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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Ringo Starr on music, drummer, passion, lyrics, notes, humor, wordplay, love, peace, ambitious, drugs, song and dreams.

11 Great Ringo Starr Quotes That Will Rock You World

Quick Facts

Famous As: Drummer

Born On: July 7, 1940

Born In: Dingle, Liverpool, England

Ringo Starr is an acclaimed English musician, and the drummer of the famous rock band ‘The Beatles’. He dropped out of school due to illness during this period he cultivated a deep passion for music. He did some petty jobs during which he was introduced to ‘Skiffle’ by one of his colleagues and joined a regular Skiffle band. He joined his first real band ‘Rory Storm and the Hurricanes’ where his drumming skills made him popular. During a tour, he met John Lennon and eventually joined their band where he debuted with the song ‘Hurricanes singer Lu Walters’. He faced some resistance from the crowd during his initial days for replacing Pete Best but eventually was accepted by them. He contributed significantly to the growth of the band as the band achieved some great heights. After ‘The Beatles’ broke up he turned towards his solo career where he debuted with ‘Sentimental Journey’ followed by some other successful albums including ‘Ringo’ which was the most notable album of his career. Though he has never been the creative leader of “Beatles” yet his music, work, writings, thoughts and drum beats have left a mark on his audience. Take a look at some of the most frequently quoted quotations and thoughts of Ringo Starr from within and out of the studio.
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(Media question to Beatles during first U.S. tour 1964) "How do you find America?" "Turn left at Greenland.

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The Beatles were just four guys that loved each other. That's all they'll ever be.

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Peace and love, peace and love!

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Of course I'm ambitious. What's wrong with that? Otherwise you sleep all day.

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America: It's like Britain, only with buttons.

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I was the new boy. It was like joining a new class at school where everybody knows everybody else but me.

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Everything government touches turns to crap.

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You got to pay your dues if you want to sing the blues...And you know it don't come easy.

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Last night I had a peace dream...

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Ringo: 'I had no schooling before I joined The Beatles and no schooling after The Beatles. Life is a great education.

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I never studied anything, really. I didn't study the drums. I joined bands and made all the mistakes onstage

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