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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...

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...

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...

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...

Michael Sheen Imagines Lennon Role

Michael Sheen wants to play John Lennon in a film about The Beatles.The actor - who has played a number of British icons on the big screen, including former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair -...

Lucy Inspires Second Lennon Track

JULIAN LENNON is releasing a song in honour of his childhood friend who inspired the BEATLES hit LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS.Lucy Vodden, who died last month (Sep09) after losing a battle with lupus,...

U2 Want Rock Band Game

U2 want to release a 'Rock Band' video game like their idols The Beatles.Bass player Adam Clayton has revealed he and his bandmates - singer Bono, guitarist The Edge and drummer Larry Mullen, Jr. -...

U2 Want A Video Game

Rock icons U2 are desperate to follow in the footsteps of THE BEATLES and METALLICA and land their own video game.Bassist Adam Clayton admits he and his bandmates are impressed with the recently-released The Beatles:...

Lily Allen To Duet With Donovan

Lily Allen is set to duet with Donovan. The legendary 60s singer/songwriter wants the 'Not Fair' singer to appear alongside him when he tours next year.He told BANG Showbiz: "Lily Allen I like, yeah sure,...

Beatles Story Taken To The Stage

The story of THE BEATLES' rise to fame will be told in a new theatre production.Director Iain Softley has adapted his 1994 movie Backbeat, about the band's early days gigging in Hamburg, Germany, for the...

Mccartney Signs With Major Label

BEATLES legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has agreed a deal with Mercury Records to release his new live album.The superstar has shunned major labels since ending his four-decade long deal with Parlophone, choosing instead to release...

Lambert's Unreleased Cd Already A Hit

Demonstrating once again that the mini-industry that has formed around the American Idol TV contest does not depend on first-place winners, season eight's runner-up contestant Adam Lambert's new album has shot to second place on...

Paris Jackson Knew Father Was Overworked

Michael Jackson's daughter Paris blames his 'This Is It' tour for killing him.The 11 year old told her aunt La Toya Jackson her dad was pressured into working "non-stop" for his 50-date London residency -...

Sean Lennon: 'There's No Pressure Being A Beatle Offspring'

JOHN LENNON's musician son SEAN feels no pressure forging a career in the late legend's shadow, insisting no one can compete with THE BEATLES.The 33 year old is currently performing with his mother Yoko Ono's...

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