Beatles - Original Beatle Pete Best Receives Street Honour

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The Beatles' original drummer Pete Best has had a road in his native Liverpool, England named in his honour.
The musician spent two years as a member of the Fab Four before being replaced by Ringo Starr in 1962.
Fans have been campaigning over the last few years to land Best some recognition in his hometown and a Facebook.com petition attracted the support of over 10,000 people.
Officials in the city of Liverpool appear to have taken note of their efforts and they have now announced that Best will receive two local street honours - one called Pete Best Drive, and the other called Casbah Close in memory of his mother Mona, who set up The Casbah Club - the "birthplace" of The Beatles.
Best tells the Bbc, "I feel very humbled, very flattered and very honoured that the city of Liverpool, council members and the people of Liverpool have thought to honour me in such a fantastic way.
"The Casbah Coffee Club was... the original birthplace of The Beatles on August 29, 1959. I just wish that she was still here to receive the honour herself..."


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