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Sir Paul Mccartney Surprises College Students

Sir Paul McCartney surprised students at a Florida college.The event where the 72-year-old Beatles frontman appeared was kept secret from the students until the last minute.Paul said: ''Doing this for the students was such a...

John Lennon Lands Spider Species Honour

A newly-discovered tarantula species has been named after late Beatles star John Lennon.The nocturnal Bumba lennoni has been found in Brazil. In a report in the online science journal Zoo Keys, one of the...

George Harrison's Childhood Home Sells For $249,000

The childhood home of late Beatles star George Harrison has sold at auction for $89,600 (£56,000) more than the original estimate.The three-bedroom terraced house in Liverpool, England was originally expected to make $160,000 (£100,000), but...

Ringo Starr Is New Skechers Spokesman

Beatles icon Ringo Starr has become the unlikely new face of famous footwear brand Skechers.The veteran rocker will front the fashion firm's new Relaxed Fit Footwear campaign, becoming the first musician to promote the shoe...

George Harrison's Childhood Home To Be Auctioned Off

Late Beatles star George Harrison's childhood home is to be auctioned for upwards of $160,000 (£100,000).The three-bedroom terraced council house on Upton Green in Liverpool was the guitarist's home throughout the 1950s. The property...

John Lennon Guitar To Fetch 1m

A guitar used by John Lennon is expected to fetch $1 million at auction.The musical instrument - a Gretsch 6120 - was used by the late Beatles legend when the group recorded 'Paperback Writer' and...

The Beatles' Ed Sullivan Backdrop Up For Auction

Part of the backdrop that The Beatles performed in front of when they made their U.S. Tv debut on the Ed Sullivan Show is to be auctioned off as part of the upcoming The Fest...

Dhani Harrison Felt 'Responsibility' To Release Dad George's Music

George Harrison's son felt a ''tremendous responsibility'' to release his late father's work.The Beatles legend was working on a career retrospective when he passed away in 2001, so 36-year-old Dhani Harrison took over the project...

Lost Sinatra Songs To Be Released As Part Of London-themed Retrospective

A treasure trove of songs Frank Sinatra recorded in London as the Beatles were making their chart debut in 1962 are to be released for the first time as part of a new Cd and...

Susan Boyle Fears Beatles Backlash

Scottish singer Susan Boyle is expecting a major backlash from Beatles fans after covering John Lennon's iconic hit Imagine.The I Dreamed a Dream hitmaker is to release her sixth album in November (14) and the...

Billy Ray's Advice To Daughter Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus's father has warned his daughter about becoming a ''bitter ole man''.The 'We Can't Stop' hitmaker posted a screen shot of a conversation she had with the 53-year-old country music singer.The message from Billy...

Flaming Lips Announce Tracklist And Release Date For Beatles Album

The Flaming Lips have unveiled the tracks, guests and release date for their new Beatles tribute album.Wayne Coyne and his bandmates have been working on the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band revamp for the...

Rare Beatles Photos Discovered In Kids Charity Archive

Rare photos of the Beatles meeting kids during a break from filming A Hard Day's Night in 1964 have been unearthed in a London charity's archive.Staff at The Children's Society discovered the snaps during a...

Beatles Album Becomes Art Display

Vinyl copies of The Beatles' seminal self-titled record has been transformed into an art exhibition in the band's hometown.New York-based artist Rutherford Chang has collected more than 1,000 well-worn copies of 1968's 'The White Album'...

Rare Beatles Photographs To Go Up For Auction

An early photograph of The Beatles featuring former drummer Pete Best is to go under the hammer later this month (Aug14).The black and white picture shows the Fab Four performing at the legendary Cavern Club...

Paul Mccartney Promises To Deliver At Historic Return To Dodger Stadium

Sir Paul Mccartney has promised to give fans attending his Sunday (10Aug14) show at Los Angeles' Dodger Stadium a night to remember, vowing to play more than the historic 30-minute set The Beatles performed there...

Job Advert: Lollipop Lady, Or Man, For 'Beatles' Abbey Road Crossing

A Westminster councillor is making plans to create a job opening for a lollipop lady or man to work at the famous 'Beatles' zebra crossing outside the Abbey Road studio. Hundreds of music fans visit...

Paul Mccartney Invited To Perform At Alien Woodstock

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have been invited to perform at 'Alien Woodstock' in a bid to make extra-terrestrials reveal themselves to the planet.The two musicians - who were joined in The Fab Four...

British Music Promoter Arrested On Suspicion Of Rape

A British music promoter who worked with superstars including The Beatles and Johnny Cash has been arrested for allegedly raping a girl in the 1970s.Police swooped on Mervyn Conn, 79, at Gatwick Airport in England...

The Beatles Wanted To Film Lord Of The Rings

The Beatles approached director Stanley Kubrick to make a film adaptation of The Lord Of The Rings novels back in their heyday, according to moviemaker Peter Jackson.The Fab Four starred in five movies during their...

Guess Which Insects Have Killed The George Harrison Memorial Tree?

A tree planted in tribute to former Beatles guitarist George Harrison has died after being infested by...beetles. The pine tree was planted in Los Angeles' Griffith Park in 2004, three years after the musician's death.George...

George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed

A memorial tree planted for George Harrison has been killed - by beetles.The pine, which was set into the earth near Griffith Observatory in Griffith Park, California in 2004 to commemorate the life of the...

Beyoncé "Honoured & Humbled" By Hall Of Fame Exhibition

Beyoncé's fabulous collection of stage outfits in addition to some of her red carpet looks will be the focus of a new exhibition hosted at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum. Beyonce's 'Single...

Happy Days! Why Ron Howard Will Make A Great Director Of The Beatles Documentary

Ron Howard is set to direct a new documentary focussing on The Beatles' journey from The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their final performance in San Francisco in 1966. The documentary will use archive footage...

Paul Mccartney Isn't Planning His Retirement

Sir Paul McCartney says he'll retire when he ''feels like it''.The 'Hey Jude' singer has had an iconic career, but he insisted he is constantly learning new skills, which means he has no plans to...

Beatles Documentary In Safe Hands As Ron Howard Signs On To Direct

Ron Howard will direct and produce a fully authorized documentary on The Beatles touring years between 1960 and 1966, it has been confirmed. This is Howard’s second music documentary, following last year’s Jay-Z festival film...

The Beatles Revived One More Time In Concert Documentary About The Early Years

Big news, Beatles fans: a new authorised documentary on the rock icons is in the works, with Ron Howard slated to direct. The film will include new interviews with both surviving members, Paul McCartney and...

Ron Howard Making Beatles Documentary

Ron Howard is making an official documentary about The Beatles.The acclaimed filmmaker will helm a project about the legendary group from their early gigs to to their last public concert in Candlestick Park, San Francisco,...

Ron Howard To Direct Beatles Documentary, From Cavern Club To San Francisco

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is set to direct a documentary about The Beatles, following their journey from Liverpool's Cavern Club to their last concert at San Francisco's Candlestick Park. Crucially, the movie is being made...

Beatles Movie Heading To Cinemas

Hollywood director Ron Howard is to shoot a new movie about The Beatles.The documentary will trace the Fab Four's career from their early days performing in their native Liverpool, England to their final official concert...

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