Thursday 10 September 2015


Ringo was recently forced to move some of his things in storage when he came across thousands of undeveloped negatives. The majority of the negatives contained images of Ringo’s former band mates, George, Paul and John, including their first visit to the United States in 1964.
Sure, early photos of The Beatles aren’t hard to find, but the ones available to the public were mostly taken by the media. Ringo’s photos obviously come from a different perspective. Never to be duplicated, the drummer’s photos were taken while the band was living in their natural habitat, and Ringo’s convinced that his former band mates have or had similar personal collections of their own.

“If they’re listening … dig out the negatives,” Ringo said of Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Ringo was speaking at the gallery in support of his new book coming out, called Photograph, which will feature the new-found photos. While Ringo was excited to find these photos and share them with the world, he’s unfortunately not in most of them.
“The other boys had cameras too, so the next plan is I want to get the rest of my pictures, Paul’s pictures, Yoko will have John’s pictures, Olivia George’s … it would make a great book. I’ll be in a lot more photos,” Ringo joked. He clarified his seriousness by adding in, “If I put it out there, they might respond.”

So what did The Beatles look like in their natural habitat? Relaxed and unguarded. “These are shots that no one else could have taken.” Ringo said. “Together, they chart the story of four lads from Liverpool trying to live normal lives amidst the frenzy that surrounded them.”
The book, which features what Ringo claims as the first “selfie” ever taken on the cover, will be available on September 21st. 

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