Another Honour For Sir Paul

Sir Paul McCartney has been made a Companion of Honour in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.He was given the award for services to music, 20 years after he was knighted by the Queen, and two days before his 75th birthday. Says Sir Paul: “I’m very happy about this huge honour, and with the news coming on my birthday weekend and Father’s Day, it makes it colossal!”

Paul McCartney with his Hofner bass guitar

 

The Order of the Companions Honour was founded in 1917, and is awarded for service of conspicuous national importance. “Harry Potter” author JK Rowling was also made a Companion of Honour. (Story credit: Broadcast News and beatlesbible.com)

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