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Beatles' Starr Still Drumming at 73

28th Oct 2014

Ringo Starr, famous drummer from The Beatles, recently celebrated his 73rd birthday. He began his drumming career as a child in hospital, where nurses presented him with percussion instruments in order to encourage motor stimulation. With his interest piqued, Ringo ended up joining a band at age 19. The Celebrity Café reports that while touring with this band, called The Hurricanes, Ringo met his future Beatles band mates: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison. Overcoming more adversity in the form of the Beatles’ manager, Ringo has become a beloved figure in the world of music and acting. Read more here: Ringo Starr celebrates 73rd birthday