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Why Liam Gallagher “couldn’t handle” meeting Ringo Starr

Why Liam Gallagher “couldn’t handle” meeting Ringo Starr

Why Liam Gallagher “couldn’t handle” meeting Ringo Starr
November 07
09:09 2021

When Oasis made their swaggering arrival, it didn’t take long before The Beatles comparisons started to arrive. They both came from the North West, and the Mancunians were unapologetic in the influence that the Fab Four had not on just their output. The Liverpudlians infected their sound, attitude, image, and just about everything else in between.

Eventually, their paths would cross with the band’s surviving members, although The Beatles were less than complimentary about the new whippersnappers on the scene. Both George Harrison and Paul McCartney criticised Oasis. However, Ringo Starr was never unkind, and his son, Zac, would eventually become their drummer.

During a documentary about the Gallagher brothers’ rock revival, Harrison harshly said: “The music lacks depth, and the singer Liam is a pain, the rest of the band don’t need him”. Meanwhile, McCartney popped up to say: “They’re derivative and they think too much of themselves. They mean nothing to me.”

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Martin Nethercutt

Martin Nethercutt

Martin A Nethercutt is a writer, singer, producer and loves music. Creative Director at McCartney Studios Editor-in-Chief at McCartney Times Creator-in-Chief at Geist Musik President (title) at McCartney Multimedia, Inc. Went to Albert-Schweitzer-Schule Kassel Lives in Playa del Rey From Kassel, Germany Married to Ruth McCartney

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