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Pete Best at a 21st-century Beatles fest

Drummer Pete Best smiles for a photo at The Fest For Beatle Fans 2007. This was at the Grand Ballroom of the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 2, 2007. Pete Best is the early Beatles drummer who was dropped in favor of Ringo Starr in 1962, just as the Beatles were becoming an international sensation.

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