Ringo Starr

Veteran DJ 'Uncle Ray' puts his prized piece of Beatles history up for auction

At the height of Beatlemania in 1964, Hong Kong DJ Ray Cordeiro famously interviewed the most famous band in the world three times in the space of a week.

Tuesday, 25 March, 2008, 12:00am

Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr

Liverpool 8

(Capitol)

No one could accuse the ageing Beatle of sitting on his hands of late. This is Ringo's fifth release since 2003's Ringorama, although three of those were live recordings. But unlike 2005's consistent and under-appreciated studio set Choose Love, Liverpool 8 is a mixed bag that tries to tick too many boxes.

27 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Slice of life

From the South China Morning Post this week in 1964

Two very different controversies affected Hong Kong this week 42 years ago. Both involved young people, but that was where the similarity ended.

6 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Beatles bootleg priceless, but HK show didn't earn a penny

Christie's may say the rare live Beatles recording is worth up to $550,000, but veteran DJ 'Uncle Ray' Cordeiro imagines it captures little else beside the pandemonium of that night in Hong Kong 41 years ago when Beatlemania was sweeping the world.

25 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Stirring up trouble

Having created trouble between Alex and Ringo, Roger now sets about making trouble for Alex and his secret girlfriend, Jordan. Roger tells Jordan about Alex getting the lead role in the school play - a role that involves him kissing the pretty Candy!

15 Jul 2004 - 12:00am