His real name was Richard Starkey. He decided to change it in order to be more appealing to the public. He choose Ringo Starr. ‘Ringo’ was inspired by the gold ring he always wore (photo) and ‘Star’ because his ex-collegues shortened his name so that they could call his solo spot ‘Star Time’.

Cynthia Lennon, John’s first wife, mentions in her biographical book: “To fit with their changing image the boys decided it was time for a new name. We had a hilarious brainstorming session over a beer-soaked table in the Renshaw Hall bar, where we often drank. John loved ‘Buddy Holly and the Crickets’, so they toyed   Read More …

In the mid-80s, three women, each one claiming that she is Frankie Lymon‘s widow, are fighting in a trial. One is a music star, former member of the Platters (Zola Taylor), one is a petty thief (Elizabeth Waters) and the other is a school teacher in a small Georgia town (Emira Eagle). They want their   Read More …

Elvis Presley – Merry Christmas Baby Elvis Presley – Santa bring back my baby to me Elvis Presley – Silver Bells

We met at a ski lodge, and we fell in love…

Bobby Darin (1936 – 1973), born Walden Robert Perciville Cassotto, was a two-time Grammy Award-winning American singer, Oscar-nominated actor and accomplished musician. Troubled childhood Bobby Darin was born to a poor, working-class family of mostly Italian descent in The Bronx. The person thought to be his father (who was actually his grandfather) died in jail   Read More …