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One Direction Become Fastest Selling British Act In Us

One Direction's 'Live While We're Young' has become America's fastest selling single by a British act in history.The group's new track is set to top the US Billboard pop chart this week after selling 341,000...

John Lennon's 72nd Birthday Celebrated, His Legacy Lives On

There are few people that have ever lived, who have changed the world and made such an enormous impact, that subsequently results in their memory being upheld, almost as sacred, all over the world, decades...

I Love The Beatles But It’S Time To Move On: Jarvis Cocker Reviews John Lennon Letters Book

Jarvis Cocker has reviewed the latest book to be have been published about The Beatles. 'The John Lennon Letters', edited by Hunter Davies, is a collection of missives from the late Beatles’ songwriter, dating from...

Hey Jude Is Most-referenced Track In Fiction Books

The Beatles' hit track Hey Jude is the most-referenced song in literature.Researchers at SmallDemons.com have discovered that the pop classic is mentioned in at least 55 works of fiction, from Stephen King's The Dark Tower...

John Lennon Slammed Mccartneys In Angry Note

John Lennon ordered Sir Paul Mccartney's wife Linda to "shut up" and branded her "insane" in a furious rant after The Beatles broke up.A series of previously unseen letters penned by the late Imagine hitmaker...

Simon Fuller Launches Parlophone Bid

Simon Fuller has launched a bid to buy Parlophone records.The manager and businessman behind 'American Idol' has partnered with Island Records founder Chris Blackwell to offer £350 million for the British label, after parent company...

The Beatles' Love Me Do Single Recalled

Record label bosses have reportedly recalled a vinyl re-release of The Beatles' hit single Love Me Do after accidentally pressing the wrong version of the song for the anniversary edition.Executives at Emi made plans to...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Keen To Rework Another Lost John Lennon Track With Jeff Lynne

Sir Paul Mccartney is plotting to return to the studio with producer Jeff Lynne and complete work on another John Lennon tune he and his Beatles bandmates gave up on while recording Free As A...

Mumford & Sons Match Beatles U.s. Chart Feat

Folk rockers Mumford & Sons have matched a Beatles record in the U.S. by becoming the first band since the Fab Four to land six hits in the Billboard Hot 100 pop charts.The British four-piece's...

New Tour Footage Of The Rolling Stones Emerges

The Rolling Stones can't let their long-time rivals The Beatles hog the limelight even after 50 years in the business. The two bands who blazed a trail throughout the 1960s are both celebrating their 50th...

Record Breaking Choir Gathering In Liverpool For The Beatles’ 50th Anniversary

Today marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ first hit song, ‘Love Me Do’ (October 5, 2012). To mark the occasion, a choir of 1631 people gathered in the band’s home town of Liverpool to...

Brian Epstein Bought 10,000 Copies Of ‘Love Me Do’ To Ensure The Beatles Chart Success

A new documentary charting the rise of The Beatles has revealed that the band’s manager, Brian Epstein, was partly responsible for their initially success after he bought 10,000 copies of the group’s first single ‘Love...

Ringo Starr Warns Fans Against Unauthorised Biography

Beatles legend Ringo Starr has warned fans against buying an "unauthorised" book about his life because he is "not participating" in the project.New York Post writer Michael Starr is working on a biography of the...

New 'Chip Shop' Footage From The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour Emerges

New clips showing The Beatles in their prime have been revealed on thespace.org. The footage of the fab four was believed to have been shot whilst they were filming the documentary The Magical Mystery Tour...

The Beatles' Chip Shop Footage Set To Be Released

Unseen footage of The Beatles in a chip shop is set to be released. The Space is due to show behind the scenes footage of the 'Hey Jude' group - Sir Paul McCartney, George Harrison,...

Magical Mystery Tour: Unseen Footage Of The Beatles In Fish And Chip Shop Unveiled

Unseen footage of The Beatles visiting a Taunton fish and chip shop in 1967 has been uncovered by an Arena documentary team. The original scenes were part of footage show as the band were en...

Unseen Beatles Footage Captures Their 'Fabulous World'

Unseen footage of The Beatles' captures the ''fabulous world'' of the band ''perfectly''.The legendary musicians - Sir Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon and Ringo Star - are seen behind the scenes of their 1967...

Matt Smith Would Use Tardis To Check Out The Beatles

DOCTOR WHO star Matt Smith would love to own a time-travelling tardis so he could head back to the 1960s and witness a Beatles gig.The music-loving actor admits he'd also return to 1969 and check...

John Lennon Named Rock's Biggest Ever Star

The Beatles legend John Lennon has been named rock's ultimate icon by editors at British music magazine Nme.The late star, who was assassinated in 1980, topped a survey of more than 160,000 readers, beating former...

Animation Legend John Coates Dies

John Coates, the man behind The Beatles' 1968 film Yellow Submarine, has died. He was in his eighties.The producer passed away at home in Kent, England on Sunday (16Sep12) following a battle with cancer....

The Beatles & Elvis Presley Nominated For American Pop Music Hall Of Fame

The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and The Beach Boys are among the first ever nominees for the American Pop Music Hall of Fame.Tony Bennett, Neil Diamond, The Carpenters and Simon & Garfunkel are also...

Bestival Closes With Triumphant Headline Slot From Stevie Wonder

Last night's Bestival set from Stevie Wonder was a master-class in how to deliver a festival headline set. It had been a triumphant festival overall, thanks in no small part to the sunshine. The 2012...

Painting By The Beatles Heading To Auction

A painting created by The Beatles is set to go under the hammer in New York next week (begs10Sep12).The Let It Be hitmakers were forced to hole up inside their Toyko, Japan hotel room back...

Early Ringo Starr Tapes Unearthed

Recordings featuring The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr before he found fame with the Fab Four have been discovered in a basement.The previously unheard sessions, from 1960, contain performances by Rory Storm and the Hurricanes -...

Geri Halliwell: "A Cheeky Minx" According To Mel C

Mel C has commented on Geri Halliwell's alleged relationship with Russell Brand on national radio, reports The Metro.Sporty Spice called Halliwell a "cheeky minx" on the radio, when asked how much she knew about Ginger...

Ringo Starr Is World's Richest Drummer

The Beatles legend Ringo Starr has been named the world's richest drummer ahead of Phil Collins and Dave Grohl.The veteran musician came top in the list compiled by website Celebritynetworth.com with an estimated fortune of...

John Lennon's Tooth Moulded Into New Sculpture

A Canadian artist has incorporated a piece of John Lennon's tooth into a new clay model of The Beatles icon.The tragic star's tooth was sold off at the Omega Auction House in Stockport, England last...

Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello Rejects Paul Ryan's Praise

The politically minded musical outfit Rage Against The Machine are known for their provocative lyrics, and strong statements within their songs. When U.S. Congressman, Paul Ryan declared his affections for the band, he was met...

George Harrison's Widow Under Fire Over Security Fence Plans

The widow of Beatles star George Harrison is under fire over renewed plans to put up a razor wire security fence around her home.Olivia Harrison has requested permission from her local council to erect a...

Arctic Monkeys Beatles Cover Soars Up Itunes Singles Chart

Arctic Monkeys' cover of 'Come Together' by The Beatles is quickly climbing up the UK singles chart, according to Nme.com today (July 30, 2012). The band played the track as part of the Olympics opening...

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