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Ringo Starr is doing his best – literally – to help promote the release of a new Beatles Blu-ray set. The legendary drummer sent social media buzzing on Saturday when he tweeted a close-up photo of his toes, alongside a copy of the The Beatles: Come Back on the floor.
“YES peace and love,” Starr wrote alongside the photo (he also wore “peace and love” sandals). Commenters immediately had a field day and proving yes, celebrities read their endorsements – sample response: “Ringo’s toes literally look like dehydrated Spongebob” – Starr posted a follow-up photo three hours later late, writing that he went for a pedicure.
YES peace and love. 😎✌️🌟❤️🎶🎶🍒🥦👍🌈☮️ pic.twitter.com/4RuxYbVaes
— #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) August 13, 2022
Whether intentional or not, Starr’s foot fault helped renew interest in the Blu-ray version of The Beatles: Come Back. Although the three-part documentary series is still online streaming on Disney+the physical liberation of The Beatles: Come Back allows fans to own a piece of Beatles history for themselves.
The Collector’s Edition Blu-ray set includes over eight hours of content spanning three discs, with fully restored visuals and audio rendered in Dolby Atmos sound. The Blu-ray box set also includes collectible Beatles photo cards and special packaging.
First released in July, Amazon has the Come back Blu-ray set on sale now for just $69.98 – a 30% off the list price of $99.95+. The DVD version of The Beatles: Come Backmeanwhile is reduced to just $24.99 online.
Released last fall The Beatles: Come Back is a three-part documentary chronicling the making of the band’s iconic 1970 album So be it (which bore the working title of Come back). Directed and produced by Peter Jackson, the documentary features never-before-seen footage of Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison writing and recording the album, before taking it to the streets with their now-famous rooftop concert. Apple Corps in London. .
In addition to the recently released Blu-ray and DVD box sets, the series also spawned an accompanying photobook and helped promote a special five-disc “Super Deluxe” edition of the So be it album.