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Paul McCartney: A life in pictures

1997: Knighted by the Queen



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On 11 March 1997, the former Beatle was knighted by the Queen for his services to music. The prestigious award saw the poor boy from Liverpool become Sir Paul McCartney. The legend received his award for helping to revolutionize pop music.

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