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Two icons of Britain in the 1960s - The Beatles and James Bond - are celebrating their 50th birthday on Friday (05Oct12). The first 007 movie, Dr. No, was released on exactly the same day...

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...

New 'Chip Shop' Footage From The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour Emerges

New clips showing The Beatles in their prime have been revealed on thespace.org. The footage of the fab four was believed to have been shot whilst they were filming the documentary The Magical Mystery Tour...

The Beatles' Chip Shop Footage Set To Be Released

Unseen footage of The Beatles in a chip shop is set to be released. The Space is due to show behind the scenes footage of the 'Hey Jude' group - Sir Paul McCartney, George Harrison,...

Magical Mystery Tour: Unseen Footage Of The Beatles In Fish And Chip Shop Unveiled

Unseen footage of The Beatles visiting a Taunton fish and chip shop in 1967 has been uncovered by an Arena documentary team. The original scenes were part of footage show as the band were en...

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...

Matt Smith Would Use Tardis To Check Out The Beatles

DOCTOR WHO star Matt Smith would love to own a time-travelling tardis so he could head back to the 1960s and witness a Beatles gig.The music-loving actor admits he'd also return to 1969 and check...

John Lennon Named Rock's Biggest Ever Star

The Beatles legend John Lennon has been named rock's ultimate icon by editors at British music magazine Nme.The late star, who was assassinated in 1980, topped a survey of more than 160,000 readers, beating former...

Animation Legend John Coates Dies

John Coates, the man behind The Beatles' 1968 film Yellow Submarine, has died. He was in his eighties.The producer passed away at home in Kent, England on Sunday (16Sep12) following a battle with cancer....

The Beatles & Elvis Presley Nominated For American Pop Music Hall Of Fame

The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and The Beach Boys are among the first ever nominees for the American Pop Music Hall of Fame.Tony Bennett, Neil Diamond, The Carpenters and Simon & Garfunkel are also...

Bestival Closes With Triumphant Headline Slot From Stevie Wonder

Last night's Bestival set from Stevie Wonder was a master-class in how to deliver a festival headline set. It had been a triumphant festival overall, thanks in no small part to the sunshine. The 2012...

Painting By The Beatles Heading To Auction

A painting created by The Beatles is set to go under the hammer in New York next week (begs10Sep12).The Let It Be hitmakers were forced to hole up inside their Toyko, Japan hotel room back...

Fascinating Fact 14045

A leather jacket worn by The Beatles legend George Harrison is expected to sell for as much as $192,000 (£120,000) at a Bonhams auction in December (12). The guitarist wore the jacket at the Fab...

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 -...

Geri Halliwell: "A Cheeky Minx" According To Mel C

Mel C has commented on Geri Halliwell's alleged relationship with Russell Brand on national radio, reports The Metro.Sporty Spice called Halliwell a "cheeky minx" on the radio, when asked how much she knew about Ginger...

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 Tooth Moulded Into New Sculpture

A Canadian artist has incorporated a piece of John Lennon's tooth into a new clay model of The Beatles icon.The tragic star's tooth was sold off at the Omega Auction House in Stockport, England last...

Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello Rejects Paul Ryan's Praise

The politically minded musical outfit Rage Against The Machine are known for their provocative lyrics, and strong statements within their songs. When U.S. Congressman, Paul Ryan declared his affections for the band, he was met...

Fascinating Fact 13909

Fans of late singer John Lennon have a chance to own the Beatles star's former home in Surrey, England - it is on the market for $24 million (£15 million).

George Harrison's Widow Under Fire Over Security Fence Plans

The widow of Beatles star George Harrison is under fire over renewed plans to put up a razor wire security fence around her home.Olivia Harrison has requested permission from her local council to erect a...

Arctic Monkeys Beatles Cover Soars Up Itunes Singles Chart

Arctic Monkeys' cover of 'Come Together' by The Beatles is quickly climbing up the UK singles chart, according to Nme.com today (July 30, 2012). The band played the track as part of the Olympics opening...

Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band Announce 16 New Tour Dates

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are extending their already-hefty world tour, Billboard have announced. The Jersey band are currently nearing the end of an 11 week venture out on the road, where they...

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...

Dave Grohl Credits The Beatles With Inspiring His Rock Career

Dave Grohl has branded The Beatles "the most important rock band of all time" and credits the Fab Four with inspiring his music career.The Foo Fighters star has written an open letter praising the band...

Rare The Beatles First U.s. Album Sells For $15,000

A rare edition of The Beatles' debut U.S. album has gone under the hammer for $15,000 (£9,581).Introducing... The Beatles hit shelves in America in early 1964, but due to a late release stemming from legal...

Officials Warn Madonna: We'll Cut You Off Like Bruce Springsteen!

It doesn't matter how big a star you are, if you go over curfew you'll be getting cut - that's the message that promoters Live Nation gave out over the weekend during Bruce Springsteen 's...

25 Years Later, Paul Simon Reunites With 'Graceland' Collaborators

It was a special moment for Paul Simon last night in London (July 15, 2012) as he reunited with some of the faces that helped him to make his true seminal solo album 'Graceland', as...

Slash Honoured With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Slash, real name Saul Hudson, has been awarded with the 2,473rd star on the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to music. The former Guns N Roses guitarist who was born in Britain...

The Things They Say 25666

"It's just another number, isn't it? You know, that's how it is - it used to be just two years. Ooh, now five. Now 40..." Ringo Starr has no plans to mark the 50th anniversary...

Andre 3000 Will Not Sing Jimi Hendrix Songs In Biopic

In a confusing series of reveals, Andre 3000, who is currently filming as Jimi Hendrix in a biopic about the guitarist's life, will be playing covers including those by The Beatles, Muddy Waters and Elvis...

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Lawson - Interview

With the recent release of the first single from their highly anticipated second album, Lawson's vocalist, Andy, took some time to talk to Contact...

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Lifehouse - Interview

Lifehouse released their seventh studio album, 'Out of the Wasteland' on 22nd June 2015. Lifehouse's Jason Wade took some time to talk to Contact...

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