Ringo Starr


Ringo Starr, born Richard Starkey in July 7, 1940 is a singer, songwriter and actor, best known as drummer for The Beatles. He has had a long and illustrious solo career and continued to record and tour with his “All-Starr” band today. In 2011, readers of Rolling Stone magazine voted Starr as the fifth-greatest drummer of all time. He is a 1971 Academy Award winner (as a member of the Beatles) and a nine-time Grammy Award winner (also as a member of the Beatles). In 1965 Starr was named a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) along with fellow Beatles John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison. Starr, who was previously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a Beatle in 1988, was inducted for his solo career in 2015, making him one of only 21 performers inducted more than once.