NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Ringo Starr blew out the candles to celebrate his 75th birthday last week.

The famous drummer and former Beatle celebrated with friends and family in Hollywood on Tuesday.

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His life has been an incredible journey, and it is the subject of a new book called “Ringo: With a Little Help.”

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CBS2’s Andrea Grymes interviewed the book’s author, Michael Seth Starr.

To watch the full interview, click on the video player above.

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For more information on the book, click here.