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Ringo Starr 
Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr

Born: July 7, 1940 (age 78) in Liverpool

Ringo Starr

Psychedelic rock Artist

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Richard Starkey Jr.,MBE, better known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an English drummer, singer, songwriter, producer, and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.

On most of the band's albums, he sang lead vocals for one song, including "With a Little Help from My Friends", "Yellow Submarine" and their cover of "Act Naturally".

He also wrote the Beatles' songs "Don't Pass Me By" and "Octopus's Garden", and is credited as a co-writer of others, such as "What Goes On" and "Flying".

Starr was twice afflicted by life-threatening illnesses during his childhood, and as a result of prolonged hospitalisations, fell behind scholastically.

In 1955, he entered the workforce and briefly held a position with British Rail before securing an apprenticeship at a Liverpool equipment manufacturer.

Soon afterwards, he became interested in the UK skiffle craze, developing a fervent admiration for the genre.

In 1957, he cofounded his first band, the Eddie Clayton Skiffle Group, which earned several prestigious local bookings before the fad succumbed to American rock and roll by early 1958.

Ringo Starr News


Ringo Starr didn't have hands-on Beatles bonding

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Ringo Starr Says Beatles' Masturbation Sessions Were Before His Time

Ringo Starr found a silver lining in NOT being one of the OG Beatles when we asked him about Paul McCartney and John Lennon's hands-on bonding sessions. We got the drumming legend at LAX and brought..
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Videos for Ringo Starr

Paul McCartney Pens New Picture Book [Video]Paul McCartney Pens New Picture Book  00:37

Paul McCartney has written a children’s book called “Hey Grandude!”, according to Reuters. The name comes from the 76-year-old former member of The Beatles nickname for his grandchildren...

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Dan Rather|Morning Blend [Video]Dan Rather|Morning Blend  04:10

Dan Rather discusses his interview with Ringo Starr.

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The Beatles to release White Album 50th anniversary special [Video]The Beatles to release White Album 50th anniversary special  01:08

The Beatles are set to release a special 50th anniversary 'White Album' box complete with unreleased tracks.

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Ringo Starr And Yoko Ono Recreate The Iconic ‘Bed-In’ [Video]Ringo Starr And Yoko Ono Recreate The Iconic ‘Bed-In’  00:53

Ringo Starr and Yoko Ono are joined by actor Jeff Bridges in recreating John Lennon’s “Bed In For Peace” - originally held in Montreal - on the streets of New York.

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Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Celebrities Mark 'Come Together' For NYC Schools [Video]Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Celebrities Mark 'Come Together' For NYC Schools  00:39

Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Jeff Bridges and other celebrities gathered at New York City's City Hall for a "bed in" on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. CBS2's Maurice DuBois and Kristine Johnson..

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Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr And More Stage Bed-In To Support NYC Schools [Video]Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr And More Stage Bed-In To Support NYC Schools  00:18

Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Jeff Bridges and Mayor Bill de Blasio were among those staging a bed-in at City Hall to support New York City schools.

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