"Is Ringo the b
est drummer in the world? He isn't even the best drummer in The Beatles."
The classic line many thought John Lennon said (but was in fact said by UK Comedian Jasper Carrott in 1983) adds to the character given to Ringo Starr, the butt of the jokes. Ringo himself plays into this and has some fun with it. At one point during his concert at Stir Cove Friday night, Ringo mentioned that he had written several songs while in the Beatles, they were just never recorded. Not only did Ringo sing Beatles songs and solo stuff, his supporting band brought their own "Starr" power and put together an amazing set.
Ringo came bounding out on stage after the rest of the band took their places and opened with 'Matchbox', a Carl Perkins cover and then lead into 'It Don't Come Easy' & 'What Goes On', the only song written by Lennon-McCartney &a