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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...

New The Beatles Photos Published

Unpublished photographs of The Beatles at work in a recording studio at the height of their fame are to be revealed in a new book.The candid shots include an image showing John Lennon and Paul...

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...

Paul Mccartney, Rob Brydon, Lead Tributes To Victor Spinetti

A whole host of celebrities have paid tribute to the late Victor Spinetti, the Welsh veteran comedy actor and writer. Spinetti died at the age of 82, after being diagnosed with cancer around a year...

Veteran Victor Spinetti Loses Battle With Cancer, Aged 82

The veteran Welsh actor Victor Spinetti has passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer, it's been confirmed. The 82 year-old was believed to have had cancer for a year but had remained in good...

That'll Be The Day: Paul Mccartney Turns 70-Years-old

Happy Birthday to Sir Paul Mccartney, 50 per cent of the surviving half of The Beatles and legendary songwriter in his own right too. Many would argue that whilst it was John Lennon who perhaps...

Happy Birthday Macca!

Sir Paul Mccartney is rocking into old age - the Beatles legend turns 70 on Monday (18Jun12).The iconic artist has been entertaining the masses since his teens, when he met a local kid named John...

Beach Boys Top The Beatles As U.s. Album Charts' Longest Serving Top 10 Group

The Beach Boys have beaten the Beatles to the longest stand of top 10 albums in the U.S. charts by a group - by 18 months.Brian Wilson's reunited surf pop band crashed into the new...

The Beatles Cavern Poster Fetches $44,000

A rare poster advertising a concert by The Beatles at the U.K.'s famed Cavern Club just months before they shot to stardom has sold at auction for $44,000 (£27,500).The Fab Four were regulars at the...

Paul Weller Covers Beatles To Celebrate Sir Paul Mccartney's 70th

British rocker Paul Weller will mark Sir Paul Mccartney's upcoming 70th birthday with a cover of The Beatles' song Birthday.The former The Jam musician is a huge fan of MCCartney, and to celebrate his idol's...

Sir Mccartney Declined To Perform Hey Jude At Jubilee Concert

Sir Paul Mccartney turned down the chance to perform his Beatles classic Hey Jude at Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee Concert because he plans to sing it at the London Olympics instead.The veteran musician took...

The Beatles Museum To Close

A German museum dedicated to The Beatles will close at the end of June (12) due to a lack of visitors.The Beatlemania museum in Hamburg, which opened in 2009, houses over 1,000 pieces of Fab...

The Beatles Top Best-selling U.k. Singles List

The Beatles have been named the U.K.'s biggest-selling singles act as part of a study into the 60-year history of the pop charts.The Fab Four beat Elvis Presley and Sir Cliff Richard into second and...

Aaron Sorkin On Steve Jobs Film: It's Like Writing About The Beatles!

Aaron Sorkin, the man charged with writing the biopic film of Apple mogul Steve Jobs life, has likened trying to depict the late electronics tycoon to that of trying to write about British rock group...

George Harrison's Widow Rules Out Hologram Revival

George Harrison's widow Olivia has ruled out ever reviving the Beatles legend's image with an onstage hologram, insisting she wouldn't be able to "handle" seeing it.Last month (Apr12) the audience at the Coachella festival in...

Adele Faces Off With The Beatles In Greats Of Great Britain Poll

Adele, The Beatles and Susan Boyle are among the U.K. stars competing to be named Great Britain's top cultural offering in a new poll.Queen Elizabeth II, One Direction, the Harry Potter books and Dusty Springfield...

Geri Halliwell Heckled At 'X Factor' First Auditions

Geri Halliwell was booed as she climbed on to the roof of her limo and addressed the crowd on arriving for the first set of 'X Factor' auditions in Liverpool. The former 'Spice Girls' member...

Glee Graduation: Will Lea Michele Feature Next Season?

Eight stars of Fox's hit musical comedy Glee 'graduated' from MCKinley High and headed down their separate paths during this week's season finale. Ryan Murphy has confirmed that all the current stars will return in...

The Beatles' Abbey Road Outtake Photo Sells For $25,000

A rare photograph of The Beatles crossing Abbey Road in the opposite direction has sold for $25,000 (£16,000) at auction.The snap, taken by by Yoko Ono's photographer friend Iain MACmillan, reached almost double the expected...

Mad Men: Did Don Draper Make A Move On Joan?

Sunday's episode of Mad Men (May 20, 2012) saw Jon Hamm's Don Draper get close to office manager Joan Holloway, played by Christina Hendricks. After test-driving a Jaguar for a new account, Don and Joan...

Rare 'Abbey Road' Beatles Photograph Could Be Yours

A rare photograph of The Beatles walking the "wrong way" across the Abbey Road pedestrian crossing is going up for auction, and should fetch around 9,000 pounds. The version found on the group's 1969 album...

Abbey Road Photo Outtake Up For Auction

A rare photograph of The Beatles crossing Abbey Road in the opposite direction is hitting the auction block.The image, taken by Yoko Ono's photographer pal Iain MACmillan, is expected to fetch as much as $16,000...

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 Gives Beatles Song Mexican Twist

Sir Paul Mccartney gave Beatles classic Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da a Mexican twist when he performed in Mexico City last week (10May12) - by bringing out a mariachi band to join him on the track.The rock legend...

'Mad Men' Boss Spends $250k On The Beatles' 'Tomorrow Never Knows'

'Mad Men' creator MATTHEW WEINER has revealed to The New York Times that he paid a whopping $250,000 in order to use the Beatles song 'Tomorrow Never Knows' on the most recent edition of the...

Paul Mccartney Performed Secret Gig For Britain's Royals

Sir Paul Mccartney's video shoot for his track Biker Like An Icon was interrupted by Diana, Princess Of Wales - because she wanted a private performance from the Beatles legend.The singer was recording a promo...

Matthew Weiner Battled To Get Beatles Into Mad Men

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner spent years battling The Beatles to get the band's music into the hit TV show.The group's song Tomorrow Never Knows was played during an episode of the current fifth season...

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...

Adele's 21 Climbs To Number 5 In The UK Best-selling Albums

Adele's second album '21' has beat Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' to Number 5 on the UK list of the biggest selling albums of all time, UK sales reaching 4,274,300 - that's 500 more than Jackson's definitive...

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,...

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