“With a Little Help from My Friends” is a song by The Beatles, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney from the album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band issued worldwide in June 1967. The song was written for and sung by the Beatles’ drummer Ringo Starr as the character “Billy Shears”.
The song was reissued as a single – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band / With A Little Help From My Friends with B-Side A Day In The Life in the U.S. August 1978 and in the U.K. September 1978. With a Little Help from My Friends was ranked No. 311 on Rolling Stone ’s list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.