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Pete Michaels
"John"
  
Pete began his show-biz career at the tender age of 5 when he performed in his Kindergarten musical. It was one year later, while watching The Beatles perform on the Ed Sullivan Show, that he knew he wanted to be a musician. He actually wanted to be Ringo!

He began his musical life as a drummer, studying the styles of everyone from Ringo Starr to Gene Krupa to Buddy Rich. (He was fortunate enough to have met both Gene & Buddy.) Pete played in every school band during his High School years and graced the stage as the musical lead in every production.

At the age of 18 he began playing and performing professionally. He is an alumnus of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and has performed in many stage and television productions during his career.

TV Credits include Late Night With Conan O'Brien, It's Showtime At The Apollo, The Daily Show, and The MTV Video Music Awards.

Pete has also played and/or recorded with such bands as Gregory's  Funhouse, Fling, Pleazer, and many others.

In the wake of the events of 9/11, Pete wrote and recorded a touching song titled We Are America.

Always a fan of The Beatles (and John Lennon in particular), Pete decided to learn guitar  and threw  himself into learning the complete catalog of Beatles songs while honing both  his vocal and rhythm guitar skills with the dream of one day playing in a Beatle Tribute  Band. That dream became a reality when he formed Love Me Do.
 


 

 

Paul Ramon
"Paul"

As a child Paul Ramon was inspired by the Beatles after seeing them on TV at the tender age of 5, on The Ed Sullivan Show.  

Originally learning to play the trumpet in his early teens, Paul was one of the many who played bass, in the early 1980's, for Staten Island's original new wave pop group "The Article". Since then, he has kept his bass capabilities sharp by joining in whenever his bass abilities or backing vocals were needed to enhance an original project any of his close friends may start. 

Paul met Rob Starkey, and Pete Michaels on a Beatles Tribute project a few years back. This friendship grew to the point that, when that group decided to disband, the 3 of them went off to continue their tribute to the Beatles through the remnants of Pete's, already existing project; Love Me Do. The rest? History!

 


 

Peter Michaels Jr. 
"George"
Any resemblance between "George" and "John" is purely intentional! Peter's love for Beatles music began as a toddler, having been exposed to the music of the "fab four" and British Invasion groups  thanks to his Dad.

He received his first guitar (from a toy store) at age 5, but showed no real interest in learning to play. He just liked to strum it and pretend. However, as he got a bit older, and watched his Dad playing Beatles songs, he began learning chords and eventually leads.

He received a Squire Strat one Christmas, then a Fender acoustic. He played both guitars at Concerts while in Grammar School to great acclaim. He then received his Gretsch and most recently his Rickenbacker 360 12 String.

He is a huge fan of George Harrison, and is becoming quite an impressive lead guitarist and vocalist.

An Honors Student, Peter also plays bass, mandolin, keyboards, drums, harmonica, recorder, ukulele and violin. He also writes and records his own compositions.

Oh yes, he is only 13 YEARS OLD!


 

Rob Starkey
"Ringo"
Rob has been a huge Beatles fan since his teen years. Although too young to watch the Beatles on TV when they arrived here in 1964, he was introduced to them by his sister who played the records constantly.

As he grew up he taught himself to play drums. Some of his favorite drummers are- Ringo Starr, Keith Moon, Neil Peart, Ian Paice, and Budgie (Siouxsie & The Banshees).

After high school, deciding not to play in cover bands, he went to NYC where he formed original bands with friends he met. Rob played in a few hardcore groups called Killer Instinct and XKI. He later played in a few Goth bands; Caledonia and Curse. He recorded CD's with these bands. Rob also played in a fundraiser band Project 19.

Rob met Pete and Paul while doing a similar Beatles project which never reached fruition. They decided to carry on with Love Me Do.