Ringo

With a Little Help
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (15.98 hours)
Product Number: Z100114116
Released: Feb 09, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781494599713
Narrator/s: Peter Berkrot
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Please log in to view pricing

Description

Ringo: With a Little Help is the first in-depth biography of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, who kept the beat for an entire generation and who remains a rock icon since the Beatles took the world by storm over fifty years ago. This book traces the entire arc of Ringo's remarkable life and career, from his sickly childhood to his life as the world's most famous drummer to his triumphs, addictions, and emotional battles following the breakup of the Beatles. Born in 1940 as Richard Starkey in the Dingle, one of Liverpool's most gritty, rough-and-tumble neighborhoods, he rose from a hardscrabble childhood marked by serious illnesses, long hospital stays, and little schooling to emerge, against all odds, as a locally renowned drummer. Taking the stage name Ringo Starr, his big break with the Beatles rocketed him to the pinnacle of worldwide acclaim in a remarkably short time. He was the last member of the Beatles to join the group but also the most vulnerable, and his post-Beatles career was marked by chart-topping successes, a jet-setting life of excess and alcohol abuse, and, ultimately, his rebirth as one of rock's revered elder statesmen.

x-large
Author(s): Michael Seth Starr
Original Publish Date: Feb 09, 2016

This title is part of (or scheduled to be part of) the following subscriptions:

RBdigital Unlimited Access Audio Subscription - Tantor titles
RBdigital Audio Pay Per Circ Subscription - Tantor Titles

You can find this title in the following lists:

All formats/editions

CD

Sign up for our email newsletter