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Ringo Starr: Beatles Would've Toured Today

Ringo Starr insists The Beatles would have ''got over [their] difficulties'' and be touring again if they were still together today.The drummer in the legendary group - who went their separate ways during the final...

Ringo Starr: 'I Voted For Brexit'

The former Beatles star has opened up about his decision, explaining he felt the EU was a "shambles", and his homeland was better off going it alone. "I voted for Brexit, because...

Ringo Starr Laments Lack Of Support For New Artists

The 76-year-old musician rose to fame as one fourth of hit band The Beatles and he’s also had an illustrious solo career since the group’s split in 1970. A lot has changed in the business...

4k Restoration Of The Beatles' Shea Stadium Gig To Be Released In Cinemas

With Ron Howard’s documentary movie Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years hitting cinemas in a couple of months’ time, it has been announced that a specially restored film The Beatles’ iconic concert performance at...

George Harrison's Widow And Son Planning To Complete Late Beatle's Unfinished Songs

Harrison's widow Olivia has revealed the couple's musician son Dhani is working on music his dad left behind following his death in 2001. "There are a lot of songs that are unfinished,"...

Sir Paul Mccartney Named Most Successful Act In UK Albums Chart History

Sir Paul McCartney has been revealed as the most successful albums artist in British chart history, according to the Official Charts Company.The announcement comes on the 60th anniversary of the first ever nationwide Albums Chart...

Paul Mccartney Tops Charts As The UK's Most Successful Albums Act

The Live and Let Die singer has been awarded the Official Chart Record Breaker Award, after logging 22 number one albums over a music career spanning six decades.MCCartney achieved his first number one in 1963...

Beatles Releasing New Live At The Hollywood Bowl Album

The Beatles: Live at the Hollywood Bowl contains recordings taken from the gigs, which took place in 1964 and 1965, which have been remixed and remastered at Abbey Road Studios in London by...

Keith Richards Dismisses The Beatles As A Live Band

Keith Richards doesn't think The Beatles were a great live band.The 72-year-old guitarist appreciates the music of The Fab Four, the 60s rock rivals of his group The Rolling Stones, but doesn't think they ever...

Paul Mccartney Letter To Prince Sells For $14,000 At Auction

The note, which begins “Dear Princely person”, reveals MCCartney asking for a donation to help establish the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, which the former Beatle co-founded in 1996.According to Boston’s RR Auction company, the...

The Beatles Exhibit Opens At The Grammy Museum

The collection, titled Ladies and Gentlemen … the Beatles!, has travelled to six U.S. cities over almost three years, and has now come to Los Angeles for a run at the famed museum...

Paul Mccartney Wishes Ringo Starr A Happy 76th With Throwback Photo

MCCartney took to his Twitter account to post the snap, taken by his late wife Linda, of the pair at AIR Studios on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. Ringo celebrated his birthday...

Ringo Starr: 'I Won't Be Reversing My No Autograph Rule'

Devotees gathered outside the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles on Thursday (07Jul16) to help the former Beatles drummer celebrate his 76th birthday at a free street gig. He also asked fans...

James Bay Wants Paul Mccartney Collaboration

James Bay would love to collaborate with Sir Paul McCartney.The 'Hold Back The River' hitmaker wouldn't turn down the chance to work with the Beatles legend and sees it as more of a possibility after...

Queen's Greatest Hits Named Best-selling Album In UK

Queen's 1981 'Greatest Hits' is the best-selling album of all time in Britain.The Official Charts Company - responsible for compiling the UK Album Chart each week - has revealed the 60 highest-selling LPs to mark...

Beatles' Love Me Do Drum Kit Up For Auction

Bosses at Nate D. Sanders Auctions will put the Ludwig kit on the block on Thursday (30Jun16), when bidding will begin online at $150,000 (GBP113,300). The kit was played by one-time Beatles...

John Lennon Blood Soaked Shirt Sells At Auction For Over $40,000

The white button down shirt was worn by concierge Jay Hastings as part of his uniform while he worked at The Dakota building in New York. Hastings was on duty on 8 December, 1980, when...

Billy Joel Surprises Audience At Tribute Band Show

The covers band, named Big Shot, were performing at the Paramount in Long Island, New York when midway through the gig the real Piano Man star hit the stage for a three-song session....

Ringo Starr Reveals 2017 Album Plans

The 75-year-old musician is most famous for being the drummer of The Beatles, but has also enjoyed solo success since his time in the band, with 18 solo studio albums to his name. A 19th...

Paul Mccartney Slams Oasis' Beatles Comparisons

Noel Gallagher made the comments in a 1996 interview with MTV when Oasis were at the height of their popularity, having seen their first two albums top the U.K. charts. Paul says...

Paul Mccartney To Star In Virtual Reality Documentary

The first two episodes of the VR series will debut on Tuesday (24May16) on the Jaunt VR App. Each episode will focus on one of MCCartney's tracks, either solo or with...

Paul Mccartney Almost Quit Music During Wild Early 70s

In a new BBC interview, the Mull of Kintyre singer reveals he turned to drinks and went wild in the years after the Fab Four called it quits, and his band Wings helped...

David Cameron Tries, And Fails, To Recreate Beatles Cover At Abbey Road Studio

David Cameron and his E.U. Remain campaign ally Tessa Jowell have awkwardly attempted to re-create the front cover of The Beatles’ Abbey Road as they visited the famous studio – and jokes and puns immediately...

Beatles Press Officer Tony Barrow Dead At 80

The 80-year-old, who represented the band between 1962 and 1968, died on Saturday (14May16) at his home in Morecambe, England. Barrow also represented Gerry and the Pacemakers and Cilla Black. He...

Hey Jude Makes History In China

The Paul MCCartney/John Lennon song will feature in Yesterday Once More, a new movie from director Yao Tingting. Film bosses at Beijing Enlight Media reportedly paid a six-figure sum to score the...

Paul Mccartney Meets Blackbird Inspirations

The rocker wrote the track after watching then-Arkansas governor Orval Faubus attempt to block nine African-American students from entering Little Rock Central High School in 1957, following the Supreme Court's Brown vs. the...

Rihanna Overtakes The Beatles For Most Weeks At Number One In The Us

Comeback Queen Rihanna has broken an impressive record - by clocking up a total of more weeks at number one in the US than The Beatles. With her latest song, Work, now in its ninth...

Rihanna Overtakes The Beatles With Her 60th Week At Number One In America

Her hit Work has scored a ninth week on top of the Billboard Hot 100, giving her an overall tally of 60 weeks at number one with 14 songs. That's one more than...

Rihanna Ties Beatles Chart Record In U.s.

The R&B beauty's 14th Billboard Hot 100 leader, Work, has landed an eighth week on top, putting her 20 weeks behind number one queen Mariah Carey. Rihanna has also edged ahead of...

Grammy Bosses Nix The Sale Of John Lennon's Best Song Trophy

The Beatles star's 1966 Song of the Year trophy has an opening bid of $40,000 (£28,000) at the Gotta Have Rock and Roll auction, but Grammy bosses have alerted the sellers they have...

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