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 Ringo Starr - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Starr is also notable for having advanced various modern drumming techniques (for playing and recording) such as the matched grip, placing the drums on high risers for visibility as part of the band, tuning the drums lower, and using muffling devices on tonal rings, along with his general contributions to The Beatles as a whole.
Ringo Starr as photographed by Richard Avedon for the 1968 LP The Beatles (aka The White Album).
According to the official website, "Ringo Starr caught everyone with a tear in their eye with a rendition of "Photograph", a composition he wrote with George, which seemed to sum up how everyone felt." The song includes the lines, "But all I've got is a photograph / and I realize you're not coming back anymore".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ringo_Starr   (3200 words)

 Ringo Starr - MSN Encarta
Ringo Starr, born in 1940, pop musician, singer, and actor who became famous as the drummer for the British rock group the Beatles.
Starr’s offbeat personality and dry humor fit in well with band members George Harrison, John Lennon, and Paul McCartney.
Starr was already working on a solo recording career before the Beatles officially broke up in 1970.
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 Ringo Starr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ringo featured songs and contributions from each of his former colleagues, although none were recorded together.
The albums Ringo The 4th and Bad Boy showed an artist bereft of direction, however, and the 1983 album Old Wave was denied a release in both the US and UK.
It seemed for once that Starr had something to say about the past, although his apparent anger stems from the fact that he is still regarded as the "merely" the drummer for the Beatles.
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 Ringo Starr Relationships
Ringo Starr wants to be adored and worshipped like the royalty he feels he is, and it is difficult for anyone to resist the warmth and attention Richard Starkey lavishes on those he cares about.
Ringo Starr feels that he must always be doing something, and he becomes impatient and irritable if he has to slow down or wait for anything.
Ringo Starr has great mental energy, is somewhat restless, curious and impatient, and at times he may need to slow down.
www.topsynergy.com /famous/Ringo_Starr.asp   (835 words)

 Ringo Starr - Ringo
Ringo was always the figure of conciliation within the most genial, conceivably the most sensible, and the one with the smallest axe to grind.
Ringo's lack of a strong musical direction (strictly as a personality, he is stronger than Harrison), the very thing which permitted the participation of the other three Beatles and so many others, makes this album rambling and inconsistent.
Ringo's droll sincerity was always good for a change of pace; his songs were wonderful in context.
www.superseventies.com /starr.html   (1660 words)

 Ringo Starr - Biography - AOL Music
Ringo Starr, born Richard Starkey, was the drummer in the Beatles from 1962 to 1970 and thus one of the most famous musicians of the '60s.
Upon the group's split, Starr went solo with two novelty projects: the first, an album called Sentimental Journey, found him covering pre-rock standards, and the second, Beaucoups of Blues, was a country music collection.
Starr was also suffering from the excesses of his lifestyle, but by the late '80s he had cleaned up, and in 1989 he toured with his "All-Starr Band." In 1992, he signed to Private Music and released a new studio album, Time Takes Time.
music.aol.com /artist/ringo-starr/5522/biography   (370 words)

 Ringo Starr, an Annotated Discography
Ringo was assisted in his journey by several (other) famous persons, and the album sold well enough to peak at #20 on the charts.
Ringo's first offering for his new record company had somewhat of a fifties flavor, but this time, the nostolgia among buyers was not as strong.
One song that Ringo enjoyed singing with the Beatles was a tune Buck Owens and the Buckeroos made famous--"Act Naturally." Now, 24 years after the Beatles cut their version, Ringo was able at last to sing the song in duet with the man most associated with its success.
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 PAS.org: About PAS
Starr is the first to admit that he is not a technician on his instrument.
Starkey became known as Ringo Starr, a name he chose due to his fascination with American cowboys and in keeping with the style of British skiffle music, which was much like American rockabilly.
In `Hey Jude,' when Ringo comes in after Paul's long intro, the fill is double the length of what you think it would be or should be, but it moves you into the B section and lifts the song up.
www.pas.org /About/HofDetails.cfm?IFile=starr   (1639 words)

 Ringo Starr - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Richard Starkey (born July 7, 1940) is best known by his stage name, Ringo Starr, as the drummer for The Beatles from 1962 (when he replaced Pete Best) until their breakup in 1970.
Ringo is known for his reliable and steady drumming style.
Ringo did, however, write "Octopus's Garden" (on the album Abbey Road) and "Don't Pass Me By" (on The White Album), as well as a few others.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Ringo_Starr   (587 words)

 Ringo Starr News
Barbara Bach, a former Bond girl and wife of ex-Beatle Ringo Starr, was hospitalized with a broken leg after being kicked by a horse, a hospital official said Monday.
On this date in 1947, future wife of Ringo Starr, Barbara Bach is born in Queens, NY.
On this date in 1962, Brian Epstein appraoches Ringo Starr to ask if he would be interested in substituting for Pete Best in the Beatles.
www.topix.net /who/ringo-starr   (665 words)

 Ringo Starr Portfolio
During this time, he got the nickname Ringo, because of the rings he wore, and because it sounded "cowboyish", and the last name Starr so that his drum solos could be billed as "Starr Time".
Ringo first met the Beatles in Hamburg in October 1960 while there performing with what had become Rory Storm and The Hurricanes.
Ringo never!" His health would cause him problems again later, he missed three quarters of the 1964 tour of Scandanavia, Holland, the Far East and Australia, to have his tonsils out.
www.beatlesagain.com /bringo.html   (562 words)

 Beatles: Ringo Starr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ringo is left-handed yet plays a right-handed kit; his tendency to lead with his left hand contributes to his distinctive drumming style.
Ringo is also notable to advancing modern drumming techniques of playing and recording such as the matched grip, placing the drums on high risers for visibility as part of the band, tuning the drums lower, using muffling devices on tonal rings, along with his general contributions to the Beatles as a whole.
Ringo also contributed in areas where the others were weak like public relations (Ringo does most of the talking during their press conferenes) and acting (Ringo being the only competent actor of the four, being cast in the lead roles in their feature films and specials).
www.popstarsplus.com /music_beatles_ringostar.htm   (1834 words)

 Ringo Starr Homepage
Ringo and His All-Star Band wind up their Summer 2006 tour at Radio City Music Hall on July 20.
Ringo was a professional drummer who sang and performed and was in one of the top groups in Britain, but especially Liverpool.
Ringo always seemed a bit overwhelmed by the success of the Beatles -- as if he were pleasantly surprised by what was happening to him.
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 Ringo Starr
Ringo was always considered the accidental Beatle, the classic example of being in the right place at the right time, and few expected his solo career to amount to much.
Ringo's voice is as comfortable as an old shoe, and there is plenty of camp value here.
Ringo's deadpan delivery carries even the sappiest of the many sappy tunes; Scott's horn arrangements bring things up to the then-current glam rock sound; and the record finally answers the "what if the Beatles reunited" question (answer: they'd be wimpy and out of ideas, but entertaining anyway).
www.warr.org /starr.html   (2017 words)

 Astrocartography of Ringo Starr's Least-aspected Venus
Ringo laid down the fundamental rock beat that drummers are playing today and they probably don’t even realize it.
Ringo Starr, né Richard Starkey, was born in Liverpool, England, almost precisely under the vertical, Midheaven position of his Primary Venus.
Ringo’s astrocartography was ideally suited to the secret plans then in the works to secure the Beatles’ “rise to fame” (Secondary Sun).
www.dominantstar.com /b_rin.htm   (547 words)

 Ringo Starr Biography - Beatles Story - Beatles Story
Ringo Starr was born on the 7th of July, at no. 9 Madryn Street in Liverpool, England.
Ringo Starr is too ill to continue touring and is temporarily replaced by drummer Jimmy Nicol.
Ringo Starr marries Maureen Cox on the 11th of February.
www.beatlesstory.com /page.asp?key=35   (514 words)

 Ringo Starr | Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ringo will hand pick his favorite photo to be featured on his official website, Ringostarr.com.
The upcoming Starr Fields is the first official honour the city has bestowed on either Starr or the late George Harrison as individuals.
When Ringo Starr decided he'd like to go on the road and play live music again, back in 1989, he more or less just called some of his friends and suggested they hit the road together for a few weeks of shows.
www.ringostarr.com   (890 words)

 Amazon.ca: Rotogravure: Music: Ringo Starr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ringo has a few popular guests on this album, but unlike on that album, they really don't make much of a musical difference here.
The problem with this album is that Ringo is not exactly a great singer and he is primarily associated with The Beatles and rock and roll.
Ringo's Rotogravure is an example of that, but I still recommend this album for all Ringo fans.
www.amazon.ca /Rotogravure-Ringo-Starr/dp/B000002IU2   (1363 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Ringo Rama: Music: Ringo Starr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
With George Harrison's passing in November 2001, Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney were the only surviving members of the Beatles.
Ringo’s vocal performance is excellent and the music is catchy, fun and occasionally serious.
Ringo Starr has often been ignored by the music press but this album shows what a talent he is. There is not a bad song on this album and his trbute to George Harrison on the track Never Without You is particulaly moving.
www.amazon.co.uk /Ringo-Rama-Starr/dp/B00008BRDC   (815 words)

 Ringo Starr - Wikiquote
Richard Starkey, MBE (born July 7, 1940), known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is a popular British musician, best known as drummer for The Beatles.
Ringo after returning from a meditation camp in India.
Ringo Starr, circa 1964, arriving in America for the first time.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Ringo_Starr   (301 words)

 Amazon.com: Ringo: Music: Ringo Starr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ringo Starr's various late-career All Star bands may have been somewhat shaggy, nostalgia-laden affairs, but they found a warm reception with audiences far and wide.
Ringo Starr with the Help of John Lennon on I'm the Greatest, George Harrison on Photograph and Paul on Six O'clock made an out standing album.
Ringo Starr: The fouth Beatle, the luckiest musician ever, etc. The list goes on and on for names that you can give Ringo about his career in the Beatles.
www.amazon.com /Ringo-Starr/dp/B00000DRC2   (1701 words)

 Ringo Starr discography - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band (8 October 1990)
Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band Volume 2: Live From Montreux (13 September 1993)
Ringo Starr and His third All-Starr Band-Volume 1 (12 August 1995)
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 Ringo Starr: Postcard from the Boys
For the first time, Ringo Starr is opening his private archive to share over 50 never-before-seen delightful and very intimate postcards sent to him throughout the years from John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison.
Ringo let it be known that he loved mail, so whenever John, Paul; or George would go anywhere, they would send Ringo a postcard.
On The Beatles' demise in 1969, Ringo Starr embarked on a successful solo career scoring hit records on both sides of the Atlantic with such albums as Sentimental Journey and Ringo, as well as the US Number One single 'Photograph', co-written with George Harrison.
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 Ringo Starr
His father left the family when Ringo was three, and young Starkey endured a somewhat sickly childhood with recurring bouts of tuberculosis.
Starr co-starred in Mae West's last film, Sextette, and starred in the Caveman with Dennis Quaid, Shelley Long, and Barbara Bach.
Starr tours with his All Starr Band, with a varying lineup that has included Peter Frampton, Jack Bruce, Colin Hay, Paul Carrack, Mark Rivera, and Sheila E, as well as Ringo's drummer son Zak.
www.nndb.com /people/071/000023002   (578 words)

 ABC News: Ringo Starr Thrills Fans in Bryant Park
Ringo Starr has been a music icon since Beatle-mania in the 1960s.
Starr is planning a summer tour to promote the new album.
Starr is married to Barbara Bach and has three children from his first marriage.
abcnews.go.com /GMA/SummerConcert/story?id=857594&page=1   (400 words)

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