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Sir Mccartney Declined To Perform Hey Jude At Jubilee Concert

Sir Paul Mccartney turned down the chance to perform his Beatles classic Hey Jude at Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee Concert because he plans to sing it at the London Olympics instead.The veteran musician took...

The Beatles Museum To Close

A German museum dedicated to The Beatles will close at the end of June (12) due to a lack of visitors.The Beatlemania museum in Hamburg, which opened in 2009, houses over 1,000 pieces of Fab...

The Beatles Top Best-selling U.k. Singles List

The Beatles have been named the U.K.'s biggest-selling singles act as part of a study into the 60-year history of the pop charts.The Fab Four beat Elvis Presley and Sir Cliff Richard into second and...

Aaron Sorkin On Steve Jobs Film: It's Like Writing About The Beatles!

Aaron Sorkin, the man charged with writing the biopic film of Apple mogul Steve Jobs life, has likened trying to depict the late electronics tycoon to that of trying to write about British rock group...

George Harrison's Widow Rules Out Hologram Revival

George Harrison's widow Olivia has ruled out ever reviving the Beatles legend's image with an onstage hologram, insisting she wouldn't be able to "handle" seeing it.Last month (Apr12) the audience at the Coachella festival in...

Adele Faces Off With The Beatles In Greats Of Great Britain Poll

Adele, The Beatles and Susan Boyle are among the U.K. stars competing to be named Great Britain's top cultural offering in a new poll.Queen Elizabeth II, One Direction, the Harry Potter books and Dusty Springfield...

Geri Halliwell Heckled At 'X Factor' First Auditions

Geri Halliwell was booed as she climbed on to the roof of her limo and addressed the crowd on arriving for the first set of 'X Factor' auditions in Liverpool. The former 'Spice Girls' member...

Glee Graduation: Will Lea Michele Feature Next Season?

Eight stars of Fox's hit musical comedy Glee 'graduated' from MCKinley High and headed down their separate paths during this week's season finale. Ryan Murphy has confirmed that all the current stars will return in...

The Beatles' Abbey Road Outtake Photo Sells For $25,000

A rare photograph of The Beatles crossing Abbey Road in the opposite direction has sold for $25,000 (£16,000) at auction.The snap, taken by by Yoko Ono's photographer friend Iain MACmillan, reached almost double the expected...

Mad Men: Did Don Draper Make A Move On Joan?

Sunday's episode of Mad Men (May 20, 2012) saw Jon Hamm's Don Draper get close to office manager Joan Holloway, played by Christina Hendricks. After test-driving a Jaguar for a new account, Don and Joan...

Rare 'Abbey Road' Beatles Photograph Could Be Yours

A rare photograph of The Beatles walking the "wrong way" across the Abbey Road pedestrian crossing is going up for auction, and should fetch around 9,000 pounds. The version found on the group's 1969 album...

Abbey Road Photo Outtake Up For Auction

A rare photograph of The Beatles crossing Abbey Road in the opposite direction is hitting the auction block.The image, taken by Yoko Ono's photographer pal Iain MACmillan, is expected to fetch as much as $16,000...

Ringo Starr Has Lost Beatles Photos

Ringo Starr has lost track of the treasure trove of Beatles snaps he took at the beginning of his career with the Fab Four - and fears he'll never see them again.The rocker took thousands...

Paul Mccartney Gives Beatles Song Mexican Twist

Sir Paul Mccartney gave Beatles classic Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da a Mexican twist when he performed in Mexico City last week (10May12) - by bringing out a mariachi band to join him on the track.The rock legend...

'Mad Men' Boss Spends $250k On The Beatles' 'Tomorrow Never Knows'

'Mad Men' creator MATTHEW WEINER has revealed to The New York Times that he paid a whopping $250,000 in order to use the Beatles song 'Tomorrow Never Knows' on the most recent edition of the...

Paul Mccartney Performed Secret Gig For Britain's Royals

Sir Paul Mccartney's video shoot for his track Biker Like An Icon was interrupted by Diana, Princess Of Wales - because she wanted a private performance from the Beatles legend.The singer was recording a promo...

Matthew Weiner Battled To Get Beatles Into Mad Men

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner spent years battling The Beatles to get the band's music into the hit TV show.The group's song Tomorrow Never Knows was played during an episode of the current fifth season...

Mad Men Producers Shell Out $250,000 For Beatles Track

The producers of Mad Men have shelled out an impressive sum of $250,000 in order to use a Beatles song in one of their new episodes. The New York Daily News revealed today that the...

Adele's 21 Climbs To Number 5 In The UK Best-selling Albums

Adele's second album '21' has beat Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' to Number 5 on the UK list of the biggest selling albums of all time, UK sales reaching 4,274,300 - that's 500 more than Jackson's definitive...

Ringo Starr And Dave Stewart To Make Film Musical

The Beatles legend Ringo Starr and Eurythmics rocker Dave Stewart have signed up for a big screen musical.The film will tell the coming-of-age story of kids who form a band in a depressed mining town,...

Theatre Bosses On The Hunt For The New Beatles

The producers of a new Fab Four musical have launched a search for the new Beatles.Wannabe John Lennons, Paul MCCartneys, Ringo Starrs and George Harrisons will get the chance to portray the music legends in...

Sir Paul Mccartney Protected By 1,400 Cops During Colombia Stay

Officials in Colombia took no risks when Sir Paul Mccartney landed in the country last week (ends22Apr12) - 1,400 police officers were designated to help protect The Beatles legend.The rocker headed to South America as...

The Beatles' First U.s. Concert To Screen In Theatres

Rare footage of The Beatles' first ever American concert is set for a limited screening in U.S. theatres.The Fab Four were introduced to Stateside audiences with a slot on The Ed Sullivan Show in February,...

Sir Paul Mccartney's Tribute To Bert Weedon

Sir Paul Mccartney has paid tribute to late pioneering British guitarist Bert Weedon, who led the way for The Beatles legend and his peers.The rocker was the first British guitarist to have a hit on...

Axl Rose To Become Hall Of Famer, Whether He Likes Or Not

Axl Rose would appear to be getting inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - whether he wants to or not! Rose and the rest of GUNS N' ROSES have long been known...

One Direction Boys Soak Up The Sun In Sydney Harbour

One Direction continued their quest for world domination by sending fans wild in Australia after touching down for four live concerts this week. The occasion appeared too much for some young girls, who were photographed...

Ringo Starr Sick With Stage Fright Before Shows

Beatles legend Ringo Starr is so wracked with stage fright he regularly vomits before performing.The drummer, who has been in the spotlight for 50 years, gets so nervous before stepping out on stage he becomes...

Was Davy Jones Smoking Marijuana At The Time Of His Death?

Davy Jones, the much-loved member of The Monkees, had cannabinoids in his system according to the autopsy for the star which was recently released. As you might surmise from the name, they're a family of...

Julian Lennon Despises Biopics About Dad

Julian Lennon refuses to watch biopics about his father John Lennon because inaccuracies about The Beatles legend infuriate him.Singer Julian, John's son with his first wife Cynthia, has no interest in watching biographical films about...

The Beatles' Sons Refuse To 'Let It Be': Consider Forming Band

Maybe they just couldn't 'Let It Be,' or perhaps they just felt the time was finally right to 'Come Together,' but either way there could be a new Beatles for the 21st century, if an...

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