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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...

Boyle Eyeing Mccartney Duet

SUSAN BOYLE dreams of working with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY - because she's such a huge fan of THE BEATLES.The Scottish singing sensation has listened to the Fab Four since she was a youngster, and now...

Glee Cast To Perform Live On The X Factor

The cast of GLEE are set to perform live on the semi-finals of the X Factor, it has been confirmed. Two of the world's biggest shows are set to join forces on Sunday 5th December...

Beatles Memorabilia Set For Auction

JOHN LENNON's handwritten lyrics for the BEATLES song I'M ONLY SLEEPING are expected to fetch up to $525,000 (£350,000) when they go up for auction in London next month (Dec10).The late rocker scribbled down the...

Hey Jude Is Most Popular Beatles Song On Itunes

HEY JUDE is the most popular BEATLES song with internet fans - it has become the Fab Four's most downloaded track during the band's first week on iTunes.After lengthy negotiations with staff at record label...

Ono's Joy At Beatles Itunes Deal

YOKO ONO is delighted THE BEATLES music is finally available to download - because it makes a fitting 70th birthday tribute to her late husband JOHN LENNON.The Fab Four's albums and singles were made available...

Beatles Music Is Online At Last

THE BEATLES have finally entered the digital age - their music became available online on Tuesday (16Nov10) after more than two years of negotiations.Staff at EMI, the company that owns the Beatles' recordings, have long...

Mccartney's Fired Rep Cleaning Streets For Free

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's former publicist has resorted to cleaning the streets of his home town in Dorset, south England after he was fired for criticising the BEATLES legend's doomed marriage to HEATHER MILLS.Geoff Baker worked...

West: 'Chris Martin Is A Genius'

KANYE WEST dreams of recording an album with CHRIS MARTIN - because he's convinced the British rocker and his COLDPLAY bandmates are "more talented than THE BEATLES".Martin lent his vocals to the rapper's 2008 track...

Harrison's Ouija Board Prank On Beatles

THE BEATLES once tried to contact the spirit world on a Ouija board - but fell foul of a prank by GEORGE HARRISON.Sir Paul MCCartney has recalled how he, Harrison, and John Lennon held a...

Starr's Childhood Home Boarded Up To Prevent Vandalism

The suburban home where RINGO STARR was born was boarded up on Tuesday (26Oct10) in a bid to stop BEATLES fans stealing pieces of the property.The house on Madryn Street in Liverpool, England has been...

Richards Wrote Song With Mccartney

KEITH RICHARDS nearly ended the rock rivalry between THE ROLLING STONES and THE BEATLES when he wrote a song with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY.The legendary bands were often pitted against each other in the 1960s but...

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