Starr was outside Sunset Sound Studios, where The Zutons are recording their third album, when the band’s saxophone player Abi Harding spotted him.
She explained: “I was sitting outside the studio when my jaw dropped ‘cause Ringo had just pulled up in front of me. I was proper shocked and ran over to him and gave him a big hug.”
The group invited the star in and gave him a preview of some of their new songs.
Harding added: “He came in and talked to us a bit and had a listen to a couple of our songs that he seemed to really like. He said he liked the way I played sax so I was made up all day.”
Set for a summer album release, The Zutons are currently recording with legendary producer George Drakoulias. The record will be the follow-up to 2006’s ‘Tired Of Hanging Around’.
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