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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, 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
  • 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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In the news

Ringo Starr set for new album, tour of Americas
Yahoo Entertainment, 2015-01-30 00:19:51
Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr is set for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but first he plans a new album and tour of the United States and Latin America. The drummer for the Fab Four announced on Thursday the release of his 18th studio album, "Postcards from Paradise," on March ...

Ringo Starr Announces New Album, Tour for Spring 2015
Billboard, 2014-12-29 23:53:17
Aside from starring in some new Skechers ads next year, Ringo Starr will also release a new album and hit the road, the former Beatle announced on...

Stars remember Joe Cocker
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2014-12-23 01:39:37
Steven Tyler, Ringo Starr and Bryan Adams pay tribute to the singer who died at age 70

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