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The Beatles | Richard Starkey M.B.E. | Richard Starkey MBE | Ringo | Richard Starkey
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[about 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 ...
Before becoming an official member of The Beatles
in 1962, he played many gigs with them, guesting when Pete Best was not available. Also made one recording with them, backing a singer named Wally, before he joined.
Has worn sunglasses in and out since the 1980s