Ringo Starr was born on 7th July in the year 1940.
Ringo Starr is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor.
Ringo Starr is best known as a drumer for The Beatles. Ringo Starr was in Dingle, Liverpool.
Ringo Starr Early Life
Ringo Starr parents were divorced up when Ringo Starr was three years old. Ringo Starr mother, Elsie Starkey remarried Harry Graves.
Starr encouraged Ringo Starr interest in music.
Ringo Starr childhood was much spent in hospitals due to ailments.
Consequently, Ringo Starr studies and schooling suffered a lot.
After The age of 13, Ringo Starr did not return to school.
Ringo Starr was very allergic to most of the things as well as sensitive to food.
Ringo Starr used to took his own food with him, while traveling.
Ringo Starr Career
Starr first met the Beatles in Hamburg during the month of October in the year1960.
At that time Ringo Starr was performing with Rory Storm and the Hurricanes.
Beatles removed Pete Best as their drummer on August 16, 1962 due to some reasons. They choose Starr was to replace him.
There are many drummers who rate Ringo Starr as an influencial drummer.
Some of these include Dave Grohl of Nirvana/Foo Fighters, Max Weinberg of the E Street Band, Orri Páll Dýrason of Sigur Ros, Phil Collins, Liberty DeVitto of Billy Joel's band, Mike Portnoy from Dream Theater, Danny Carey of Tool, Liberty DeVitto of Billy Joel's band, Nicko McBrain of Iron Maiden, and others.
Ringo Starr Achievments
After Ringo Starr breakup with The Beatles on 10 April 1970, Ringo Starr released two albums in the same year. “Sentimental Journey” featured Starr's pre-rock standards. It included the talents like Quincy Jones, George Martin and McCartney, and others.
Ringo Starr next album, “Beaucoups of Blues” included renowned Nashville session musician Pete Drake.
Ringo Starr album hit singles were "It Don't Come Easy" in 1971and "Back Off Boogaloo" 1972. The latter song was Ringo Starr biggest UK hit.
Ringo Starr recorded two more #1 hits in the US.
These included "Photograph" and "You're Sixteen" Ringo Starr also participated in many concerts such as, “The Concert For Bangladesh”organized by Harrison in 1971, Harrison's “All Things Must Pass,” “Living in the Material World,” and Lennon's “John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band.”
Ringo Starr then made his debut as a film director with the documentary “Born to Boogie.” Starr became good friends with T.
Rex Frontman Marc Bolan and during the period of filming the documentary.
In 1985, Starr performed as part of “Artists United Against Apartheid” with Ringo Starr son Zak Starkey.
In 1987, Starr drummed on the song "When We Was Fab" from Ringo Starr album “Cloud Nine”. The song was writtne by Harrison and Jeff Lynne with the intent of making a modern song.
The song mounted to Top 30 in both the UK and the USA.
Later in 1987, “Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band” series of concert tours is organized Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr teamed with well-known musicians from various rock eras. In the concerts Starr sang selections of Beatles and solo songs.
The other musicians taking a also sang their songs with Starr playing the drums. In this way, Starr did not have to carry the full burden of the show.
It was highly successsful as the audience was able to enjoy variety of music.
The ninth such tour, took place in 2006.Starr releasing Ringo Starr album after a gap of nine years in 1992, entitled,“ Time Takes Time”.
It received substantial recognitionall over the world.
The track "Weight Of The World" got extremely ppular. It aws considered his best recording since the year 1973.
Ringo Starr Marital Life
In the year 1965, Starr married Maureen Cox.
The couple was blessed with three children, Zak, Jason, and Lee. But the couple was divorced in 1975.
In 1980, Ringo Starr met actress Barbara Bach, who played the role in the film “The Spy Who Loved Me”.
Ringo Starr married Barbara on 27 April 1981.
Ringo Starr son Zak Starkey is also skilled drummer.
Ringo Starr is a semi-official member and drummer in “Oasis” It is one of the bands, influenced by theBeatles.
Starr has also prepared his son Zak to receive drumming instruction from drummer Keith Moon.
In 1985, Ringo Starr was become a grandfather and blessed with Zak's daughter, Tatia Jayne Starkey