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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, MBE (born 7 July 1940), 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”.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Richard Starkey
  • Born: 7 July 1940 (age 74) Dingle, Liverpool, England
  • Genres: Rock pop rock and roll country
  • Occupation(s): Drummer singer songwriter actor producer
  • 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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In the news

Ron Howard’s Beatles Documentary to Launch Sales at Cannes
Variety, 2015-05-05 16:00:15
White Horse Pictures and Studiocanal will launch international sales of Ron Howard’s authorized documentary about The Beatles’ touring years — presenting unseen footage from early performances — at the Cannes Film Festival. The untitled film, first announced last July, is produced with the full cooperation of Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, ...

Rock hall opening doors to Ringo Starr
Yahoo Entertainment, 2015-04-13 14:53:27
NEW YORK (AP) — The first few years after the Beatles split, Ringo Starr had bragging rights on his mates.

Ringo Starr on 'Thrill' of Upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
Billboard, 2015-04-08 21:18:38
Ringo Starr is promising "speeches and music" when he's inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 18 in Cleveland, Ohio. The former...

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