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Starr's Drum To Become Museum Exhibit

RINGO STARR is set for a very special honour to mark his upcoming 70th birthday - the gold-plated drum he bashed on the BEATLES' 1964 U.S. tour is to become a museum item in New...

Paul Mccartney Let's Butt Be

Sir Paul McCartney turned down a request to sign a fan's butt during a concert yesterday (27.06.10).The Beatles legend spotted the wish on a placard being held up by the cheeky admirer during his headlining...

Stevie Wonder Closes Show With Eavis

Stevie Wonder closed Glastonbury last night (27.06.10) by performing with organiser Michael Eavis. The legendary musician headlined the final evening of the world famous festival with a performance of his biggest hits, including 'Signed, Sealed,...

Paul Mccartney Young At Heart

Sir Paul McCartney doesn't feel his age.The 68-year-old singer - who penned a track called 'When I'm Sixty-Four' with his former band The Beatles - still loves performing and claims music feels as fresh to...

Lennon Doodle Raises $56,000

A doodle drawn by late BEATLES star JOHN LENNON has raised nearly $56,000 (£37,250) at auction.The caricature was scribbled by the musician during one of his famous 1969 'Bed-In' demonstrations with his wife Yoko Ono...

Paul Mccartney Laughs At Beatles Facts

Sir Paul McCartney says many films about The Beatles are "not true".The legendary musician - who was joined in the band by Ringo Starr, and the late John Lennon and George Harrison - insists many...

Coin Collector Paul Mccartney

Sir Paul McCartney once had pennies thrown at him by a group of "unruly youths". The Beatles legend admits the group - also comprising Ringo Starr and the late John Lennon and George Harrison -...

Lennon's Lyrics Fetch $1.2 Million At Auction

JOHN LENNON's handwritten lyrics for the BEATLES song A DAY IN THE LIFE have sold for a staggering $1.2 million (£800,000) at an auction in New York.Lennon's scrawled notes were purchased by a private American...

Paul Mccartney's Greek Escape Blocked

Sir Paul McCartney realised how famous he was when he could no longer holiday in Greece.The 'Hey Jude' hitmaker admits he loved escaping to Europe when The Beatles - also comprising Ringo Starr and the...

Lennon's Drunken On-stage Toilet Humour

JOHN LENNON was once so drunk during an early BEATLES gig, he graced the stage dressed only in his underwear - with a toilet seat hanging around his neck.Sir Paul MCCartney reveals his late bandmate...

Paul Mccartney's Daughter Marries

Sir Paul McCartney's daughter has got married in secret.The Beatles legend was not present to see 40-year-old Mary McCartney - his eldest daughter with late wife Linda - tie the knot with Simon Aboud, 44,...

Man Who Brought The Beatles Together Dies

The man credited with bringing the BEATLES together has died at his home in England.Bassist Ken Brown was found dead at his house in Essex, south-east England, on Monday (14Jun10) after a concerned relative raised...

Mccartney's Daughter Weds

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's daughter MARY has married in secret at the same place the BEATLES star wed her late mother LINDA.The Let It Be hitmaker had no idea his eldest daughter was planning to marry...

Paul Mccartney's 'Humbling' Performance

Sir Paul McCartney found performing for Barack Obama a "humbling" experience.The former Beatles frontman - who recently sung hit tune 'Ebony and Ivory' alongside Stevie Wonder for the US president - said when he wrote...

Mccartney's Festival Tribute To Hendrix

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY paid tribute to the late JIMI HENDRIX during his headlining set at Britain's Isle of Wight festival on Sunday (13Jun10), admitting he was overwhelmed to learn the rocker was a big fan...

Starr: 'I'll Never Write An Autobiography'

RINGO STARR has ruled out writing an autobiography - because readers would only be interested in his life as a BEATLE.The drummer admits he'd rather write about his youth in the occasional song - because...

Eccleston Thrilled To Play Lennon

Former DR. WHO star CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON jumped at the chance to play JOHN LENNON in new BBC film LENNON NAKED - because he has always been "fascinated" by the former BEATLES star.The actor, who bears...

Mccartney Serenades Michelle Obama

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY serenaded America's First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA with an apt BEATLES favourite on Wednesday (02Jun10) as he was honoured at the White House.President Barack Obama presented the star with the third Gershwin Prize...

Mccartney Can Only 'Conjure Up' A Handful Of Beatles Hits

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY rarely performs requests from fans wanting to hear the BEATLES back catalogue - because he can't remember most of the Fab Four's hits.MCCartney was honoured at the White House on Wednesday (02Jun10)...

Yoko Ono - An Oasis Fan?

Yoko Ono wants Oasis to reform.John Lennon's widower has spoken out on her weekly online question and answer session that she enjoyed the group from Manchester's music and believes the industry "needs" them.She said: "I...

Paul Mccartney Performing For President

Sir Paul McCartney is to receive the coveted Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from Barack Obama next week.The former Beatles star will accept the accolade at a special ceremony at the White House in Washington...

Spacey 'Thrilled' By Mccartney Benefit Concert

KEVIN SPACEY is set to team up with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY to help save the roof of his London theatre - the former BEATLE has agreed to perform a benefit concert to raise funds.The Hollywood...

Mccartney To Be Honoured At The White House

The details of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's big White House showdown have been revealed a week after the former BEATLES star hinted about a presidential concert in a webchat.The Jonas Brothers, Faith Hill, Stevie Wonder and...

Paul Mccartney Works Round Daughter

Sir Paul McCartney says his six-year-old daughter controls his work.The former Beatle won't tour when he has custody of Beatrice - his child with ex-wife Heather Mills - and says she is the biggest priority...

Gallagher's New Band To Record Beatles Film Soundtrack

LIAM GALLAGHER's BEATLES film project will feature music from his new band.The singer is working on a movie adaptation of Richard DiLello's book The Longest Cocktail Party - about the last days of the Fab...

Sir Paul Mccartney Wanted Reunion Laughs

Sir Paul McCartney thinks The Beatles would have reformed "for a laugh".The singer-and-bassist admits the legendary group - drummer Ringo Starr and late members John Lennon and George Harrison - turned down several offers to...

Liam Gallagher To Record Beatles Soundtrack

Liam Gallagher's new band is going to record the soundtrack to his Beatles film.The former Oasis frontman has secured the screen rights to Apple's former press officer Richard DiLello's 1972 memoirs, which details the band's...

Gallagher 'Not Quitting' Music

LIAM GALLAGHER has dismissed rumours he plans to quit music to concentrate on making movies - insisting his BEATLES film project is a one-off.The former Oasis frontman was left reeling last year (09) when the...

Mccartney: 'The Beatles Would Have Reformed'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is convinced the BEATLES would have reformed in recent years if all their members had survived - because they would have signed up for a reunion "just for a laugh".The Fab Four...

Mccartney Blames Emi For Lack Of Digital Beatles Songs

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has criticised executives at record label giant EMI for failing to bring the BEATLES' music into the digital age - insisting "business hassles" have kept the Fab Four's tunes off the internet.The...

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