Ringo Starr takes fans on a colourful tour of his past in book 'Beats & Threads'


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Ringo Starr's latest project is for fans of music and of fashion.

Beats & Threads, which is out now, is an illustrated journey through the former Beatles drummer's decades in show business, featuring images of everything from his drum kits to his trend-setting wardrobe.

The 312-page book is being sold through the publishing division of Julien's Auctions.

Starr's latest publication is an unprecedented chronicle of over 70 years of his legendary sonic and sartorial style dedicated solely to his historic drum kits and era-defining garments that made music and fashion history. Photo: APStarr's latest publication is an unprecedented chronicle of over 70 years of his legendary sonic and sartorial style dedicated solely to his historic drum kits and era-defining garments that made music and fashion history. Photo: AP

"Featuring nearly 300 shimmering images capturing iconic and many never-before-seen intimate moments of Ringo’s illustrious life and career, along with the drum icon’s warm memories told in his own words, this immense tribute to the enduring influence and time transcending impact of the Fab Four member is a ticket to ride through fashion and Beatles history," the publisher announced.

Beats & Threads has a list price of US$80 (RM375), along with signed limited editions for as much as US$750 (RM3,513). All proceeds will be donated to the Lotus Foundation, which offers support for various charitable projects, from substance abuse to homelessness.

Starr, 83, has had a busy 2023, releasing the EP Rewind Forward, touring with his All-Starr Band and working with Paul McCartney on the "final” Beatles song, Now and Then. - AP

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