LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 20: Ringo Starr, real name Richard Starkey, poses at Buckingham Palace after receiving his Knighthood at an Investiture ceremony on March 20, 2018 in London, England.

Today (March 20) was a big day for Ringo Starr as he was knighted in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

Starr told BBC News that being knighted “means a lot actually.  It means recognition for the things we’ve done.  I was really pleased to accept this.”  He also playfully said of his new Knight Commander medal that he’ll “be wearing it at breakfast.”

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger who once did a presentation in a college public speaking course about why The Rolling Stones were better than The Beatles.  (She received an A.)

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.