Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds

Beatles' George Harrison Refused Royal Honor

12/26/2013
.
(Classic Rock) Beatle George Harrison refused an OBE on the New Year's Honours list for 2000, paperwork has revealed. And an acquaintance has suggested it was because the decoration the lowest among the British orders of chivalry didn't match the knighthood given to Paul McCartney three years previously.

The UK Government's Departure for Culture, Media and Sport recommended Harrison be given the Order of the British Empire, saying: "He was a member of a band that many people would say is the best thing that Britain has ever produced, and possibly the best in the world, The Beatles."

But the Daily Mail quotes journalist Ray Connolly saying: "Whoever it was who decided to offer him the OBE and not the knighthood was extraordinarily insensitive. George would have felt insulted and with very good reason." more on this story

Classic Rock Magazine is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright Classic Rock Magazine- Excerpted here with permission.

George Harrison CDs, DVDs and MP3s

George Harrison T-shirts and Posters

George Harrison CDs, vinyl and rarities



.


...end




.
News Reports
.
Day in Rock:
The Outfield's John Spinks Dead at 60- New AC/DC Album 'Difficult' Without Malcolm- Bruce Springsteen Premieres Short Film 'Hunter of Invisible Game'- Weezer- more

Day in Pop Justin Bieber Charged in Egging Vandalism Case- Robin Thicke Only Sold 530 Copies Of 'Paula' in The UK- Arctic Monkeys and George Michael Accused In Tax Scandal- more

Yesterday's Day in Rock: AC/DC Complete New Album- Courtney Love Joining Cast of Sons of Anarchy- Mike Portnoy Slams New Pink Floyd Album as Disrespectful- Rolling Stones Museum?- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

.
 
Reviews
.

Road Trip: Rock Candy- Macon, Georgia's Music Tour

Road Trip: Odysea in the Desert- Scottsdale's A-Maze-Ing New Attraction

Road Trip: Key West: Where Florida Ends and the Fun Begins

Road Trip: Mudbug Madness- Shreveport, Louisiana's Salute to the Crawfish

Ted Nugent - SHUTUP&JAM!

Quick Flicks: Losing LeBron

2014 Vans Warped Tour

Super Duper Alice Cooper DVD and Blu-Ray

RockPile: The Delines - Colfax

On The Record: Florida = Death- Eyehategod- Vallenfyre

RockPile: The Empty Hearts

5 Star: Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Democracy 3D

Road Trip: The Little Walter Music Festival: Alexandria, Louisiana Gets the Blues

Queen + Adam Lambert Tour Opening Night

Dio - Live in London: Hammersmith Apollo 1993


.
.
.

Search for Tickets

Or Browse For Tickets

.
.
Today's Rock News
.

The Outfield's John Spinks Dead at 60

New AC/DC Album 'Difficult' Without Malcolm

Bruce Springsteen Premieres Short Film 'Hunter of Invisible Game'

Weezer Reveal New Album Details

Paul Di'Anno Releasing Live DVD in October

Adelitas Way Plan Special Album Release Event

Suicide Silence Streaming New Album Online

Cattle Decapitation Cancel Upcoming Tour

Video of AC/DC's Brian Johnson's Doctor of Music Speech Goes Online

Eddie Van Halen Visits The Set Of FX Series The Bridge

Judas Priest Album Launch Video Goes Online

The Agonist Reveal New Album Details

Slash To Receive Guitar Legend Award

Alice Cooper Gets Unusual Hall Of Fame Honor

HellYeah Were Close To Breaking Up

Knotfest To Go Beyond Just Music

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea Selling L.A. House For $6.8 Million

Mud Morganfield and Kim Wilson Releasing Muddy Waters Tribute

Singled Out: Vinnie Vegas' Rubber Sternum

Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's Pop News
.

Justin Bieber Charged in Egging Vandalism Case

Robin Thicke Only Sold 530 Copies Of 'Paula' in The UK

Arctic Monkeys and George Michael Accused In Tax Scandal

Shania Twain Looking At New Music and Possible Touring

Interpol Release 'All The Rage Back Home' Video

fun., Jack White Among Contributors On Beck's Song Reader Album

Bonnie Raitt's Nick of Time Getting 25 Anniversary Reissue

Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey Returns With Howard Jones Tour

Kanye West and French Montana Preview New Song

Mary J. Blige Reportedly Working On Album With Naughty Boy

Future and Nicki Minaj's Rock Star Goes Online

The Roys Release Lyric Video For 'No More Lonely'

Daniel Radcliffe Reacts To New Harry Potter Story

Madonna Keeps Fans Guessing With Medieval Photo

Jhene Aiko Releasing Debut Album Next Month

Kanye West's Setlist Gets Funny Or Die Makeover

Jessie J, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande Tease 'Bang Bang'

Tensnake Gets a Little Help From Nile Rodgers

Miranda Lambert Talks Platinum, Marilyn Monroe and Loretta Lynn

More News

.
 
anti Worthy Links
.
The Screen Door A Journal of Musical Things Lloyd Zeffler blog Demolish Mag Nightwatcher's House of Rock CJ Chilvers Deja Voodoo The 1st Five thecopycat.biz Hard Rock Memorabilia Day in Rock @twitter

.
  .
.

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!
Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!



 

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2014 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.