Ringo Starr Announces Birthday Benefit with Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, More

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Sheryl Crow, Sheila E., Ben Harper, and Gary Clark Jr. be a part of the July 7 celebration

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Ringo Starr, August 2019  (Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP through Getty Images)

Ringo Starr has introduced a livestream profit in celebration of his 80th birthday on Tuesday, July 7. The occasion will function new at-home performances alongside beforehand taped live performance footage, with Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Sheryl Crow, Sheila E., and others slated to take part. Proceeds might be cut up between the Black Lives Matter Global Network, MusiCares, The David Lynch Foundation, and WaterAid. The stream will occur on Starr’s YouTube channel at eight p.m. Eastern.

This 12 months marks the 50th anniversary of Let It Be, the Beatles’ remaining studio album. The Beatles: Get Back, a documentary assembled by Peter Jackson concerning the band’s remaining months, was imagined to arrive in September to mark the event. The launch has been delayed until August 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.