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Timeline : Musicians Knighted

June 26, 2018

Barry Gibb of Bee Gees is knighted by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.

March 16, 2017

Ray Davies, frontman of The Kinks, is knighted for services to the arts by the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace.

October 11, 2016

Rod Stewart is knighted at Buckingham Palace, becoming Sir Roderick David Stewart.

March 29, 2006

Tom Jones is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.

June 14, 2002

Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.

February 24, 1998

Elton John is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.More

March 11, 1997

Thirty years after being admitted as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), Paul McCartney is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to popular music.More

June 14, 1996

Beatles producer George Martin is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.

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