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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...

Rare Beatles Audio Set For Auction

A tape recording from a press conference given by the BEATLES in 1966 is set to make thousands of dollars at auction this summer (10).The audio includes John Lennon being grilled by journalists over his...

Pulp Fiction Producers Plan Ghoulish Beatles Movie

The BEATLES are to be portrayed as the undead in a quirky new movie.The producers behind Pulp Fiction have bought the film rights to Alan Goldsher's graphic novel Paul Is Undead: The British Zombie Invasion...

Gallagher: 'Beatles Film Will Be Full Of Humour And Affection'

LIAM GALLAGHER has confirmed he's planning to turn RICHARD DILELLO's book about the last days of the BEATLES into a new movie.Recent reports suggested the Oasis frontman would announce the project, based on DiLello's The...

Gallagher To Unveil Beatles Film Project Plans At Cannes?

LIAM GALLAGHER will unveil a new film project about the final years of the BEATLES at this month's (May10) Cannes Film Festival in France, according to new reports.The Oasis frontman has been a longtime fan...

Liam Gallagher Making Fab Film

Liam Gallagher is making a movie about The Beatles.The former Oasis frontman is developing a film about the legendary group - made up of Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and the late John Lennon and...

Paul Mccartney Doesn't Like Limos

Paul McCartney finds the modern vision of fame "scary". The 67-year-old former Beatles singer and songwriter doesn't recognise the fame which young stars enjoy today, as he feels much of it is removed from people's...

Mccartney Writes By Instinct

BEATLES legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has relied on "instinct" to write every one of his songs, insisting there's no formula behind his hundreds of hit tracks.MCCartney is always amused when music scholars try to break...

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