The Sunday TelegraphJohn Harris interviewed Ringo Starr about his new book, Postcards from the Boys. Ringo describes the period in 1974 when he shared a beach villa in Santa Monica with John Lennon, Keith Moon, and "the singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson (a close friend of both Starr and Lennon whose considerable talent was lamentably overshadowed by his love of a drink)":
October 17, 2004
It was the commune from hell, but it was the commune of love, too. [...] It was the rock 'n' roll dream - but after a couple of weeks of it, you've had enough.