Ringo Starr
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1940-07-07
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Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir Richard Starkey MBE (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles. He occasionally sang lead vocals with the group, usually for one song on each album, including "With a Little Help from My Friends", "Yellow Submarine", "Good Night", and their cover of "Act Naturally". He also wrote and sang the Beatles' songs "Don't Pass Me By" and "Octopus's Garden", and is credited as a co-writer of others, including "What Goes On" and "Flying".

Starr was afflicted by life-threatening illnesses during childhood, and he fell behind in school as a result of prolonged hospitalisations. He briefly held a position with British Rail before securing an apprenticeship at a Liverpool equipment manufacturer. Soon afterwards, he became interested in the UK skiffle craze and developed a fervent admiration for the genre. In 1957, he co-founded his first band, the Eddie Clayton Skiffle Group, which earned several prestigious local bookings before the fad succumbed to American rock and roll by early 1958. When the Beatles formed in 1960, Starr was a member of another Liverpool group, Rory Storm and the Hurricanes. After achieving moderate success in the UK and Hamburg, he quit the Hurricanes and joined the Beatles in August 1962, replacing Pete Best.

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Photograph
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Photograph
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It Don't Come Easy
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It Don't Come Easy
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You're Sixteen
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You're Sixteen
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Back Off Boogaloo
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Back Off Boogaloo
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You've Got to Hide Your Love Away
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You've Got to Hide Your Love Away
George Harrison
There's a Place
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There's a Place
George Harrison
Every Little Thing
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Every Little Thing
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Night Owl
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Night Owl
George Harrison
It's Only Love
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It's Only Love
Ringo Starr
Liverpool 8
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Liverpool 8
George Harrison
I'll Cry Instead
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I'll Cry Instead
George Harrison
Any Time at All
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Any Time at All
Ringo Starr
Night And Day
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Night And Day
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