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Paul Mccartney Still Feels Fab

Sir Paul McCartney still feels like a member of The Beatles. Despite the fact it's been almost 40 years since the band split, the 67-year-old music legend loves playing the Fab Four's songs live because...

Jimi Hendrix Has Greatest Riff

Jimi Hendrix's 'Voodoo Child (Slight Return)' has been voted as having the best guitar riff of all time.The 1970 track beat Guns N' Roses classic 'Sweet Child O'Mine' - which topped the poll five years...

Pattinson: 'We're Like The Beatles'

ROBERT PATTINSON has compared himself and his TWILIGHT co-stars to the BEATLES - insisting the teenage hysteria around the movie series is similar to the frenzied music fans of the 1960s.The British band attracted hordes...

Mccartney Almost Quit Over Stagefright

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's crippling stagefright almost cost him his place in THE BEATLES in the mid-1960s.The Hey Jude hitmaker admits he would feel sick because he was wracked with nerves before shows and big events...

Harrison Too Humble To Front The Heartbreakers

Late BEATLES star GEORGE HARRISON almost landed TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS as his backing band but was too reluctant to play the frontman for a world tour.After performing with Bob Dylan on the Temples...

Washington Civil Rights Concert Tops Greatest Gigs Poll

The March on Washington event in 1963, featuring BOB DYLAN, JOAN BAEZ and folk icon PETE SEEGER, has beaten THE BEATLES' ED SULLIVAN shows and Dylan's controversial Newport Folk Festival gig to top a list...

Starr Duets With Mccartney On New Album

RINGO STARR has landed the closest thing to a BEATLES reunion on record - SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY features on his new album.The former Fab Four stars team up for Walk With You, a duet all...

Websites Shut Over Beatles Ruling

Executives at music industry giant EMI have triumphed in their legal battle over the BEATLES songs - a U.S. judge has shut down two websites accused of selling the tracks illegally.Record label bosses filed a...

Bon Jovi Eyeing Hall Of Fame Honour

BON JOVI frontman JON BON JOVI is campaigning for his band to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - insisting the rockers deserve to be honoured next to ELVIS and THE...

Osbourne Delighted By Mccartney Snub

OZZY OSBOURNE was stunned when SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY refused to collaborate with him - because the former BEATLE insisted he didn't want to spoil the rocker's record.The Black Sabbath frontman used a chance meeting with...

The Things They Say 14184

"All he wanted to know was how my dad was. I said, 'Yeah, he's alright,' and that was about it. He said he liked my album and I said I was a bit of a...

Fascinating Fact 8357

British actor CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON has taken on the role of JOHN LENNON for a new BBC drama. The ELIZABETH star plays the late BEATLE in NAKED, which tells the story of Lennon's life.

Bond Girls Invade Abbey Road

Former BOND girls JOANNA LUMLEY and HONOR BLACKMAN channelled the spirit of THE BEATLES for a charity CD - by recording it at the Fab Four's favourite Abbey Road studios.The pair was among a horde...

Robbie Williams Confirms Take That Lp

Robbie Williams is recording a new album with Take That. The 'Bodies' singer cried as he was reunited with his former bandmates - Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Jason Orange and Mark Owen - onstage last...

Paul Mccartney's Musical Son

Sir Paul McCartney has inspired his son to make music.The Beatles legend is a massive influence on James, 32, who has formed The Light with pals Bryan Johnson on drums and bassist Charlie Turner, who...

Robbie Williams' Take That Show

Robbie Williams is expected to perform with Take That tomorrow night (12.11.09).The 'Bodies' hitmaker - who left the group in 1995 following a rift with his bandmates - has reportedly agreed to perform with Gary...

Emi Wins Injunction Over Beatles Tracks

Songs by THE BEATLES have been pulled from the internet after record label bosses at EMI won a temporary injunction against a U.S. website for allegedly selling the tracks without permission.A copyright violation lawsuit was...

Emi Sues Over Beatles Downloads

Record label bosses at EMI have filed suit against a U.S. website after a string of BEATLES tracks appeared online.The Fab Four's music is currently not licenced for internet downloads. Last year (08) Sir Paul...

Singer Songwriter Brings Unheard Harrison Lyrics To Life

GEORGE HARRISON is returning to the charts eight years after his death - an up-and-coming musician has turned some of the BEATLE's unheard lyrics into a new track.The material was written by Harrison in the...

The Things They Say 14003

"I saw THE BEATLES on top of Melbourne Town Hall (in Australia) and a million people below. They were so successful. We were furious!" BEE GEES singer BARRY GIBB was jealous of The Beatles' popularity.

Young's Apology To Mccartney

WILL YOUNG is so embarrassed about his version of the BEATLES' track THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD, he apologised to SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY when the pair met earlier this year (09).Young came face to face...

Music Mogul Burn Dies

British record mogul COLIN BURN, who worked with the ROLLING STONES, THE BEATLES, THE SUPREMES and THE BEACH BOYS, has died at the age of 76.Burn enjoyed a 25-year career with EMI, peaking as General...

Fascinating Fact 8243

Rockers PEARL JAM are the latest group to be immortalised in a video game. The ALIVE hitmakers are working on their own version of musical play-along ROCK BAND, which saw sales soar with the launch...

Mogul Bernstein Pushes His Own Biopic

The man who brought THE BEATLES to America is pushing a new movie about his life story.Music impresario Sid Bernstein is widely credited for the British invasion of bands to the U.S. and introducing his...

Beatle Drug Bust Papers To Be Auctioned

Arrest papers detailing drug busts involving late BEATLES legends JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON in the 1960s are to be sold at auction.Lennon's London flat was raided in 1968 by officer D.S. Pilcher, who was...

Lennon's Ex-wife Outraged By Mccartney Divorce

JOHN LENNON's ex-wife CYNTHIA has spoken out about SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's divorce battle - insisting the former BEATLE should have done more to make his marriage to HEATHER MILLS work.Cynthia split from MCCartney's late bandmate...

Paul Mccartney's Christmas Concert

Sir Paul McCartney is to play a one-off Christmas show in London.The former Beatle will end a seven-date European tour, his first in five years, with a concert at The O2 arena on December 22.The...

Beatles Producer Martin Recovering After Op

Famed BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN is recovering after undergoing surgery in London.The recording studio pioneer, credited with shaping the Fab Four's sound, had a "routine" operation earlier this week (begs19Oct09) and has since returned...

Lennon Kissed Lewis' Feet

JERRY LEE LEWIS was stunned when he met JOHN LENNON in the 1970s - because the BEATLES star dropped to his knees and kissed the rock legend's feet.Lennon credited piano great Lewis with paving the...

Fascinating Fact 8189

THE BEATLES: ROCK BAND has sold more that 500,000 copies since it hit shelves last month (Sep09). The game has shifted 595,000 units, outselling GUITAR HERO 5 by almost 100,000 in the same time period.

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Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

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