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Sir Ringo Starr (John Stillwell/PA)

Sir Ringo Starr’s life in pictures as he turns 80


Sir Ringo Starr, born Richard Starkey in Liverpool in 1940, celebrates his 80th birthday on Tuesday. Across six decades in the music industry, the drummer has released some 20 studio albums and collaborated with artists including Eric Clapton and Jerry Lee Lewis. Here is his life in pictures: