Paul McCartney is the last Beatle to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

In 2008, a judge awarded Mills $48.7 million in the financial settlement of her divorce from former Beatle Paul McCartney. The judge also ordered McCartney to pay $70,000 in yearly child support. Mills said she was "very happy" with the settlement. (AP) Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Paul McCartney is honored with a star on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame on Feb. 9, 2012, in Hollywood, Calif.
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(CBS) Paul McCartney received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday afternoon.

It sits outside the Capital Records building on Vine Street, alongside the other Beatles' stars. McCartney is the last member of the group to receive one.

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Thursday's ceremony got off to a little bit of a late start, prompting fans to chant, "We want Paul." When McCartney stepped out, it was almost as if it were the 1960s all over again, with women screaming and holding signs.

Neil Young introduced McCartney at the ceremony, and when McCartney took the podium, he said, "I couldn't have done it with certainly three boys, so I want to thanks to those guys --John, George and Ringo."

Ringo Starr was "a little under the weather," so he couldn't make the event, said McCartney, who added that his wife, Nancy Shevell, along with his son James, were in attendance.

John Lennon received a star in 1988, nearly eight years after his death. George Harrison's came in 2009, almost eight years after he died. Starr got the honor in 2010. It was 48 years ago Tuesday the Beatles landed in America.

McCartney's Walk of Fame honor coincides with a busy week for the former Beatle. He released his new album, "Kisses on the Bottom," on Tuesday and will receive the MusiCares Person of the Year honor on Friday in Los Angeles. Two days later, the 69-year-old singer-songwriter will perform live at the Grammy Awards, airing on CBS.

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