Until the Beatles came along, many people didn't even know that Ringo could be a person's name.
True story: when Brian Epstein bought the plane tickets to bring the Beatles to America, he was told that "Ringo" had to ride down in luggage with the other pets.
It was a very different world.
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NOTE: Due to my past experiences observing what people (usually well-intentioned, but not always) have done with Brian's legacy, I now tend to…