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Martin Pays Tribute To Film Composer Barry

BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN has added his tribute to late composer JOHN BARRY, who died from a heart attack on Sunday (30Jan11).Martin tells Britain's Channel 4 News, Barry was "probably our most famous film...

Tourist Arrested At Lennon Building

A Korean man has been arrested after he entered the New York building where late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON once lived and rode the elevator with his widow YOKO ONO.Police detained the tourist, who is...

Beatles Memorabilia Museum Opens In Argentina

A museum dedicated to rock legends the BEATLES has opened in Buenos Aires.A cheque signed by drummer Ringo Starr, an "authentic" Beatles wig and a brick from The Cavern Club - the Liverpool venue where...

Landlord Sues Over Lennon Suit Auction

A New York City landlord has sued bosses of a gallery which auctioned an outfit worn by JOHN LENNON on the cover of THE BEATLES' famous ABBEY ROAD album earlier this month (Jan11).The late legend...

Gretsch To Sell Limited Edition Replica Of Harrison Guitar

Guitar makers at Gretsch are marketing a new guitar styled after the Duo Jet GEORGE HARRISON strummed in his early days with the BEATLES.The limited edition instrument is a replica of the one Harrison played...

Lennon's Abbey Road Suit Sells For $46,000

An outfit worn by JOHN LENNON on the cover of THE BEATLES' famous ABBEY ROAD album has sold for a massive $46,000 (£30,667).The late musician was seen wearing the white suit in the iconic photograph,...

British Politician Attempts To Save Starr Home

A British politician has stepped in to help save the birthplace of BEATLES legend RINGO STARR from demolition.The house at 9 Madryn Street in Liverpool, England is under threat of demolition after officials at the...

Take That Top Amazon's Music List

British pop stars TAKE THAT have fought off competition from THE BEATLES and MICHAEL JACKSON to be named the best-selling music act ever on website Amazon.co.uk.The group's latest record, Progress, has dominated Britain's album chart...

Mccartney's Girlfriend Has 'Good Relationship' With Ex-wife Mills

HEATHER MILLS has put her acrimonious split from SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY behind her - the former model enjoys a "good relationship" with the BEATLES legend's current partner.The pair separated in 2006 after four years of...

Campaigners Slam Ruling On Starr's Home

BEATLES fans have blasted a decision by English Heritage bosses not to save RINGO STARR's birthplace from demolition - branding the ruling "a joke".Earlier this month (Dec10), a preservation order was placed on the famous...

Abbey Road Beatles Zebra Crossing Given Listed Status

The Abbey Road zebra crossing in North London, made famous for appearing on a Beatles album cover, has been granted Grade II listed status, reports BBC News. The crossing was used as the iconic cover...

Albarn Stages Glee Protest Over Beatles Record

GORILLAZ and BLUR star DAMON ALBARN has warned GLEE producers not to contact him about using his songs on the TV show - because he can't forgive them for stealing the BEATLES' U.S. pop chart...

Abbey Road Crossing Granted Preservation Order

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has spoken of his delight after the British government declared the BEATLES' famous Abbey Road zebra-crossing a national heritage site on Wednesday (22Dec10).The famous Abbey Road studios, where the band recorded its...

Ono Donates Lennon Coin To Children's Hospital Auction

YOKO ONO has donated a limited edition commemorative coin featuring JOHN LENNON to an auction benefiting a children's hospital in the late BEATLES star's hometown.Ono is a patron of Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool,...

Lennon's Abbey Road Suit For Sale

The white suit worn by JOHN LENNON on the cover of the BEATLES' famous ABBEY ROAD album is up for sale.The wool-blend blazer and trousers, which Lennon is seen wearing in the 1969 record's iconic...

Mccartney Thrilled With Beatles Itunes Deal

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is glad the BEATLES' back catalogue is finally available online - because a "whole new generation" can now find inspiration in their music.The Fab Four's albums and singles were made available on...

Mccartney Honours Lennon With Moving Snl Set

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY paid tribute to his BEATLES bandmate JOHN LENNON during an appearance on America's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - just three days after the 30th anniversary of the legend's death.The singer/songwriter was the star...

Beatles, Nelson & Prince Songs Among Grammy Hall Of Fame Nominees

Classic recordings by THE BEATLES, WILLIE NELSON and PRINCE are among the 2011 inductees into the Grammy Hall of Fame.Every year, the Recording Academy's trustees select a collection of songs considered to be of lasting...

U2 Pay Tribute To Lennon

U2 frontman BONO marked the 30th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death on Wednesday (08Dec10) by singing BEATLES songs throughout the band's gig in Australia.Lennon was gunned down outside his New York apartment on 8 December,...

The Beatles' John Lennon Final Interview Is Published

THE BEATLES founding member JOHN LENNON is being remembered today on the 30th anniversary of his death. The singer-songwriter was 40-years-old when he was shot dead outside his apartment building in New York by crazed...

Ono Urges World To Remember Lennon

Thousands of BEATLES fans descended on New York on Wednesday (08Dec10) to mark the 30th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death, after his widow YOKO ONO called for the world to remember the rock icon.Lennon was...

Ono's Heartfelt Tribute To Lennon On Death Anniversary

YOKO ONO has paid a touching tribute to her late husband JOHN LENNON on the 30th anniversary of his death, recalling the happy times she shared with the BEATLES legend before he was killed.The Imagine...

Rare Beatles Letter Up For Sale

A legal letter which is said to have led to the break-up of THE BEATLES is up for sale.The document, signed by John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison, is addressed to Sir Paul MCCartney's...

Beatles Song Played As Lennon's Life Ebbed Away

THE BEATLES' classic track ALL MY LOVING was eerily playing on hospital loudspeakers as medics desperately battled to save JOHN LENNON's life.On the 30th anniversary of the iconic musician's death, a witness in the hospital...

Ono Relives Horror Of Lennon's Murder

YOKO ONO has relived the night of JOHN LENNON's murder, 30 years after the former BEATLE was gunned down outside their home in New York.Ono choked back tears as she told producers of a British...

Sean Lennon's Fame Fears

JOHN LENNON's son SEAN has developed a fear of fame since his rock star dad was killed by an obsessed BEATLES fan 30 years ago.The Fab Four legend was gunned down outside his New York...

Mills Takes Credit For Beatles Itunes Deal

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's ex-wife HEATHER MILLS is adamant she is to thank for THE BEATLES' tracks finally becoming available online - insisting she "organised it all".Executives at music label EMI, the company that owns the...

Mccartney Hailed At Kennedy Center Honors

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY was the toast of the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday night (05Dec10) as stars including STEVEN TYLER, NO DOUBT and DAVE GROHL sang tributes to the BEATLES legend.The singer was applauded at...

Gibb Still Cherishes First Lennon Meeting In Exclusive Club

BEE GEES star BARRY GIBB will always cherish the memory of his first meeting with JOHN LENNON after bumping into the BEATLES legend in an exclusive London club.The sibling group had just started to make...

Mccartney Asks Tyler For Kennedy Centre Tribute

AEROSMITH frontman STEVEN TYLER has agreed to perform some of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's greatest hits at the upcoming Kennedy Centre Honors after the BEATLES star telephoned and asked him for a musical tribute.The Hey Jude...

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