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Sir Paul Mccartney Frustrated By 'John Lennon Was The Beatles' Comments

The 73-year-old musician formed the Fab Four with Lennon and forged a prolific songwriting partnership with his bandmate and friend, but when the Imagine singer was gunned down outside his apartment building in...

Val Doonican Dead At 88

The singer/TV star passed away at a nursing home in Buckinghamshire, England on Wednesday night (01Jul15). His daughter Sarah tells Britain's Guardian newspaper, "Until 87, he was as fit as a flea....

Paul Mccsrtney: The Beatles' Success 'Couldn't Happen Again'

Paul McCartney doesn't think any modern day bands can have the success that The Beatles had.The 73-year-old singer has insisted the success of the 'Eleanor Rigby' band - made up of Paul, John Lennon, Ringo...

Ringo Starr To Celebrate His 75th At Capitol Records

The rocker annually celebrates his birthday by asking fans to stop at noon wherever they are and offer up a 'peace and love' salute, while sending out positive vibes to the world -...

Beatles' Abbey Road Sessions Heading To London Stage

A replica of the building's Studio Two will be built at London's Royal Albert Hall for the production, which is set to open next year (16) and show how Beatles albums such as Revolver and...

Paul Mccartney Fundraiser Nets Double Estimated Price

The Beatles star is offering two fans the chance to sit in front row seats at one of his concerts, attend the afternoon soundcheck, and meet the singer after the show. Organisers...

'Lost' John Lennon Guitar Heading To Auction Block

The late rocker is believed to have strummed on the 1962 J-160E Gibson acoustic for tracks like Love Me Do, She Loves You, I Want to Hold Your Hand and Please, Please, Me,...

Paul Mccartney Quits Weed For Family

The Beatles legend, who has five children and eight grandchildren, was a longterm pot-smoker dating back to his 1960s heyday, but he no longer lights up as he wants to set a good...

Sam Smith Joins The Beatles In Making Chart History With 'In The Lonely Hour'

British singer Sam Smith has secured his place in chart history, after achieving a record-breaking milestone previously managed only by the Beatles. The singer has become the only artist since the fab five to spend...

Donovan Warned To Hide Music From Paul Mccartney

The Mellow Yellow hitmaker set the pace for the wave of experimental psychedelic music being recorded during the Fab Four's heyday, but as he worked on what was to become one of his...

George Harrison Letter Going Up For Sale

The Beatles star wrote a missive to Atlanta, Georgia DJ Paul Drew in May, 1966, and it wasn't until the radio jockey died in 2013 that his widow found the letter. Los...

Paul Mccartney Plays Hit Packed Three Hour Set At London's O2 Arena

It may have been 50 years since The Beatles released ‘Yesterday’, but on Saturday night in front of a packed crowd at London’s 02 arena, 72 year Paul McCartney proved he’s certainly still got it.Paul...

Dave Grohl Makes Surprise Appearance At Paul Mccartney Show

The Foo Fighters frontman was invited to play guitar and sing occasional vocals on Fab Four hits Please Please Me and I Saw Her Standing There during MCCartney's first night at London's O2...

Sir Paul Mccartney's First-class Guitar

Sir Paul McCartney requests a first class seat for his prized guitar.The Beatles star has admitted his iconic 1963 Hofner bass guitar gets the special treatment whenever he flies with it, with the instrument sometimes...

Paul Mccartney Loves Making Mistakes Onstage

The Beatles legend is still rocking well into his 70s and loves playing live, but he has now revealed his biggest buzz during concerts is the audience's reaction to a howling error....

Simon Cowell To Co Produce Biopic About Brian Epstein

Simon Cowell is set to produce a movie biopic of the late Beatles manager Brian Epstein, which will be entitled The Fifth Beatle. It’s an adaptation of a graphic novel of the same name published...

George Harrison Guitar Sold At Auction

The Maton Mastersound was used by Harrison at several concerts in July and August, 1963 while his beloved Country Gent was being repaired. Harrison had borrowed the instrument from Barratts Music Store...

George Harrison's Guitar Plucks $485,000 At Auction

The Fab Four may have once sung "Can't buy me love", but Friday's auction at the Hard Rock Cafe proved you can buy George Harrison's prized Maton Mastersound guitar - if you have almost half...

Simon Cowell Producing Brian Epstein Movie

Cowell and his partners at Syco Entertainment have teamed up with bosses at IM Global to develop the movie, which will be based on writer Vivek J. Tiwary's graphic novel about Epstein's...

Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Bb King

Eric Clapton has led tributes to legendary musician BB King.The 70-year-old singer posted a touching video message on his Facebook page thanking the late guitarist and singer, who passed away in his sleep on Thursday...

The Beatles 'Sgt. Pepper' Album To Be Included In New Music Gcse Syllabus

It’s been 48 years since Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play, and now it appears that he’ll be helping a whole new generation about music too, with the news that The Beatles’ era-defining album...

The White Album Tops Abbey Road Poll

The Fab Four's 1968 album, which featured the songs Back In the U.S.S.R. and Dear Prudence, has beaten out The Zombies' Odessey and Oracle from the same year on the NME's new countdown....

Stereophonics Announce New Album

Stereophonics are releasing a new album.The band have announced that their ninth LP 'Keep The Village Alive' will come out on September 11, 2015, through their own Stylus Records label through Ignition Records.Frontman Kelly Jones...

John Lennon's Divorce Papers Up For Sale

The five-page legal documents, detailing the couple's 1968 split surfaced earlier this year (15) - just before Cynthia died, and now the papers are set to go to the highest bidder at an...

Scientific Study Concludes Hip Hop Was More Impactful Than The Beatles

A study by the University of London and Imperial College has concluded that the emergence of hip hop has had the biggest impact on the charts of any genre since the 1950s. The study also...

Paul Mccartney: Kanye West Is Like John Lennon

Sir Paul McCartney found writing with Kanye West similar to working with John Lennon.The 'Hey Jude' singer spent two afternoons penning tracks with the 'All Day' rapper and the pair adopted a similar process to...

Paul Mccartney Performs Beatles Track For First Time Live In Japan

The music icon was slated to perform sold-out shows at the Nippon Budokan last year (May14), but fell ill with a mystery virus, and was forced to cancel the dates. Almost a...

Dave Grohl Bonds With Daughter Over Beatles

Dave Grohl bonded with his daughter over Beatles vinyl records.The Foo Fighters frontman was thrilled when his nine-year-old daughter Violet started listening to The Fab Four's music but her first experience of their songs was...

Signed Sgt. Pepper Gnome Sells For $46,000 At Auction

The gnome was signed by all members of the Fab Four after appearing in the photoshoot for the artwork, which was created by Sir Peter Blake in 1967. The souvenir, given to...

Yoko Ono: 'Ringo Starr Was The Most Influential Beatle'

Drummer Starr was the last member of the band to be inducted into the Hall of Fame as a solo artist on Saturday (18Apr15), and John Lennon's widow is shocked he waited years...

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