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The Beatles | Richard Starkey M.B.E. | Richard Starkey MBE | Richard Starkey
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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I never studied anything, really. I didn't study the drums. I joined bands and made all the mistakes onstage.
states Ringo as his biggest influence as a drummer and songs such as "That's All" (by Genesis
), "Thru' These Walls" and "We Said Hello Goodbye" deliberately copied Ringo's style of drumming. Collins said he particularly admired Starr's "great rolls" and "unbelievably individualistic fills" in "Ticket to Ride", his "complicated" fills in "A Day in the Life" and "the drags and his way ...
Complicated, individualistic drum fills, such as phrasing just slightly after the beat