Birth Name: Richard Starkey
Birth Place: Liverpool, England, UK
Years Active: 1957–present
Genres: Rock, Pop, Psychedelic Rock, World
Ringo Starr, MBE (born Richard Starkey July 7, 1940) is an English musician and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for The Beatles. When the band formed in 1960, Starr was a member of another Liverpool band, Rory Storm and the Hurricanes. He became The Beatles' drummer in August 1962, taking the place of Pete Best. In addition to his contribution as drummer, Starr featured as lead vocals on a number of successful Beatles songs (in particular, “With a Little Help from My Friends,” “Yellow Submarine,” and the Beatles version of “Act Naturally”), as co-writer with the song “What Goes On” and solo writer with “Don't Pass Me By” and “Octopus's Garden.” After t...
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