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Ringo Starr may become a 'Sir'

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Ringo Starr may be knighted
Ringo Starr may be knighted
By Euronews
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Ringo Starr the rock legend and former member of the Beatles could become the second person of the group to receive the honour of a knighthood from the Queen.

Sir Paul McCartney received his a little while ago - in 1997.

It's also been fifty two years since the drummer was given his MBE. All members of the group received the accolade in 1965, although John Lennon later returned his

Friends of Starr interviewed by the Sun report he was overwhelmed by the news - having given up hope of a knighthood.

The paper reported he's being recognised for services to music and charity.