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Harrison and Starr Class - Year 6

Welcome To Year Six

 

Our classes are called Harrison and Starr after two hugely inspirational artists- 

Beatles band members - George and Ringo. 

Picture 1 Ringo Starr
Picture 2 George Harrison

We chose to name our year six classes after two iconic Beatles musicians: George Harrison and Ringo Starr. 

 

 

Ringo Starr - Sir Richard Starkey 

Sir Richard Starkey (born 7 July 1940) known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer-songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles. He occasionally sang lead vocals, usually for one song on an album, including "With a Little Help from My Friends", "Yellow Submarine", "Good Night", and their cover of "Act Naturally". He also wrote the Beatles' songs "Don't Pass Me By" and "Octopus's Garden", and is credited as a co-writer of others, including "What Goes On" and "Flying".

 

George Harrison - 

George Harrison (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English guitarist, singer-songwriter, and producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Often referred to as "the quiet Beatle", Harrison embraced Indian culture and helped broaden the scope of popular music through his incorporation of Indian instrumentation and Hindu-aligned spirituality in the Beatles' work. Although the majority of the band's songs were written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, most Beatles albums from 1965 onwards contained at least two Harrison compositions. His songs for the group included "Taxman", "Within You Without You", "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", "Here Comes the Sun" and "Something", the last of which became the Beatles' second-most covered song.

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