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GAC
10-31-2008, 09:39 AM
I guess it was bound to happen at some point.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/31/arts/31arts-THEBEATLESFI_BRF.html?ref=television

If you’ve always bragged that you could play the drum part in “Helter Skelter” better than Ringo Starr, you may soon get your chance to prove it in a video game based on the music of the Beatles. The game developer Harmonix and the publisher MTV Games, creators of the music game Rock Band, announced in a conference call on Thursday that they had entered into a partnership with the Beatles’ Apple Corps Ltd. to produce an interactive game that would offer players “an experiential journey” through the Fab Four’s music and history, according to Alex Rigopulos, chief executive of Harmonix. Paul Mccartney, and Mr. Starr, as well as Olivia Harrison and Yoko Ono, have all approved the as-yet-untitled game. Giles Martin, son of the Beatles’ producer, George Martin, will serve as the project’s music producer.

redsfanmia
10-31-2008, 06:35 PM
Another sign that the Beatles music may never die, a new generation will again discover the great songs of the Beatles.

Highlifeman21
10-31-2008, 09:22 PM
Anyone can play better than Ringo Starr...

GAC
11-01-2008, 05:09 AM
Anyone can play better than Ringo Starr...

I was waiting for someone to catch that statement in the article. :lol:

John, who could be pretty crass, once said that Ringo wasn't even the best drummer in the Beatles.

During the White Album sessions, Ringo left the group temporarily because he was upset about his drumming, and it took a visit by McCartney to get him to come back.

Chip R
11-04-2008, 09:30 AM
And we thought GAC's kid played a lot of video games. Once that game comes out there's going to be a Texas Death match for control of the TV. :lol:

Sean_CaseyRules
11-04-2008, 09:46 AM
Anyone can play better than Ringo Starr...

But acting was his strong point! Right? ;)

redsfanmia
11-04-2008, 03:11 PM
But acting was his strong point! Right? ;)

Being Ringo was and is his strong point.

GAC
11-04-2008, 08:14 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I624EwvFZXE

Ravenlord
11-05-2008, 02:43 AM
During the White Album sessions, Ringo left the group temporarily because he was upset about his drumming, and it took a visit by McCartney to get him to come back.

and as i understand it, it was during that hiatus that Ringo got the idea for "Octopus's Garden."