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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 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
  • Born: 7 July 1940 (age 74) Liverpool, England
  • Genres: Rock, pop, country, country rock, hard rock
  • Occupations: 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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Oscar winner Howard to make new Beatles film
Yahoo Entertainment, 2014-07-16 21:15:32
Oscar-winning director Ron Howard will make a new authorized documentary about the Beatles' touring years, with the backing of the Fab Four's music label Apple Corps, they said Wednesday. The two surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are giving their "full cooperation" to the movie, as are John Lennon ...

Ron Howard to direct Beatles documentary
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2014-07-16 19:26:36
Howard plans to interview surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr for the film

Ron Howard to Direct Beatles Documentary
Entertainment Tonigh, 2014-07-16 16:26:00
By: CBS News Ron Howard plans to tell the story of the Beatles in a new documentary about the Fab Four.The former Happy Days star will direct a film about the touring years of the band. He plans to interview surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr for the film, ...

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