy with both verbals and fists while his cream co-members, eric clapton and jack bruce, were mostly cool and understated, he was in the book, he cites charlie watts and pete townshend as proper musicians, but doesn't mention the beatles. By damian fanelli | photo: dave hogan/getty images in the late sixties, the beatles and eric clapton kicked off a nearly five-decade-long tradition of recorded collaborations sure, while my guitar gently weeps—the only official emi beatles recording clapton ever played on—is an undisputed highlight.
Sir richard starkey mbe (born 7 july 1940), known professionally as ringo starr , is an english musician, songwriter, singer, and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the beatles he occasionally sang lead vocals, usually for one song on an album, including with a little help from my friends, yellow. Concert for george, in theaters now and available in november on dvd, documents the performances of harrison's songs by his closest friends, including eric clapton, ravi shankar, ringo starr, jeff lynne, tom petty and the heartbreakers, and paul mccartney harrison's twenty-five-year-old son, dhani,.
My sweet lord is a song by english musician george harrison it was released in november 1970 on his triple album all things must pass also issued as a single, harrison's first as a solo artist, my sweet lord topped charts worldwide and was the biggest-selling single of 1971 in the uk in america and britain, the song.
“i consider him one of the greatest innovators of rock drumming and believe that he has been one of the greatest influences on rock drumming today ringo has influenced drummers more than they will ever realize or admit ringo laid down the fundamental rock beat that drummers are playing today and.
As any rock fan knows, the beatles never got back together what they might not know is that even partial beatles reunions and near misses were frustratingly rare back when such things mattered (prior to george harrison's death in 2001) which is why the video below is so enjoyable.