World’s first Ringo Starr exhibition to open this summer

From NME:

The world’s first major exhibition about the life of The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is set to open this summer.

Ringo: Peace & Love will open at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles on June 12 and close in November 2013, before touring cities across the world in 2014.

The exhibit will look at “all aspects of Starr’s musical and creative life”, including his work as a musician, artist and actor and will, according to a statement, “aim to propel Starr’s universal message of peace and love.”

On display will be never-been-seen photographs as well as letters, documents and original artefacts, including the drum kit Ringo played at Shea Stadium and on The Ed Sullivan Show as well as his ‘Sgt Pepper’ suit, ‘Help!’ cape and jacket worn during The Beatles’ famous London rooftop concert.

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