legend Ringo Starr
has removed himself from the line-up of a potential supergroup tipped to perform at the London Olympics next year (12), insisting he will be busy on tour at the time of the games.
British gold medal-winning rower Steve Redgrave
hinted that organisers want to reteam Starr with Sir Paul McCartney
as part of a spectacular ensemble which would include Sir Mick Jagger
and John Lydon
to kick off the Olympics' opening ceremony, which is being directed by Danny Boyle
But Starr insists he won't be involved in any such line-up as he will be performing in the U.S.
He tells Sky News
, "I'll be touring America so I won't be doing it.
Thanks for the report to ContactMusic.com