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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
  • 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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