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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 08 Feb 2010
  • Address:
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  • HWOF Popularity:
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    Monthly Average: 48th

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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Ringo Starr Celebrates 78th Birthday With Friends, All-Starr Band In France
Billboard, 2018-07-09 21:26:46
Sir Ringo Starr and wife, Lady Barbara Starkey, celebrated the Beatles drummer's 78th birthday July 7 in Nice, France, where he and his All-...

With a little help from his friends, Ringo Starr hosts 10th 'Peace and Love' birthday fest in France
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-07-07 18:40:00
Ten years ago when Ringo Starr turned 68, the Beatles drummer recalled someone asking what he wanted for his birthday. “I couldn’t think of anything, and I don’t know why I said it, but it just came out: I said I would like for everyone in the world to say, ...

Elvis Presley's drummer, D.J. Fontana, dead at 87
USA Today Music, 2018-06-14 13:53:53
D.J. Fontana played on indelible Elvis Presley records, including "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Jailhouse Rock," and worked with Red Sovine and Ringo Starr.         

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