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Paul Mccartney Almost Quit Music During Wild Early 70s

In a new BBC interview, the Mull of Kintyre singer reveals he turned to drinks and went wild in the years after the Fab Four called it quits, and his band Wings helped...

David Cameron Tries, And Fails, To Recreate Beatles Cover At Abbey Road Studio

David Cameron and his E.U. Remain campaign ally Tessa Jowell have awkwardly attempted to re-create the front cover of The Beatles’ Abbey Road as they visited the famous studio – and jokes and puns immediately...

Beatles Press Officer Tony Barrow Dead At 80

The 80-year-old, who represented the band between 1962 and 1968, died on Saturday (14May16) at his home in Morecambe, England. Barrow also represented Gerry and the Pacemakers and Cilla Black. He...

Hey Jude Makes History In China

The Paul MCCartney/John Lennon song will feature in Yesterday Once More, a new movie from director Yao Tingting. Film bosses at Beijing Enlight Media reportedly paid a six-figure sum to score the...

Paul Mccartney Meets Blackbird Inspirations

The rocker wrote the track after watching then-Arkansas governor Orval Faubus attempt to block nine African-American students from entering Little Rock Central High School in 1957, following the Supreme Court's Brown vs. the...

Rihanna Overtakes The Beatles For Most Weeks At Number One In The Us

Comeback Queen Rihanna has broken an impressive record - by clocking up a total of more weeks at number one in the US than The Beatles. With her latest song, Work, now in its ninth...

Rihanna Overtakes The Beatles With Her 60th Week At Number One In America

Her hit Work has scored a ninth week on top of the Billboard Hot 100, giving her an overall tally of 60 weeks at number one with 14 songs. That's one more than...

Rihanna Ties Beatles Chart Record In U.s.

The R&B beauty's 14th Billboard Hot 100 leader, Work, has landed an eighth week on top, putting her 20 weeks behind number one queen Mariah Carey. Rihanna has also edged ahead of...

Grammy Bosses Nix The Sale Of John Lennon's Best Song Trophy

The Beatles star's 1966 Song of the Year trophy has an opening bid of $40,000 (£28,000) at the Gotta Have Rock and Roll auction, but Grammy bosses have alerted the sellers they have...

Rihanna Two Weeks Away From Tying The Beatles' U.s. Chart Record

The track's success has extended the run of bad luck for homegrown U.S. artists to a record-extending 38 weeks - that's the last time an American artist hit number one on the Billboard...

Ringo Starr's Childhood Home Sells To Fan

Jackie Holmes paid $99,000 (£70,000) for the property in Admiral Grove, Toxteth, where Starr, then Richard Starkey, lived from the age of three until he became drummer Pete Best's replacement in the Fab...

Ringo Starr's Childhood Home In Liverpool Sells For £70k At Auction

The childhood home of The Beatles’ drummer Ringo Starr has been sold at an auction in Liverpool for £70,000, to a fan who also owns properties connected with John Lennon and George Harrison.The property of...

Paul Mccartney Rocks The Boat For Pirates Of The Caribbean

The Beatles legend will make a brief appearance in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, with producers adding the extra scene after having already wrapped production, reports Deadline.com. No...

Zayn Malik Took Inspiration From The Beatles For New Album

The former One Direction star is departing from his boyband roots with his debut solo album Mind of Mine, which has already spawned a U.K. and U.S. number one in the shape of...

Rare Beatles Record Sells For $109,000 At Auction

The 10-inch acetate of Till There Was You and Hello Little Girl was cut at an HMV record store on Oxford Street, London, before the band broke big in 1962. It was...

Paul Mccartney Attempts To Regain Control Of Beatles' Us Publishing Rights

Sir Paul McCartney has launched a bid to regain control of his share of The Beatles’ catalogue’s US publishing rights from Sony / ATV Music Publishing. Although he co-wrote the majority of the legendary band’s...

Cilla Black Statue To Be Erected Outside The Cavern

The singer and TV star will be honoured with a bronze statue in her image, funded by the late star's three sons in tribute to their mother in her home town. The statue will be...

Paul Mccartney Seeks Return Of Beatles Publishing Rights

The veteran musician filed paperwork at the U.S. Copyright Office in December (15) to start his bid to regain the ownership of all The Beatles' music, which was credited to him and the late John...

Tributes Paid To Broadcasting Legend Cliff Michelmore

The late TV newsman was a fixture on British TV screens in the 1960s, covering some of the most significant events of the era including the 1969 Apollo moon landings. Michelmore conducted...

Simon Cowell To Produce A Life In The Day Movie

The music and reality TV mogul has boarded A Day in the Life via his SyCo production company, reports Deadline.com. The move marks Cowell's second feature length film project, after previously working on...

George Martin Laid To Rest

The musician, who was often dubbed the Fifth Beatle due to his work with the Fab Four, passed away on 8 March (16) aged 90, and a whole host of tributes poured in...

Michael Jackson's Estate Reaches $750 Million Deal With Sony

The Thriller singer owned a 50 per cent stake in Sony/ATV Music Publishing before he passed away in 2009 at the age of 50, and Sony executives have agreed to pay $750 million to buy...

Paul Mccartney Counts Down To Birthday With Return To Germany

The former Beatles star turns 74 on 18 June (16) and he'll mark the last days of his 74th year performing in Germany, where the Fab Four got their break in the early 1960s....

Paul Mccartney Pays Tribute 'Second Father' George Martin

The 73-year-old musician worked closely with Martin during his time in The Beatles, with the musical director even earning the nickname the 'Fifth Beatle' due to his work with the band.Following the tragic news that...

Another Legend Departs: Fifth Beatle Sir George Martin Dies Aged 90

This year is rapidly turning into the year that we say goodbye to some of music's biggest legends, with the latest to go being 'Fifth Beatle' and record producer Sir George Martin who passed away...

John Lennon's First Note Up For Auction

The thank you card the late Beatles star wrote to his Aunt Harriet is expected to go under the hammer for $42,400 (£30,000). The scrawl on a fold-out note card was written...

Singer Gayle Mccormick Dies

The star lost her lengthy battle with cancer on Tuesday (01Mar16) in St. Louis, Missouri. MCCormick launched her music career with St. Louis band Steve Cummings and The Klassmen, but after moving...

Dave Grohl Keeps Cool Dad Status With Oscars Performance

The Foo Fighters frontman attended the Oscars for the first time on Sunday night (28Feb16), gracing the red carpet with his wife Jordyn Blum. When quizzed beforehand whether this set would be one of the...

Rare Early Beatles Record To Go On Sale

The 1962 record, featuring the songs Till There Was You and Hello Little Girl, was the last the band had cut before they rose to national, and then international fame. The Beatles'...

Extremely Rare Beatles Record Expected To Fetch Over $10,000 Next Month

An extremely rare Beatles record that was found gathering dust in a loft is to be auctioned next month, and is expected fetch at least $10,000.The 10-inch record of ‘Till There Was You’ and ‘Hello...

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