Ringo: A True “Starr” on the Walk of Fame

By on Thursday, 13th October 2011

A star for former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has been added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

At a whimsical ceremony outside the Capital Records building Monday evening, Starr’s name was unveiled as the 2,401st star on the sidewalk attraction. The Hollywood Walk of Fame also marked its 50th anniversary of groundbreaking Monday.

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Those by Starr’s side for the unveiling included actress-wife Barbara Bach, musicians Joe Walsh and Ben Harper, producer Don Was, director David Lynch and actor Noah Wyle.

The Walk of Fame also includes individual star’s for the drummer’s former bandmates John Lennon and George Harrison.

The Beatles received a star in 1998.

The Hollywood Walk of Fame attracts an estimated 10 million visitors annually to the 18-block stretch lining Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street.

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