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Some people have it all.
Ringo Starr was the legendary drummer for the most reputable and famous band in the world. His Beatles band mates felt very privileged when he joined their ranks, and felt that he added a strong measure of legitimacy for them. They obviously went on to enjoy some huge success commercially, to the point that their music and their legend lives on right through to the present. Today, they remain one of the most popular and influential bands in history.
After the breakup of the Beatles, Ringo went on to have a pretty decent solo career, and the first album that he released after the breakup proved to be his biggest, with the most iconic songs of his solo career. It served as a surprise that he was the first ex-Beatle to enjoy huge commercial success, although that was how it worked out.
Over the years, he worked with each of his former band mates on musical projects, as well as other musical legends. That trend continues today as well, as he is still touring with his "All-Starr Band."
But he has also enjoyed success in other areas, as well. He recently published a book of his photography, documenting some rare images of the early days with the Beatles. He was the voice of Thomas the Tank Engine, and even starred in some movies, including his comedic portrayal of a caveman, which is a movie that has been airing recently on weekend mornings (and it is pretty funny, in a goofy kind of a way).
Now, one of his children's books is possibly about to get a television show!
What a charmed life this guy leads!
Peace and love, Ringo!
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Ringo Starr’s children’s book could be a TV show By Keith J. Kelly March 23, 2016: