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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...

Kelly Jones Busks Outside Abbey Road Studios

Stereophonics star Kelly Jones braved the snow in London on Monday (11Feb13) as he performed outside Abbey Road Studios to mark the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' debut album.The Fab Four headed into the legendary...

Sir George Martin Honoured At Music Producers Guild Awards

Famed Beatles producer Sir George Martin was honoured with the top prize at the Music Producers Guild Awards on Thursday (07Feb13) for his contributions to music.The recording studio pioneer, credited with shaping the Fab Four's...

Paul Mccartney Mistaken For Busker

Sir Paul McCartney was mistaken for a busker.The 70-year-old star left fellow passengers bemused when he burst into a medley of some of The Beatles' biggest hits on a New Orleans street car, and the...

Paul Mccartney Thrills Street Car Riders With Impromptu Performance

Sir Paul Mccartney reportedly entertained public transport passengers in New Orleans, Louisiana by singing Beatles songs.The singer and his wife Nancy Shevell were in the city for Sunday's (03Feb13) Super Bowl sporting event, and MCCartney...

Liam Gallagher: Gangnam Style Is A Classic

Liam Gallagher thinks 'Gangnam Style' is an ''absolute classic''.The former Oasis singer is a big fan of South Korean pop sensation PSY and his cheeky global hit - which has a video which sees him...

Robbie Williams Wasn't Cool Enough For Oasis

Robbie Williams wasn't ''mod'' enough for Oasis.The 'Candy' hitmaker claims his friendship with brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher in the 90s was short-lived because he didn't follow the mod lifestyle - a subculture which existed...

Ringo Starr To Make Cameo In Powerpuff Girls Comeback

Beatles legend Ringo Starr is set to get animated in a special one-off episode of hit children's Tv show The Powerpuff Girls.The crime-fighting trio is returning to Cartoon Network eight years after the series came...

Nathan Sykes Heartbroken

Nathan Sykes is devastated after the death of his dog.The Wanted singer has revealed he is heartbroken after his beloved pooch Harry passed away suddenly and has admitted he is really going to miss his...

Robert Zemeckis: Denzel Washington Deserves Oscar

Robert Zemeckis thinks Denzel Washington is a ''magnificent'' actor.The 'Flight' director is thrilled the 58-year-old star is up against the likes of Daniel Day Lewis for an Oscar in the Best Actor category and believes...

Stereophonics And Mick Hucknall To Recreate Beatles Recording Session

Artists including Stereophonics and Mick Hucknall are to recreate the Beatles' famous 12-hour recording session to mark 50 years since the famed musicians began work on their debut album.Sir Paul MCCartney and his bandmates headed...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney & Ringo Starr Sign Up For Sandy Relief Album

Former Beatles stars Sir Paul Mccartney and Ringo Starr are among the musicians who have donated songs for a new Hurricane Sandy benefit album.The music icons will feature on the new Songs For Sandy compilation,...

George Harrison's Widow Halts Statue Plans

George Harrison's widow has halted plans to honour the Beatles star with a statue close to the family home.A campaign was launched to persuade local officials in Harrison's adopted hometown of Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire, England...

Early Colour Photos Of The Beatles To Hit Auction Block

Rare colour photos taken of The Beatles during their first ever U.S. tour are set to go under the hammer in the U.K. in March (13).Sixty-five slides taken by famed late physicist Dr. Robert Beck...

Rare Beatles Photos Up For Grabs At Auction

Any Beatles collectors out there will already know this; they'll be checking their Beatles fun and booking tickets to the auction, but for those of you who harbour a less obsessive love for the band,...

The Wanted Feel Like The Beatles

The Wanted think they are as big as The Beatles.The 'I Found You' hitmakers are amazed by how much pandemonium they and fellow British boy band One Direction create wherever they go to the US...

Dave Grohl To Unveil New Supergroup

Dave Grohl will debut a new supergroup later this month.The band will be called the Sound City Players and are scheduled to make their debut performance at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. Dave will...

The Beatles And Elvis Presley Fans Warned Over Faked Autographs

Fans of Elvis Presley and The Beatles have been warned to be extra vigilant when buying signed memorabilia as the two acts have topped a list of the most forged autographs of 2012.Presley and the...

Liam Gallagher Reveals Greatest Gift

Liam Gallagher's best Christmas present was one of John Lennon's guitars. The Beady Eye frontman is a huge fan of the late Beatles singer - even naming his first son, Lennon, 13, after him -...

The Beatles And Mick Jagger Considered For New British Currency

The Beatles and Sir Mick Jagger are among 150 famous Brits who are under consideration to become the new face of the U.K.'s £10 note.Bosses at The Bank Of England have released a list of...

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