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Transcript of Ringo Star
Richard Starkey a.k.a. Ringo Starr, is one of the most influential drummers in the world. He is a left handed drummer which is rare to find in a drummer.
Ringo's in a Band!
Over Ringo's early adult life, he took part in several different bands, while he continued to discover himself as an artist.
Richard Starkey Jr. was born on 7 July 1940, in Dingle, Liverpool, England. By age 8, Ringo was still illiterate, and had a bad grasp of mathematics. Over time, Ringo switched from school to school, and continued to find, and develop his passion for art and music.
"I got blisters on my fingers"
On August 14th, 1962 John Lennon approach Ringo, and asked him to join the Beatles, Ringo happily joined the band. Ringo was not liked in his early days a member of the Beatles, because the other Beatles, and fans preferred the previous drummer. Ringo’s success could not have been achieved without the help of the Beatles.
After the Beatles broke up, Ringo continued to Drum. He did solo music, as well as participate in other bands, and still preforms to this day. Ringo's impact on the world, and the world of music is uncanny to any other drummer or percussionist to this day.
One of Ringo’s biggest achievement was while he was working with Beatles. The song is called Helter Skelter which lead up to the birth of one of his more well known quote which was “I got blisters on my fingers.”
When the Beatles were recording, and producing one of their popular songs, Rain, The experimental drumming within the song was an amazing new style which had never been used before became a revolutionary drumming technique. It was also an experience that Ringo today recognizes as one of the biggest events in his musical career.