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Mccartney Asked Dj To Set The Stage For Him At Coachella

DJ CHRIS HOLMES was personally asked to perform ahead of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY at the Coachella festival on Friday night (17Apr09) - by the BEATLES legend himself. Holmes met MCCartney at Radiohead's Grammy Awards party in...

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"These people aren't here to hear the music, they're here to look at a wax dummy of George Harrison." Late BEATLES star GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI HARRISON accepts many people in the audience at his...

Stars Come Out For Harrison

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY joined GEORGE HARRISON's widow OLIVIA and the late star's son DHANI to unveil his former BEATLES bandmate's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday (14Apr09). Harrison's star - the city's 2,382nd...

Island Records Boss Blackwell Named Most Influential Music Executive

Island Records founder CHRIS BLACKWELL beat Glastonbury festival founder MICHAEL EAVIS and THE BEATLES producer GEORGE MARTIN to land the title of the most influential music executive of the last 50 years at the Music...

Remastered Beatles Back Catalogue Set For Digital Release

Digitally remastered recordings of the Beatles' original catalogue, including never-before-heard studio chat by the band, will go on sale in September. The albums have been remastered by a team of engineers at EMI's Abbey Road...

By on 07 April 2009

Beatles Stars Set For Studio Reunion

BEATLES legends SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR have reportedly hatched plans to head back to the studio together - their first collaboration in more than 10 years. The pair reunited on stage in New York...

Mccartney And Starr Reunite For Meditation Cause

Surviving BEATLES legends PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR reunited on Saturday (04Apr09) to raise money to promote the meditation technique they practised in the 1960s. MCCartney was joined at the microphone by Starr to play their...

George Harrison To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

George Harrison will be awarded a posthumous star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame at a ceremony later this month.The former Beatle, who died of cancer in 2001, was a founding member of the Fab Four...

By on 05 April 2009

Thousands Turn Out For Jade Funeral

Thousands of mourners turned out earlier today for the funeral of Jade Goody, who lost her battle with cancer last month.The mother-of-two's widower Jack Tweed led tributes to the 27-year-old at a service at St...

By on 04 April 2009

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"It was a great gift the Maharishi gave us. For me it came at a time when we were looking for something to stabilise us towards the end of the crazy 1960s. I think it's...

Goodbye To Jade: Funeral Service Begins

Thousands of people have gathered outside the church where Jade Goody's funeral service is being held.The 27-year-old reality TV star died in the early hours of March 22nd, Mother's Day, after losing her struggle with...

By on 04 April 2009

Goodbye To Jade: Funeral Procession Begins

Jade Goody's funeral procession is passing through her hometown, two weeks after she lost her battle with cancer.The 27-year-old reality TV star died in the early hours of March 22nd, Mother's Day, after losing her...

By on 04 April 2009

Goodbye To Jade: Funeral Held Today

Jade Goody's funeral will take place later today, two weeks after she lost her battle with cancer.The 27-year-old reality TV star died in the early hours of March 22nd, Mother's Day, after losing her struggle...

By on 04 April 2009

Iconic Waxworks Up For Sale In Hollywood Auction

Fans of MARILYN MONROE, JAMES DEAN, THE BEATLES and CHER can now get their hands on their own life-sized model of the stars - wax representations of the icons are going up for auction next...

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SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is expanding his luxury home in the Hamptons, New York - the former BEATLE is having a three-bedroom guest house built on his land at an estimated cost of $200,000 (£140,845), reports...

Lennon's Sister Facing Lawsuit Over Film

A film about the early life of BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON has been thrown into jeopardy - the star's sister is facing legal action over the book on which the movie is based. Lennon's sister Julia...

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"I have to admit that I still pinch myself that having started out as PAUL MCCARTNEY's assistant, Im now Paul MCCartneys friend." Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN still can't believe he's pals with a BEATLE....

Tour Manager's Beatles & Stones Snapshots Go On Display

Rarely seen candid photos of the BEATLES and ROLLING STONES at work and play have gone on show in New York after the bands' former tour manager chose to share his collection of snapshots. Bob Bonis...

Harrison Jr. Breaks His Beatle Dad's Festival Ban

DHANI HARRISON is thrilled his band landed a spot at American rock festival Lollapalooza this summer (09) - because his BEATLE dad GEORGE banned him from partying there as a teen. The 30-year-old always longed to...

Dhani Harrison Convinced Beatles To Agree To Rock Band Game

GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI it taking the credit for the new THE BEATLES: ROCK BAND video game - revealing he convinced the surviving bandmembers to agree to the project. Sir Paul MCCartney and Ringo Starr are...

Beatles Consider Alternative To Itunes

THE BEATLES are considering ditching a deal with iTunes to release their huge back catalogue of music using their own website. Surviving bandmembers Sir Paul MCCartney and Ringo Starr and the estates of the late John...

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"We did I SAW HER STANDING THERE and he sang LET IT BE. I just sat at the piano like a lump on a log watching PAUL MCCARTNEY play Shea Stadium. It was poetry." BILLY...

Saturdays Miss Out On Comic Relief Gold

Just Can't Get Enough - the Comic Relief single by the Saturdays - has failed to make it to number one in the UK charts.The Depeche Mode cover from the girl band was beaten back...

By on 08 March 2009

Beatles Land Rock Band Game

The music of the BEATLES is coming to a video game player near you - SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the widows of their bandmates have given the brains behind the ROCK BAND phenomenon...

Beatles Keep Fans Guessing Over 'Reunion'

BEATLES bandmates SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR are keeping fans guessing about a rumoured reunion at a New York charity concert in April (09). The stars are both booked to perform at Manhattan's iconic Radio...

Lynch Benefit Sparks Beatles Reunion Talk

Filmmaker DAVID LYNCH's upcoming meditation benefit has become a mini-BEATLES reunion with RINGO STARR joining SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY for the show. MCCartney and Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder were among the first stars to sign up for...

Former Beatles Paul And Ringo To Reunite At Charity Show

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are to set to perform together at a New York charity concert next month.The only two surviving members of the Beatles are both on the bill for a show...

By on 05 March 2009

U2 Poised For Chart History

U2 are poised to join the ROLLING STONES, THE BEATLES and ELVIS PRESLEY in the U.K. chart history books this weekend - their new album looks set to become their 10th number one. No Line on...

Van Morrison Slams 'Meaningless' Beatles

Irish singer VAN MORRISON has criticised legendary band THE BEATLES - insisting the Fab Four were "peripheral" in the history of music. The veteran star is adamant the Hey Jude hitmakers should not be held up...

University Launches Beatles Degree

Lecturers at a university in THE BEATLES' hometown of Liverpool, England have set up a special course so superfans can study the works of the Fab Four. Liverpool Hope University has created a Masters of Arts...

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