Although Ringo needed to be by his good friend’s facet at his dying, he was struck with one other tragedy in his life.
Ringo’s daughter, Lee Starkey, was identified with a mind tumour at an identical time.
Because of this, Ringo wanted to fly to America to see her.
Ringo continued: “And whereas he was being in poor health and I had come to see him, I used to be going to Boston ‘cos my daughter had a mind tumour.
“I mentioned, ‘I obtained to go to Boston’ and he goes…”