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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 08 Feb 2010
  • Star rank: 432
  • Address:
    1778 Vine St
  • Position: 4 tiles from the curb, facing north
  • GPS location:
    34.103231, -118.326543

Ringo Starr

Next star: Helen Reddy
Previous star: Joe Penner

Biography

Richard Starkey, Jr., MBE (born 7 July 1940), better known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, 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, Jr.
  • Born: 7 July 1940 (age 74) Dingle, Liverpool, England
  • Genres: Rock pop rock and roll country
  • Occupation(s): Musician, singer, songwriter, actor
  • Instruments: Vocals, drums, percussion, keyboards, guitar
  • 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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Ringo Starr Puts Bucolic Surrey Estate Up for Grabs
Variety, 2014-11-21 17:00:42
SELLERS: Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach LOCATION: Cranleigh, Surrey, U.K. PRICE: said to be around £15 million to £20 million SIZE: 18,332 square feet, 8 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Although it’s been listed on the open market for a minute already, Your Mama only just heard word from ...

Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page Celebrates Book With Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Joe Perry
Variety, 2014-11-14 15:52:57
If you’re a fan of rock music from the last few decades of the 20th century, you’ll snap to attention at the sight of a Beatle, a Zep, an Eagle, an Arrowsmith and a Top. Those durable music artists were the center of attention at the Sunset Marquis in West ...

Los Angeles police recover Ed Sullivan statue
Yahoo Entertainment, 2014-10-03 01:39:41
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ed Sullivan will be back in front of an audience soon, but it won't be a big show.

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