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Documentary Director Lands Beatles Song Rights For Film About Secretary

Documentary maker Ryan White's new movie about the BEATLES' 'mum' will feature four original Fab Four songs after Sir Paul Mccartney, Ringo Starr and the estates of John Lennon and George Harrison signed off the...

Tony Sheridan Dies: Paul Mccartney Praises Early Mentor Of The Beatles

Sad news for dedicated Beatles fans, as Tony Sheridan dies, aged 72. Sheridan was an early supporter of the Fab Four; indeed, the Liverpudlian quartet performed as his backing band in Hamburg in their early...

Ringo Starr Joins Tributes To Tony Sheridan

Ringo Starr has followed his Beatles bandmate Sir Paul Mccartney in offering a tribute to their former collaborator Tony Sheridan following his death at the weekend (16-17Feb13).The musician, who sang on some of the Fab...

Ringo Starr To Make Cameo In Powerpuff Girls Comeback

Beatles legend Ringo Starr is set to get animated in a special one-off episode of hit children's Tv show The Powerpuff Girls.The crime-fighting trio is returning to Cartoon Network eight years after the series came...

The Beatles' Please Please Me To Be Re-recorded By Stars

Mick Hucknall and The Stereophonics are two of the artists re-recording The Beatles' 'Please Please Me' for the album's 50th anniversary.The Simply Red frontman and the 'Dakota' rockers, along with others, will have just 12...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney & Ringo Starr Sign Up For Sandy Relief Album

Former Beatles stars Sir Paul Mccartney and Ringo Starr are among the musicians who have donated songs for a new Hurricane Sandy benefit album.The music icons will feature on the new Songs For Sandy compilation,...

The Beatles Decca Demo - The Biggest Mistake In Music History Up For Sale

A demo tape by The Beatles overlooked by Decca records - considered 'the biggest mistake in music history' - is to be sold at auction. Recorded on New Year's Day in 1961, the tape features...

Paul Mccartney: Yoko Wasn't To Blame For Beatles Split

Sir Paul McCartney has insisted Yoko Ono wasn't responsible for the end of The Beatles.The 70-year-old musician has attempted to end decades of anger directed at the Japanese artist for the band's demise in 1970...

Ringo Starr Warns Fans Against Unauthorised Biography

Beatles legend Ringo Starr has warned fans against buying an "unauthorised" book about his life because he is "not participating" in the project.New York Post writer Michael Starr is working on a biography of the...

Unseen Beatles Footage Captures Their 'Fabulous World'

Unseen footage of The Beatles' captures the ''fabulous world'' of the band ''perfectly''.The legendary musicians - Sir Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon and Ringo Star - are seen behind the scenes of their 1967...

Early Ringo Starr Recordings Unearthed

Recordings by Ringo Starr's first ever band have been found after more than 50 years.The Beatles drummer started out in Rory Storm and the Hurricanes - one of the top bands of the Liverpool scene...

Early Ringo Starr Tapes Unearthed

Recordings featuring The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr before he found fame with the Fab Four have been discovered in a basement.The previously unheard sessions, from 1960, contain performances by Rory Storm and the Hurricanes -...

Ringo Starr Is World's Richest Drummer

The Beatles legend Ringo Starr has been named the world's richest drummer ahead of Phil Collins and Dave Grohl.The veteran musician came top in the list compiled by website Celebritynetworth.com with an estimated fortune of...

John Lennon's Former Home On Market For 15m

John Lennon's former home has gone up for sale for £15 million. The late music legend wrote a number of tracks for The Beatles' eighth studio album, the seminal 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band',...

Stars Congratulate Danny Boyle On Olympic Show

Ringo Starr, Bette Midler and Christina Applegate were among the stars who offered their congratulations to Danny Boyle as his spectacular show opened the Olympic Games in London on Friday night (27Jul12).The festivities kicked off...

Paul Mccartney Glad Beatles Never Reunited

Sir Paul McCartney is glad The Beatles never reunited. The legendary 'Get Back' band ended in 1969 amidst legal wrangling and the bassist-and-singer - one of the surviving two members of the group, alongside Ringo...

Is The New Beatles Album The Most Pointless Compilation Ever?

The Beatles are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their first hit and boy are they not bothered if anyone knows about it. To mark the occasion of the group's first UK Top 40 singles hit...

Ringo Starr Marks Birthday With Fans At Peace Event

Ringo Starr shared his 72nd birthday with fans on Saturday (07Jul12) as he hosted a special peace event in Nashville, Tennessee.The Beatles star urged devotees to mark his big day by wishing everyone "peace and...

Ringo Starr: 'My Sons Won't Be Part Of Beatles Kids Band'

Ringo Starr's sons have wrecked the dreams of Beatles fans hoping to see the kids of the Fab Four onstage together, insisting they won't be a part of such a concept.The idea was suggested by...

Surviving Beatles Pay Tribute To Victor Spinetti

Surviving Beatles Sir Paul Mccartney and Ringo Starr have paid tribute to former collaborator Victor Spinetti.The veteran Welsh actor died earlier this week (begs18Jun12) at the age of 82 after losing his battle with prostate...

Ringo Starr Paints On Tour

Ringo Starr paints to keep himself busy when he's touring. The former Beatles drummer began creating artwork in 2005, drawing on his computer before graduating to brushes, and creates most of his pieces while on...

Ringo Starr's Birthplace Saved After Public Outrage At Demolition Plans

Plans to destroy Ringo Starr's birthplace have been axed following a "tide" of public outrage.Officials in the Beatles legend's hometown of Liverpool, England were keen to demolish the property at 9 Madryn Street, where Starr...

Paul Mccartney & Ringo Starr Reunite At Dhani Harrison's Top Secret Wedding

Beatles Sir Paul Mccartney and Ringo Starr reunited in England at the weekend (09Jun12) as George Harrison's son Dhani secretly wed former model Solveig Karadottir.The two music legends joined actors Tom Hanks and Clive Owen...

Paul Mccartney & Ringo Starr Reunite At Dhani Harrison's Top Secret Wedding

Beatles Sir Paul Mccartney and Ringo Starr reunited in England at the weekend (09Jun12) as George Harrison's son Dhani secretly wed former model Solveig Karadottir.The two music legends joined actors Tom Hanks and Clive Owen...

Chris Jericho: All Music Goes Back To The Beatles

Chris Jericho thinks all modern music is influenced by The Beatles.The Fozzy frontman says that even his band's brand of heavy metal stems from the melodies of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo...

Ringo Starr Has Lost Beatles Photos

Ringo Starr has lost track of the treasure trove of Beatles snaps he took at the beginning of his career with the Fab Four - and fears he'll never see them again.The rocker took thousands...

Paul Mccartney To Finish George Harrison Song?

Sir Paul McCartney may finish a recording by George Harrison.The Beatles legends could be reunited on a song almost 12 years after George's death from cancer in 2001, as his widow, Olivia, has launched a...

Mad Men Producers Shell Out $250,000 For Beatles Track

The producers of Mad Men have shelled out an impressive sum of $250,000 in order to use a Beatles song in one of their new episodes. The New York Daily News revealed today that the...

Ringo Starr And Dave Stewart To Make Film Musical

The Beatles legend Ringo Starr and Eurythmics rocker Dave Stewart have signed up for a big screen musical.The film will tell the coming-of-age story of kids who form a band in a depressed mining town,...

Levon Helm 'In Last Stages Of Cancer,' Family Asks For Prayers

Levon Helm, the singer and drummer of The Band is in "the final stages of cancer," the Wall Street Journal have reported. Levon's family have released a statement informing his fans of his current condition,...

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