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Rare Beatles Pictures Up For Sale

Rare photographs of The Beatles taken by the band's official photographer are going under the hammer in London.The Fab Four pictures were taken by Derek Cooper, who documented the band's career, but the film was...

Paul Mccartney Wants To Play Obscure Beatles Tracks

Sir Paul McCartney still has a ''treasure trove'' of Beatles songs he wants to play live. The 'Paperback Writer' musician plans to continue introducing more ''hidden gems'' from his most famous band's back catalogue into...

Let It Be: The Beatles Broadway Musical Opens Despite Copyright Lawsuit

Having played in the West End last year, the Beatles musical Let It Be opened on Broadway last night (24th July) in the midst of an on-going copyright infringement lawsuit that has been filed by...

Brian Epstein Comic To Debut At Comic-con

Bosses at Dark Horse Comics are set to tell the story of the man behind the Beatles in a new graphic novel.The Fifth Beatle will focus on the Fab Four's manager Brian Epstein, who guided...

The Beatles Tribute Bands At War Over Broadway Show

The creators of The Beatles tribute show Rain have filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the producers of new Broadway musical Let It Be.Jeff Parry and bosses at Annerin Productions have been named in the...

How To Disappear Completely: Thom Yorke Yanks Songs From Spotify

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has pulled both his solo songs and those made with group Atoms For Peace from music streaming service Spotify over the company's current royalties model. Yorke and his long-time producer Nigel...

Mumford & Sons Thrill Glastonbury With Ensemble Encore

Mumford & Sons wowed the crowd at Glastonbury on Sunday night (30Jun13) by performing a Beatles track with fellow festival stars including Vampire Weekend and The Vaccines.The folk rockers were closing out the iconic British...

The Wire Named No. 1 Tv Show Of All Time By Entertainment Weekly

The hit Baltimore-set crime series The Wire has been chosen by Entertainment Weekly as the greatest television show of all time in a recent poll compiled by the magazine. The HBO series, which ran for...

Paul Mccartney Not Famous In Wings

Sir Paul McCartney didn't feel famous when he was in Wings. The 'Band on the Run' singer formed the rock band after being in The Beatles, and liked the fact when he started out, he...

John Lennon Wrote Imagine To Outdo Yesterday

John Lennon was obsessed with writing a song better than Sir Paul Mccartney's Yesterday and hoped Imagine would finally replace The Beatles' hit as the world's most-loved song.The guitarist was consumed with his desire to...

The Killers Working On 'Groundbreaking' Album?

The Killers haven't made their ''groundbreaking'' album yet. The band have had commercial success, selling over 20 million records in their career, but are hoping to make a new album which breaks musical boundaries like...

The Killers Share A Brotherly Bond

Brandon Flowers says The Killers are like a family.The 'Mr. Brightside' hitmaker believes the indie rock group have managed to stay together for over a decade because they have become as close as brothers, helping...

Paul Mccartney's Touring Troubles With Wings

Sir Paul McCartney found it difficult to get gigs with his band Wings.The 70-year-old singer decided to go back to basics after The Beatles split in 1970 and took his new band - which included...

Ringo Starr Launches Career Exhibit In Los Angeles

Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is giving fans the chance to take an in-depth look at his life in a new exhibition in Los Angeles.The musician has curated the display, entitled Ringo: Peace & Love, which...

'I'd Ask My Friends To Come And Read An Octopus's Garden With Me': Ringo Gives Permission For Children's Book

With its noodly, upbeat opening and innocent subject matter, 'Octopus's Garden' from 1969s Abbey Roadis an ideal choice for an adaptation to children's picture book illustrated by Ben Cort (Aliens Love Underpants, Pigs Can't Fly!).Ringo...

Ringo Starr Greenlights Beatles-inspired Kids' Book

Ringo Starr has given the go-ahead for an illustrated children's book based on his Beatles song Octopus's Garden.The track, which features on 1969 Fab Four album Abbey Road, tells of a hidden world beneath the...

Ringo Starr Uncovered Lost Treasures After Mother's Death

The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr uncovered a "treasure trove of memories" from his time in the band while sorting through his late mother's possessions.The star's mum, Elsie, passed away in 1986, but he only recently...

Ringo Starr: Beatles May Have Reunited If All Alive

Ringo Starr says the Beatles may have reunited by now had they all survived.The 72-year-old musician and his former bandmate Sir Paul McCartney have both gone on to have successful music careers since the band...

Paris Jackson Attempted Suicide After Being Forbidden From Marilyn Manson Gig?

Paris Jackson's shock suicide attempt yesterday (5th June) left her in hospital last night.She reportedly sliced her arm with a cleaver knife and took an overdose of painkillers after a relative forbade her from attending...

Bob Dylan Nominated For France's Top Honour

Bob Dylan has been nominated to receive France's top distinction.The 72-year-old singer was put forward for the Legion d'honneur to celebrate his artistic achievements by France's culture minister Aurelie Filipetti last month, and the nomination...

Ringo Starr Shares Rare Beatles Photographs

Ringo Starr is releasing never-before-seen photos of The Beatles in a new e-book.The iconic band's former drummer has compiled some of his favourite snapshots of the Fab Four as part of a new book, 'Photographs',...

Ringo Starr's Brand New Book Of Unreleased Photos Will Catalog The Final Years Of The Beatles

There are already a number of iconic Beatles photographs, circulating the airwaves – but if there’s one thing the public can never get enough of, it’s shots of the Liverpool foursome. Now, Ringo Star is...

Ringo Starr Releasing Interactive Ebook Of Unseen Beatles Photographs

The Beatles legend Ringo Starr is releasing a new electronic book showcasing unseen photographs of the band that he captured during their 1960s heyday.The Love Me Do hitmaker has created an interactive multimedia ebook, titled...

Paul Mccartney Leaves Personalized Guitar Pick At Elvis Presley's Grave

Paul McCartney visited the grave of Elvis Presley at Graceland over the weekend, leaving the legendary musician a personalized guitar pick so he "can play guitar in heaven." McCartney paid tribute to the American musician...

One Direction Make Jake Bugg Feel 'Disheartened'

Jake Bugg says One Direction make him feel ''disheartened''.The 'Seen It All' singer - who has been involved in a war of words with the 'Little Things' group for several months now - says he...

Beatles Memorabilia Donated To British Library

A collection of letters and lyrics written by the late John Lennon has been donated to the British Library in London by the Beatles' only official biographer.Hunter Davies, who befriended the legendary singer in the...

Yoko Ono Thanks Paul Mccartney For Defending Her

Yoko Ono thinks Sir Paul McCartney is ''sweet'' for saying she didn't cause The Beatles' break up.The 80-year-old widow of John Lennon thanked his former bandmate for insisting she ''could not be blamed for anything''...

Abba Overtake Beatles On Britain's All-time Album Sales List

Swedish pop stars Abba have surpassed The Beatles to score Britain's second biggest selling album of all time.Gold: Greatest Hits by Abba and the Fab Four's 1967 classic Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band have...

Abba Edge Past The Beatles To Claim The Second Biggest Selling Album In UK

ABBA's greatest hits collection, Gold, edged past the The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band this weekend to become the second highest selling album in UK history. The band have now sold over 5.1million...

Beatles Guitar Smashes Auction Estimates

An electric guitar played by The Beatles legends John Lennon and George Harrison shattered auction estimates and sold for $408,000 (£263,000) in New York on Saturday (18May13).The custom-built Vox instrument, used by the late rockers...

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