I won’t be doing London Olympics: Ringo StarrJuly 25th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Former Beatles drummer Ringo Star will not perform at the London Olympics next year.
Gold medal-winning rower Steve Redgrave hinted that organisers want to re-team Starr with veteran singer Sir Paul McCartney as part of the event, reports dailystar.co.uk.
But the drummer says that he won’t be involved in any such line-up as he will be performing in the US, “I’ll be touring America so I won’t be doing it.”
Singers like Mick Jagger and John Lydon were asked to kick off the Olympics’ opening ceremony, which is being directed by Danny Boyle.
The games will start from July 27 and will go on till Aug 12.
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