Newswire: Paul McCartney to induct some guy named Ringo Starr into the Rock Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony got a little more exciting with the recent announcement that Paul McCartney would be attending, and possibly performing. The man beloved the world over for creating legendary rock group Wings will not just be there for himself, however. The New York Times reports that McCartney will apparently be presenting the award for musical excellence to a little-known musician named Ringo Starr.

The mysterious drummer, who has toiled in relative obscurity for decades, seems to be receiving the award for the only musical act of which he’s ever been a part, the pompously titled All-Starr Band. The group is clearly an “industry insider” act, though, as Starr has managed to wrangle some pretty famous names into his group for brief periods of time. These artists with name recognition far above Starr include people like Joe Walsh, Sheila E., Mott The Hoople …

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