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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.
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.
Ringo's wife Barbara Bach is a former Bond girl. She appeared in the James Bond movie 'The Spy Who Loved Me'.
He set the company up with designer Robin Cruikshank and it specialised in art-deco pieces.
Ringo preferred to record his parts live in the studio with The Beatles playing along.