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Ringo Starr's Drum Kit Sells For $1.75 Million At Charity Auction

A drum kit used by former Beatle Ringo Starr in over 200 shows during the 1960s has sold for $1.75 million at a charity auction. More than 800 pieces of memorabilia were being sold by...

Beatles Statue Unveiled In Liverpool To Mark Anniversary Of Last City Gig

The impressive memorial was given to the city by the owners of the Cavern Club, where the Fab Four played throughout the early 1960s. The depiction of the band walking along the...

Beatles Fans Continue Fight For Disputed Studio Tapes

More than 500 audio tapes made during the legendary band's recording sessions for their Let It Be album were removed from the possession of Stan Snelleman and Jos Remmerswaal by British and Dutch...

Adele & The Beatles Top Billboard's First Albums & Artists Of All Time List

The trade publication's editors have ranked America's biggest hit albums and the acts who recorded them for the first time, and Adele's smash-hit release has beaten the Sound of Music soundtrack to the...

Beatles Stand-in Drummer Dies

Session musician Andy White was asked by George Martin to run through Love Me Do and its eventual B-side P.S. I Love You because the famed producer was unhappy with Starr's rhythm tracks....

John Lennon's Lost Guitar Sells For Millions At Auction

The 1962 Gibson J-160E was used by Lennon to record several early Beatles hits, including I Want to Hold Your Hand, She Loves You, Please, Please, Me, All My Loving, From Me to...

John Lennon's Stolen Guitar Fetches $2.4m At Auction

A guitar stolen from John Lennon in 1963 has sold for $2.4m at an auction in Beverley Hills. The Gibson acoustic was used on the recordings of ‘Love Me Do’ and ‘PS I Love You’...

One Direction Beat The Beatles' Top 10 Debuts Record

The boy band's Perfect has entered the new Billboard Hot 100 at 10, marking the group's fifth top 10 new entry, the most among all groups. The latest debut breaks a tie...

Jack O'connell And Nicholas Hoult Tapped For Beatles Manager Biopic

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom filmmaker Justin Chadwick is in talks to direct A Life In The Day from a script by Tony Gittelson, with the two young actors expressing interest in tackling...

Yoko Ono: 'John Lennon Had A Desire To Have Sex With Men'

The Japanese artist reveals both she and Lennon had discussed the idea of sexual fluidity during their time together and were open to the thought of bisexuality. She tells TheDailyBeast.com, "John and...

Yoko Ono Still Scared Of John Lennon's Killer

Yoko Ono is ''super careful'' since John Lennon's assassination.The 82-year-old artist was married to the Beatles star until his murder in 1980 and admits she now struggles to go anywhere without remembering the day crazed...

Ringo Starr Is Glad He's Embraced Twitter

Ringo Starr loves Twitter.The legendary musician - who was one of The Beatles with late stars John Lennon and George Harrison and Sir Paul McCartney - made a conscious decision to get involved on social...

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...

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