Ringo Starr's Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 Hits

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Ringo Starr circa 1970

Ringo Starr rose to international fame as a member of the Beatles, but he's always been more than just a drummer. As this special look at his biggest Billboard Hot 100 songs illustrates, once Starr got a chance to step into the spotlight solo in the '70s, he showed he was a hitmaker in his own right. In honor of his 75th birthday (he was born July 7, 1940), it's a perfect time to honor Starr's work as a solo ... well, star. So turn up your speakers and scroll down as we roll through Ringo's top 10 Billboard Hot 100 hits.

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This chart of Ringo Starr's 10 Biggest Billboard Hot 100 Hits is based on actual performance on the weekly Billboard Hot 100, through the chart dated July 11, 2015. Songs are ranked using an inverse point system, with weeks at No. 1 earning the greatest value and weeks at No. 100 earning the least.

  1. 1

    "You’re Sixteen" Hot 100 Peak: 1 (1 week), Peak Date: 1/26/74

  2. 2

    "Photograph" Hot 100 Peak: 1 (1 week), Peak Date: 11/24/73

  3. 3

    "No No Song/Snookeroo" Hot 100 Peak: 3, Peak Date: 4/5/75

  4. 4

    "It Don’t Come Easy" Hot 100 Peak: 4, Peak Date: 6/5/71

  5. 5

    "Oh My My" Hot 100 Peak: 5, Peak Date: 4/27/74

  6. 6

    "Only You" Hot 100 Peak: 6, Peak Date: 1/11/75

  7. 7

    "Back Off Boogaloo" Hot 100 Peak: 9, Peak Date: 5/13/72

  8. 8

    "A Dose Of Rock ‘N’ Roll" Hot 100 Peak: 26, Peak Date: 11/6/76

  9. 9

    "Wrack My Brain" Hot 100 Peak: 38, Peak Date: 12/12/81

  10. 10

    "It’s All Down To Goodnight Vienna/Oo-Wee" Hot 100 Peak: 31, Peak Date: 7/12/75