The Beatles: How 'INSULTED' Ringo Starr wasn’t allowed to play drums on Love Me Do

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Back in 1962, Ringo Starr replaced Pete Best in The Beatles as their drummer. However, he wasn’t allowed to play the drums on Love Me Do or the B-side of PS I Love You.

This may surprise some Beatles fans considering how positive Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison were when they first heard Ringo play the drums.

According to The Spectator, Paul said: “This was, like, a grown-up musician. 

“I remember the moment, standing there and looking at John and then looking at George, and the look on our faces was like …what is this?

“And that was the moment, that was the beginning, really, of the Beatles.”

Source: George Simpson/


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