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BB King movie includes Ringo!

Spotlight: Ringo Starr, actor and musician

Ringo Starr may have the most film appearances and credits of the solo Beatles. According to the Internet Movie DataBase, Mr. Starkey has acting/voice roles in more than 30 titles.

Add another to the list! The June NXNE Film Festival in Toronto, will screen, “B.B. King: The Life of Riley,” which includes an appearance by Ringo Starr!

Other music legends will add their recollections and impressions of the mainstay man of the blues, B.B. King. Featured in the documentary: Buddy Guy, Carlos Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Dr. John, Leon Russell, Mick Hucknall of Simply Red, Bono, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman and the late John Lennon.

B.B. is now 87 years young and continues to play his beloved “Lucille” this summer on his North American tour. What’s your favorite B.B. King song?




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Retired rocket scientist and part-time brain surgeon. Ok, I also took some time out (four years!) to serve in the US Navy as a journalist. Continued a radio career in Seattle and southern California. Streaming radio and assorted podcasting keeps me busy. What a strange trip it's been and continues to be!