Sorry for the lack of posts lately, I’ve been so busy :( I’m back in town though and ready to continue posting!


Maureen and Ringo Starr in Niece, France, 1969


Brian Samuel Epstein was born on September 19, 1934 in Liverpool, England. He would be 80 today. Happy birthday, wherever he is <3

In the photo, with Ringo and Maureen Starkey after their wedding ceremony on February 11, 1965.


Also, happy 49th birthday to Zak Starkey, who was born on September 13, 1965.

Ringo started showing up more than he ever had before, and he often brought Maureen with him. They were always holding hands. Every time she picked up a cigarette, Ringo would suddenly appear next to her with his silver lighter. He’d look at her adoringly, she’d look at him lovingly, and when. she exhaled, she’d lower her eyes as if the moment was too intimate even for a man and woman who had been marked for four years. They were crazy about each other, no doubt about that, and although I sometimes felt envious, I also felt soothed and consoled. They took my mind off of Leon. Rather than reminding me of what I didn’t have, their casual intimacy assured me that it is possible to keep a love story going even after several years of marriage.
True love really is possible, I found myself thinking. The thought comforted me.
---"Miss O’Dell" by Chris O’Dell
13.9.14 at 15:37

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February 11 1965

Newlyweds Ringo and Maureen posing with best man Brian Epstein at his Belgravia home after the wedding

Photo by Robert Freeman.


March 22, 1965 - The Beatles party just landed at Heathrow Airport from Salzburg, Austria.

"Far from being a shy little thing, Maureen was talkative, full of laughter and great fun; we all liked her enormously and thought she was good for Ringo. […] All of the Beatles’ women got on with each other, but Maureen, who was one of the most down-to-earth, honest people I ever knew, became my closest friend.” -Cynthia.

"There was definitely a north-south divide among the wives and girlfriends. And I had the definite impression that the girls from the north felt they had a prior claim to ‘the boys’. Jane Asher was the girlfriend with whom I felt most at home.” -Pattie.


Happy birthday to Jason Starkey, who was born on August 19, 1967.