Ringo Starr celebrates 81st birthday with a message of ‘peace and love’

Everyone from Yoko Ono to NASA wished Ringo a happy birthday
Ringo Starr
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Ringo Starr has a message to send fans on his 81st birthday and it’s one he’s been preaching for most of his life. Peace and love.

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The Beatles drummer turned 81 and took to social media to share a birthday message and offer up a teaser. “Peace and love everybody,” Ringo wrote. “7 7 21 peace and love time. At noon peace and love.”

Several musicians and organizations like NASA and Abbey Road Studios took to Twitter to wish Starr a happy birthday.

“Happy Birthday Ringo!” Yoko Ono wrote. “Peace and Love. Lots of love, Yoko.”

“Today in history, a Starr was born!” NASA’s Twitter account wrote. “Wishing @RingoStarrMusic #PeaceAndLove and a happy 81st orbit around the Sun.

For his 80th birthday, Ringo treated fans to a virtual celebration with a livestream performance featuring a lineup of all starr, excuse us, all star musicians.

Joining Ringo was his former Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney, as well as Sheryl Crow, Dave Grohl, Joe Walsh, Gary Clark Jr., Sheila E., Ben Harper, and many more.

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