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Here you can discover our books about Ringo Starr’s iconic drumming with the Beatles.
Ringo Starr And The Beatles Beat
Amongst the mountain of books about the Beatles, none focus on the work of the man who put the beat into the Beatles – until now. With the release of Ringo Starr And The Beatles Beat, Liverpool drummers Alex Cain and Terry McCusker explore Ringo Starr’s iconic drumming with the Beatles, providing intuitive descriptions and detailed notation of the drumming and percussion in every original Beatles release. Discover how Ringo’s sympathetic and instinctive drumming interacted with the personalities of his bandmates and recording engineers to shape the Beatles incredible musical output.
Hardback – 415 pages – 9.5″ x 9.5″
200 images of drum notation and data, plus more than 150 further images of Ringo, his drums, and the principal characters that helped shape the Beatles Beat.
Ringo’s White Album
From the authors of Ringo Starr And The Beatles Beat, Ringo’s White Album explores Ringo’s contribution to the Beatles’ groundbreaking double L.P. THE BEATLES, commonly known as the White Album. With so many diverse styles and genres, whether it be Rock ’n’ Roll, Blues, prototype Heavy Metal, Country & Western, Dance-Band, Ballads or Folk, Ringo once again proved he was up to the task – and then some. He also got blisters on his fingers.
With song by song analysis, discover how Ringo’s unique drumming style and approach shaped the sound and feel of the White Album. Read how Ringo’s departure from the group was dealt with by John, Paul and George, and how the group dynamic soon returned to EMI’s Abbey Road Studios. The Hey Jude/Revolution single is also covered in detail, with previously unseen photographs of the shooting of the promotional films.
Paperback – 131 pages – 6”x9”
Ringo’s Abbey Road
Ringo’s Abbey Road explores Ringo’s contribution to the Beatles’ 1969 masterpiece. At ease with his new Ludwig Hollywood drums, discover how Ringo utilised this expanded drum kit to leave his mark on Abbey Road, from the ‘swampy’ tom fills and rhythms of Come Together, to the time-shifting meter of Here Comes The Sun, Abbey Road displays just why Ringo Starr was the perfect drummer for the Beatles.
Paperback – 183 pages – 8.5″ x 11”
Ringo’s White Album (Deluxe Edition)
The Deluxe Edition of Ringo’s White Album is expanded to include the complete drum and percussion scores of every White Album song featuring drums and percussion, plus the Hey Jude/Revolution single.
Paperback – 273 pages – 8.5″ x 11”