Richard Starkey was the drummer for the Beatles. When he was a kid he was interested in drums. His uncle bought him a drum set because Richard wanted a set. His parents were surprised of hoe good he was when he first got his drum set. When he got older and better at drums he performed in parks. He started calling himself Ringo Starr because he wore 5 rings. He wanted more people in his band. Later on, he decided to play for bands if their drummer wasn't there. In time John Lennon asked to join there band because he saw him play. Their las drummer was fired because he wasn't like them. He was so exited. he said yes and they were a band. Later on Stewy, the guitarist died of a heart attack. Then there was the Beatles! Richard is still alive and he is still making music.