The musician has opened up about closely he worked with the late and great John Lennon, when writing songs for The Beatles.
As The Beatles’ drummer is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, we choose five things you might not know about Ringo Starr.
1. He's a left-handed drummer but plays a right-handed kit
He had (and continues to have) a unique drumming style, brought on by being left-handed and having to play on a right-handed drum set.
2. He's married to a Bond Girl
Ringo's wife Barbara Bach is a former Bond girl. She appeared in the James Bond movie 'The Spy Who Loved Me'.
3. Ringo set up his own furniture company in 1971
He set the company up with designer Robin Cruikshank and it specialised in art-deco pieces.
4. Ringo liked to record his drum parts in one take
Ringo preferred to record his parts live in the studio with The Beatles playing along.