Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr

"Ultimately what's most impressive about Ringo Starr isn't what he's been, but rather who he is, " wrote Rolling Stone rock critic David Wild. "The man's great heart and soul, his wit and wisdom." Ironically, the story of Ringo's evolution from former Beatle to successful solo artist is still best told from the beginning.

"When I was thirteen I only wanted to be a drummer,"remembers Ringo, and four years later at age seventeen, he joined the Eddie Clayton Skiffle Band. In 1959, Ringo hooked up with the Raving Texans, which later became Rory... more