Facts on John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr

Written by on October 26, 2020

26 Oct 1965, Queen Elizabeth II invested The Beatles with their MBE’s at Buckingham Palace, London. According to an account by John Lennon the group smoked marijuana in one of the palace bathrooms to calm theirSee More nerves. Many former recipients gave their MBE’s back in protest, to which John Lennon responded “Lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war, for killing people.” He continued: “We received ours for entertaining other people. I’d say we deserve ours more.” https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/artists/the-beatles-100-facts/

Facts on John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr



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