Ringo for President!

Ringo for President! 

Posted: 11:11 pm Monday, August 7th, 2017

By rockywbab

Today in 1964, The single by The Young World Singers called ‘Ringo For President’ was released in the US. Such was The Beatles drummer appeal that fans launched a “Ringo for President” campaign in the midst of the Johnson/Goldwater race. A well-organized contingent – most of whose members were below the voting age of 21 – banded together to enter the drummer as a third-party write-in candidate for Commander in Chief.

George Harrison Said to Be Seriously Ill

392279 03: (FILE PHOTO) The Beatles, left to right, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and John Lennon (1940 – 1980) arrive at London Airport February 6, 1964, after a trip to Paris. It was reported November 8, 2001 that Harrison is undergoing cancer treatment in a Staten Island, N.Y., hospital. The 58-year-old ex-Beatle was diagnosed with lung cancer and a brain tumor earlier this year. (Photo by Getty Images)

Here is that song!

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