Ringo Stars On HBO


Ringo is going off the record with Home Box Office.

The Fab Four drummer discusses what it was like to be a member of the biggest rock band of all time, the heyday of Beatlemania and his solo career, with Dave Stewart during Ringo Starr: Off The Record, which debuts May 2 at 11 p.m. (ET/PT).

Among the other areas Stewart, a producer and musician perhaps best-known as half of Eurythmics with Annie Lennox, will have Starr delve into are the drummer's childhood, the group's trip to India to meet the Maharishi and the Beatles' break-up. With an audience of musicians and fans looking on, Starr, who has a new album, "Liverpool 8" and is mounting a summer tour, will also lay down some of his iconic percussive riffs from his old band's classics.

Other HBO Off The Record playdates: May 11 at 5 p.m. and 15 at 10: p.m.