‘Ringo Live at the Ryman’ Released
Newly released on DVD is Ringo Starr And His All Starr Band 2012: Ringo At The Ryman. The disc features Ringo Starr’s entire concert in Nashville this past July 7th on his 72nd birthday. Ringo’s 2012/2013 All Starr Band includes returning All Starrs Todd Rundgren, saxophonist Mark Rivera, Mr. Mister’s Richard Page, and drummer Gregg Bissonette. New to Ringo’s band are Santana and Journey co-founding keyboardist Gregg Rollie, and Toto’s co-founding guitarist Steve Lukather. Original All Starr — and Ringo’s brother-in-law — Joe Walsh made a special guest appearance to play “Rocky Mountain Way.”
In addition to his All Starr Band, the notables on hand for the show closing “With A Little Help From My Friends” were Walsh’s daughter Lucy, former All Starrs Richard Marx and Felix Cavaliere, pop rocker Brendan Benson, frequent Ringo collaborator Gary Burr, and country stars Vince Gill, Brad Paisley, and Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn.