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Mick Jagger's Secret Love Letters Fetch A Premium At Auction

Fascinating insights into the life of Mick Jagger via love letters sell for double their estimation, reaching over £180,000 for all 10 letters, The Telegraph Reports. The letters, written in Australia during the filming of...

Mumford And Sons Play Homecoming Show

Mumford and Sons gave and energetic homecoming show in London last night (11.12.12).The folk-rockers showcased tracks from their second album 'Babel' at The O2 venue as they continue their sold out UK tour. The energetic...

"A True Pioneer" - The Recording Academy Pay Tribute To Ravi Shankar

The Recording Academy have paid tribute to the late Ravi Shankar, who passed away, aged 92.In a statement, from the organisation behind the annual Grammy awards, his influence is acknowledged in many musical fields, such...

Sir Paul Mccartney Joining Nirvana Members?

Sir Paul McCartney is set to front Nirvana at the 12.12.12 concert in New York tonight.The legendary Beatles musician is to team up with the surviving members of the grunge band - Dave Grohl and...

Ravi Shankar Dies Aged 92

Ravi Shankar has died aged 92. The sitar player - whose daughter is 33-year-old musician Norah Jones - passed away yesterday (11.12.12) following heart valve surgery last week. In a statement issued this morning (12.12.12.),...

Sir George Martin To Be Honoured At Music Producers Guild Awards

Famed Beatles producer Sir George Martin is to be recognised for his contributions to U.K. music at the forthcoming Music Producers Guild Awards.The recording studio pioneer, credited with shaping the Fab Four's sound, will take...

Taylor Swift Branded One Direction's Yoko Ono

Taylor Swift has been branded the Yoko Ono of One Direction.There are fears the 22-year-old singer's relationship with Harry Styles might lead to the break up of the 'Little Things' hitmakers, in the same way...

Surprise! Johnny Depp Makes Impromptu Appearance Onstage With Alice Cooper

Johnny Depp appears to be forging a new career for himself as ‘surprise guitarist’ for some of the world’s biggest rock artists.OK, so we have scant evidence on which to be basing this claim but...

George Harrison's Private Beatles Collection Heading To Auction

George Harrison's family members are auctioning off a massive collection of the late star's personal Beatles memorabilia.The sale includes more than 100 lots, from clothing and jewellery to guitars and photographs, many of which were...

Yoko Ono Launches Unusual Clothing Line

Yoko Ono; the Japanese artist, author, and peace activist is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and her work in avant-garde art, music and filmmaking. She isn't particularly renown for her work in...

Happy 70th Birthday, Jimi Hendrix! Is It Too Late To Become A Hendrix Fan?

Jimi Hendrix, in action, in his heydayHappy Birthday, Jimi Hendrix! Today, Jimi Hendrix would have been celebrating his 70th birthday, had a tragic turn of events not resulted in his death on September 18, 1970.He...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney's Fears Over Ticket Sales

The Beatles legend Sir Paul Mccartney urges concert promoters to book just one gig at a time as he still fears his shows will fail to sell out.The Fab Four star regularly packs out arenas...

The Jacksons To Work With Will.i.am?

The Jacksons have hinted they may work with will.i.am and David Guetta. The four brothers - Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito, siblings of the late Michael Jackson - are heading to the studio to work...

Paul Mccartney's Family Are In Awe Of Johnny Depp

Sir Paul McCartney's family get nervous when Johnny Depp comes to visit.The Beatles legend says his wife Nancy and his fashion designer daughter Stella McCartney act very unnaturally when the handsome 'Edward Scissorhands' actor stops...

Beatles Audition Tape Up For Auction

The audition tape that failed to win the Beatles a deal with record label Decca in 1962 is up for grabs at auction in London.Paul MCCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and drummer Pete Best recorded...

Pop's Biggest Blunder, The Beatles Tape That Decca Records Rejected To Be Sold At Auction

They say you'll always regret the things you don't do more than the things you do, and it has never been truer than for Decca Records who chose not to sign The Beatles in 1962....

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 Sir Paul Mccartney Opens Up About Beatles' Work With Jimmy Savile

Sir Paul Mccartney has opened up about The Beatles' connection to Sir Jimmy Savile, insisting the band "always thought there was something a little bit suspect" about the shamed British Tv star.Savile, who died last...

Rejected By Decca - The Beatles' Original Audition Tape Up For Auction

On New Year’s Day, 1962, The Beatles travelled from Liverpool to London to record up to 15 songs at Decca’s label, for the label’s senior A&R guy, Dick Rowe, to consider with a view to...

Sir Paul Mccartney: 'Suspect' Jimmy Savile Never Let Us Inside His Home

Sir Paul McCartney has broken his silence on the Jimmy Savile sex scandal, claiming that the DJ refused to let The Beatles inside his home, despite the Fab Four giving him a lift home on...

Robert Zemeckis Pulls Out Of Yellow Submarine Revamp

Moviemaker Robert Zemeckis has abandoned plans to remake the Beatles animated film Yellow Submarine.The Polar Express director had been connected to the project while DICk Cook was the chairman of Disney, but he has stepped...

Rihanna Didn't Finish Album Till 13 Days Before Release

Rihanna recorded her new album right up until the last minute.The 'Diamonds' singer - whose new album 'Unapologetic' was released on Monday (19.11.12) - didn't stop recording till 13 days before the album was due...

The Things They Say: 3383143

"I've known her since I was 20. I met her in London when I was starting out, and I had no idea who she was... One night we were joking about a guy we knew...

Oprah Winfery: There's Never Been A Star Like Justin Bieber

Oprah Winfrey believes there has never been a ''star'' like Justin Bieber. The chat-show host has revealed a clip from her upcoming interview with the award-winning pop sensation on 'Oprah's Next Chapter', in which she...

Ac/dc Give In To The Digital Age And Sell Music On Itunes

AC/DC - one of the biggest bands to resist the transition into the digital age of music - have allowed their entire back catalogue of rock music to be sold by e-distribution giants Apple, via...

Jagger: One Direction Shows Remind Me Of The Stones

Sir Mick Jagger says One Direction concerts remind him of early Rolling Stones shows. The 69-year-old singer watched one of the boy band's performances and claims the 'Little Things' hitmakers appear to be experiencing a...

Fan Footage Wanted For New Beatles Film

The Beatles are calling on fans around the world to share footage captured during the Fab Four's 1960s concert tours for a new movie project.The Beatles' Apple Corps firm has started up Ovow (One Voice...

Paul Mccartney Joins 12.12.12 Concert

Sir Paul McCartney will perform at a Hurricane Sandy benefit concert in New York next month.The Beatles musician will star in the 12.12.12 show, to be held at Madison Square Garden in the city, alongside...

Beatles' Sgt. Pepper Insert Auctioned For $88,000

A collage used to produce an insert for The Beatles' iconic Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album has sold for more than $80,000 (£50,000) at auction.The artwork, which was included as an insert with...

Yoko Ono Thanks Paul Mccartney For Clearing Her Name

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has publicly thanked Sir Paul Mccartney for telling fans she was not the reason for The Beatles' split.Ono has long been blamed for pulling apart the Fab Four in 1970,...

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