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Better Than The Beatles? Coldplay Top Radio 2 'Favourite Albums' List

Chris Martin can rest easy. It wasn’t an April Fool’s joke. It turns out that Radio 2’s listeners really do hold his band Coldplay in higher regard that the likes of The Beatles, the Rolling...

Coldplay Top Bbc2 Listeners Poll

Coldplay's 'A Rush of Blood to the Head' has been voted BBC Radio 2 listeners' favourite album of all time. 'The Scientist' band's 2002 record beat The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and U2 to claim...

Tom Odell Worried About Breaking Finger

Tom Odell almost broke a finger making his latest video.The singer was filming the video of his latest single 'Hold Me' when the accident occurred, which he worried could affect his piano playing.Speaking to Absolute...

Famous Venue Where The Beatles Played Burns Down

A famous venue where The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who once played has partially collapsed after a fire.The legendary bands performed at the Ritz Ballroom in Kings Heath, England before the club was...

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...

Paul Mccartney: Oasis Shouldn't Have Made Beatles Boasts

Sir Paul McCartney says Oasis shouldn't have boasted they were the ''next Beatles''.Despite how successful Liam and Noel Gallagher's band went on to become, the music legend thinks the brothers' repeated clams they wanted to...

Yoko Ono Hopes John Lennon's Bloodstained Glasses Will Stop Gun Crime

Yoko Ono has tweeted a provocative photo of John Lennon's bloodstained glasses.The Beatles singer's widow has taken a stand in America's gun crime debate - which has been heightened following the Sandy Hook school shootings...

Beatles Shea Stadium Shots Sell At Auction

Rare snapshots of the Beatles in concert at Shea Stadium, New York in 1965 has fetched $48,000 (£30,000) at auction in Cheshire, England.The photos were taken by amateur photographer Marc Weinstein, who used a home...

Mark Ronson Given Songwriting Masterclass By Paul Sir Paul Mccartney

Producer Mark Ronson has credited Beatles legend Sir Paul Mccartney with giving him a musical re-education when the pair teamed up in the recording studio.Ronson has been working with MCCartney on three tracks for the...

Beatles Fan With Half A Gig Ticket From ’62 Hunts Down Old Friend

A Beatles fan who saw The Beatles in 1962 with her best friend, is searching for that gig-buddy, who’s (hopefully) in possession of the other half of her ticket, which, as it’s signed, could be...

John Lennon's Bloodstained Glasses: What Happened On December 8, 1980?

As an artist, Yoko Ono is familiar with the phrase "a picture paints a thousand words," and she hopes the age-old saying will prove true in the debate to change America's gun law debate. This...

Beatles Guitar To Fetch A Fortune At Auction

An electric guitar played by The Beatles stars John Lennon and George Harrison is set to fetch as much as $300,000 (£188,000) at a New York auction in May (13).The custom-built Vox instrument, used by...

American Idol Recap: Who Managed To Pull Off The Beatles?

Last night’s episode of American Idol saw the nine remaining finalists take on the Beatles catalogue – with varying success.In preparation for the night, producer and Idol mentor Jimmy Iovine had this to say to...

Good Ol' Freda At Sxsw – Beatles Assistant Freda Kelly Gets Her Moment

Of all the unsung heroes during The Beatles reign as pop kings, none of them are more unsung that Freda Kelly: assistant to the legendary Liverpool band for 9 years.Always graceful and loyal, Kelly never...

Paloma Faith Finds One Direction Comparisons 'Strange'

Paloma Faith thinks it's ''strange'' people compare One Direction to The Beatles.The 'Just Be' singer has defended her musician friend Jake Bugg's comments about the 'Little Things' hitmakers - who he called ''terrible'' for not...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Gets Comic Book Treatment

Sir Paul Mccartney's decision to leave The Beatles to seek solo fame has been turned into a new comic book.The music icon's story will feature in a 24-page graphic novel, entitled Paul MCCartney: Carry that...

Rare Photographs Of The Beatles Up For Auction

Rare photographs capturing The Beatles' record-breaking sell-out gig at Shea Stadium in New York are to hit the auction block later this month (Mar13).Only two photographers were granted access to the stage area while the...

Paul Mccartney Watches Stella's Show

Sir Paul McCartney was in the front row as he watched daughter Stella McCartney's Paris Fashion Week show.The designer was showcasing her autumn/winter 13 collection in the French capital this morning (04.03.13) which was once...

Mick Hucknall Compares One Direction To The Beatles

Former Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall is convinced One Direction are on the road to becoming the next Beatles, insisting the revered rockers also started out as a "boyband".The British crooner is a big fan...

Blur Tracks To Be Released As Lullabyes

Blur's best-known hits are to be released in lullaby form.The 'Parklife' hitmakers' most popular tracks - including 'Song 2', 'Country House' and 'Girls & Boys' - will be transformed into soothing instrumentals featuring glockenspiel, vibraphone,...

Jake Bugg Slams Brit Awards Winners One Direction

Jake Bugg has labelled One Direction ''terrible''.The 'Lightning Bolt' musician struggles to see why the 'Kiss You' hitmakers - who took home the Global Success award at the BRITs on Wednesday (20.02.13) - have been...

Jake Bugg: One Direction Are 'Terrible'

Jake Bugg thinks One Direction are ''terrible''.The 18-year-old musician is shocked at the comparison people have drawn between the five-piece 'X Factor' contestants and legendary band the Beatles as he believes the boys don't have...

The Beatles Boosting Road Safety In India

Indian officials are using The Beatles' iconic Abbey Road album cover in a campaign to encourage road safety.The famous photo of the Fab Four crossing London's Abbey Road in single file is being displayed all...

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...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Pays Tribute To Tony Sheridan

Sir Paul Mccartney has issued a statement on the death of his old pal Tony Sheridan, insisting the former Beatles collaborator was "a good guy".The singer/guitarist passed away on Saturday (16Feb13) in Hamburg, Germany. He...

Beatles Collaborator Tony Sheridan Dies

British singer/guitarist Tony Sheridan, an early collaborator of The Beatles, has died. He was 72.The rocker passed away on Saturday (16Feb13) in Hamburg, Germany. Further details of his death were unavailable as Wenn went to...

Beatles Collaborator Tony Sheridan Dies

British singer/guitarist Tony Sheridan, an early collaborator of The Beatles, has died. He was 72.The rocker passed away on Saturday (16Feb13) in Hamburg, Germany. Further details of his death were unavailable as Wenn went to...

Paul Mccartney 'Shocked' To Win 17th Grammy

Sir Paul McCartney was ''shocked'' to win a Grammy for 'Kisses on the Bottom'.The 70-year-old former Beatles musician received the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album award for 'Kisses on the Bottom', released last year, at...

Foo Fighters Have New Album Ready

Foo Fighters have a new album almost ready for release.Although the rock the group are currently on hiatus, they have no plans to disband and have a collection of songs ready to record and unveil...

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