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I don’t know about the rest of you, but I think its time to quell the controversy over former Beatle Ringo Starr and his importance as a former member of one of the most successful groups of all time. Beatlemania is in the air after a recent Grammy appearance and a historic film concert between Ringo and other surviving band member, Paul McCartney, which makes it a perfect time to get to know the most underrated individual of the legendary rock band.
Richard “Ringo” Starkey was born in Liverpool, England on July 7, 1940, and from his success as The Beatles’ drummer through his awarding solo career, Ringo has continued to jettison himself into rock and roll history.
What I have put forth are ten reasons the average person hasn’t considered in their evaluation of Ringo, from his alternative career paths to his philanthropy and charity. Ringo Starr is a legend in his own right, and it’s time that people find out why.