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Pete Best holds a pair of drumsticks

Pete Best appears at The Fest For Beatle Fans 2007, held at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The date was July 2, 2007. Pete Best was the drummer dropped by The Beatles, and replaced by Ringo Starr, just before the band hit it big in the 1960s. Pete Best was born in 1941, so he turned 66 the year this photo was taken.

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