Richard Starkey Jr., 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”.
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...