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Sam Smith's Second Album To Be Out In 'Next Year Or So'

Sam Smith's second album will be out ''in the next year or so''.The 'Writing's On The Wall' singer has rubbished claims he's planning to follow in the footsteps of fellow James Bond theme-song writer Adele...

Elvis Presley's Gold Piano Up For Auction

The grand piano was adorned with 24-carat gold leaf by the rock icon's wife Priscilla as a wedding anniversary gift in 1968. It has been on display at the Country Music Hall...

Sir Paul Mccartney Turns One Direction Into Frogs For Children In Need Book

Sir Paul McCartney has resurrected his Frog Song to turn One Direction into frogs.The Beatles star has joined a host of celebrities - including Kate Moss, Kylie Minogue and Rod Stewart - to release children's...

The Beatles' Management Contract With Brian Epstein Fetches £365,000 At Auction

The original contract signed by The Beatles and their manager Brian Epstein sold at auction for £365,000 on Tuesday (September 29th).The document, dated October 1st 1962, was signed at Epstein’s office in Whitechapel a matter...

Beatles Contract Sells At Auction For $553,000

The document is extra special because it was the first signed by Ringo Starr, who had replaced drummer Pete Best in the band just two months before. Auction experts at Sotheby's...

John Lennon's Detention Record Up For Auction

The document records the 29 occasions between September 9, 1955 and July 11, 1956 when Lennon, then 15 years old, received detention at Quarry Bank High School in Liverpool, England. Detailed...

Ringo Starr Auctioning Off Over 800 Pieces Of Beatles Memorabilia

The Fab Four star reveals he and his wife, Barbara Bach, realised it was time to offload the many keepsakes they hadn't seen for decades after discovering just how much they had accumulated...

Beatles Tv Show In The Works

The Fab Four launched their Apple Corps Ltd. company and Apple Records in 1968 amid rumours of the band's impending split, which became official two years later in 1970. Now the drama...

The Beatles' Brian Epstein Contract Up For Auction

The document, which formally bound the Fab Four to Epstein's management roster for five years, was inked by all five parties in October, 1962, two months after Ringo Starr joined the band as...

Paul Mccartney Drawings Go On Sale For $16,000

The sketches, which are expected to fetch more than $16,000 (£10,000), feature line portraits of three figures who look like members of the band, and were found in an attic by the seller....

Miley Cyrus' Breasts Made Sir Paul Mccartney Uncomfortable

Miley Cyrus' breasts made Sir Paul McCartney uncomfortable.The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker met the Beatles star when she inducted Joan Jett into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year but she was only...

Paul Mccartney Recalls Gun Terror

Sir Paul McCartney feared for his own life after John Lennon was murdered.The former Beatles star was constantly on ''high alert'' after his bandmate was shot outside his New York home in 1980, especially as...

Paul Mccartney Spooked By Army Gunmen After John Lennon Murder

The Beatles legend was on "high alert" after crazed Mark Chapman gunned down Lennon outside his New York home in 1980, and many of his showbusiness pals dramatically increased their security detail....

The Beatles' First Ever Recording Contract Going Up For Auction In New York

A critical piece of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia is to go on sale next month, with the news that the first ever recording contract signed by The Beatles is to go under the hammer in...

The Beatles' First Recording Contract Expected To Fetch Over $150,000 At Auction

The six-page legal document, signed in 1961 in Hamburg, Germany, is expected to fetch over $150,000 (£94,000) when it goes under the hammer in New York next month (Sep15). The contract led...

Beatles' First Record Contract Up For Sale

The Beatles' first recording contract has been put up for auction.The document - which is being sold by the estate of late Beatles historian Uwe Blaschke, who died in 2010 - will be sold at...

Keith Richards Slams Beatles Lp

Keith Richards has slammed The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album.The 71-year-old rocker has blasted the band's acclaimed 1967 album - which was previously named Rolling Stone magazine's number one album of all...

Keith Richards Blasts The Beatles' Iconic Album

The band's groundbreaking 1967 release is considered one of the best records of all time, but guitarist Richards considers it "a load of s**t". In fact the Rolling Stones star feels the...

Hollywood Vampires Unveil Tribute Album

The Hollywood Vampires are to release their debut album.The supergroup - which features legendary rockstars Alice Cooper, Slash and Dave Grohl, award-winning actor Johnny Depp and Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney - have come together...

Cilla Black Set For Chart Success

Cilla Black is set for a posthumous UK chart hit with 'Anyone Who Had A Heart'.The Liverpool-born singer first released the cover of Burt Bacharach and Hal David's song in 1964, but it has reappeared...

Sir Paul Mccartney's Tribute To Cilla Black

Sir Paul McCartney has paid tribute to Cilla Black.The Beatles star has paid his respects to the legendary singer and television presenter, who tragically passed away at the age of 72 at her home in...

Paul Mccartney Surprises In Hits-filled Lollapalooza Set

The duo performed Get Back during MCCartney's lengthy encore at the Chicago music festival, Billboard.com reports. The Fab Four legend later tweeted on Saturday (01Aug15), "Thank you Chicago! Thank you #Lollapalooza! And...

Sir Paul Mccartney: I Lose 'Dozens' Of Beatles Songs

Sir Paul McCartney believes he lost ''dozens'' of potential Beatles songs.The 73-year-old musician has revealed he completely forgot numerous tracks he thought up with his bandmate John Lennon in the 1960s because they had no...

Christina Applegate Once Stole A Kiss From Paul Mccartney

The Anchorman actress reveals the unlikely pair was among the stars taking part in a staged reading of Shakespeare plays, organised by Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson, in 2013, when she...

Ono And Bono Unveil Tapestry In New York Honouring John Lennon

A tribute to the late John Lennon was unveiled in New York on Wednesday, with a tapestry unveiled in a ceremony attended by a number of stars including Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono and U2 stars...

U2 Stars Join Yoko Ono For John Lennon Celebration

Lennon endured a long legal battle to live and work in the States after officials attempted to have him deported to his native Britain in the early 1970s, but he eventually had the deportation order...

Yoko Ono Unveils John Lennon Green Card Tribute

Yoko Ono unveiled a tribute to John Lennon in New York City on Wednesday (29.07.15) to mark the 40th anniversary of him becoming an American resident.The 82-year-old artist, the widow of the Beatles legend, unveiled...

Ringo Starr Jacket Sells For More Than $46,500 At Auction

The jacket, made from black wool, was snapped up by "a top rock 'n' roll collector in Rhode Island" as the online Marvels of Modern Music sale closed on Thursday (23Jul15), according to...

Will Young: Kanye West Is 'Awful'

Will Young thinks Kanye West is ''awful''.The 'Pop Idol' winner has insisted he despises the 'Bound 2' rapper for his ''audacious and opulent'' nature and refused to watch the star perform a recent headline set...

Fashion Chain Fined For Changing Beatles Building

Clothing chain Abercrombie & Fitch moved into the building in central London to open an Abercrombie Kids store, but authorities in the British capital have ruled they broke local planning laws by carrying...

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