Ringo Starr Is Officially a Knight
The Beatles drummer was knighted by Prince William at Buckingham Palace today
Today the famed Beatles drummer received the honour from Prince William at Buckingham Palace for his services to music.
Speaking to the BBC, 77-year-old Ringo said, "It means a lot actually. It means recognition for the things we've done. I was really pleased to accept this."
You can see some photos of Ringo getting knighted down below.
Congratulations Sir Ringo Starr!— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) March 20, 2018
Today at Buckingham Palace, the Beatles drummer was honoured by The Duke of Cambridge for his services to music. pic.twitter.com/bdSe2lrRwn
Another busy day for Sir. Ringo. peace and love peace and love pic.twitter.com/JpHd0r6r4u— #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) March 20, 2018
Of course, Ringo's knighting follow that of fellow Beatle Paul McCartney, who was given the honour in 1997. All four Beatles also received Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) medals in 1965.
Another day in the life peace and love. 😎✌️🌟💖🎶🐘🎵🍒🌺🙏🏽☮️ pic.twitter.com/7rKcIYjmLw— #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) March 20, 2018
"I was a bit shaky today on my own," Ringo said today.