Ringo Starr on His Friendship With Paul McCartney — “I Would Tour With Him Tomorrow!”
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr — who turned 76 on July 7 — tells Closer Weekly at his annual Peace and Love birthday celebration, that he has no plans of slowing down anytime soon!
Ringo — who just wrapped up a tour through North America — says he would love to team up with his old bandmate, Paul McCartney. “I would tour with Paul McCartney tomorrow!” Ringo tells Closer. “I’m doing my own tours right now so we’d have to work it out,” he adds.
Ringo and Paul in 2015.
Ringo tells Closer why it is so important to him to promote the Peace and Love movement. “I think it is important with all the violence that there is peace and love! And maybe we can have more as the years go on!”
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Although age hasn’t slowed him down, Ringo still wishes he were younger again. “It would be nice to be 70 again!” Ringo tells Closer. “But you get up in the morning and you try to have the best day you can. And be in the best spirit that you can be!”
For more from Ringo Starr, including the details of his annual Peace and Love birthday party, pick up the latest issue of Closer Weekly, on newsstand now!