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George Harrison's Guitar Sells For $657,000

A guitar used by George Harrison at the height of Beatlemania has sold for $657,000 (£410,000) at auction.The 1962 Rickenbacker 425 was used by the Fab Four star during recording sessions for I Want to...

Beatles Help! Clothing Sells At Auction In Liverpool

Clothing worn by Ringo Starr and George Harrison in the Beatles film Help! have sold at auction in Liverpool, England.The cape Starr wore in the 1965 Richard Lester film fetched $97,600 (£61,000), while Harrison's jacket...

Rare Rickenbacker With Classic Beatles History Up For Auction

A 1962 Rickenbacker guitar played by both George Harrison and John Lennon is to be auctioned off in New York in May (14).The instrument will be among the highlight items going under the hammer at...

Monty Python's Groupies Had 'Interesting Personalities'

Monty Python's groupies were never as attractive as rock groupies. The British comedy troupe - which is made up of John Cleese, 74, Terry Jones, 71, Terry Gilliam, 72, Michael Palin, 70, and Eric Idle,...

Mike Love Marks George Harrison's Birthday With Track Tribute

The Beach Boys founder Mike Love paid tribute to George Harrison by releasing a previously unheard track on Tuesday (25Feb14) to mark what would have been The Beatles star's 71st birthday.The Good Vibrations singer wrote...

Signed Beatles Album Expected To Fetch Thousands At Auction

An autographed copy of The Beatles' second U.S. album gifted to George Harrison's throat doctor 50 years ago is set to go under the hammer at a memorabilia auction next month (Mar14).The Meet The Beatles!...

Ringo Starr And George Harrison's Help! Jackets Up For Auction

Jackets worn by Beatles icons Ringo Starr and George Harrison in 1965 movie Help! are expected to fetch at least $80,000 (£50,000) at auction.The stars donned the tailored blue coats for the comedy adventure and...

Paul Mccartney And Ringo Starr Reunite At Beatles Tribute

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were joined by Katy Perry, John Mayer and Alicia Keys for a special TV show to commemorate 50 years since The Beatles first appeared on US television. The...

Paul Mccartney Performs With Ringo Starr

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr performed together at the Grammy Awards last night (26.01.14).The two surviving members of The Beatles were introduced to the stage at Los Angeles' Staples Center by actress Julia Roberts...

George Harrison Turned Down Obe Honour

Beatles star George Harrison turned down a special honour from British royal Queen Elizabeth Ii in 2000.The musician was chosen to a receive an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Obe)...

Beatles Feared U.s. Flop After George Harrison's Warning

The Beatles were convinced they would flop when they first performed in the U.S. as George Harrison had discovered they were unknown in the States.The Fab Four became global international stars when their arrival in...

Paul Mccartney Joins The Japanese Beatles

Sir Paul McCartney performed with a Japanese Beatles tribute band at his wife's birthday bash.The 71-year-old singer took to the stage in Tokyo alongside The Parrots, who are a copycat band, to celebrate Nancy Shevell's...

George Harrison's Sister Cut Off From Family Fortune

George Harrison's sister is living in a pre-fabricated home and "struggling for money" since her allowance from The Beatles star's estate was cut off.Louise Harrison was given monthly pension payments by the musician up until...

Paul Mccartney Ends Feud With Yoko Ono

Paul McCartney has quashed his feud with Yoko Ono once and for all.The Beatles hitmaker has finally put his long-standing grudge with John Lennon's widow to rest in a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine,...

Paul Mccartney Praises 'Badass' Yoko Ono

Sir Paul McCartney thinks Yoko Ono is a ''badass''.The musician has publicly ended his feud with John Lennon's widow after years of holding a grudge against his late bandmate's wife, blaming her for the break-up...

Liam Gallagher And Bonehead Reunite At Jon Brookes Tribute Concert

Liam Gallagher was joined on stage by former Oasis guitarist Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs for first time in 14 years at the 'A Night For Jon Brookes' tribute concert.The two ex-bandmates played with Andy Bell, Chris...

Paul Mccartney Defends Beatles On Early Days

Sir Paul McCartney's new song 'Early Days' is a riposte to critics of The Beatles. The 71-year-old rocker released his 16th solo studio album 'New' this month and he admits that track contains...

Sir Paul Mccartney: The Rolling Stones Copies The Beatles

Sir Paul McCartney claims The Rolling Stones copied The Beatles.The 71-year-old singer-and-bassists believes the rival rock band - consisting of Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts - have only achieved so...

The Beatles Rarities Album To Be Released: 'On Air - Live At The Bbc Volume 2'

A new album from The Beatles will be released in November showcasing songs the Liverpool band recorded in the BBC's studios. The record, entitled On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2, will serve...

John Lennon 'Tortured' By Beatles Session

John Lennon found recording with the Beatles ''torture'' at the end of their career. The late musician and songwriter talked about the making of the bands final album, 'Let It Be' in 1969 in a...

Bloomingdale's Celebrates Beatlemania

Bloomingdales will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania with a new collection called Brit Style.The American department store is planning to honour British band The Beatles - consisting of John Lennon, Sir Paul McCartney, George...

Let It Be: The Beatles Broadway Musical Opens Despite Copyright Lawsuit

Having played in the West End last year, the Beatles musical Let It Be opened on Broadway last night (24th July) in the midst of an on-going copyright infringement lawsuit that has been filed by...

Paul Mccartney's Touring Troubles With Wings

Sir Paul McCartney found it difficult to get gigs with his band Wings.The 70-year-old singer decided to go back to basics after The Beatles split in 1970 and took his new band - which included...

Ringo Starr: Beatles May Have Reunited If All Alive

Ringo Starr says the Beatles may have reunited by now had they all survived.The 72-year-old musician and his former bandmate Sir Paul McCartney have both gone on to have successful music careers since the band...

Ringo Starr Shares Rare Beatles Photographs

Ringo Starr is releasing never-before-seen photos of The Beatles in a new e-book.The iconic band's former drummer has compiled some of his favourite snapshots of the Fab Four as part of a new book, 'Photographs',...

Yoko Ono Thanks Paul Mccartney For Defending Her

Yoko Ono thinks Sir Paul McCartney is ''sweet'' for saying she didn't cause The Beatles' break up.The 80-year-old widow of John Lennon thanked his former bandmate for insisting she ''could not be blamed for anything''...

Beatles Guitar Smashes Auction Estimates

An electric guitar played by The Beatles legends John Lennon and George Harrison shattered auction estimates and sold for $408,000 (£263,000) in New York on Saturday (18May13).The custom-built Vox instrument, used by the late rockers...

Justin Young's Elvis Inspiration

Justin Young used to style himself on Elvis Presley when he was younger. The Vaccines frontman idolised the late music legend so much so he is sure the 'Suspicious Minds' hitmaker came down from space...

Paul Mccartney Inspired By Adverts

Sir Paul McCartney used to be inspired by cinema adverts.The Beatles star says his early influences included anything that would make him laugh, and remembers he and bandmate George Harrison were particularly amused by...

Paul Mccartney Would Have Reformed The Beatles

Sir Paul McCartney thinks The Beatles would have reformed if they were all still alive.The 70-year-old singer-and-bassist thinks it would ''feel great'' to return to the stage with his old bandmates Ringo Starr, John Lennon...

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