In MD‘s fifth Ringo Starr tribute segment, the Spin Doctors’ Aaron Comess shares his memories of discovering the Beatles and the impact Ringo had on him as a drummer playing in a band and for the song. He tells us his go-to Ringo tips in the studio, talks about Starr’s matched grip, and takes us through a few of his favorite Beatles drum tracks.

As we reported earlier, Ringo launched his All Starr Band tour earlier this year. Here are the remaining dates. (To purchase tickets, go to

July 3: Tunica, MS – Horseshoe Casino
July 5: Dallas, TX – Windstar World Casino
July 9: Albuquerque, NM – Sandia Pavillion
July 11: San Diego, CA – Humphrey’s
July 12: Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl
July 13: San Jose, CA – City National Civic of San Jose
July 15: Vancouver, BC – Hard Rock
July 16: Woodenvile, WA – Chateau Ste Michelle
July 19: Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre

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