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John Lennon: 'Recording Beatles' Let It Be Was Torture'

Audio footage of an old interview with John Lennon, in which he describes the recording of The Beatles' final album as "torture", is set to be auctioned off nearly four decades after it was presumed...

Paul Mccartney Survived Depression Because Of His Wife

The Beatles legend Sir Paul Mccartney was saved from a nervous breakdown by his wife Linda.In a new biography by music journalist Tom Doyle, the star explains he was left in a state of despair...

Retirement? No, "Everything's New Baby" - Paul Mccartney's In Good Spirits

To be Paul McCartney right now is to be a happy man; new album in the pipe and a new single – both called 'New'. The former Beatles man seems to have a newfound...

Paul Mccartney Drops Surprise 'New' Single Ahead Of 'New' Album [Listen]

Sir Paul McCartney has launched a fresh single from his forthcoming record, and has announced that his new album will be called just that; New. Thinks could get confusing for music journalists describing "Paul McCartney's...

Paul Mccartney Previews New Material

Sir Paul McCartney has released the title track from his latest album, 'New'.The 'Hey Jude' singer has been working with a host of big name producers on the follow up to last year's 'Kisses on...

Lost Bbc Beatles Recordings To Be Released

Lost radio recordings of The Beatles are to be released on the follow-up to the band's 1994 album On Air - Live at the Bbc.Fans were asked to delve into their personal archives to find...

Ringo Starr To Release New Version Of Octopus's Garden To Accompany New Kids Book

Ringo Starr is to include a previously unheard version of his Beatles track Octopus's Garden with the release of his new children's book of the same name.The drummer will join the ranks of the celebrity...

Demi Lovato To Play Naya Rivera's Glee Lover

Demi Lovato is to play Naya Rivera's on-screen love interest in 'Glee'. The 21-year-old singer-and-actress is to star in one of the first two Beatles-themed episodes of the forthcoming fifth season, and Naya - who...

Jls And Little Mix Join Marley Brothers In Beatles Tribute

British bands Jls and Little Mix joined Bob Marley's sons to perform at a music festival in The Beatles' hometown on Sunday (25Aug13).Crowds gathered at Liverpool's Sefton Park, England to celebrate the Fab Four's birthplace...

John Lennon's Jacket Auctioned For £7000: What Weird Celeb Items Have Been Sold?

The news has experienced a bit of a John Lennon frenzy in the past few days. The late Beatles guitarist has made headlines - or at least relics of him have - as news that...

John Lennon Tooth To Be Used For Dna Sequencing

A dentist has handed one of John Lennon's teeth over to scientists to have the Beatles legend's Dna extracted.Michael Zuk purchased the slain rocker's rotten molar for $30,000 (£20,000) two years ago (11), and has...

Legendary Beatles Promoter Sid Bernstein Dies

Sid Bernstein, the man who is credited with bringing The Beatles to America, has died.The legendary concert promoter, who staged shows for the Fab Four and The Rolling Stones, passed away on Wednesday (21Aug13). He...

Beatles Broadway Musical To Close Early

A Broadway musical inspired by the music of the The Beatles is set to close four months early due to poor ticket sales.Let It Be opened at New York City's St. James Theater last month...

Paul Mccartney's 'Psychedelic Strangeness'

Sir Paul McCartney recorded a ''bunch of psychedelic strangeness'' with Ethan Johns. The musician and producer has been in the studio with The Beatles legend to record for his new solo album, and the pair...

The Beatles Make £43.5m

The Beatles have made an annual turnover of £43.5 million.The 'Hello Goodbye' hitmakers' business, Apple Corps Limited, has amassed the staggering figure - £2 million more than they made in 2012 - landing Sir Paul...

Rare John Lennon Jacket Up For Auction

A jacket worn by The Beatles star John Lennon is set to go under the hammer in England later this month (Aug13).The blue, three-quarter length coat, which dates from the late 1960s, is in the...

Bob Marley's Sons To Play Beatles' Hometown Gig

Three of Bob Marley's sons will head to the U.K. to perform at a music festival in the Beatles' hometown for the first time.Reggae stars Damien, Stephen and Julian Marley will take to the stage...

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...

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