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This Historic Day In Music: Richard Starkey

Richard Starkey was born on July 7, 1940 in Liverpool, England. He was the only child of Richard and Elsie (Gleave) Starkey. Richard was thirteen years old when he contracted pleurisy and then developed tuberculosis. He was hospitalized for well … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Ringo Starr

On Saturday, August 18, 1962, at Hulme Hall in Port Sunlight, Birkenhead, England, Ringo Starr played his first official gig as the drummer for The Beatles. Part of what made Ringo the perfect person for the job was his voice. … Continue reading

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