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Ringo Starr gets a little help from his friends at Los Angeles show

Ringo and the All-Starr Band perform in Los Angeles.
Ringo and the All-Starr Band perform in Los Angeles.
Mike Long - used by permission.

Ringo Starr's concerts in Los Angeles always seem to bring out past All-Starrs and others. His concert July 19 at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles was no exception.

Ringo Starr
Copyright Rob Shanahan - Used by permisson.

His press representative confirmed to Beatles Examiner that the guest musicians at the show included former All-Starrs Edgar Winter, veteran drummer Jim Keltner and Joe Walsh, Ringo's brother-in-law, plus Ben Harper, Dave Stewart, Jeff Lynne of Electric Light Orchestra, Glenn Ballard and Keith Allison formerly of Paul Revere and the Raiders. Most joined in on the finale.

There were also a number of celebrities on hand for the show. These included actors Danny DeVito, DeVito's wife Rhea Perlman, Joe Mantegna and his “Criminal Minds” co-star Thomas Gibson, Tommy Lee Jones and Vincent Gallo.

Ringo did the usual setlist, according to his press rep and Mike Long who attended the show: “Matchbox”; “It Don't Come Easy”; “Wings” (all Ringo); “I Saw the Light” (Todd Rundgren); “Evil Ways” (Gregg Rolie); “Rosanna” (Steve Lukather); “Kyrie” (Richard Page); “Don't Pass Me By” (Ringo) and “Bang the Drum All Day” (Rundgren).

Next, there was “Boys”; “Yellow Submarine” (both Ringo); “Black Magic Woman” (Rolie); “Anthem” (Ringo); “You Are Mine” (Page); “Honey Don't” (Ringo); “Africa” (Lukather); “Oye Como Va” (Rolie); “I Wanna Be Your Man” (Ringo); “Love Is the Answer” (Rundgren); “Broken Wings” (Page); “Act Naturally” (Ringo); “Hold the Line” (Lukather); “Photograph”; “With a Little Help from My Friends”/“Give Peace a Chance” (all Ringo).

The All-Starr Band tour take a break and resumes in October. First stop on the second leg of the tour is Oct. 2 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Tulsa, Okla.

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