Queen Elizabeth salutes The Beatles.

It is rather fitting that Queen Elizabeth would also recognize one of the most important Fab Four anniversaries personally.  I mean Her Majesty is a pretty nice girl, but she doesn’t have a lot to say.

She has knighted two members of the Beatle family, bestowed MBE to they boys, and held exclusive concerts with the boys.  I would say she could be one of their biggest fans.  I can just picture Queen Elizabeth rocking out to Back in the USSR in Buckingham palace and playing air guitar on a broomstick handle.   

Here’s what we’ve read.

British royal Queen Elizabeth II saluted the Beatles on Sunday with a special personal message commemorating the 50th anniversary of the legendary band’s beginnings.

She noted the anniversary “with much pleasure” and sent “my best wishes to all concerned for a most enjoyable and successful occasion.”

The historic moment that led to the formation of the Beatles occurred on Saturday July 6 1957 when a 16-year-old John Lennon met a just- turned-15 Paul McCartney at a church garden fete in Liverpool. The message from Her Majesty the Queen was sent to the people of Liverpool who gathered at the site for a re-creation of the original event.

Beatles scholar Martin Lewis, who received the message from Her Majesty, said: “This anniversary marks a momentous occasion in popular culture that literally changed the world. Without Lennon meeting McCartney we would not have had the Beatles as we know them.”

Source: IOL


4 Responses

  1. mrs. queen, maam…….could i burden you to….knight richard starkey…..sir richard starkey….yea……thank you………..

  2. yes, please knight richard starkey

  3. Why hasn’t she knighted Starkey? She didn’t knight Harrison either…

  4. elisabeth sIIr duke the books they havent seen yet-you have to find them with me.the beatles name arrived from sweden sort of by king.the pope & copts said they let the devil out-they hand over my letters to them-they wanted to have the name beat-less but that was not allowed.see also annchristin eks letters about 1964

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