Ringo Starr MBE (born Richard Starkey; 7 July 1940) 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”.
Beatles Help! jackets fetch £115,000
BBC Entertainment, 2014-03-20 18:19:41
Jackets worn by George Harrison and Ringo Starr in The Beatles' 1965 film Help! are sold at action for £115,000.
Beatles' 'Help!' jackets are going up for auction
MSNBC Entertainment, 2014-02-12 14:00:11
"Beatles for Sale" was the title of the Fab Four's fourth album. 50 years later, it's still an on-the-nose phrase, as the coats Ringo Starr and George Harrison wore in the band's 1965 film "Help!" are set to go on the auction block in March.
Beatles tribute gets encore broadcast Wednesday on CBS
USA Today Music, 2014-02-11 05:09:14
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr top an all-star lineup for Grammy's Beatles salute to the Beatles