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Ringo and his fondness for New Orleans music

Ringo and his fondness for New Orleans music

After the group broke up, three of the Beatles recorded songs written by New Orleans songwriter/performers. Today’s question deals with Ringo and his fondness for New Orleans music.

PAUL RELEASES REMASTERED AND DELUXE EDITION OF RAM

PAUL RELEASES REMASTERED AND DELUXE EDITION OF RAM

Paul McCartney has just released the much anticipated remastered and deluxe editions of “Ram,” his second album after leaving the Beatles.

THE BEATLES & THE BOSS

THE BEATLES & THE BOSS

Like many musicians of his generation and after, Bruce Springsteen was influenced by the Beatles

2012: THE YEAR OF 50TH ANNIVERSARIES

2012: THE YEAR OF 50TH ANNIVERSARIES

This year will mark important milestone anniversaries for the Beatles.

DOCUMENTARY ON BEATLES 1st U.S. CONCERT DEBUTS THIS MONTH

DOCUMENTARY ON BEATLES 1st U.S. CONCERT DEBUTS THIS MONTH

What song was performed at the Beatles first U.S. concert at the Washington Coliseum prior to the group recording the song for proper EMI release?

THE DICK CLARK BEATLES CONNECTION

THE DICK CLARK BEATLES CONNECTION

Dick Clark was the co-founder and initial 50% owner of a record label that later released singles by the Beatles.

The Taxman Commeth

The Taxman Commeth

The tax rate during the sixties was quite high. No wonder George Harrison wrote a song about it, which gets quite a bit of airplay in the United States every April 15.

First news broadcasts of the Beatles in America

First news broadcasts of the Beatles in America

Which American networks ran Beatles stories in 1963?

Beatles songs that held the top 5 Billboard Hot 100 spots?

Beatles songs that held the top 5 Billboard Hot 100 spots?

In early April 1964, the Beatles dominated the Billboard Hot 100 record chart in a way that will almost certainly never be equaled.

Songs recorded by Peter & Gordon written by Paul?

Songs recorded by Peter & Gordon written by Paul?

What four songs recorded by Peter & Gordon were written by Paul McCartney and what was the songwriting credit for each of these songs?

John and Pete’s first bands?

John and Pete’s first bands?

What were the names of John Lennon’s first band and Pete Best’s first band?

Abbey Road Beatles Trivia

Abbey Road Beatles Trivia

EMI studios other than Abbey Road where the Beatles recorded

Trivia: Song on Ringo’s first album and Paul’s latest album

Trivia: Song on Ringo’s first album and Paul’s latest album

What song appears on both Ringo’s first album and Paul’s latest album?

Beatles female parody group Trivia

Beatles female parody group Trivia

Within a month of the group’s final appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, a female parody group featuring three cast members of a hot first-year CBS comedy show appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show to promote their upcoming appearance on their own show.

Beatles Mardi Gras connection

Beatles Mardi Gras connection

Today’s trivia questions deal with the Beatles Mardi Gras connection.

Miami Beach / Bruce to appear on History Detectives

Miami Beach / Bruce to appear on History Detectives

February 14 marks the 48th anniversary of the Beatles first full day in Miami Beach at the Deauville Hotel. Speaking of the Deauville, Beatles author/historian Bruce Spizer was at the Deauville a few weeks ago taping an episode for the PBS program “History Detectives.”

Anniversary of the Beatles arrival in America

Anniversary of the Beatles arrival in America

At approximately 1:20 p.m. on February 7, the jetliner carrying the Beatles from London to New York landed at the newly-named Kennedy International Airport.

Beatles song in last Monkees episode

At the beginning of the last Monkees’ TV episode

Monkee throws dart at Beatles!

Which Monkee throws a dart at a picture of the Beatles?

Monkees songwriters recorded by the Beatles

What songwriting team for the Monkees had one of their songs recorded by the Beatles?