He is the oldest Beatles member and was therefore the first to blow out 80 birthday candles: Ringo Starr did not let his coronavirus pandemic spoil his 80th birthday on July 7th. The former Beatles drummer drummed up his friends for a virtual "Ringo Starr's Big Birthday Show" for a good cause. Usually the music legend celebrates his birthday in a big way with his fans, this year Starr got behind his drums and led through a packed program he did on Youtube published.
The show consisted of small clips with birthday greetings and music by his friends, concert recordings and old photos that reflected Starr's career. Paul McCartney (78) appeared in a concert recording in which the two former band mates performed the Beatles song "Helter Skelter" in 2019 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Sheryl Crow (58), Joe Walsh (72), Ben Harper (50) and Gary Clark Jr. ( 36).
Congratulations on Twitter
On Twitter, Ringo Starr thanked his fans and friends who sent him "little films, cards and gifts". For this he published a picture, on which he wears a mask and shows a peace sign, his motto for life is "Peace & Love", in the camera. Paul McCartney left on twitter Birthday wishes, as well as John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono (87).