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Waxwork Beatles Sell At Auction

Waxwork heads of THE BEATLES from the cover of their classic album SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND sold for $146,700 (GBP81,500) at auction yesterday (27OCT05). The busts of JOHN LENNON, GEORGE HARRISON, RINGO...

Harrison's Wife Knows She Will Meet Him Again

GEORGE HARRISON's widow OLIVIA knows she will meet the late BEATLE again. The WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS icon died in 2001 following a four-year battle with throat cancer, and Olivia has taken comfort...

Petty Gets Top Billboard Honour

Rocker TOM PETTY is to be honoured with the prestigious Billboard Century Award in December (05), 13 years after he presented GEORGE HARRISON with the first one. The award, Billboard's highest honour for creative...

Superfan Finds Beatles' Lost Shots

Lost photographs of THE BEATLES, tracked down and collected by superfan MARK HAYWARD, are being released in a new book. Hayward spent years purchasing the photographs and their copyrights for the new book, THE...

Heartbreak Of Lennon's Ex

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA claims she was mentally tortured by the former BEATLE, because he refused to admit his love for Japanese artist YOKO ONO. The pair married in 1962 but their relationship...

Beatles Decorating Job Still On Show

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's early artistic efforts can still be seen at Liverpool's Casbah Coffee Club - he painted the ceiling of the English venue's Rainbow Room. McCartney and BEATLES bandmates GEORGE HARRISON and JOHN...

Lennon Lyrics Fail To Sell

JOHN LENNON's handwritten THE BEATLES lyrics have failed to sell at auction, despite being tipped to fetch $360,000 (GBP200,000). The I'M ONLY SLEEPING verses, written on the back of a telephone bill, went under...

Spector Sues Agent For Embezzlement

Record producer PHIL SPECTOR, who is awaiting trial for murder, is suing his financial agent MICHELLE BLAINE, claiming she stoles thousands of dollars from his bank accounts. Spector, 64, filed suit in Los Angeles...

Mccartney Felt Lennon's Presence At Beatles Reunion

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is convinced late rocker JOHN LENNON took on the form of a white peacock and visited his former THE BEATLES bandmates during a recording session for his song FREE AS A BIRD....

Mccartney's Not Scared

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is unfazed by the prospect of being stalked, even though his former THE BEATLES bandmates JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON were subjected to savage attacks by crazed fans. Lennon was shot...

Mccartney Loves Guitar Therapy

Pop legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will never stop writing songs - because writing music is his therapy. The former BEATLE loves being able to turn his pain into music and confesses he spends hours...

Mccartney Cautious Around Self-declared 'Fans'

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is cautious whenever he meets people who describe themselves as a "fan" - because he fears they're fanatics who are out to attack him. According to his wife HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY,...

Donovan Impressed By Spiritual Beatles

Sixties legend DONOVAN was staggered by the wealth of THE BEATLES when he first met them, but soon learned there was more to them than glittering materialism. The CATCH THE WIND singer initially dismissed...

Donovan: 'George Was A True Friend'

Hippie icon DONOVAN was horrified to be the victim of a sensational police drugs bust in 1966, but was thrilled to have THE BEATLES star GEORGE HARRISON on his side. The late rocker realised...

The Beatles Championed To Appear On British Money

Legendary pop group THE BEATLES could soon find themselves pictured on the British GBP20 note to honour their incredible achievements in the 1960s. Calls for SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the late JOHN...

Stones Track Performed By Beatles To Be Released

New footage of members of THE BEATLES playing a ROLLING STONES song has emerged and will be aired for the first time on a forthcoming DVD. Deceased Beatles guitarist GEORGE HARRISON and drummer RINGO...

Mccartney Can't Get Over Lost Beatles

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is still grieving for the loss of fellow BEATLES JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON, as he sees imagery of the Fab Four wherever he goes. The British rocker's bereavement will always...

Starr Slams Mccartney For Not Inviting Him To Live 8

Ex-BEATLE RINGO STARR has hit out at former bandmate SIR PAUL McCARTNEY for not asking him to play the drums at London's historic Live 8 concert last weekend (02JUL05). McCartney opened the star-studded gig...

Petty Reveals All In New Book

Rocker TOM PETTY is revealing everything in a new tell-all - the first book the reclusive star has authorised. The LEARNING TO FLY hitmaker sat down with writer PAUL ZOLLO to chat about his...

Mccartneys Fear For Beatrice

HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY fiercely guards her baby with her husband and former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, because she's terrified she will suffer the same fate as his late bandmates JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON....

The Beatles' Album Secret Revealed

THE BEATLES' album cover for their classic 1965 disc HELP! was shot in a grim English car park - not the glamorous Austrian location originally believed by fans. JOHN LENNON, SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, GEORGE...

Beatles Letter Under The Hammer

A letter that details the dispute that spelt the end of THE BEATLES is going up for auction in London on Thursday (05MAY05). The 1969 note - signed by all four members - informed...

Magical Beatles Footage Found

Lost film footage of THE BEATLES shooting their 1967 movie MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR has been unearthed in a BBC archive store. The tape, which hasn't been seen for 40 years, features the Fab Four...

Harrison Shrine Met With Opposition

Fans of late BEATLES guitarist GEORGE HARRISON have had their hopes of transforming their icon's boyhood home into a shrine dashed by its current owner. Admirers of the SOMETHING singer wanted to pay tribute...

Boyd Unaware Of Beatles

GEORGE HARRISON's ex-wife PATTIE BOYD had no idea who THE BEATLES were when she first met him. The pair met and fell in love on the set of 1964 Beatles movie A HARD DAY'S...

Mccartney Scraps Love Songs Album

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has ditched plans to record an album of BEATLES love songs because he couldn't get the estates of JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON to agree with him on the project. McCartney...

Harrison Widow 'Still In Relationship' With Late Rocker

Rock legend GEORGE HARRISON's widow OLIVIA is continuing to "have a relationship" with the late BEATLE, three years after his death. The Fab Four's lead guitarist died on 29 November 2001 in Los Angeles,...

Music Muse Boyd Tours Famous Friends' Photos

The muse who inspired GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC CLAPTON to write their most sensitive songs is launching a tour of photographs of her famous friends. PATTI BOYD, who inspired rock classics like SOMETHING and...

Toilet Roll Not Used By Beatles Up For Auction

BEATLES memorabilia has gone to back to basics with the auction of a roll of toilet paper the Fab Four refused to use, with a starting price of $76,000 (GBP40,000). The Beatles - JOHN...

Mccartney Angry With Ono's Beatles Song Ban

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is fuming over YOKO ONO's refusal to allow him to include his ballad YESTERDAY on a new solo album. Ono, the widow of late Beatle JOHN LENNON, insists the classic 60s...

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