Colts owner picks up Ringo Starr's drum set at auction

Colts owner picks up Ringo Starr's drum set at auction

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jim Irsay is reuniting the Beatles piece by piece.

The Indianapolis Colts owner made his latest pricey purchase Friday, picking up Ringo Starr's first Ludwig drum set at auction for $1.75 million.

"Finally, after 45 years, the Beatles are together again," Irsay said in a text message to The Associated Press.

p>Irsay owns prominent guitars from the group's other three members — Paul McCartney, the late George Harrison & the late John Lennon. Earlier this year, Irsay moreover purchased a drumhead that will fit the set he just bought.

Irsay is a huge music fan & an avid collector. He owns roughly 30 famous guitars, including instruments used by Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia & Eric Clapton.

Source: “Associated Press”