“Ringo Starr took a knee Tuesday morning and received his Knighthood, a mere 21 years after Sir Paul McCartney… but no one’s counting, right?” reports TMZ.
The story adds, “The Beatles drummer, 77, was dubbed into the club of royal knights by Prince William at Buckingham Palace. Aside from Paul … he joins Elton John, Rod Stewart and Mick Jagger as the biggest rock stars to get the honor.”
TMZ notes that John Lennon and George Harrison were not knighted when they were alive, “and current rules require honorees to be living.”
Here’s a short ITV video of Ringo getting knighted that we found on YouTube: