Communion RecordsRingo Starr: The Lifetime of Peace & Love Tribute Concert, an album featuring highlights from a star-studded January 2014 event honoring the former Beatles drummer, was released today. The show included renditions of songs from Starr’s solo career and his years with The Beatles performed by Joe Walsh, Ben Harper, Ben Folds, Brendan Benson, Bettye LaVette and Ringo himself, among others.

The concert, which took place at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, was hosted by director David Lynch and raised money for the David Lynch Foundation, which supports Transcendental Meditation education programs for at-risk people around the world.

To promote the album, Starr and Lynch took part in a video interview with Rolling Stone that’s been posted on the magazine’s website.

In the 10-minute clip, Ringo says about the concert, “It was so beautiful for me, and I thank David for doing this, was that all these other artists were doing my songs, were doing covers of something I’d written or had been a co-writer on. And when you see it as a whole show, I mean, it was very moving for me.”

Starr also chats about some of his favorite performances from the show. He praises LaVette’s blues-infused rendition of “It Don’t Come Easy,” noting that she “took my song and turned it into something else, which was so incredible.” About his brother-in-law Walsh’s version of “Back Off Boogaloo,” Ringo says, “It was great. Nobody plays better than Joe…you could be up a mountain and you’d hear a guitar, you’d know it was him.”

Backing the various artists at the concert was an all-star house band that included Peter Frampton and Toto‘s Steve Lukather on guitars, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench, acclaimed session drummer Kenny Aronoff and lauded producer Don Was on bass.

Starr tells Rolling Stone that the backing musicians brought “great playing” to the event. He says that he thought Tench was “incredible,” pointing out that he asked him, “‘How do you know what to do?’ and he says, ‘Oh, I just watch the way you dance.'”

Starr also reveals that he still practices Transcendental Meditation, while praising Lynch as its “best promoter.”

Ringo adds that late Transcendental Meditation founder Maharishi Mahesh Yogi “had this great thing about how close we are together, all living things. And everything living will support you as long as you’re doing something for good. And I love those principles.”

Proceeds raised by sales by the concert album will go towards the Lynch Foundation. You can purchase the album now at iTunes.

Meanwhile, an AXS TV special featuring footage from the show will be rebroadcast this afternoon at 4:50 p.m. ET.

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