Ringo Starr will dedicate to the rank of knight. According to The Sun, he has received an invitation to Buckingham Palace.
According to a family friend, Starr, for him, this news was a bolt from the blue. He is very excited about the upcoming initiation.
The grant Ringo Starr a knighthood would be recognition of the contribution The Beatles made to the world of music.
Paul McCartney was knighted 20 years ago, in 1997. Starr, whose real name is Richard Starkey joined the Beatles in 1962, replacing Pete best band. It was he who invented the phrase hard day’s night (“a hard day’s night”).