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Nic Cester Praises Paul

Jet frontman Nic Cester thinks Sir Paul McCartney was the most talented Beatle.The Australian rocker is in awe of the 67-year-old star's musicianship and thinks it is wrong his bass playing is often overshadowed and...

Simon Cowell Blasts Beatles

Simon Cowell has blasted The Beatles, claiming they would have failed auditions on 'The X Factor'.The music mogul - who once rejected the Spice Girls, the best-selling girl group of all time - says he...

The Beatles' 'Shiny' Songs

Sir Paul McCartney thinks the remastered The Beatles tracks sound "shiny".The pop legend - who sang with John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in the iconic British band - says the sound on the...

John Lennon 'Divorced' Mccartney

John Lennon told Paul McCartney he wanted "a divorce" months before The Beatles split. A lost interview with the guitarist and singer – who was assassinated in 1980 – reveals he told his co-songwriter of...

Harrison Exhibition Closed After Theft

An exhibition honouring late BEATLES star GEORGE HARRISON in his hometown has been closed after a rare signed photograph of the star was stolen.The For George tribute opened in early August (09) in his native...

Rock Album Designer Wilkes Dies

Music photographer and art director TOM WILKES, who designed album covers for the ROLLING STONES, JANIS JOPLIN and GEORGE HARRISON, has died. He was 69.Wilkes died after suffering a heart attack on 28 June (09)...

New Beatles Song Ready

A new Beatles song is to be released.'Now And Then' - which was composed by John Lennon in 1978 and later worked on by Sir Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr when they reunited...

Jim James Plans Harrison Tribute

MY MORNING JACKET star JIM JAMES is to release a set of heartfelt GEORGE HARRISON covers he recorded in the days after the late Beatle's death under the name YIM YAMES.The roots rocker's Tribute To......

George Harrison's Afterlife Album

Several previously unheard songs by George Harrison are set to be released.The late former Beatle had a large batch of unfinished tracks at the time of his death in 2001 and they will now be...

Unheard Harrison Songs Set For Release

Late BEATLES star GEORGE HARRISON is to release a second posthumous album after his pal JEFF LYNNE reportedly agreed to complete some of his unfinished works.The star, who died in 2001, left behind a vast...

Ringo Starr Makes Up Fab Three

Ringo Starr is set to join Sir Paul McCartney and Bob Dylan to record new tracks over the summer. The ex-Beatles drummer - real name Richard Starkey - is keen to join his former Fab...

Bob Dylan's Mccartney Summer Duet

Bob Dylan and Sir Paul McCartney will work together this summer.The 'Blowin' in the Wind' singer recently said he would be "excited" to collaborate with the former Beatles star, and after Paul also indicated his...

Harrison Lyrics Uncovered

Unseen lyrics penned by late Beatle GEORGE HARRISON have been put on display at a London gallery. Official Beatles biographer Hunter Davies would collect scraps of paper the band threw on the floor of the Abbey...

George Harrison 'Forged Beatles Autographs'

George Harrison forged the Beatles' autographs for a dying fan, according to a report.The star faked the signatures of John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, according to the Sun, to send to 16-year-old leukaemia...

By on 03 May 2009

Stars Come Out For Harrison

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY joined GEORGE HARRISON's widow OLIVIA and the late star's son DHANI to unveil his former BEATLES bandmate's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday (14Apr09). Harrison's star - the city's 2,382nd...

George Harrison To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

George Harrison will be awarded a posthumous star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame at a ceremony later this month.The former Beatle, who died of cancer in 2001, was a founding member of the Fab Four...

By on 05 April 2009

Harrison Was Scared Of Living In Dad's Shadow

GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI was determined to forge a career in his own right - after fearing he'd spend his life in the shadow of his famous father. The 30-year-old hated the idea of following in...

Dhani Harrison Convinced Beatles To Agree To Rock Band Game

GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI it taking the credit for the new THE BEATLES: ROCK BAND video game - revealing he convinced the surviving bandmembers to agree to the project. Sir Paul MCCartney and Ringo Starr are...

Former Beatles Paul And Ringo To Reunite At Charity Show

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are to set to perform together at a New York charity concert next month.The only two surviving members of the Beatles are both on the bill for a show...

By on 05 March 2009

Harrison's Sick Situation

A pool of GEORGE HARRISON's sick remained on the floor of THE BEATLES hostel room for two weeks - because their cleaner refused to clean it up. The Fab Four left the mess untouched after...

Harrison Was Offered Python Role

A newly unearthed interview with THE BEATLES has discovered GEORGE HARRISON was originally offered the role of JESUS CHRIST in MONTY PYTHON's THE LIFE OF BRIAN. The musician, who died in 2001, was a driving...

Harrison's Widow 'Torn' Over Decision To Release Track

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's plan to put out an unheard BEATLES' track has been dealt a setback - his former bandmate GEORGE HARRISON's widow OLIVIA is reportedly undecided about agreeing to its release. MCCartney announced earlier...

Mccartney Wants To Release Unheard Beatles Epic

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is planning to release an unheard BEATLES' track his former bandmate GEORGE HARRISON once deemed too adventurous for the public. Carnival of Light, a 14-minute improvised song recorded in 1967, was played...

Mccartney's Hey Jude Row

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY almost scrapped THE BEATLE's hit HEY JUDE - because he and GEORGE HARRISON couldn't agree on the track's arrangement. The legendary musician remembers how recording for the beloved anthem was thrown into...

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...

Winehouse, Craig David And Will Young On 'Rich List'

Amy Winehouse's tabloid troubles have not prevented her from making her fortune, with the singer included in the Sunday Times 2008 list of Britain's richest young millionaires.The Back to Black star is named in tenth...

By on 25 April 2008

Beatles Business Killed Harrison's Calm

Running THE BEATLES' Apple Corps business turned GEORGE HARRISON from a chilled-out hippie to a frazzled 30-something, according to the late rocker's former wife PATTIE BOYD. In a new exhibition of personal snapshots from her...

Ronnie Wood 'Invades' Beatles Convention

THE ROLLING STONES star RONNIE WOOD stunned BEATLES fans at a Fab Four convention in New York at the weekend (29/30Mar08) - by showing up to support GEORGE HARRISON's ex-wife PATTI BOYD. Wood was in...

Beatles' Business Partner And Friend Neil Aspinall Dies

Neil Aspinall, the man who ran Apple Records for the Beatles and long-time friend of the band, has died at the age of 66.A statement released by surviving band members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr...

By on 24 March 2008

Macca Positive On Beatles Download Deal With Itunes

The Beatles back-catalogue is set to be released for download thanks to a deal between Sir Paul McCartney and iTunes, according to reports.A deal believed to be worth around £200 million would be split between...

By on 08 March 2008

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