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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 08 Feb 2010
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Ringo Starr

Next star: Helen Reddy
Previous star: Joe Penner

Biography

In Sydney, Australia, February 2013

Source: Wikipedia

Richard Starkey, MBE (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician 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".

Fact file

  • Birth name: Richard Starkey
  • Born: 7 July 1940 (age 75) Dingle, Liverpool, England
  • Genres: Rock pop
  • Occupation(s): Drummer singer songwriter actor
  • Instruments: Vocals drums percussion
  • Years active: 1957–present
  • Labels: Parlophone United Artists Capitol Apple Swan Vee-Jay Tollie Atlantic RCA Mercury Koch Private Music Boardwalk Rykodisc Hip-O
  • Associated acts: Rory Storm and the Hurricanes the Beatles Plastic Ono Band Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band the Band Peter Frampton Steve Lukather
  • Website: RingoStarr.com

Read more about Ringo Starr at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2019-08-19 22:02:34
After efforts to stage a massive event celebrating Woodstock’s 50th anniversary failed to materialize, the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in New York’s Catskills region became the only game in town. For months, organizers quietly promoted a weekend of concerts that would put the focus on the 1969 event ...

Ringo Starr Kicks Off 15th All-Starr Band Tour With Beatles, Toto, Santana and Isley Brothers Hits
Billboard, 2019-08-02 12:40:53
Ringo Starr has kicked off plenty of tours with his All-Star Bands over the years. But Thursday night's (Aug. 1) start of the Beatles drummer...

'I love you, man': Paul McCartney brings out Ringo Starr for a tour-closing Beatles reunion
USA Today Music, 2019-07-15 11:34:25
Reunion alert! Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr shared the stage at Dodger Stadium, where the former Beatles played "Sgt. Pepper" and "Helter Skelter."        

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