Ringo is one of the world’s true humans. The only one out those four guys, who did not have an agenda. Ringo was just into the music.
—Peter Tork

August 17, 1962 — Ringo Starr replaces Pete Best as drummer for The Beatles. 

The image is one thing and the human being is another. It’s very hard to live up to an image, put it that way. —Elvis Presley

Another Man Down

July has the most fog of any month of the year at the Golden Gate Bridge. It rarely comes in on little cat’s paws. It is more like a lion that is on you before you know it. At least that’s the way it seems at night, when you’re the only one on duty

August 16, 1977  — Elvis Presley, known as “The King of Rock and Roll”, died aged 42 in Memphis, Tennessee.

I opened the Woodstock Festival even though I was supposed to be fifth. I said, ‘What am I doing here? No, no, not me, not first!’ I had to go on stage because

August 15, 1969 — The Woodstock Music and Art Fair opened in upstate New York. 400,000 young people gathered at Max Yasgur’s dairy farm in the Bethel hamlet of White Lake, N.Y. for the Woodstock music festival.