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Sir George Tops Producer Poll

The BEATLES studio mastermind SIR GEORGE MARTIN has topped a new online poll to find the best producer of all time. Inspired by the death of music mogul Jerry Wexler last week (ends15Aug08), Rolling Stone...

Lennon's Killer Tried To Sell Signed Lp

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN attempted to sell an album the former BEATLE signed for him hours before he shot the star dead. The 53-year-old asked Lennon to sign the Double Fantasy LP before fatally...

The Kills Talk Abbey Road

THE KILLS have been talking about the experience of recording at Abbey Road studios for a US television show.The band played a session in the legendary studio made famous by THE BEATLES which will be...

By in Music / Festivals on 14 August 2008

Lennon Drawings On Show

A collection of late BEATLE legend JOHN LENNON's original drawings are going on display at a U.S. museum. His widow, Yoko Ono, is protective of the sketches, which are worth a substantial sum, but is...

Mccartney Plays For Kid

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY played the harmonica for a tot - after the singer learned he was named after his hit BEATLES track HEY JUDE. The former Beatles legend met four-month-old Jude's parents Lori and Don...

Beatle's First Contract On Sale

THE BEATLES' first ever contract with legendary manager BRIAN EPSTEIN is set to fetch a staggering $500,000 (GBP250,000) at auction. The historic document, which launched the Fab Four on the road to global superstardom, was...

Perry Ties Beatles Record

Pop star KATY PERRY has tied with THE BEATLES for the longest-running number one song on the rock charts. The 23-year-old's smash song I Kissed A Girl led Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart for its...

Beatles Tape Sells For $23,000

LATEST: A newly-discovered tape featuring THE BEATLES laughing in the studio has sold at auction for $23,000 (GBP11,500). The lost 1964 reel-to-reel, which was discovered in an attic, was expected to fetch $16,000 (GBP8,000) when...

Fab Four Finale Tops Best Last Album Poll

THE BEATLES' ABBEY ROAD has been named the Best Final Album in a new online poll. The Fab Four's last release was voted the best swansong album over the Jimi Hendrix Experience's Electric Ladyland in...

Let It Be Dvd 'Cancelled'

BEATLES legends SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR have reportedly blocked the re-release of the notorious LET IT BE film. The documentary, originally intended to show the Fab Four at work in the studio, instead...

Laughing Beatles Up For Auction

A rare tape of BEATLES hilarity is set to be auctioned off in London. The odd audio, which features John Lennon and Paul MCCartney laughing hysterically, comes from an outtake during the recording of I'll...

Bernstein Wants To Close Shea Stadium... Again

Former BEATLES promoter SID BERNSTEIN wants to hold one more performance at New York's doomed Shea Stadium, after he was snubbed for BILLY JOEL's final concerts there last week (beg14Jul08). Bernstein is credited with spawning...

Mccartney Plays Beatles Hits At Free Show

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY turned his free concert as part of Quebec City's 400th anniversary celebration into a BEATLES sing-a-long on Sunday (20Jul08) when he played a string of Fab Four hits. The rocker opened the...

Lennon's Childhood To Be A Movie

THE BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON's upbringing is to be the subject of a controversial new film. Lennon was raised by his Aunt Mimi in Liverpool, England after his parents split up. He later poured out...

Mccartney To Play In Israel?

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is to play a historic gig in Israel 40 years after THE BEATLES were banned from the country, according to reports. The Fab Four were due to play a concert in the...

Lennon: 'The Beatles Were A Christian Band'

An unheard interview with JOHN LENNON has revealed the late singer believed his group THE BEATLES were a Christian band. The star famously caused controversy after claiming in 1966 that the Fab Four were "bigger...

Great White + Warrant Stars Form Beatles Tribute Group

GREAT WHITE stars JACK RUSSELL and MICHAEL LARDIE have teamed up with WARRANT star JANI LANE to form a new all-star BEATLES tribute group. The rockers - all huge fans of the Fab Four -...

Lennon's Son Blasts Crazy Fans

JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has launched a scathing attack on the crazy BEATLES fans who stalk him over he internet. Julian - the eldest son of the late legendary musician - is upset after his...

Panic At The Disco Talk Abbey Road

PANIC AT THE DISCO have spoken of their reverence in getting to record in the legendary abbey Road studios.The Las Vegas band recorded their recent album PRETTY, ODD at the studio, which was made famous...

By on 03 July 2008

Beatles Interview Uncovered After Four Decades

A lost interview with members of THE BEATLES has been unearthed by a British film enthusiast. Richard Jeffs stumbled upon 64 canisters of film when he was searching through a garage in London. The tapes...

Mccartney Held Harrison's Hand On Deathbed

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY held GEORGE HARRISON's hand as he lay dying and the pair reminisced about their days in THE BEATLES. MCCartney reveals he shared jokes with Harrison as the guitarist slowly lost his battle...

Rare Beatles Film Revealed

Rare footage of THE BEATLES on tour in the 1960s has been unveiled for the first time. The documentary, titled The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour Memories, features amateur film clips of the Fab Four...

Lennon/ono Concert Reunion Landed Elton John Godfather Role

JOHN LENNON insisted SIR ELTON JOHN was named his son SEAN's godfather because he was responsible for reuniting the former BEATLE and YOKO ONO. Lennon had split from Ono while he was recording Whatever Gets...

Hawkes' Lennon Inspiration

CHESNEY HAWKES was inspired to write his new album after inheriting a piano once owned by late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON. Hawkes' father was given the instrument by Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and he eventually...

Ono Loses Imagine Case

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has lost her legal bid to sue a filmmaker for using the former BEATLE's hit track IMAGINE without permission. Ono and Lennon's two sons Sean and Julian joined publisher EMI...

Paul Mccartney Set To Perform At Anfield

Paul McCartney is to perform to 36,000 in Liverpool this evening as part of the city's European Capital of Culture celebrations.The concert at Anfield football stadium, home of Premier League club Liverpool, will receive support...

By on 01 June 2008

Mccartney Denies Starr Reunion

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has denied he will reunite with his former BEATLE bandmate RINGO STARR at an upcoming homecoming gig. The pair was rumoured to be reuniting during MCCartney's performance at the Capital of Culture...

Sir Paul Mccartney Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Sir Paul McCartney has received an honorary Doctor of Music degree from the prestigious US university Yale.The former Beatle is an incomparable songwriter and has given a fresh sound to "rock, roll, rhythm and blues",...

By on 27 May 2008

Best Hopes For Mccartney Reunion

THE BEATLES original drummer PETE BEST hopes to reunite with his former bandmate PAUL MCCARTNEY - as he hasn't seen the star for over 40 years. The 66-year-old musician was part of the Fab...

Ashlee Weds As Blackbird Plays

Pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON walked down the aisle to the tune of the BEATLES' BLACKBIRD when she wed PETE WENTZ on Saturday (17May08). The couple's first dance as man and wife was to a song...

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