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Ringo Starr Shared How Music Saved Him From Life in a Violent Gang

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Ringo Starr has had an incredibly successful career with his music. Still, he admitted his life could have turned out much differently. Starr explained that when he was growing up in Liverpool, he, like many other people his age, joined a gang. He spoke about the shocking violence he witnessed while growing up and noted how lucky he felt that music came into his life when it did.

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Ringo Starr said he used music as a way out of a gang in Liverpool 

According to Starr, most people he knew growing up were in gangs. It was either join them or put a target on your back.