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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...

Steven Van Zandt Secured Film Rights For Beatles And Stones Songs For Cheap

Rocker Steven Van Zandt helped writer/director David Chase keep his new movie Not Fade Away within budget by using his superstar contacts to secure the rights to songs by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones...

Fatboy Slim Buys New Mansion

Fatboy Slim has purchased a new beachfront home from Sir Paul McCartney's ex-wife.The DJ - whose real name is Norman Cook - and his wife Zoe Ball have snapped up Heather Mills' mansion for £2.75...

Taylor Swift Spending 50k On Harry Styles' Xmas Gift

Taylor Swift is spending £50,000 on Beatles memorabilia for Harry Styles' Christmas present.The 23-year-old singer is desperate to get hold of some rare merchandise for her One Direction hunk boyfriend and stunned shop assistants specialising...

Mick Jaggers' Love Letters Prove A Valuable Asset For His Secret Girl

Rock and Roll Icon Mick Jagger wrote a bunch of love letters back in the 60's, and, with The Rolling Stones recent, and very well publicized tour, they've fetched a whopping £187,250.Written in Australia,...

Mick Jagger's Love Letter Fetch Double Their Estimate At Auction

Mick Jagger had a secret love affair with American-born singer Marsha Hunt in 1969, which was the root of a set of 10 love-letters, and now these letters have sold for £187,250 at auction, The...

Courtney Love 'Not Amused' By Nirvana Reunion

Courtney Love is ''not amused'' by Sir Paul McCartney's performance with Nirvana.The outspoken musician - widow of the band's late singer Kurt Cobain - was fuming over The Beatles star fronting a mini reunion with...

George Harrison's Leather Jacket Sells For $176,000 At Auction

A leather jacket once owned by late Beatles star George Harrison has sold at auction in London for a staggering $176,000 (£110,000).The black jacket, which was snapped up by a private collector, dated from Harrison's...

Nirvana And The Beatles Join At 12/12/12 Concert, Paul Mccartney Plays Kurt Kobain

Two of the biggest rock bands in history, shrouded in tragedy, are Nirvana and The Beatles, so their collaboration- of sorts- is a really big deal. As the Sun reports, Paul McCartney is joining forces...

Nirvana And The Beatles Join At 12/12/12 Concert, Paul Mccartney Plays Kurt Kobain

Two of the biggest rock bands in history, shrouded in tragedy, are Nirvana and The Beatles, so their collaboration- of sorts- is a really big deal. As the Sun reports, Paul McCartney is joining forces...

Mick Jagger's Secret Love Letters Fetch A Premium At Auction

Fascinating insights into the life of Mick Jagger via love letters sell for double their estimation, reaching over £180,000 for all 10 letters, The Telegraph Reports. The letters, written in Australia during the filming of...

Mumford And Sons Play Homecoming Show

Mumford and Sons gave and energetic homecoming show in London last night (11.12.12).The folk-rockers showcased tracks from their second album 'Babel' at The O2 venue as they continue their sold out UK tour. The energetic...

"A True Pioneer" - The Recording Academy Pay Tribute To Ravi Shankar

The Recording Academy have paid tribute to the late Ravi Shankar, who passed away, aged 92.In a statement, from the organisation behind the annual Grammy awards, his influence is acknowledged in many musical fields, such...

Sir Paul Mccartney Joining Nirvana Members?

Sir Paul McCartney is set to front Nirvana at the 12.12.12 concert in New York tonight.The legendary Beatles musician is to team up with the surviving members of the grunge band - Dave Grohl and...

Ravi Shankar Dies Aged 92

Ravi Shankar has died aged 92. The sitar player - whose daughter is 33-year-old musician Norah Jones - passed away yesterday (11.12.12) following heart valve surgery last week. In a statement issued this morning (12.12.12.),...

Sir George Martin To Be Honoured At Music Producers Guild Awards

Famed Beatles producer Sir George Martin is to be recognised for his contributions to U.K. music at the forthcoming Music Producers Guild Awards.The recording studio pioneer, credited with shaping the Fab Four's sound, will take...

Taylor Swift Branded One Direction's Yoko Ono

Taylor Swift has been branded the Yoko Ono of One Direction.There are fears the 22-year-old singer's relationship with Harry Styles might lead to the break up of the 'Little Things' hitmakers, in the same way...

Surprise! Johnny Depp Makes Impromptu Appearance Onstage With Alice Cooper

Johnny Depp appears to be forging a new career for himself as ‘surprise guitarist’ for some of the world’s biggest rock artists.OK, so we have scant evidence on which to be basing this claim but...

George Harrison's Private Beatles Collection Heading To Auction

George Harrison's family members are auctioning off a massive collection of the late star's personal Beatles memorabilia.The sale includes more than 100 lots, from clothing and jewellery to guitars and photographs, many of which were...

Yoko Ono Launches Unusual Clothing Line

Yoko Ono; the Japanese artist, author, and peace activist is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and her work in avant-garde art, music and filmmaking. She isn't particularly renown for her work in...

Happy 70th Birthday, Jimi Hendrix! Is It Too Late To Become A Hendrix Fan?

Jimi Hendrix, in action, in his heydayHappy Birthday, Jimi Hendrix! Today, Jimi Hendrix would have been celebrating his 70th birthday, had a tragic turn of events not resulted in his death on September 18, 1970.He...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney's Fears Over Ticket Sales

The Beatles legend Sir Paul Mccartney urges concert promoters to book just one gig at a time as he still fears his shows will fail to sell out.The Fab Four star regularly packs out arenas...

The Jacksons To Work With Will.i.am?

The Jacksons have hinted they may work with will.i.am and David Guetta. The four brothers - Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito, siblings of the late Michael Jackson - are heading to the studio to work...

Paul Mccartney's Family Are In Awe Of Johnny Depp

Sir Paul McCartney's family get nervous when Johnny Depp comes to visit.The Beatles legend says his wife Nancy and his fashion designer daughter Stella McCartney act very unnaturally when the handsome 'Edward Scissorhands' actor stops...

Beatles Audition Tape Up For Auction

The audition tape that failed to win the Beatles a deal with record label Decca in 1962 is up for grabs at auction in London.Paul MCCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and drummer Pete Best recorded...

Pop's Biggest Blunder, The Beatles Tape That Decca Records Rejected To Be Sold At Auction

They say you'll always regret the things you don't do more than the things you do, and it has never been truer than for Decca Records who chose not to sign The Beatles in 1962....

The Beatles Decca Demo - The Biggest Mistake In Music History Up For Sale

A demo tape by The Beatles overlooked by Decca records - considered 'the biggest mistake in music history' - is to be sold at auction. Recorded on New Year's Day in 1961, the tape features...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Opens Up About Beatles' Work With Jimmy Savile

Sir Paul Mccartney has opened up about The Beatles' connection to Sir Jimmy Savile, insisting the band "always thought there was something a little bit suspect" about the shamed British Tv star.Savile, who died last...

Rejected By Decca - The Beatles' Original Audition Tape Up For Auction

On New Year’s Day, 1962, The Beatles travelled from Liverpool to London to record up to 15 songs at Decca’s label, for the label’s senior A&R guy, Dick Rowe, to consider with a view to...

Sir Paul Mccartney: 'Suspect' Jimmy Savile Never Let Us Inside His Home

Sir Paul McCartney has broken his silence on the Jimmy Savile sex scandal, claiming that the DJ refused to let The Beatles inside his home, despite the Fab Four giving him a lift home on...

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