Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr (real name Richard Starkey) is an English singer-songwriter and actor, who became popular as The Beatles’ drummer. He is also the voice behind the songs, “Yellow Submarine” and “With a Little Help from My Friends.”

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How did Ringo Starr die?

He is still alive and in his 70s.

Did Ringo Starr have any animals?

He has had a succession of dogs beginning with Tiger the poodle, when he was married to Maureen, and currently has a large brindle dog named Buster. His video updates usually include one or two other dogs, and for several years his web site's home page sported a photograph of his white cat.

Is Ringo Starr is alive in 2012?

Yes ! He is still alive, and will celebrate his 72nd birthday on the 7th of July !

Why were they named The Beatles?

The Beatles were originally named Johnny and the Silver Beetles or just The Silver Beetles. They got the idea to be The 'Beetles' from Buddy Holly's band The Crickets. John Lennon then explained that "a man on a flaming pie" came to him in a dream and said "you are The Beatles with an 'a' ". The Silver part was dropped and they eventually became The Beatles.

Who were the Beatles' drummers before Ringo Starr?

Immediately before Ringo, Pete Best played drums in the Beatles, but the Beatles had a number of drummers before Ringo, including (for one night only) a local thug who "volunteered" to play for them!

Their first drummer was called Thomas Moore. Pete Best was the son of the owner of Liverpool's Casbah Club, where The Beatles played occasionally. Andy White was a session drummer who played on the second version of "Love Me Do".

Before Ringo joined Johnny Hutchinson (of Liverpool band the Big Three) also sat in for them a number of times when they were between full-time drummers.

What is former Wake Forest basketball star Robert O'Kelly doing today?

The former basketball star Robert O'Kelly now resides in Memphis, Tennessee providing basketball training clinics for individuals of all ages and teams all around the city.

Are Catherine Bach of Dukes of Hazard and Barbara Bach wife of Ringo Starr related?

Type your answer here. The answer would be No. Barbara Bach name was Barbara Goldbach. Catherine Bach's name was Catherine Bachman.

Name the missing beatle john george Ringo and?

Threre was four members of the beatles:

George Harrison , Ringo Starr , John Lennon , Paul McCartney

Pete Best was replaced in the early years by Ringo Starr.

Stuart Sutcliffe( the 5th beatle ) left the group in August 1961.

Did Ringo Starr have drum lessons?

He did not have formal lessons, but bandmate Paul McCartney taught him how to play.

How old is Ringo Starr?

Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey) is 77 years old (birthdate: July 7, 1940).

What kind of glasses does Ringo Starr wear?

He wears Ray Ban Aviators with gradient lenses.

What songs did Ringo Starr write?

He did not write many songs but a few such as Octopus' Garden. He also wrote What goes on and is credited on Flying. He also wrote Don't Pass Me By.

How tall is Ringo Starr?

There were allegations of him exaggerating his height, but most sources say he was (in the 1960s at least) 5 foot, 6 and a half inches. There's even a site that is devoted to this kind of thing.

Was actress Sue Randall ever married?

Wikipedia says the late Ms. Randall is survived by sons Blake and Kenneth, so I'm betting she WAS married.

Were Ringo Starr and Raquel Welch in a movie together?

The Magic Christian, filmed in 1969 and released in 1970. Starr had the second lead role (Peter Sellers had the lead); Welch had a brief appearance.

Where does Ringo Starr live?

Today Ringo Starr and his wife Barbara call Monte Carlo home, but they maintain houses in Los Angeles and Colorado as well as the UK.

Why was Ringo Starr's stage name changed?

It wasn't--his stage name was always Ringo Starr, even when he was with The Hurricanes. "Ringo" was about his wearing rings, and "Starr" was a contraction of his surname (of course with that "star" connotation).

Did Ringo Starr die?

No but during his childhood there were chances he would die.

What hospital was Ringo Starr born in?

Ringo was born at home, 9 Madryn Street, in Dingle, Liverpool.

Who is Ringo Starr?

Ringo Starr is considered one of the best drummers of history, mainly notable in the Beatles (1962 - 1970). He continues his musical career today and has released many solo albums.