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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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[on his early drumming years with The Beatles
] I started to be an engineer but I banged me thumb on the first day. I became a drummer because it was the only thing I could do. But whenever I hear another drummer I know I'm no good. [John Lennon
] taught me the song I sing. I can only play on the off beat because John can't keep up on the rhythm guitar. I'm no good on the technical things but I'm ...
Was the only member of The Beatles
to willingly accept Yoko Ono
in John's life (and consequently theirs); he offered them the use of his London apartment, while John and Cynthia Lennon
settled their divorce. Yoko tried to return Ringo's kindness over the years, and years later, when John was murdered, Ringo and future wife Barbara Bach
flew to New York, to keep Yoko company.