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Ringo Starr Says Elvis Presley Changed His Life

September 07, 2011

In a recent radio interview with the BBC, Ringo Starr let it be known that hearing Elvis Presley and other musicians play changed his life. During the interview, he reflects back on the exact date he first heard Elvis, his first performance with the Beatles, the first records that inspired him, and much more. The interview can be listened to in its entirety on BBC 6 Radio. His thoughts on Elvis and a snippet of "Don't be Cruel" can be heard at 11:20 - 14:42.

Also be sure to check out the new Elvis and Us exhibit opening at The Beatles Story in Liverpool, October 5, 2011.