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Lady Gaga: 'I'm Like Perfectionist Lennon'

Pop singer Lady Gaga has likened herself to Beatles legend John Lennon - because she too is "perpetually unhappy" with her finished products.The Bad Romance hitmaker admits she struggles with such strong bouts of perfectionism...

Sir Paul Mccartney Piano Hits High Note At Auction

The piano Sir Paul Mccartney used to write The Beatles' classic Yesterday has sold for $240,000 (£150,000).The singer sat at the 1926 Art Deco green miniature piano to compose the melody to Yesterday at singer...

John Lennon's Lucy Lyrics Up For Auction

John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to classic Beatles tune Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds are to be auctioned off in Los Angeles next month (May11).Bosses at auction house Profiles in History expect the Fab Four...

The Beatles' First Contract Up For Auction

The Beatles' first recording contract is expected to fetch at least $80,000 (£50,000) when it is put up for grabs at auction.The seven-page document contains the signatures of the band's original line-up, including John W....

Ringo Starr Gives Drum Kit To Teenage Cancer Survivor

Beatles legend Ringo Starr has made one lucky fan's dreams come true after giving him his drum kit.Brain cancer survivor Alexx Kipp, who also suffers from Tourette's Syndrome, reached out to the rocker through the...

Beady Eye Releasing The Beatles Cover As Charity Single

Rocker Liam Gallagher has recorded a cover version of The Beatles' Across The Universe in a bid to boost his band's fundraising efforts for disaster-hit Japan.The singer recently recorded the track with his group Beady...

Lost Beatles Tour Shots Unearthed For New Photo Book

Lost photos of the Beatles taken by the band's late tour manager have been unearthed for a new book.Bob Bonis took the candid live and backstage shots in the mid-1960s - but always insisted on...

Website Bosses To Pay $1 Million For Illegally Selling Beatles Songs

Website chiefs who illegally sold songs by the Beatles over the internet have agreed to pay almost $1 million (£625,000) to record companies after reaching a settlement, California court papers showed on Monday (28Mar11).BlueBeat.com sold...

Ringo Starr's Birthplace Receives Final Demolition Order

Campaigners in Ringo Starr's hometown have failed in their bid to preserve the Beatles drummer's birthplace - local authorities are pressing ahead with plans to demolish the house where he was born.The musician's former family...

John Lennon's Peace Tower Lit For Ono Wedding Anniversary

John Lennon's Imagine Peace Tower is lighting up the skies over Iceland again - to celebrate the former Beatles star's marriage to Yoko Ono.The beam-of-light art installation on Vioey Island in Reykjavik was launched by...

Steve Martin Talks Paul Mccartney Collaboration

Steve Martin says he was left "flabbergasted" after working with Paul Mccartney on his recent solo album.Steve Martin, the American comedian who released his new bluegrass album 'Rare Bird Alert' yesterday (15th March 2011) has...

Steve Martin Works With Dixie Chicks And Mccartney

Steve Martin, the American actor and acclaimed comedian, released his latest bluegrass album 'Rare Bird Alert' yesterday (15th March 2011) and the record features a number of high profile collaborations, reports Cmt.com.Steve Martin has collaborated...

Yellow Submarine Remake Scrapped

A planned remake of Beatles movie Yellow Submarine has been scrapped by film bosses following numerous delays and setbacks.Back to the Future director Robert Zemeckis set the project up and hired Cary Elwes, Dean Lennox...

Casey Abrams Undergoes Blood Transfusions

Casey Abrams, a fan favorite on the current season of American Idol, missed last night's show (10th March 2011) after being hospitalized.Casey Abrams was absent from yesterday's American Idol live show after he was hospitalized...

Bieber Fans Swarm His Liverpool Hotel

Biebermania has broken out in the Beatles' home city and the teenage pop star is trapped in his hotel.Thousands of screaming fans discovered where Justin Bieber was staying and swarmed the hotel early on Thursday...

American Idol Heats Up As 50 Are Eliminated

AMERICAN IDOL judges eliminated 50 hopefuls on last night's show.AMERICAN IDOL judges JENNIFER LOPEZ, STEVEN TYLER and RANDY JACKSON eliminated 50 contestants on last night's Hollywood show (17th February 2011), leaving just 50 more remaining...

Mccartney Pens Ballet Score

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is turning from BEATLE to ballet - he's written the score for a new dance extravaganza.The Fab Four legend has spent the last year penning the music for the production, which will...

Momsen Dreams Of Mccartney Collaboration

Teen star TAYLOR MOMSEN is setting her sights high in her music career - she wants to work with BEATLES legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY.The Gossip Girl actress fronts rock band The Pretty Reckless, and writes...

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...

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