Ringo Starr Celebrates His 83rd Birthday with “Peace & Love” Event


Ringo Starr, the legendary drummer from the British group The Beatles, is joyfully celebrating his 83rd birthday today. Ringo Starr’s birthday, which falls on every July 7th, will be commemorated in an annual event entitled “Peace & Love.”

Despite reaching the age of 83 this Friday, Starr has stated that he still feels the same as when he began his career. This can be seen in his continued active involvement in the international music scene, touring and releasing debut albums with his band named “All-Starr.”

“I don’t feel old at all. In my mind, I still feel like I’m 27 years old. Wisdom is a tricky word. Growing old is what happens, and you try to keep yourself busy,” Ringo Starr expressed.

The musician, who has won Grammy Awards, will be occupied this week as he celebrates his birthday at the “Peace & Love” event. During the event, Ringo is asking his fans from around the world to send messages of peace and love by uploading selfies with the peace logo and using the hashtag “#peaceandlove” on social media.

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Ringo Starr, also known as Sir Richard Starkey, is a musician hailing from England and renowned as the drummer of The Beatles. He was born on July 7, 1940, in Liverpool, Merseyside, England.

Ringo was born into a working-class area in Liverpool. His parents were bakers and divorced when he was still a child.

He first became acquainted with the drums at the age of 13 while in the hospital. During his time in the hospital, young Ringo, who was often sick, would see healthcare workers providing toy drums to entertain the sick children.

Upon recovering and leaving the hospital, Ringo decided to quit school and take on various jobs. He became a member of the band “Rory Storm and the Hurricanes” while working at a machine factory.

The band became quite famous, and in 1960, Ringo and his bandmates had the opportunity to perform concerts in Hamburg, which was then part of West Germany. During those concerts, Ringo met other members of The Beatles, such as John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Pete Best, and grew closer to them.

Thanks to this closeness, Ringo replaced Pete Best as the drummer of The Beatles in 1962. During his time with The Beatles, Ringo Starr reached the pinnacle of his career, releasing songs like “Please Please Me,” “Boys,” and other albums by The Beatles.

However, The Beatles officially disbanded in 1970, and each member chose to pursue solo careers, including Ringo Starr, who released his solo albums in 1970 titled “Sentimental Journey” and “Beaucoups of Blues.” After establishing a solo career by releasing several albums and songs, Starr formed his own music group in 1989 called “All-Starr.”

Together with All-Starr, Ringo released songs such as “Choose Love” in 2005, “Postcards from Paradise” in 2015, “Give More Love” in 2017, and “What’s My Name” in 2019. Due to his influence in the music world, Ringo Starr was immortalized in the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” in 2015. Additionally, he was honored with the title of “Sir” for his contributions to the entertainment industry in England.

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