Dating a fellow band member
But he holds the record together through the continual intimation that he enjoys the search for freedom more than he might enjoy freedom itself.
In the best tradition of outlaw mythology, he makes being on the run sound so damned exciting.
In an album that contains a number of subtle and sometimes (perhaps) unintended comments on the Beatles, his innocent questions, "What's the use of worrying? In point of fact, which, though it utilized all the members of the group, is more Richard Perry than Ringo Starr.
By making themselves over as the disciples of Billy Shears, just another vaudeville revue, they could perform material that might have been rejected coming from the Beatles qua Beatles — songs like "When I'm 64," "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Of the four former Beatles, John Lennon and George Harrison have gone on to write exclusively in the first person, their lyrics, both good and bad, never more or less than simple statements of their ideas and feelings.