Re: Ringo Starr
One thing Ringo definitely deserves that he doesn't often get credited for is making drumming mainstream.
Sure, there were drummers before him, many of them more innovative but I'd love to see a statistic that shows just how many of the drummers of the 60's, 70's and 80's in particular started drumming because of Ringo Starr.
Even many of today's generation look up to him as an idol, I recall watching a movie not long ago called Love Actually here Liam Neesons kid wanted to be just like Ringo Starr and learn't drums in the movie. From working around kids in the past I can tell you, many kids like that still exist.
A disquiet mind at therapy with the music.