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Ringo Starr celebrates 77th birthday with help from his friends — including Jenny Lewis

Ringo Starr celebrates 77th birthday with help from his friends — including Jenny Lewis

When a Beatle talks, people listen.

That maxim was proved true anew on Friday as Ringo Starr drew hundreds of fans and dozens of fellow musicians, including Jenny Lewis, as well as friends and family members to his annual “Peace and Love” birthday celebration, centered this year once again in Hollywood.

On the day he turned 77, the senior member of the Fab Four acknowledged the violence that continues to erupt around the world as well as the rancorous tone of much the day’s political discourse. But he insisted that his yearly exhortation for more peace and love in the world is not falling on deaf ears.

“The great thing is that it’s continuing to grow,” Starr told The...

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