Umzuzu obuhlungu uRingo Starr uthetha ngexesha lokugqibela ebona iqela lakhe leBeatles uJohn Lennon

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Kwakungeeyure zakuqala zikaDisemba 8, 1980, xa uRingo Starr wavuka ezindabeni zokuba owayesakuba neqela lakhe leqela leBeatles uJohn Lennon wadutyulwa wafa ngaphandle kwesakhiwo sakhe saseNew York. Kudliwanondlebe oluneemvakalelo kunye nemagazini yeRolling Stone, uStarr ukhumbule ixesha lokugqibela ebona uLennon, kwiiveki nje ezimbalwa ngaphambi kokubhubha kwakhe. 'NdandiseNew York kwaye ndaya kumtyelela eDakota. we hugged sancokola ndathi ndizokubona next time. Kwaye yayilixesha lokugqibela ukumbona,' utshilo uStarr. U-Starr wathetha ngokothuka kwakhe xa esiva ngokusweleka kukaLennon, kunye nendlela asakufumanisa kunzima ngayo ukukholelwa ukuba akasekho. 'Isengathi ndiyaphupha. Asiyonyani,' utshilo. 'UJohn wayeyindoda enkulu, egcwele ubomi kunye nokuhleka.'



Sibuyela umva kwigumbi elingaphandle elikude ukuze sikhumbule ibali elibuhlungu njengoko umculi weBeatles uRingo Starr ekhumbula ixesha lokugqibela ebona umhlobo wakhe osenyongweni uJohn Lennon.



Udliwano-ndlebe olubuhlungu, olwaqhutywa kungekudala emva kokuba uLennon ebulewe nguMark David Chapman phambi kwesakhiwo awayehlala kuso, ubona uStarr esezinyembezini njengoko ekhumbula iqabane lakhe.

Ukuxoxa ngendlela awadibana ngayo noLennon kwihotele yasePlaza yaseNew York ngaphambi kokufa kwakhe, udliwano-ndlebe lubandakanya umzuzu ongathandekiyo apho acela udliwano-ndlebe ukuba ayeke ukukhankanya isihloko kodwa aphinde athathe kwakhona.

I-Starr nangona, ngokuqhelekileyo igxile kumculo kwaye ichaza indlela eyayihlala igxininise ngayo ingqalelo yebhendi, yathatyathwa ngokukhawuleza kukuqonda ukuba uLennon akasekho kuye. Ecacisa ingongoma yakhe, umbethi-gubu wazisa olwakhe uluvo ngaphambi kokuba athi: Kuya kufuneka ubuze abanye ababini, ngokubhekisele kuluvo lwabo ngalo mba ukhoyo.



Kungelo xesha, njengoko inkangeleko elusizi ebusweni bakhe ibonakala ngakumbi, awathi u-Starr wongeza: Ngaba ayihlekisi xa usitsho ngoku, unqumle umbuzo olandelayo wodliwano-ndlebe ngomzuzu okrwada wokucinga. Uyazi ukuba intsha kakhulu kum kangangokuba ikwenza ukuba ikuvale kancinci. Ndandidla ngokuthi ‘buza abanye abathathu’ kodwa ngoku sinokubuza zibe mbini kuphela okukurhuqa kodwa ndiqinisekile ukuba ulungile.

Emva komzuzwana wokucingisisa, ngokuthula okuvakalelwa ngakumbi kunayo nayiphi na enye into ethethiweyo kudliwano-ndlebe, uRingo ugcwalisa isithuba ngokuthi: Ndibuhlungu ngokwenene. Ndisamkhumbula kakhulu uJohn, ndiyakuhlala ndimkhumbula uyazi. Kodwa isentsha kraca. Kucacile ukubona ngenkangeleko elusizi ebusweni bakhe, amehlo akhe athobileyo kunye neqhuma elisemqaleni ukuba le ncoko inzima kakhulu. Emva kokuchaza indlela afumene ngayo ngokufa kukaLennon, echaza ukuba ufumene umnxeba malunga nokudubula, u-Starr unqumla impendulo emfutshane ngokulula: Ngaba ufuna ukuyeka oko ngoku? ngesibongozo esiphantse siphelelwe lithemba lokuba siqhubele phambili. Ayincedi kwaye isoloko indicaphukisa, uyachaza.

Ukusuka kude nengxoxo ekrwada malunga nokufunyanwa kokusweleka kukaLennon, udliwano-ndlebe endaweni yoko uzama ukwenza incoko ibe ntle kwaye ubuze ngentlanganiso yokugqibela ka-Starr neqela lakhe langaphambili. U-Starr, nangona kunjalo, usacaphuka kwiinkcazo ezidlulileyo. Ukuzabalaza ekukhupheni amazwi akhe kwiindawo, umbethi wegubu uchaza umzuzu omnandi awadibana nawo noLennon kunye nenkosikazi yakhe, uYoko Ono, kwihotele yasePlaza. Saba nexesha elimnandi, utsho. Yayintle kakhulu.



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